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La Rive

Professor Tulpplein 1, 1018 GX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 520 3264
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (47 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (17 reviews)
“wagyu beef” (10 reviews)
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Mediterranean, French, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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$$$$
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Professor Tulpplein 1, 1018 GX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a very nice dinner overlooking the canals. Gorgeous building. Very limited menu where they mix seafood and meat. I would have preferred a menu that offered either/ or, since I do not like seafood. The service was friendly and helpful although when I asked...More

Thank Wendy H
Rob T, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Wendy, Thank you kindly for taking the time to share your experience with InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam. We would like to sincerely apologize for the fact that your expectations regarding our service and the range of our menu were not completely met however, it fills...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a location inside the Amstel Hotel and with superb views of the Amstel The staff were fantastic being friendly and efficient as well as explaining all the dishes in the delicious six course tasting menu. There is an excellent drinks and wine list and...More

Thank peter h
Rob T, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Peter, First of all, congratulations on your anniversary! We would like to extend our most sincere gratitude for taking the time to share your amazing experience with us. We are pleased to learn that you have enjoyed your evening in our restaurant La Rive...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Rive Restaurant is located in the AMSTEL Hotel alongside a busy canal in the city of canals! If the weather is nice, I recommend that you have drinks outside on the dock before dinner. Dinner was quite nice with a scallops and lobster sashimi...More

Thank 222ola
Rob T, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sir, Dear Madam, We would like to thank you so much for sharing your nice experience with restaurant La Rive. It fills us with joy to learn that you have enjoyed your drinks outside on the dock and your dinner so much. It is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last Friday was our 17th anniversary, so I booked La Rice (the river bank), at the Amstel hotel in Amsterdam. It was a beautiful evening, we came earlier that day from a weeks vacation in Italy with the kids, so a fine way of settling...More

Thank Raviv O
Rob T, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Raviv, First of all, congratulations on your anniversary! Thank you kindly for taking the time to share your perfect experience with restaurant La Rive. We are truly delighted to read that you have enjoyed our 7 course tasting menu in combination with excellent wines...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had our first dinner in Amsterdam at La Rive and what an amazing dinner it was! Our table was canal side and parade of boats was never ending. The wait staff and sommelier were extremely professional yet welcoming and friendly. The food was delicious...More

Thank Karen S
Rob T, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Karen, We would like to thank you so much for sharing your wonderful experience with restaurant La Rive. It fills us with joy to learn that you have enjoyed your amazing dinner, our extensive wine selection and the extremely professional and friendly service of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

La Rive is right on the Amstel River. The staff is outstanding and professional. The food impeccable. The room is beautiful and the scenery is romantic. What else could we possibly want? The wine list is extensive and the tasting menus are varied, interesting and...More

Thank Robert P
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Robert, Thank you kindly for sharing your excellent experience with restaurant La Rive. We are more than happy to learn that you have enjoyed your visit in our beautiful restaurant with our tasting varied menus and the extensive selection of wines so much and...More

Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

first night in amsterdam. walked into la rive without a reservation 30min before closing and they were still so wonderfully welcoming . Sat us at the beautiful table overlooking the river. everything was exceptional including food, service, energy and value was excellent. highly recommend this...More

Thank Khalidax
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Dear Sir, Dear Madam, I would like to thank you so much for sharing your wonderful experience with restaurant La Rive. It fills us with joy to learn that you have enjoyed your dinner and the excellent service of our team so much. It is...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018

Have the wine pairing meal it's perfect. The meal from start to finish was first class, the atmosphere is relaxed, super friendly and professional. I would go again in a heartbeat. The hotel is spectacular too.More

Thank Lynne M
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Dear Lynne, First of all, thank you so much for sharing your amazing experience with restaurant La Rive. It fills us with joy to learn that you have enjoyed the wine pairing meal and the friendly and professional service of our team. It is also...More

Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

A very special meal and experience. The service, ambiance, food and canal view are outstanding. There are multiple small courses each with an amazing flavor profile. Duck pate, cod, octopus, venison or steak, etc. You choose the left of right side of the menu or...More

Thank qmiller1
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Dear Sir, Dear Madam, First of all, I would like to thank you so much for sharing your amazing words of praise with us! It fills us with joy to learn that you have enjoyed the small courses with an amazing flavour profile and the...More

Reviewed July 26, 2018

If it was possible this restaurant would be 4 or 5 michelin stars. I am doing a gastro tour throught europe trying many michelins and this (La RIve) has none but is by far better than any in amsterdam Great wine list, service & food.More

Thank Eduardo G
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Dear Eduardo, First of all, thank you so much for taking the time to share your amazing experience with restaurant La Rive. We are truly delighted to read that you have enjoyed our taster menu in combination with great wines so much. The fact that...More

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Li Z
June 3, 2018|
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Response from jjstives | Reviewed this property |
This is not a place to bring young children. There is nothing for them to do and you will embarrass yourself and others if the child disturbs others. There is no kids menu and the length of time you might want to spend there... More
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Anniewrigh
May 10, 2017|
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Response from Simon F | Reviewed this property |
Credit cards are accepted & it's well worth the price.
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Kim T
March 4, 2017|
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Response from sandy s | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes, there is indeed a dress code, this is a Michelin restaurant. Yes to a jacket for men but no tie, ladies elegant casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$76
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Professor Tulpplein 1, 1018 GX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Plantage & the East
  • Neighborhood: Plantage & the East
  • Phone Number: +31 20 520 3264
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Description
Dine in style overlooking the Amstel river at restaurant La Rive. Culinary excellence and extraordinary hospitality makes restaurant La Rive a class of its own. Under the inspired culinary leadership of Chef de Cuisine Roger Rassin, Maitre Ronald Opten and Sommelier Ted Bunnik, every guest is assured of a culinary experience. La Rive is a member of the culinary restaurant association Alliance Gastronomique. The exceptional wine expertise of our three sommeliers in combination with the creativity of our kitchen contribute to a unique and unforgettable dining experience.
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