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Restaurant Vermeer

#349 of 2,992 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Red Light District (De Wallen)
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Prins Hendrikkade 59/72 | NH Barbizon Palace Hotel, 1012 AD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 556 4885
Mon - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 

1 Thank Stuart j S
Glenview, Illinois, United States
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Larry S
Atlanta, Georgia
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310 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank Ryan B
London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

2 Thank Matt K
Lausanne, Switzerland
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87 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

Cooking is elegant and tasty, and service gentle even if slow. After having waited a pretty long time, comes the pleasure time. I have to say that dessert is usually not my preferred meal. But at Vermeer, I got such a great pleasure that I got the two desserts! Chocolate, verbena, so tasty And fruity! You must go to Vermeer... More 

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Kyrenia, Cyprus
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2015

the best and only good part of the Brabizon Palace Hotel. the service was excellent and the food wonderful, especially the amuse bouches.

Thank Richard H
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2015

I can only say good things about this restaurant. The food was excellent. Plates were not only original and well ellaborated, they were actually tasty (so, if you don't have a "fancy palate", so to speak, don't be afraid). The products are absolutely flawless, the cook and his team (I asume) doa really great job selecting and taking care of... More 

1 Thank Sara G
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2015

The food was amazing, but the sommelier was disappointing. He matched a wine with a main course that we did not have. The menu changed the week before. For a michelin star restaurant this is unacceptable. His choice of wines were more than once poor in my opinion. Would not go again.

Thank Tj0p
North Shields, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2015

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our evening. The amuse bouche were elegant, not run-of-the-mill and just kept on coming. We also enjoyed watching the savoury ice cream being made tableside with many theatrics and plenty of nitrogen! The wines were intelligently chosen and again, not the standard stuff, so it was fascinating to hear the sommelier talk about them.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$27 - $31
European, French, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prins Hendrikkade 59/72 | NH Barbizon Palace Hotel, 1012 AD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Neighborhood: Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 556 4885

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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