We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Review of Nevy - CLOSED

Cuisines: Seafood
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: Centrum
Description: "Overlooking Amsterdam’s river IJ on the Westerdoksdijk, new Nevy restaurant is the latest addition to the local gastronomic family that includes Envy and Vyne. This time, the focus is on fish. A safe choice for a city built on water perhaps but Nevy takes things up a notch. Here, the fruits of many seas are served in a beautiful blue and gold interior that’s part nod to old market halls, and part gallery hung with fish x-ray photos. Guests who aren’t squeamish about eyeballs visit a ‘raw bar’ to choose their fish or shellfish, and decide whether to have it raw, creviche, grilled or tempura. Fixed dishes served in the other room reflect Nevy restaurant’s eclectic international mood, with a lively menu co-ordinated by Michelin-starred chef Robert Kranenborg. And it’s all based on environmentally sound principles. "
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed February 21, 2014

The menu here is wonderful with some great eclectic selections.if you like fish and seafood this is a good choice. The service is very good indeed. Our food was of a very high standard with some wonderful flavours and attention to detail.
It is such a shame we were the only diners there on a Sunday night! The restaurant itself is beautifully situated on the waterfront, the tables and decor are beautiful and modern. Can't understand why such a top quality place was empty. It must cost a fortune to run such an upmarket place. We almost turned back on our way there as the lighting is so subdued from the outside we thought it was closed! Glad we didn't as we were rewarded with such great food. It is worth making the effort to go here for a meal if you don't mind the quiet atmosphere inside.

Visited February 2014
Thank dunveganArgyll
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

86 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Level 4 Contributor
42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Excellent little find”
Reviewed December 10, 2013

Whilst staying at Room Mate Aitana Hotel and getting a little bit bored of venturing under the bridge to get into the city for dinner, we decided to take the hotels advise and pop along to the blue building about 200 meters away! A little gem! Really great food and staff. Unfortunately, due to location the restaurant was so empty (which was a shame). I really do hope that there are better transport links to this part of the town as it is so close to Centraal Station, but that walk is really off-putting. The quality was brilliant which probably explained this being our most expensive meal whilst in Amsterdam!

  • Visited December 2013
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Thank Shazfern
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Southampton, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Company night out”
Reviewed December 2, 2013

We were here on a large business occasion with all of our European offices and some distributors. The menu was set for us, but overall the quality was good, the meat particularly was cooked just right and very tender to the bite, they continuously replenished the bread basket, helped us with a abundant quantity of red and white wine and the dessert was also very tasty. The service was efficient, professional and courteous. Overall a good night out and I would recommend it for similar function.

  • Visited November 2013
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Thank Laura T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“They could not be bothered to serve coffee or collect the bill...”
Reviewed October 23, 2013

Eaten at Nevy a few times (probably 4 or 5). I cannot deny it's a fantastic view, right on the water and you can spend a lovely lunch or evening here. The fish and chips is recommended.

But I think I had my last trip there. Service has never been speedy, but this last time I was completely fed up. We were underserved - and waited an hour for food. After eating, we would have enjoyed more wine, or perhaps a coffee. But the waiter, who stood chatting for more than 20 minutes to a couple behind us almost studiously ignored us. In the end, I got up to go, asking to the waiting staff in general if they'd like to give me the bill, but no one came. I stood by the till. No one bothered to come. After about 10 mins i walked out slowly to unlock my bike and tried once more to pay, which I eventually was allowed to. I eat out a lot, and I can count on fingers of one hand the times I've not tipped: This was one of those times.

Sorry guys, but I'm not coming back. I know you've had some bad luck with the ongoing road-building work, but I think your service should be able to overcome that.

Visited August 2013
Thank adam d
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Level 5 Contributor
36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“A nice romantic atmosphere”
Reviewed September 20, 2013 via mobile

It is located on the Amstel with a beautiful view. The outside seating area is romantically lit with candles in the evening. We were a group of about 20 people. The inside of restaurant had a simple but very well kept decore. Food was nice with a variety ranging from steaks to seafood. Service was quick. The only negative thing i could say really was the fact that when ordering steak no one asked how we would like it cooked. I'm not used to eating rare cooked steak. And when we asked if it could be cooked for longer, it was taken and returned again in a still undercooked state. Dessert was very nice.

  • Visited September 2013
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Thank Suzyshloozy
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Nevy also viewed

Amsterdam, North Holland Province
Amsterdam, North Holland Province
Amsterdam, North Holland Province
Amsterdam, North Holland Province
Amsterdam, North Holland Province
Amsterdam, North Holland Province

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing