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Brasserie Bark

) #452 of 3,327 Restaurants in Amsterdam $$ - $$$ , Seafood, European
Van Baerlestraat 120 | Wouwermanstraat 1, 1071 BD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 675 0210
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“bouillabaisse” (11 reviews)
“seafood” (19 reviews)
“salmon” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Dutch, Seafood, European, French, International, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Van Baerlestraat 120 | Wouwermanstraat 1, 1071 BD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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61 - 70 of 129 reviews

Reviewed December 6, 2014

I ate at this establishment on the recommendation of the hotel desk where I was staying. The restaurant is very near the opera house and I was advised to go around 6 PM as it would get crowded. The advice was correct. I arrived around...More

Thank kelliepoodle
Reviewed November 30, 2014

A lack of fantasy in cooking, a lack of eye for detail, badly cooked pasta, burnt salmon, railway station salad, no value for money. No wireless machine for credit card payment, that says it all, the customer experience is not good. A tourist trap, close...More

1  Thank CharlesBern
Reviewed November 28, 2014

Excellent restaurant in the Museum District in Amsterdam (where many restaurants are overpriced and of low quality). Nice service, amazing lobster, good wine. Ambiance is very pleasant, somewhat feels like a Parisian brasserie. Definitely one of the best options in the neighbourhood.

Thank StuffV
Reviewed November 12, 2014

Had a very good meal at this restaurant. Place very busy specially before a concert. Best time is after 7.30 or before 3:30. My spouse had salmon and I had lamb. It was beautifully prepared and served. We had the house wine and it was...More

Thank TableMountain_11
Reviewed November 9, 2014

nice welcome. Service very good and friendly but needed reminding about water and bill. Warm lobster and bouillabaisse delicious. Fine fat oysters. House white very drinkable. Will definitely go next time in Amsterdam.

Thank LPMLE
Reviewed November 4, 2014

Brasserie Bark is a stylish restaurant with a modern decor. It is near to the Concertgebouw and you should consider this when reserving and arrive after the concert has begun at 7:30. It specializes in fish and seafood, and does this very well. The wine...More

Thank retired698
Reviewed November 4, 2014

This restaurant is within walking distance of our house (but also the Concertgebouw and several major museums in Amsterdam). They specialize in fish so I had the Bouillabaisse, my husband had the swordfish and our friends had the lobster. The restaurant is lovely and very...More

Thank HawaiiZoe
Reviewed November 4, 2014

About to be refitted, so hurry to this lovely time warp of a 1980s seafood restaurant. The cooking is up to date, the quality splendid, the service the same. Not only serving rock oysters, they also serve the natives from South West Holland, tip top...More

Thank AlexandraKP
Reviewed November 4, 2014

Considering this is a specialist seafood restaurant it was very average. We only had main meals and the cheese board after. My husband had lobster which was very small, I had the sea bass which was okay but it came with very little else all...More

1  Thank Leesa R
Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

When we arrived we had to wait quit long to order drinks and even longer befor they were served....For starters, the Chicken soup did'nt taste much, the salmon was ok. When we were asked about the starters and my company said that she did'nt like...More

Thank Mikael F
Nearby
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
...More
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Barbara T
May 12, 2016|
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Response from JohnnyB1988 | Reviewed this property |
There is a wide variety of dishes, other meats are available, and very tasty. Fish is only one option. You'll be fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$21 - $28
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 1:30 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 1:30 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:30 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:30 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:30 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:30 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Van Baerlestraat 120 | Wouwermanstraat 1, 1071 BD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
  • Neighborhood: Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 675 0210
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Description
Inspired by the characteristic brasseries in Brussels and Paris, Brasserie Bark is a lively seafood restaurant in Amsterdam's museum quarter. On the menu you'll find an assortment of fish and seafood dishes, from oysters to lobster, salmon to sole and even swordfish. The house speciality is the 'fruits de mer', an impressive selection of shellfish served over ice. The restaurant takes particular pride in only using fresh produce, which means that the menu changes 5-6 times a year, according to the season. Rather unusually for a restaurant in Amsterdam, Brasserie Bark stays open until midnight, so whether you are going for an informal dinner or business meeting, time need not be an issue.
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