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Merlot - Wijnbar & Restaurant

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French, Dutch, Seafood, European, Wine Bar, Central European, Gluten Free Options
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Grote Koppel 16, 3813 AA Amersfoort, The Netherlands
033 4557614
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5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Even after reading the menu carefully, Merlot gives a haute cuisine twist to the dish. And service is attentive and polite.

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Thank Karin M
Bakewell, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

We had a big group and everyone had the 6 course tasting menu. The service was efficient and friendly, the food was superb: tasty, well presented and original. A real treat! The stand out course was the Aberdeen Angus steak which was a generous size for a tasting menu. Everyone had a superb meal.

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Thank Giles P
Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

We have had numerous experiences at Merlot; Owner Vincent chaired the Amersfoort's Masters of Business many times of which I was introduced once. The place is Zen and good for business meetings. Quality of the food is good, but the Wine experience is even better. Could this be a future Wine Bar with food delicatessen instead of a restaurant with... More 

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Thank Qoop
Soest, The Netherlands
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461 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

With a party of 5 we had our Christmas dinner at Merlot. Arrived as one of the first guests. We enjoyed a good glass of champagne. All of us had the 5 course menu with wines by the glass for each course. The menu was great, good taste, well proportioned and having that extra you wish/expect for Christmas. The restaurant... More 

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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

No doubt the interior is awesome, modern yet cosy. The food however is far from tasty, we got 5 courses surprise menu and all the dishes were served .... Cold. The reduction was too watery, the risotto missed a single pinch of salt, the dessert had sugary pieces impossible to eat. The restaurant claims to be a wine bar, we... More 

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Thank Magdalena B
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

When you enter the restaurant the owner and some of his staff do welcome you ,take your jacket and lead you to your table. The staff is very kind and does inform frequently if you are allright

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Thank Kardama
Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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26 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

Very good restaurant pricy but high quality! Most of dishes were served with white wine. Also some very nice tjech wines.

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Thank Bas1965
Gutersloh, Germany
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

Everything was good, would really like to come back. Multiple different pre starters with wonderful tastes, great quality of food, just feeling well.

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Thank Dirk-Andree H
Ermelo, The Netherlands
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82 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

Visited Merlot with a group of people and we all really enjoyed it. From the service, the special plates, the dessert, the friendliness, the wines and the knowledge of the food and wine. All together in a nicely decorated place made it a worthwhile visit.

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Thank Gerwin N
Israel
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16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed. The plates looks great. Unique food and way of serving you don't see every day. The deserts were like a dream.

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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 of 5 stars
Average prices
$37 - $148
Cuisine
French, Dutch, Seafood, European, Wine Bar, Central European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grote Koppel 16, 3813 AA Amersfoort, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Utrecht Province  >  Amersfoort
  • Phone Number: 033 4557614

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?