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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” (40 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (18 reviews)
“wagyu” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Professor Tulpplein 1, 1018 GX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed September 2, 2017

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 September 4, 2017

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 August 29, 2017

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 August 30, 2017

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 August 26, 2017

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 August 30, 2017

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 August 26, 2017 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 August 30, 2017

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 August 25, 2017

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 August 30, 2017

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 August 23, 2017 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 August 30, 2017

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 August 22, 2017

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 August 25, 2017

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 August 22, 2017

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 August 23, 2017

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

Reviewed August 21, 2017

The overall experience was fantastic. We had expected yet another stiff and formal Michelin restaurant, but were pleasantly surprised by how relaxed and down-to-earth the personnel were. Friendly but discreet and with a nice, light sense of humour. The interior is a bit old fashioned,...More

Thank WombatMunich
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2017

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your review. It is great to see that you enjoyed your evening in restaurant La Rive. That you received friendly but discreet service is a pleasure to read. We will share your compliments with the team. Thank you...More

Reviewed August 15, 2017

We are devoted foodies having eaten in four 3 star Michelin restaurants in Paris last summer and the restaurant in New York deemed the "best in the world" by a magazine earlier this year. La Rive is better. Scallops were equal to the best I...More

Thank redline8
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2017

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

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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
$77
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Business meetings
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
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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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