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La Rive

Professor Tulpplein 1, 1018 GX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 520 3264
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (27 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (13 reviews)
“wagyu” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Professor Tulpplein 1, 1018 GX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous experience!! Unbelievable food, service, ambiance... High class food and service-good enough for royalty Very expensive but worth it-special occasion spot a night of entertainment Right on the water, quiet and romantic Great recommendations for wine!!!More

Thank shell555
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear guest, We appreciate the fact that you took the time to share your words of praise with us on TripAdvisor. Your review makes us truly proud and we are so happy that we delivered high-class food and service. It is great that you received...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a table at La Rive to celebrate our anniversary and it was worth every penny. The staff is very serviceminded and keen on giving you the best experience. We were so lucky to get a window seat where we could overlook a part...More

Thank KristineJW
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us on Tripadvisor. Your words of praise fill me with joy and I am happy to learn that my team was keen on giving you the best experience. We will definitely share...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best of restaurant in the world, the staff were very professional and helply. Highly recommend this place..More

Thank Johny_Hoa
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear guest, Thank you kindly for writing this review on Tripadvisor. We are more than happy to read that you rate us as the best restaurant in the world. We are also very pleased to learn that you received very professional service from our team....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this restaurant for my husband's special 50th birthday meal after reading very good reviews on Trip Advisor and we were not disappointed. The service and attention to detail was superb from start to finish, we were seated at a lovely table by the...More

Thank jtk1975
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear guest, We appreciate the fact that you took the time to share your words of praise with us on TripAdvisor. Your review makes us truly proud and we will definitely pass it on to our team, as both the kitchen brigade and serving staff...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant truly offers a definition of fine dining. Excellent wines paired with delicious, intriguing courses sent us away on a cloud of happiness. Many notables enjoy this restaurant within a noble hotel. Not being a notable does not change the quality of the experience....More

Thank nagc
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear guest, Thank you kindly for your review. That you savoured the excellent wines paired with the courses fills us with joy. We will definitely share your compliments with the team. We look forward to welcome you back at restaurant La Rive. Kind regards, Anita...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice resturant! Excellent food and competent wine pairing. Each course exquisite, tasteful and elegant. Main course with wagyu beef, not completely meeting expectations. Super service from a very competent staff. Very nice evening.More

Thank Esben D
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear guest, Thank you kindly for your review. It is a pleasure to read that you savoured the menu and the accompanying wines. That you experienced it as exquisite, tasteful and elegant fills us with joy. Thank you for your compliments towards our staff. We...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In 2015 we ate at La Rive before our trip to Tanzania. This time we were on our way to Cape Town, but keep our dinner the spot the La Rive. The 5 - 7 course meal was fantastic and the service as good as...More

Thank Bobby B
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear guest, We appreciate the fact that you took the time to share your words of praise with us on TripAdvisor. Your review makes us truly proud and we will definitely pass it on to our team, as both the kitchen brigade and serving staff...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great gourmet experience. Nice portions and easily adaptable combination of the dishes offered allow the diner to create his/her own menu. The choices are all recommendable. Service is very good (just a notch below excellent because an inter was a bit inexperience although willing). The...More

Thank Liban10452
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear guest, Thank you kindly for your review. We are happy to see that you savoured the menu and received very good service from the staff. W look forward to welcome you back at restaurant La Rive. Kind regards, Anita Bos & Ronald Opten General...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful hotel restaurant located on the east bank of the river Amstel close to the heart of Amsterdam. For dinner, my wife and I were seated at a table adjacent to a window which gave us a simply lovely view of the river. The...More

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

Dear guest, It has been such a pleasure reading your words describing exactly what we would like to deliver our guests, a wonderful evening. It fills us with joy to see that you enjoyed so much of your evening in restaurant La Rive and received...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

La Rive checked all the boxes....beautiful interior and ambiance overlooking a canal, super friendly and professional service and delicious and creative cuisine. We were warmly greeted upon entering the restaurant. The Sommelier was truly the best! So knowledgeable and friendly. Was very helpful in choosing...More

Thank n2r49rs
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear guest, Thank you kindly for your wonderful review. It is a pleasure to read your praising words about the experience you had in our restaurant. Also the compliments to our Sommelier fills us with joy, we are more than happy that he could share...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 poppiesbrother | Reviewed this property |
I think smart causal is ok. We were in trousers and shirts but I also saw some people in jeans and shirts. The menu changes often but usually there are two menus and we were allowed to mix the menu if we wanted
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gskantzaris
December 21, 2016|
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Response from Anita B | Property representative |
Dear Georgios, Thank you for your reply. I apologise for the fact we didn't reply on your criticism about the restaurant. I will definitely pass your comment to our architect. We try to create the best atmosphere around and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$78
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, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, 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>  > Binnenstad
  • Neighborhood: Binnenstad
  • Phone Number: +31 20 520 3264
  • E-mail
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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