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Senses Restaurant

Vijzelstraat 45, 1017 HE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 530 6266
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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6:00 PM - 10:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
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PRICE
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Vijzelstraat 45, 1017 HE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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I have booked a lunch 3 course taster and it was simply delightful. Each dish is well presented and delicious.The service was perfect and the staff is very nice. It was my partner's birthday and we had a lovely card and chocolate to celebrate!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Audrey B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went for lunch at Senses as this is one of our favorite restaurants in Amsterdam. Compared to 2018 the prices of the 3 course menu with wine raised about 30%! The quality of the food still consistent and good but we had the feeling...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank HugoSousa
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went for NYE, and whilst the staff seemed a little distracted/flustered, the food was good and presented very theatrically.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank KJDAustralia
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I visited Senses last night; we had the 5 course taster menu with wine pairing and it was wonderful, the flavour combinations were a delight, the amuse bouche were a teaser to the flavours ahead, fantastic combinations in all the dishes my...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank amandaszulik
Reviewed 3 days ago

Senses provides a very good eating experience; visually all dishes are little pieces of art, the quality and the combination of the ingredients is superb. The only not so positive aspect, is the quantity, you are left with the feeling that you would have eaten...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Dora_IT_18
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Christmas eve menu was totally excellent! We had the multi course menu without wine selection as we wanted to try Dutch wine, which was excellent and worth a deviation from the big names. There was not a single misstep and the staff were super...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jonoln
Taco v, Manager at Senses Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

That was a few weeks ago, but we are glad to read that we have made this a memorable evening for you. The best wishes for the new year and we hope to welcome you back soon! Best regards, Rudy van den Blink Restaurant manager...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I just simply love coming to this place. I love every aspect of it, food, atmosphere, staff. Every time I come here I know I am gone have a great and memorable experience. You can't be wrong for wanting to eat here. You should try...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sara G
Taco v, Manager at Senses Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great to read this! We always appreciate it when our guests take the time to write these kind of reviews. We look forward welcoming you back in the nearby future. Best regards, Rudy van den Blink Restaurant manager at Senses

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good service (very attentive) and advice about wine. We had 5 courses which was enough for us (excluding amuses)

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RobbinB42
Taco v, Manager at Senses Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for these kind words! Great recommendation for our other guests. We look forward welcoming you next time. Best regards, Rudy van den Blink Restaurant manager at Senses

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After looking into different options, I decided to go for this one. It pinged my curiosity as the reviews were on both sides. Controversial places always have a something, so visiting this for sure will be interesting. Location of the restaurant is great, in one...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank FerHuelgas
Taco v, Manager at Senses Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. We always welcome feedback as it helps us develop our concept and fine tune our product. We also stimulate our guests to give us feedback throughout and after their dinner. This also might be a opinion in flavour, but we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is in a league of its own! Visited Amsterdam between 6/12/18 and 12/12/18 and decided we would book to go here to try a tasting menu for the first time. Me and my boyfriend decided to have the 7 course tasting menu. After...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank esj97
Taco v, Manager at Senses Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We really appreciate these kind words! Thank you very much. We look forward surprising you next time again with brand new dishes. Best regards, Rudy van den Blink Restaurant manager at Senses

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dhrumiljoshi
December 12, 2018|
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Response from Taco v | Property representative |
Good question! We welcome vegetarians to enjoy our 5 course signature menu. Please know that we prepare almost all courses with traces of egg in them. Mushrooms can be avoided. Please feel free to contact us through email as... More
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Champagneandcake
December 15, 2016|
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Hi, All the answer above are correct. Just let us know in time what you don't like or if you have any allergies and we'll adjust the tasting menu so you can fully experience the tasting menu. You can send an email to... More
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623alinej
November 24, 2016|
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Response from Taco v | Property representative |
Hi Aline, The restaurant is open on new year's eve. Unfortunately it's already fully booked. If you would like to make a booking for any other day you can do this on the website of Senses.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30 - $90
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vijzelstraat 45, 1017 HE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighborhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 20 530 6266
  • E-mail
Description
Senses is a warm and intimate restaurant with an open kitchen where 'food art' that ignites the senses is created. Chef Lars Bertelsen specialises in creating unconventional menus, which highlight the culinary artistry of the chef and his team. His menus all tell a story and contain unexpected combinations. The dishes are made using the freshest seasonal and where possible, sustainable ingredients. Let your senses be stimulated and opt for the unexpected. Choose from the weekly alternating 3 to 7-course surprise menu and embark on your own voyage of discovery. Chef Lars Bertelsen and his team look forward to giving you a tantalizing and delightful culinary experience!
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