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Bridges

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Red Light District (De Wallen)
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Oudezijds Voorburgwal 197, 1012 EX Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Formerly Cafe Roux)
+31 20 555 3560
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12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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New York City, New York
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145 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bridges is certainly a little different. From the herring amuse bouche to the corral presentation of various shellfish they go out of their way to add a little surprise to the meal. I very much enjoyed the turnip starter - who knew turnips could taste so good - and while the red mullet wasn't quite as good it was certainly... More 

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Thank MaxBethune
Remco G, F&B coöperator trainee at Bridges, responded to this review

Dear MaxBethune, We very much appreciate the fact that you have taken the time to share such kind words about your experience in Bridges. Your enthusiasm about the food, our service and the ambiance makes us very glad. Moreover thank you very much for recommending us on Tripadvisor. We would be very happy to welcome you again whenever you are... More 

Emmen
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110 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, I got sick.. And that's really all I want to say about that. In any restaurant that works with fresh produce there is that one time off thing that I happen to get, but I don't think its fair to judge a restaurant on that. What do I judge it on, you ask, Well., Taste is always the number... More 

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Thank Wolters
Remco G, Manager at Bridges, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Wolters, Even though we spoke already yesterday, I still feel terribly bad while reading your words. I must say, I find it very honest of you that you mentioned every single word to me in person, thank you very much for that! I appreciate that kind of honesty very much. Please trust me when I say that I... More 

Montreal, Canada
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52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked Bridges on a 16-hour stopover from the Spanish Basque country, where we had been to 3 Michelin restaurants - our expectations were high. We simply loved it, both the food and the overall experience. The decor was trendy, the service professional, cool and knowledgable. We had the 6 course tasting menu with wine pairing (we are often disappointed... More 

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1 Thank 3rdPillow
Remco G, F&B coöperator trainee at Bridges, responded to this review

Dear 3rdPillow, Thank you very much for your extremely kind words regarding your dining experience in Bridges. Receiving such feedback about the menu du chef makes us very happy. I have shared your feedback with the concerned team. Moreover, thank you very much for your recommending us on Tripadvisor. We truly hope we may welcome you again whenever you are... More 

IJsselstein, The Netherlands
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37 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have had a very good lunch at Bridges, part of the Sofitel legend The Grand. A tree course lunch menu with beautiful wines.

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1 Thank Eric P
Remco G, F&B coöperator trainee at Bridges, responded to this review

Dear EricP, Thank you for kind words and taking the time to share your experience on Tripadvisor. We feel glad to receive such nice feedback regarding the food and the wines. I have shared it with the team. We are looking forward to welcome you again in restaurant Bridges whenever you are back in Amsterdam. On behalf of team Bridges,... More 

Needham, Massachusetts
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144 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant was in our hotel ,the Grand ,so we decided to eat our dinner there.We were surprised that the food was excellent and I would highly recommend it.The service and the surroundings were beautiful.

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1 Thank Paula R
Remco G, F&B coöperator trainee at Bridges, responded to this review

Dear PaulaR, Thank you very much for your lovely word on Tripadvisor regarding your dining experience in Bridges. Receiving such feedback makes us very happy. We truly do our utmost to reach the highest possible and we are glad we succeeded. We truly hope that we may welcome you again in the near future. On behalf of team Bridges, Frederike More 

Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We celebrated our 5th wedding anniversary last night. We had the 4 course degustation with matching wines. It was amazing every course not only beautifully presented but the flavour combinations were stunning. The matched wines worked well with the food. We would definitely recommend to friends and family.

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1 Thank Antonietta D
Remco G, F&B coöperator trainee at Bridges, responded to this review

Dear AntonietteD, Thank you very much for your lovely words about on Tripadvisor. We are very delighted to hear that you have enjoyed our service and the dishes. And also that you had chosen our restaurant to celebrate your 5th wedding anniversiry! Your kind words has been shared with the whole team. We certainly hope you will visit Bridges again... More 

brugge
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We choose a 7 service menu to celebrate my 57 birthday. Not atl disappointed we choose this top restaurant which is highly recommanded by the red Michelin restaurant guide. Marvellous how dishes where presented and a great delight in taste and smell.

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1 Thank direst
Remco G, F&B coöperator trainee at Bridges, responded to this review

Dear Direst, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this nice review! We are very happy that we could celebrate your 57th Birthday in Bridges Restaurant! We are looking forward to welcome you again! On behalf of Team Bridges, Frederike More 

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One Michelin star restaurant, serving high quality fish and seafood, Bridges have a unique style, every dish contains a variety of textures and tastes combining special artistic pleating. The service matching the high standards and the price as well.

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2 Thank ram f
Remco G, F&B coöperator trainee at Bridges, responded to this review

Dear RamF, Thank you for your lovely words on Tripadvisor regarding you experience in restaurant Bridges. We are very happy to receive such kind words and about the food and our service. We truly hope we make welcome you again in our restaurant. Kind Regards, Frederike More 

Middlewich, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good booking site made getting in easy. The restaurant is beautifully set out and modern artistic and spacious. The service was good and the tasting menu imaginative and tasty. The matching wines worked well.

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2 Thank ChrisH468975
Remco G, F&B coöperator trainee at Bridges, responded to this review

Dear ChrisH4678975, Thank you very much for your kind words on Tripadvisor. We are glad to receive such feedback regarding the quality of our food. I have shared your review with our Chef de cuisine Bobby Rust. We certainly hope you will visit Bridges again. Kind Regards, Frederike More 

Hamburg
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60 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the Restaurant very much, we always recommended it to business and private friends, but we will never coming back, because the last time was a very big disapointment. These are the reasons: We have been with the three of us and we came a bit too early. So we asked for the Raw Bar to have some starters.... More 

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Thank Bibi A
Remco G, Wine Director in charge at Bridges, responded to this review

Dear BibiA, We are really sorry to hear that to you had an experience like this. But we appreciate the fact that you took the time to give us your honest feedback. We shared your experience with our team and also they were very upset to hear this. The fact that your waiter was obviously making comments about your table... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$32 - $104
Cuisine
French, Dutch, European, Gluten Free, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oudezijds Voorburgwal 197, 1012 EX Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Formerly Cafe Roux)
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Neighborhood: Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 555 3560
Description
Bridges Inspired by Ron Blaauw Bridges seafood restaurant is located at the front of Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, the location and the building are special. Bridges restaurant is all about fish! The best 'fins' possible, caught at the best moment. Always in season, never out of it. We offer a large selection of mainly Dutch seafood, whether it is in the restaurant, the Bar or the Cocktail Bar. Local, organic vegetables complement the seafood; a perfect match of the sea meeting the land, with a French twist. The Wine Room is stocked with 'great whites'; fish just needs good 'vins'.

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Staying in Red Light District (De Wallen)

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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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