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Brasserie van Baerle

Van Baerlestraat 158, 1071 BG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 679 1532
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
French, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Van Baerlestraat 158, 1071 BG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Brasserie in the upmarket van Baerlestraat in Amsterdam serves an outstanding three course lunch menu at a reasonable price. Rewarded with Bib Gourmand by Michelin. This is a relaxed yet posh place, say suit without a tie dress code. Service very friendly. There is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Hermes_NL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is well lit, and usually I don't like that, but here the full light of the dinning room actually made the place closer and more welcoming. The staff is excellent, warm and engaging, not stiff or overformal, but pleasantly accomodating. The hors d'oeuvres and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ronald k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was taken here for an informal evening with a business colleague. The place is about 15 mins walk from Zuid. And well worth the walk. The restaurant captures the spirit of style and elegance but certainly is not old fashioned or in anyway fuddy...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 688MW688
Reviewed October 16, 2018

The Brasserie is about 2 mins walk from the Concertgebouw and the evening we were there (mid October) it was warm enough to eat in their lovely garden. We had the pre fixe menu, which was excellent, and had the added joy of reasonably priced...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Angela T
Reviewed October 12, 2018

Excellent from all points of view. Very elegant interior, friendly and helpful staff, great atmosphere and superb dinner. There was a large party of business men having a retirement dinner which added to the 'buzz' . We had followed the reviews on Trip Advisor when...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bunty C
Reviewed September 19, 2018

My wife and I and another couple recently had dinner at Brasserie van Baerle. This is a typically Dutch restaurant that locals enjoy year in and year out. It has a beautful outside terrace where you can eat if the weather cooperates, and in our...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank John L
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

This is by far our favorite restaurant in Amsterdam! We have been to Amsterdam yearly and dine at Brasserie Van Baerle at least once while we are here. Last night my friend and I had the cod with the squid ink risotto and it was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Cally M
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Whether before a concert at the nearby Concertgebouw or for lunch - Brasserie Van Baerle will not disappoint. The catch of the day or the 'steak frites', kind of a signature dish, please the palate. The choice of wines underscores the quality of the place,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 124pilot
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

While our reservation was to eat at bar, there were tables available outside so this was a real treat. The fish was delicious and the service excellent. So glad we were came.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank cpafan
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Lovely evening in the garden. Tasty food excellent service. Great ambiance. Will definitely be going back.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank stevenmA3993KX
Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
Top sites to see in this attractive and affluent part
of town include the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh
Museum, to name but two of the highly acclaimed
museums of the aptly named Museum Quarter. And if you
need a break from all the fantastic art, there’s the
Neoclassical Concertgebouw music hall and Vondelpark,
the city’s largest park. Shopaholics and luxury brand
connoisseurs will love exploring the high-end shopping
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June 8, 2016|
Response from GiorgioDiCentro | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, they do all kinds of diets, including gluten free. You probably have to tell them in advance, so they can taylor the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Van Baerlestraat 158, 1071 BG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
  • Neighborhood: Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 679 1532
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Brasserie van Baerle is contemporary classic restaurant with an international profile. The lunch and dinner institution has become a fixture of Amsterdam. The menu is based on French brasserie cuisine. The compact wine list is highly acclaimed for its combination of prestige and accessibility.Conveniently located near the Concertgebouw, major museums and the P.C. Hooftstraat fashion Mecca, Van Baerle is a great place to dine before or after a concert, museum visit or shopping excursion.
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