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Review of Kartika

Kartika
Ranked #123 of 3,909 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $44
Cuisines: Indonesian
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Neighborhood: Vondelpark
Level 4 Contributor
45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
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Reviewed March 18, 2013

We wanted to eat Indonesian RiceTable during our Amsterdam weekend break so I went to Tripadvisor before we left to find a suitable restaurant. I selected Kartika as it was very highly rated but not too pricy. It's a little out of the centre but still only 15 min taxi from Amsterdam Central Station. Well we were not at all disappointed. I had phoned ahead, the staff speak perfect english and we were seated in a busy family atmosphere. We ordered the set menu rice table and were treated to a wide selection of kebabs and curries, nothing too hot but the condiments included a knock out home made chilli paste to zing things up when needed. Everyone enjoyed everything and we rolled out deeply replete. So our expectations were easily met thanks to all you folk out there who reviewed so well!

Visited March 2013
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
167 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Excellent Indonesian food”
Reviewed March 17, 2013

Went here based on other reviews. Was not disappointed. First time eating Indonesian food and like others have said wont be the last.

It's a cosy little place but this meant that the service was more personal. We had a set menu which was basically tapas size dishes, so we got a real taste of a variety of dishes. Out of 8 dishes I love 7 of them - special mention to the beef rendang - tender beef with a nicely spiced sauce, excellent.

Only negative was that it isn't massively central to Amsterdam, but it is about 5 min from a tram stop. Would go back again

  • Visited March 2013
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Brussels, Belgium
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“First time for Indonesian, won't be the last”
Reviewed March 11, 2013

Small place a short walk from Leidesplein. We took a rice table each between 7 people. The flavours and variety of the food was outstanding, the service friendly and overall the price was pretty good for somewhere so near the centre.
I just hope that my future Indonesian meals will be this good.

  • Visited March 2013
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Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Excellent food, friendly helpful staff, great value for money!”
Reviewed March 8, 2013

We found this delightful restaurant by chance on our last night in Amsterdam - what a find! Although we had no reservation we were warmly welcomed and only had a few minutes wait for a table. The food was served quickly and explained by knowledgeable waiters. Decor and ambience were lovely and a good choice of beers and wines. All in all wish we had found this place earlier in our stay !

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Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great restaurant!”
Reviewed March 6, 2013 via mobile

Friendly staff, great food! I tried kind of a degustation indonesian menu supposed for a minimum of 2 person, but they had no problem to prepare small portions for me and at the end it is a lot if food for honest price. Nearby leidsesplein and museumsplein.

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