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Restaurant d'Vijff Vlieghen

$$$$, European,
Spuistraat 294-302, 1012 VX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 530 4060
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Dutch, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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$$$$
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Spuistraat 294-302, 1012 VX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 847 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Assuming most readers don't speak Dutch, let us explain: the English name for this restaurant is "The Five Flies". Sure, we made the predictable jokes to each other about the rating system for restaurants in Amsterdam, but in the end the proximity to our hotel...More

Thank OntarioExplorers
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Limited but nice menu, reasonable wine menu to accompany. Resturant has nice atmosphere with a nice old world style. Service good and un hurried verging on a little slow. Would go again.

Thank oxfordfry
AlbertVeerman, General Manager at Restaurant d'Vijff Vlieghen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear guest, Thank you for having dinner in our restaurant. I am pleased to read you had a lovely evening in our beautiful restaurant. We hope to welcoming you soon again. Kind regards, Albert Veerman Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

Having visited their upstairs bar for a cocktail, we booked to eat here last night. The place is wonderful - cosy, atmospheric and welcoming. And the food is delicious too - we had smoked goose, sea bass, duck and veal, and all were exemplary, served...More

Thank Emily F
AlbertVeerman, General Manager at Restaurant d'Vijff Vlieghen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear guest, Thank you sharing your review online, thank you for rating us 5 out of 5. We indeed produce some nice wines here in Holland! Our cosy Bar de Vlieg is indeed an ideal place to start, thank you for mentioning. We are looking...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 7th/8th visit and as always it was a memorable experience. The staff are excellent, the food wonderful, but the building itself is the star - it is a dining experience like no other in terms of the unrivalled splendour all around you....More

Thank qpofg
AlbertVeerman, General Manager at Restaurant d'Vijff Vlieghen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear appreciated guest, First of all I would like to thank you for having visited our restaurant so often, very much appreciated! I am proud to read that my colleagues always succeed in making your dining experience special and memorable. Next time you are planning...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For many years I used to come with my clients and friends ( up to 12 people in each visit) The place is astonishing at every room. Well maintained over the hundred years. Once it was private. Now it seems ( not sure ) to...More

Thank avikedem
AlbertVeerman, General Manager at Restaurant d'Vijff Vlieghen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time writing such an extensive and honest review, I really appreciate this. First of all I would like to thank you for having visited our restaurant for many years. In 1970 it indeed was a private restaurant, since...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely meal in this historic restaurant, made all the more special by our delightful waitress. The menu is small, but all beautifully cooked and very tasty with some nice “specials”. The wine list is excellent and although the restaurant is expensive, it...More

Thank Anthea D
AlbertVeerman, General Manager at Restaurant d'Vijff Vlieghen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear guest, Thank you for your kind words and thank you for sharing them online! I will share your review with my colleagues during our daily meeting, a good motivation for the team to hear their efforts are appreciated. We hope to welcoming you soon...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Celebrated our friends 50th Wedding Anniversary at this restaurant and the waiter and staff made it a memorable night. It’s an interesting restaurant with five individual themed rooms all very unique and interesting. Food and wine was superb and could not fault the service. Certainly...More

Thank Richard724666
AlbertVeerman, General Manager at Restaurant d'Vijff Vlieghen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear valued guest, Thank you very much for having chosen our restaurant to celebrate your 50th Wedding Anniversary, we feel privileged! I am proud to read that my colleagues succeeded in providing you a memorable evening in our beautiful restaurant. We hope to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a restaurant that a couple of my friends found. We went here on the last evening of my visit. It was a wonderful experience. We had a tasting menu so we enjoyed the wine as well as the food. In addition to great...More

Thank sanmudge
AlbertVeerman, General Manager at Restaurant d'Vijff Vlieghen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear appreciated guest, Thank you for sharing your dining experience online with the Tripadvisor community. I am pleased to read you had a great experience in our beautiful restaurant! We hope to welcoming you again on a future dining occasion. Kind regards from Amsterdam, Albert...More

Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is amazing, the food, the rooms and service were exceptional. Expensive but well worth a visit.

1  Thank Gwenda T
AlbertVeerman, General Manager at Restaurant d'Vijff Vlieghen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear guest, Thank you for your kind words and compliments regarding staff, food and ambiance, always a pleasure to read! We hope to welcoming you one day again in the Five Flies! Kind regards from Amsterdam, Albert Veerman Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed August 10, 2018

I loved being here in this very special restaurant. The building, the rooms, the decor and the furniture provided something very interesting to look at and talk about. The service was top standard and the food was immaculately prepared and very good to eat. It's...More

Thank stephm507
AlbertVeerman, General Manager at Restaurant d'Vijff Vlieghen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear appreciated guest, Thank you for taking the time sharing your review online. I have shared your review with staff during our daily meeting. They really appreciate your kind (and motivational) words, thank you! We hope to welcoming you soon again in our beautiful restaurant....More

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meo310
August 27, 2018|
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Hello, Thank you for your message. Most of our guests wear casual/smart casual in our restaurant. Looking forward welcoming you soon in our restaurant! Kind regards, Albert Veerman Food & Beverage Manager
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May 11, 2018|
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We indeed take reservations. (tripadvisor does not allow me to put emailaddress here) Kind regards, Albert Veerman Food & Beverage Manager
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$43 - $65
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spuistraat 294-302, 1012 VX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighborhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 20 530 4060
  • E-mail
Description
Restaurant d'Vijff Vlieghen is situated in 5 17th Century houses. The restaurant is decorated with many antique objects from the 17,18th and 19th Century. You will find amongst others 4 original etchings of Rembrandt, rare Glassware from the 17th Century and original Delft Blue tiles from the 17th and 18th Century. A romantic dinner for 2 in one of our cosy corners is possible, just as a private dining or large (business) dinners. Dutch cuisine is served.
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