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Restaurant Simpel

Ferdinand Bolstraat 11, 1072 LA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 6 20010372
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Aug 21, 2017
Oct 31, 2017
“Simply great”
Closed Now
European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ferdinand Bolstraat 11, 1072 LA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed October 31, 2017 via mobile

We came in without a reservation and even though it was packed and there seemed to be some staff missing, we were helped in a great and friendly way. We shared a salmon tartare which was exquisite and had a main dish afterwards which excellently...More

Thank Maryline V
Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was cute and the food and service were okay. We came with a Groupon, and I'm not sure if the value would have been great without it.

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed August 21, 2017

Very good typical food in this restaurant managed by young but professional girls. I loved the soups and the meat, but the fish also is very good. good beers and wines too. it's better to reserve a table cause it's not that big. i liked...More

Thank Moniain
Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

We were given a table in a very small corner. Not suitable for five people. Although the restaurant was almost empty we could not get another table. The waiter, very young and inexperienced man, was alone and could not cope with the work. Missing glasses,...More

Thank Chavah3105
Reviewed August 7, 2017

They do simple in a classy way. We walked into here on Friday night without reservation. Lucky, as only two seats left. The staff were attentive. The ambience was divine. Rustic modern vibe. Very chilled.Very relaxed. I had two starters as a main. Tuna Tartae...More

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Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

We came here as I bought a social deal voucher for 2 persons. We were quite impressed with the food and wine. The service was brilliant and each course was explained to us with passion.

Thank Jamesy289
Reviewed June 4, 2017

The team here pay attention to detail. The atmosphere is wonderful, cosy without being cramped in the way that many Euro restaurants can be. Our waiter was super friendly and improved all dishes on the tasting menu to make my pregnant partner feel special, not...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed November 6, 2016

I just love this restaurant, the food is amazing and tasty, the atmosphere is nice, romantic and relaxing, the music was good and the most important the food was just Delicious. I book this place for a dinner with friends or for a romantic dinner...More

Thank Macarena J
Reviewed August 31, 2016

We know this area well and found this restaurant on the Dining City site. We had a special set menu which was excellent value. The service was efficient and helpful. Would have no problem recommending this as a place to eat.

Thank break3
Reviewed August 11, 2016

Went to the restaurant with a couple of friends because it looked cute and cozy from the outside. The waiter was welcoming, but very forgetful. First, he gave us no menus at all, and once he did, and we ordered he forgot half of the...More

Thank travelieva
De Pijp
Bustling Albert Cuypstraat serves as the main drag
through De Pijp and the location for Albert Cuyp
Market, the largest and most famous of Amsterdam’s
many outdoor markets. Beyond this sometimes-frantic
thoroughfare, tiny lanes beckon urban explorers in
search of the latest trends and hidden gems. Nearly
half the residents living in De Pijp are foreigners
and a good number of them are students. Here you'll
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$17 - $41
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ferdinand Bolstraat 11, 1072 LA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > De Pijp
  • Neighborhood: De Pijp
  • Phone Number: +31 6 20010372
  • E-mail
Simpel is situated in the heart of 'de Pijp' neighbourhood, known for its diversity of colourful shops, trendy bars and good restaurants. Our motto is less is more. We offer pure, basic food in a simple but stylish setting. Also important to know is that our food is fresh and our menu affordable, so Simpel is good value for money as well! The tasteful inviting interior attracts a wide variety of people and is ideally suited for lunches, dinners, presentations, parties or any other celebration! Visit our website to see our special group brochure. A visit to our restaurant is easy to combine with some great city sightseeing because Amsterdam's most popular tourist attractions like Albert Cuyp market, Heineken Experience, Rijksmuseum,Stedelijk museum and Van Goghmuseum are all located withing walking distance from Simpel. The tasteful inviting interior attracts a wide variety of people and is ideally suited for lunches, dinners, presentations, parties or any other celebration!
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