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Review of Restaurant Vlaming

Restaurant Vlaming
Ranked #28 of 3,998 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $24 - $48
Cuisines: Diner, Dutch, International
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Jordaan
Description: A family owned bistro where we serve nice dishes with a good quality - price relation in a friendly atmosphere. We serve here the "worldfamous" (anyway in Amsterdam) Sticky Toffee Pie and home-made Limoncello.
Reviewed October 10, 2013

I went to the main restaurant on lindengracht the other night with my partner.....wow what a meal. Definitely a highlight of our weeklong trip to the city. For a start the restaurant itself and the decor is absolutely beautiful. But as with most places in Amsterdam you will not feel out of place however you are dressed! The service was wonderful, the gentleman who looked after us was very good at his job, he made us feel very welcome whilst not being overbearing. He took time to chat to us about the food and our trip.

The sharing starter is a must, you get a tiered platter with a selection of starters, including a shot of soup, prawns, goats cheese, charcuterie and pâté. Not only did it look fabulous but it was also very tasty! I had the risotto for main, which was lovely, and my boyfriend had steak. It was on the rare side of medium....maybe something to bear in mind if you order a steak here! He enjoyed it nonetheless.

The only downside of our whole night was the group of Americans sat next to us. They all seemed to speak VERY LOUDLY, which ruined the ambience a bit.

All in all a great night. It was pricey enough, but worth it. A nice place for a special occasion or your last night on holiday. Seek this place out, you can thank me later ;)

Thank suziesaysso
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Reviewed October 10, 2013 via mobile

I've just been there. I was alone in Amsterdam traveling for professional reasons. The food was good ans well cooked. I had the trio fish and pheasant with crispy steamed vegetables. Nice staff too.

Thank sabcas_007
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Reviewed October 6, 2013

We went to Vlaming in the Prinsengracht and as they couldn't accommodate us I asked about Lindengracht. They checked and said fully booked. But we went the anyway to see for ourselves. V warm greeting, we were offered a place at the bar and then were told there may be a table, and sure enough there was. Packed, buzzy, ice cold water supplied without being asked (almost a first in 12 months!),extremely tender steak, lovely mix of green veg, the obligatory chips and mayo. Lovely friendly servers. Many thanks.
PS the reason for giving it a very good rating and not an excellent is simply because whilst it is excellent at what it wants to do, it is not, nor does it pretend to be, a top, top sort of place. It's more of a bistro

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Thank Greenish
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Reviewed October 3, 2013

I was together with my girlfriend to eat something. Food was good but not very special at all. The staff wasn't very friendly to us. The price was very expensive. Maybe next time better.

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Frans1951, Eigenaar at Restaurant Vlaming, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2013

Hello Caroline, I wonder why you rate us with just 1 star whilst you give us 2 or 3 stars per single category??? Most of our other guests underline that we have a extremely kind staff and serve nice food at a good quality - price relation in a warm, familiar atmosphere. So it's a pity that you didn't experience that. But also your other reviews for other restaurants are very negative, so maybe Amsterdam is simply not your kind of town... Regards, Frans Vlaming

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Reviewed October 2, 2013

Small place, casual, charming, non tourist, always full, great food, greater deserts!
Very friendly and helpfull staff.

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Thank Rubens G
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