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Bolenius

#187 of 3,093 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
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George Gershwinlaan 30, 1082 MT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 404 4411
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Today
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

High end dutch cuisine. Original dutch ingredients and flavors put together with creativity and taste. Creates wonderful dishes , surprising in the most positive way every time. Amazing

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Thank Eelco R
Brussels
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the service, and the absence of 'overdoing it because we are exclusive'; as a vegetarian I was very impressed by / pleased with the excellent and tasteful veggie spices.

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Thank KristinMW
Breda, The Netherlands
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, very helpful people, lovely dishes with interesting twists and tastes. Would like to recommend the place with its own garden.

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Thank Dirk-Jan S
London, United Kingdom
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180 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a client lunch at this restaurant. Found it very sterile and the menu was quite limited. Each course was explained to us, but some very strange combinations. The cod was delicious, cooked to perfection The veg are gardened on site, and I would say it’s a nice place to go to in fine weather. But for a client meeting,... More 

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Thank MrsGiroud
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Positives: I was accommodated with limited notice on a Monday evening as a solo diner. Mostly friendly service, nice dessert with freshly shaved winter truffle, intriguing garden course with associated menu, lighting that changed with the courses. Negatives: overall I was not impressed with either of the main courses provided in the 5 course tasting menu. Veal course was so... More 

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Thank Mari R
Paris, France
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66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

I was here one year and an half ago and i just have to confirm the place: Food! Wine! Atmosphere! Service! Top, top, top, top. Then it is a bit fare from the center... but the good thing is that you have not much tourists;-))) Let's try another approach of Amsterdam gastronomy on his best side! They have a garden... More 

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Thank peojacque
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Whole-heartedly recommended. Excellent service creative and surprising menu. Great. Will definitely go back.

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Thank Mark B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

An amazing dining experience, with great food, good service and an enjoyable setting. We had the 5 course tasting menu and loved every bit of it. Was a great way to spend our last evening in Amsterdam and I couldn't recommend it enough.

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Thank Richard W
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This restaurant reminds me of Heston Blumenthal cooking but the advantage here is that you do not have wait half an hour in between each course, food is slightly wacky but delicious, without doing any spoiling of the surprises, the taste of the sorbet completely caught me out but I loved it and the way one of the courses is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Wow! This was quite possibly the best meal I have ever had. The theatricality of the presentation was one thing. But to have food with such unusual, yet delicately balanced flavors put this restaurant on an exceptionally high level. Tastes should be interesting and combined to form a harmonic combination, like a musical chord. The subtlety of the palates of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Dutch, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: George Gershwinlaan 30, 1082 MT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 20 404 4411

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?