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de Luwte

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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Leliegracht 26/28, 1015 DG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 625 85 48
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Waited an hour and fifteen minutes for my lamb main course to arrive. My wife and I were not impressed as we watched the couple beside us, who arrived after us, finish their meal and dessert while we still waited. Made reservations at 8:30pm and were seated promptly. Did not receive our main course until 10pm. Not a good start... More 

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Dundas, Ontario.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Jetlagged, exhausted, we followed the recommendation of our hotel owner and found our ideal dinner spot in Amsterdam! Why try anywhere else? We just reserved for our entire stay. The weather was extremely hot and they were allowed by the city to set out more outdoor tables than usual, so we had the pleasure of being a little away from... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found de Luwte while walking down Leliegracht and were intrigued by the posted menu and the pleasant look of the restaurant.When we saw the Trip Advisor sticker we decided to make reservations a few evenings later. The location is quite convenient and the decor is pleasant. However, the fireplace burning on a warm evening made it quite hot inside.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly service with a smile and joke , lovely setting and comfortable . Restricted menu but the choice we made was well served and very tasty. Only down side was that we were one of the last couples served at night and felt a little rushed to leave as cleaning up all around us . Would defiantly return and... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been an admirer of De Luwte for years now and it gets better each time - contemporary cuisine, excellent wine list, comfortable atmosphere and reasonable prices. We have always enjoyed the warm atmosphere inside, but on a warm evening the ambience outside is just about Amsterdam perfect.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Order the bobby's gin and tonic with orange, pepper corns and a cinnamon quill, it's absolutely divine. Also quite a nice wine selection. Beautiful location lots of room outside and inside. Candle lit. Boats going past on the canal. Lovely service they can do any dietary requirement and love to do it. Had the Dutch tenderloin steak with ratatouille and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to dine here on the basis of a number of good reviews and also because we were staying next door. It was a wonderful summer's evening so we sat outside and watched the world go by. Service was friendly and efficient and the food was was quite amazing. Having spent a number of weeks travelling through Europe it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was such a fantastic gem. Lovely location . Outstanding food! And all for a very reasonable amount. Cannot recommend this restaurant highly enough.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

We were walking past this restaurant and it looked busy and the food looked amazing so we decided to give it a go. It did not disappoint. The service was impeccable, and food delicious. We Had a bit of a wait for our main but in truth it just meant we were able to soak up the atmosphere. A wonderful... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

We didn't have any specific dinner plans upon arriving in Amsterdam, so we just wandered around the canals looking at various menus. We found De Luwte and were really drawn to the French-influenced menu. The restaurant is absolutely adorable and the service is quite friendly and prompt. We ordered drinks to begin our meal. I had the porn star martini... 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
$22 - $29
Cuisine
French, Mediterranean, European, Dutch, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Leliegracht 26/28, 1015 DG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighborhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 625 85 48
Description
Restaurant De Luwte has been a well-known establishment located at the Leliegracht in Amsterdam for over 27 years. This winter, it has renewed the look.As soon as you walk in you feel the warmth. Warmth coming from the cosy fireplace, but also the natural colors and materials surrounding you. You find yourself amongst the locals and internationals. Enjoy a nice glass of red wine by the fireplace, a special diner with a view over the Leliegracht or taste different cocktails below our vertical garden.The name 'De Luwte' means 'out of the wind' or a 'sheltered place'. De Luwte is a calm, relaxing spot in the centre of Amsterdam where you can escape the bustle of the city into a cosy and relaxing place.We have an international menu with a nod to the Mediterrenaen kitchen. To everyone's wish our menu is an affordable, obtainable and interesting answer.

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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically significant as it is perennially popular. Whether you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast, shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get lost in a moody meander and a key component to any sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws include the Anne Frank House, the Bloemenmarkt floating flower market, an enviable assortment of independent boutiques along De Negen Straatjes, and of course all of Grachtengordel’s lovely canals and bridges.
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