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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

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Taiko is the Conservatorium Hotel's leading restaurant. Named after ancient Japanese drums said to beat with a mythic rhythm, Taiko is situated in the former percussion classroom of the conservatorium music school. The restaurant serves a wide variety of Asian inspired dishes, from beautifully crafted sushi and fresh sashimi of the highest quality, to unique signature dishes like black cod with green miso and see vegetables, and a green vegetable curry with ginkgo nut and lime risotini. Our Executive Chef Schilo van Coevorden has worked extensively around Asia, feeding a passion that has continued to grow to this day. Returning to Amsterdam, he long dreamed of marrying his love of the Asian
$67 - $224
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Fusion
Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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I have visited the magical Taiko Restaurant four times in my life. All of them were exceptional dinners with my family, but in February the experience was astonishing. Not just the food, but the service as well. Bianka was our waitress who had all the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank davehajas11
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went here for our anniversary with best friends. We absolutely loved the food here. We order a'la carte - each dish was so full of flavor and was a delight to eat. I was practically dancing in my seat with every bite. We didn't even...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 157egorzg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner as a couple. You are in a 5 star fancy hotel, so expectations are high. Taiko performed the job but really not more. Nice roomy room but typical of any fancy restaurant from London or Dubai. Food is good and generous in proportion...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Just1family
Reviewed 1 week ago

Previously, Japanese fine dining in Amsterdam meant a trip to the southern part of the city. With the menu realignment of Taiko, though, there is an excellent alternative right in the city center, that will tickle your taste buds in all the right ways. The...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 31-20-mdb
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Taiko to celebrater my boyfriend's aunt's birthday. She is vegan and it's hard to find great high end restaurants that offer amazing vegan food as well. Found the Hanami menu. My boyfriend cannot have any salted food, so called the restaurant and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Adventurer172352
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a beautiful and very special dinner at Taiko. Amazing, personalised service (thank you, Adam for your food&wine advice - perfect! - and all fun around it); top quality and nicely served food and great ambiance. Will definitely be back.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 947magdah
Conservatorium H, Manager at Taiko, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear 947magdah, Thank you very much for your kind words! We go above and beyond daily to ensure positive memories for our guests and we are so happy that we did just that for you! Your sentiment is exactly how we want our guests to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a great evening at Taiko! After hearing a lot of positive things about Taiko, I am happy that I finally got to experience it. The build up of the dishes was phenominal, so many great flavour combinations that kept on surprising me dish...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Robsz244
Conservatorium H, Manager at Taiko, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Robsz244, Thank you very much for your kind praise of our restaurant and service. It is always a great boost to the team to receive such wonderful recognition from our guests. I will be certain to forward your comments to our staff (in particular...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restsuant was booked for us by the American Express Platinum Concierge and we had an amazing experience. I was the lone vegetarian and Bianka came up with awesome recommendations, and she was excellent. Great food and service, best meal we had in AmsterdamMore

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank coffeespill
Conservatorium H, Manager at Taiko, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear coffeespill, Thank you so much for your wonderful review of the Taiko Restaurant. We are delighted that you had such an enjoyable meal and your kind words will be shared with Bianka. I am sure she will be delighted to know that she made...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks for this amazingly delicious Asian experience. Nothing like this in town. Best service and wonderful combinations of taste. Would definitely recommend this! I pass this place nearly every day on my bike but never knew there was such a hidden gem just around the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Maarten S
Conservatorium H, Manager at Taiko, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Maarten S, Thank you very much also for your kind praise of our restaurant. We go above and beyond daily to ensure positive memories for our guests; so happy we did just that for you! We look forward to welcoming you back after the...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a table based on the positive reviews on TripAdvisor and were sorely disappointed with Taiko. Everything about the restaurant is inauthentic and the idea of Asian fusion doesn’t work here. The food was mediocre at best, the service was uneven, and the room...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Ldasbp
Conservatorium H, Manager at Taiko, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Ldasbp, First of all we appreciate your honesty and your comments regarding your experience at the Taiko Restaurant. We highly regret to read about the incomplete experiencer that occurred during your visit, but kindly thank you for your shared feedback as it allows us...More

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