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“Wonderful food, impeccable service, perfect ambience.”
Review of Vinkeles

Vinkeles
Ranked #5 of 4,085 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $99 - $158
Cuisines: French, Contemporary, International
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Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighborhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
Description: Vinkeles is housed in an old bakery; which was set up in 1787 by the Regents of the Catholic Church, who at the time owned the building. The bakery flourished until 1811 and guests still can see the original ovens, which were discovered intact during restoration work.Echoing the décor of the hotel, Executive Chef Dennis Kuipers’ menu combines the traditional and the modern. The dishes served in Vinkeles show Kuipers’ love of the contemporary French cuisine. He combines the freshest ingredients to produce a menu that is delicious and unique to Vinkeles. In 2009 restaurant Vinkeles was awarded a Michelin star.
Reviewed December 27, 2013

We booked a table at Vinkeles for Christmas Day.I cannot do the food and wine justice by describing them. So I would like to thank Caspar and his staff for making the experience so special.
I recommend this restaurant to all those who love fantastic food and we look forward to the next visit.

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René B, General Manager at Vinkeles, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2013

Dear Guest,

Thank you for your thoughtful words about restaurant Vinkeles.
It is great to read that you had such a great experience at Vinkeles during Christmas.

Casper and the Vinkeles Team are looking forward to welcome you for a next time!

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Reviewed December 22, 2013

We had a 5 course dinner with the fitting wine menu. A very nice location, very attentive service and a great and creative dining experience provided us with a perfect evening. A definite recommendation.

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René B, General Manager at Vinkeles, responded to this reviewResponded December 22, 2013

Thank you for sharing your thoughts about restaurant Vinkeles.
We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your dinner experience and the 5 course menu with fitting wines.

We wish you Happy Holidays!

The Vinkeles Team

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Reviewed November 27, 2013

There's a reason this restaurant has a michelin star! The food is delicious, imaginative, service impeccable and well worth a visit....if you can get a table!

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René B, General Manager at Vinkeles, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2013

Dear guest,

Thank you for sharing you experience with us!
We are glad to read that you enjoyed you dinner at restaurant Vinkeles
and we will be happy to welcome you for a next time!

The Vinkeles Team

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Reviewed November 26, 2013

Multiple courses with wine pairing, in a lovely location. Food was exquisite, service was outstanding, delivery and presentation was what one would expect from a Michelin star restaurant. Highly recommend when in Amsterdam!!

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René B, General Manager at Vinkeles, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2013

Dear guest,

Thank you for sharing your thoughts about restaurant Vinkeles!
It is great to read that you enjoyed your experience with us and
that you were pleased with the food wine pairings.

We hope to welcome you for a next time!

The Vinkeles Team

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Reviewed October 12, 2013

Despite an excellent service, we were disappointed by the choice of dishes: fresh makerel with cream , I do not need to pay 100 euros the dinner to find good fresh makerel. The amuse and fish were excellent. The meat and desserts were average.
A glass of Champagne at 26 euros each !!!!

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