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“Excellent food in modern atmosphere” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bolenius

Bolenius
Ranked #210 of 3,435 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Dutch, European, French
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Excellent food in modern atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

You want passion for cooking go for this restaurant.
Modern interior with modern style cooking, excellent food

Excellent head chef and maître d'

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Food
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1 Thank milkolisette
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Hebrew first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Level Contributor
272 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
“Terrible pretentious nonsense. ”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014 via mobile

If you want to eat bland, pretentious good and pretend to be a sophisticated Dam socialite. Then this awful bland place is for you.

Right in THE buzz area of Amsterdam Zuid......terrible decor, poor staff, dull yet unbelievable pretentious rubbish served as food......if you like zombie movies this place is for you.

If not - do yourself a favour - go somewhere (anywhere) else.

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6 Thank FreezingIrish
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The Netherlands
Level Contributor
40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Finally quality fine-dining in the Zuidas!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

This is really a hidden gem which I fear more people will find their way to shortly especially after reviews like this. But I really have to compliment the team for such an amazing and surprising dining experience. We were 16 guests and went for the tasting menu. Upon arrival we informed the staff that almost half were vegetarians, one a vegan, one couldn't eat fish but everything was magically arranged without any problems. The staff was also extremely friendly and attentive. But above all the food was amazing and so unique. Our foreign guests also agreed this would be a meal they would never forget. And if Asian guests compliment the service you know it is good! I can highly recommend this restaurant to anybody. Probably my best meal in Amsterdam ever to date and I have had quite a few! Indeed getting close to Michelin star quality although I hope if that happens it will not spoil the good atmosphere or make it too chique. Keep up the good work! We will be back very soon again!

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Food
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1 Thank PandyH
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Hoorn
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Top lunches”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013 via mobile

Many times enjoyed the great bolenius lunches. Excellent Food, affordable and great services. Michelin star Quality on all fronts. Must do in Amsterdam. Ask for specials from their city garden!

Visited November 2013
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1 Thank Maarten B
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Groningen, The Netherlands
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126 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“Get your senses surprised”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

After being sitted show started : 7 different amuses where you are being surprised on combinations and taste. You use your hands, palms fingers all are needed and used. Soup with seagrass, shells, fish slightly fried with wonderfull light sauce : very equilibrated in taste, colour and texture. Deer with red(knol) baked in own juice in the skin of salt (what a simple but delightful idea !!) with perfect hunter sauce was extraordinary. Dessert with orange mix of sweets that are not sweet but rather neutraal (and therefore not heavy on stomach) very original and wise.
All dishes are surprise, local Amsterdam ingredients raise association with taste from before yet in a completely different substance. Come there, relax and start culinairy jouney trough new amsterdam cuisine !!

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Food
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1 Thank erjavec
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