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“A wonderful meal in a wonderful location” 5 of 5 stars
Review of La Rive

La Rive
Ranked #20 of 3,371 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $45 - $79
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Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Plantage & the East
Sydney, Australia
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82 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“A wonderful meal in a wonderful location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013 via mobile

We had dinner here overlooking the Amstel. The food was excellent. The service was truly top notch. The Sommelier who provided matching wine for the degustation meal was incredibly informative about each of the wines which came from different parts of the world. We can highly recommend.

Visited October 2013
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Mexico City
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Perfect and Elegant dinner in Amsterdam”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Went to La Rive this week for a dinner with customers. Ambiance and decoration is very elegant, located in the impressive Intercontinental Hotel in Amsterdam. Food and Service was remarkably good, best I have had in several months. I highly recommend the suggested menu by the chef, with a perfect combination of flavors and textures. Service was simply perfect, all dishes on time, very sympathetic and warm treatment. Wine menu quite decent with a good mix of European bottles. Highly recommended for a best-in-class dinner either with friends or customers, specially when you want a quite and elegant place where conversations and enjoy of the moment are the stars.

  • Visited October 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Beautiful evening”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 via mobile

We had a fantastic experience here. We were seated at a beautiful table looking out at the canal. We had a tasting menu with the accompanying wine tasting. The waiter explained why he chose the wines. You have 2 choices, "The left and the right". The meals are different except for an eel dish. It was a meal we'll be thinking about for quite some time.

Visited October 2013
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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
“Excellent food and wine pairing, served by very knowledgeable, fun staff”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We sampled the 5 course food and wine pairing last Friday. I can honestly say it was one of the most enjoyable evening we have had and we eat out a lot in Houston! The food was fantastic and the wines which were paired were excellent. The atmosphere was superb helped by a very fun loving but knowledgeable staff. I would highly recommend this restaurant !

  • Visited October 2013
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“"Dissapointing"”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Supposed to be the highlight dinner for this trip in Amsterdam but left highly disappointed. Firstly, the restaurant is pretentious and the atmosphere is dead !!!! Food wise, nothing unique and the chef made a blunder at our food!!!! Price is on the high side and service was just so-so.

  • Visited September 2013
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