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“Wonderful evening out”
Review of De Voetangel

De Voetangel
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French, International
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: Take a minute to catch your breath from today’s hustle and bustle. In the beautiful ‘Ronde Hoep’ polder, between the villages of Amstelveen and Abcoude, where the three rivers "The Bullewijk", "The Holendrecht" and "The Waver" merge, you will find our uniquely situated restaurant. Only ten minutes from Amsterdam and Amstelveen. Looking out over the water and pastures you can see the skyline of Amsterdam Southeast with the Amsterdam Arena, Afas live and the Ziggo Dome. In this rural setting, in one of the most beautiful places in the Netherlands, you can enjoy pure, fresh, traditional international cuisine with Dutch influences, with the Leurs family and their staff. Fine wines, a warm, cosy and romantic atmosphere and attentive, friendly hostesses ensure you have a fantastic experience in a relaxed atmosphere. And always with ample and free parking... De Voetangel. That food... that hospitality... that view!
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Level 5 Contributor
59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Wonderful evening out”
Reviewed July 1, 2014

We had a wonderful Wedding Anniversary meal out at this restaurant.
It is a bit out of the way, but a hidden gem.
The food was of an excellent quality, very friendly service and an extensive wing list.
Lovely views over the water and fields, we will definitely be back.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank Victoria W
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Bucharest, Romania
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Generous and welcoming”
Reviewed April 26, 2014

On two minutes walking distance from Villa Oldenhoff, right near the river, this restaurant pleasant service with generous portions of well cooked dishes. We had scallops, a vegetarian starter and two times fish with it's own garnish, next to it we were served fresh appelmoes, potatoe gratin and side salads. On one hand these extra side dishes appears a bit outdated, but on the better hand they were tasty and the meal was excellent value for money.The view is fantastic. Recommended also for the summer terrace.

Visited April 2014
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Ouderkerk aan de Amstel, The Netherlands
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Experience it yourself.”
Reviewed April 15, 2014

See the rating. We enjoyed every visit. So do our children. Service, food and ambiance are in balance aswell as the winechart. You do not have to agree but it is worth experiencing it yourself.

  • Visited September 2013
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Level 6 Contributor
681 reviews
346 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 319 helpful votes
“Big and cozy restaurant hidden in Ouderkerk”
Reviewed November 29, 2013

This is a big and cozy restaurant hidden in a lonely road in Ouderkerk a/d Amstel. It's the type that the Dutch like, because can accommodate groups in separate rooms and you have to drive to a rural area, through a narrow road enough for a car in one direction and bikes in both sides. So you drive slowly, measuring space when another car come in your direction, until to get in the middle of nowhere to a big and at the same time "gezellig" (nice & cozy) restaurant, you would never find unless you live in that area or a friend who lives there tells you about it.

I went there for lunch with a group of friends for a celebration. I liked the environment and I consider the food good. It was not really very good, but not average either. Just good. The starter was really good, but the main dish, which I had an entrecôte, came a bit cold and almost raw. Then I realised that the waiters didn't ask anybody about how they want their meat. For dessert I had a trio with pear tart/ice cream/bavarois, which was delicious. Price a bit high.

The service, although friendly was quite slowly, and at that day we were the only people in the restaurant. So I guess there is no way for the service to be improved when they have a full house.

  • Visited November 2013
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Level 5 Contributor
63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Quality and Quantity.....High Excellence”
Reviewed June 28, 2013

We celebrated my retirement with a dinner for two at this old established restaurant. The food was very delicious and there was plenty of it.
Bread, fresh cream butter, pesto mayonnaise and olive oil was served copiously.
Starters; 1. Salmon Tompoes & 2. Salt beef and duck liver terrine. Both very tasty and most unusual.
Main course; 1. Risotto with peas, onion & pecorino cheese shavings. 2. 350 gr. steak with Japanese butter and huge chips. Side servings of salad & potato au gratin. Too good for words.
Dessert; we both had creme brûlée with lavender, orange and grilled pineapple.......again, to die for.
A good bottle of Californian merlot was a great additive to the meal.
The service was excellent, the young lady was very attentive, kind and helpful.

We can highly recommend this fine restaurant.

  • Visited June 2013
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