We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.


Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Rembrandtplein 44, 1017 CV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
(0)20 626 7078
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

222 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 153: English reviews
Level Contributor
37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here several nights because it was part of the hotel. Very good dinner, the breakfast comes with the room and was eh..., and a great place to people watch. Located right on Rembrandt Square, ask for a table on the sidewalk. The food is very good. Our group had salmon, tenderloin, ribeye, and the "American Stew". All were... More 

Trujillo Alto
Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good Ribs with excellent location with good services, good music and good wine selection. The burrito a mexican food taste awesome for be a restaurant in amaterdam.

Thank pirizarrysoler
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here during our recent holiday in Amsterdam. The food was good - very tasty and very good value for money. The waiting staff were very polite and attentive without being overbearing. Would definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank theplympopes
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
112 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 503 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

There's a great relaxing atmosphere to this place. A group of us ate and drank here and no one had anything bad to say about their food! Will be looking forward to visiting again if we're in Amsterdam.

Thank Peadar O
Worcester, UK
Level Contributor
11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Table of four, sat and served promptly. Massive starters, mixed tempts, great batter and piping hot. Followed up swiftly with excellent steaks cooked well. Fries are a little on the spicy side so beware . If you want a brandy be prepared for a little effort to go point out the bottle. All in all would definitely visit again ,... More 

Thank J-DC-Worcester
Chorley, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

I had the massive burrito with fries and my girlfriend ended up with the mixed grill. Both of us waddled out, the portions were massive! Very good quality too; the ribs in the mixed grill were spot on but we weren't too sure what the flourish was for them. It looked kinda like saffron but didn't taste like it. The... More 

Thank Chris H
Clevedon, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
73 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Some people expect the best quality for no money. This establishment offers a good range of meals to suit most tastes. We ate here twice over the weekend because we were so pleased first time. The first visit I had the shishlack which was chicken and beef skewers. The meat was cooked really well and the chips were incredible. I... More 

Thank Wozstein88
Level Contributor
29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Not worth the time waiting to get served, after a long wait to finally get the attention from a server, the food was cold and tasteless

Thank electro66
Whitchurch, null, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Fillet steak crispy on the outside and succulent on the inside. Portion sizes were huge and the staff were delightful. I like the place that much I'll be returning to Amsterdam specifically to eat here again.

Thank Mark B
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

Service without a smile. Looked at the menu and it was pricey but we thought it would be worth it given it looked like a nice place. During our 1 hour wait for our meals, the table on one side of us complained that all of their meals were undercooked and the table on the other side complained that they... More 

Thank James B

Travelers who viewed Rain also viewed

Amsterdam, North Holland Province
Amsterdam, North Holland Province
Amsterdam, North Holland Province
Amsterdam, North Holland Province
Amsterdam, North Holland Province
Amsterdam, North Holland Province

Been to Rain? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $25
International, European
Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rembrandtplein 44, 1017 CV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighborhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: (0)20 626 7078
Rain bar, restaurant and club in Amsterdam’s most active café-and-nightlife neighborhood has been hot, hot, hot ever since it opened in 2005. Everything about it gets rave reviews: the menu, the bar, the club, the restaurant and the terrace, oh, and the genuine friendliness of the staff. Décor is tastefully modern with dark wood, leather seating, lilac and violet touches. The ground floor bar and Comfortable Dining Area morph into a club around eleven or so (weekend closing is 4am). The upstairs dining room is also tastefully modern. The truly inventive food is global fusion, like starter of pressing of wild duck and seasonal mushrooms with winter plum and chilli compote, crisp duck salad, foie gras lollipop and balsamic syrup, seemingly-simple main of burger becomes a Wagyu burger (birth certificate available on request) on hazelnut brioche with onion confit, sautéed foie gras, fried duck egg, hand cut chips and home made ketchup. Everything is made fresh here, from the bread to the famous ice creams. Up to 250 can take over the venue. There are three daily changing menus, 4- and 6-course tasting menus and an 8-course gourmet menu. Rain’s philosophy includes delight, refreshment and inspiration, and the hip, affluent crowd who gathers here seems to agree.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Rain staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)

Neighborhood Profile
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically significant as it is perennially popular. Whether you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast, shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get lost in a moody meander and a key component to any sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws include the Anne Frank House, the Bloemenmarkt floating flower market, an enviable assortment of independent boutiques along De Negen Straatjes, and of course all of Grachtengordel’s lovely canals and bridges.
Explore this neighborhood