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Restaurant Vermeer

#305 of 2,836 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Neighborhood:
Red Light District (De Wallen)
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Prins Hendrikkade 59-72 | NH Barbizon Palace Hotel, 1012 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
020-556-4885
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6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Makati, Philippines
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A review by my dad: Vermeer, dedicated to the great Dutch painter Johannes, became a truly pleasant surprise to us after we reviewed several people's comments on TripAdvisor and then decided to visit the restaurant. I usually refer to Twitter and TripAdvisor for people's written feelings, but use them in my mind with some guarded conscientiousness. This is obviously because... More 

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de Boer M, General Manager at Restaurant Vermeer, responded to this review

Dear Gherbo, Thank you so much for this wonderful and detailed review from your dad. It is great to read that they enjoyed their evening in Restaurant Vermeer and we will share all the nice compliments with the entire team. We look forward to welcome them again as guests in our restaurant. Kind regards, Menno de Boer Hotel Director NH... More 

London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

I had a great meal at Vermeer and the food was excellent however it was slightly pretentious and the evening came to a bad end when they couldnt find my boyfriends coat in the cloakroom- they did eventually find it but it isnt the type of service you expect in a high quality restaurant. Overall I enjoyed the evening but... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

We have been to this restaurant, but it did feel life the whole team had really raised their game! From the initial three amuse served by a log fire...to the extensive wine list, offered with lots of helpful advice...to the stunning food...it was a great evening. (Never had a sprout amuse served like it was here) If you enjoy food... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We were fortunate to be in Amsterdam to enjoy Christmas. Prior to our trip, we found Restaurant Vermeer at the NH Barbizon Palace Hotel to be highly rated to celebrate our holiday dinner. The decor and atmosphere certainly reflected the European charm and class of the winter season. Whites...golds...reds...the restaurant, was small by American standards and after some observation, I... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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240 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

This Michelin-star restaurant is situated close to the central station and next to a hotel. We had a four course menu (90 Euro) with scallops, sole, deer and pear + a bottle of Dutch white wine (55 Euro). The food was excellent, but the price level of this restaurant is too high. Moreover the restaurant only had 16 guests this... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Decided to spend a few days in Amsterdam and booked a couple of local Michelin starred restaurants whilst in the area. Foolishly got the timings wrong for the booking, but fortunately this didnt upset the waiters. It was nice to see the waiters all wearing cool trainers rather than stuffy shoes! We chose the taster menu with flights to match,... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

I enjoy eating. I enjoy dining. I even enjoy fine dining at well-regarded restaurants. But my first reaction was "sticker shock." This is probably one of the most expensive places I've been in any country. That said, it was worth it -- once. The food tasting is anchored by either your selection of a tasting menu (with I believe either... More 

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Glenview, Illinois, United States
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Had a great evening there. Drinks then amazing appetizers and superb dinner. Don't miss the cheese cart! The whole evening is a leisurely journey. Very rewarding. Don't miss it.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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296 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

I recently stayed at the NH Barbizon for several days on a business trip. One night my colleagues and I had reservations at Vermeer and had an excellent dining experience. This is not my first time to the restaurant, it is a favorite of mine when in the mood for fine dining – it is a 5 star restaurant with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

My partner and I visited Restaurant Vermeer during a long weekend trip to Amsterdam and wanted to treat ourselves to a fine dining experience, as we'll do periodically. We both opted for the four-course tasting menu with wine pairings, neither of us having eaten in this way previously (usually opting for a la carte). The amouse bouches were plentiful and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$28 - $33
Cuisine
European, French, Gluten Free
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
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: Prins Hendrikkade 59-72 | NH Barbizon Palace Hotel, 1012 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Neighborhood: Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Phone Number: 020-556-4885

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Staying in Red Light District (De Wallen)

Neighborhood Profile
Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to view some of the city’s most picturesque canals, historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples of traditional local architecture – not to mention Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some less salubrious activities drawing the curious to this age-old part of time. Nevertheless, the Red Light District is still a very safe and incredibly fascinating area where at the turn of a corner you can be transported from the dingy glow of modern day neon red to a glorious 16th century Delft blue dreamscape.
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