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Rainarai Westgasfabriek

Polonceau-kade 40, 1014 DA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 486 7109
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible15%
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Middle Eastern, African, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Polonceau-kade 40, 1014 DA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Nice location. Cosy restaurant. The music a bit too hard. Great food, lot of choice for vegetarians. The service was okay.

Thank Sereina D
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Yes yummie food, great atmosphere and fun way of serving and dining. Great Arabic oriental way of cooking, fresh herbs, spicy ingredients. w'll be back!

Thank veronique m
Reviewed 5 October 2017

There's a really nice relaxed atmosphere to this place, and clearly all involved give a (Amster)damn. The food is vaguely Algerian, so expect flavours and textures similar to Moroccan food. I was a bit disappointed with the chef's platter, but it was a good place...More

Thank SimonAndSamAndGrace
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

When I go to have a dinner, I don't look just for a nice food, but I look for a nice atmosphere, with friendly service, in this place I found all of this! Show of food! The best!

Thank Houssem A
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We were more than 10 to have dinner here, so we had different plates to share and taste a bit of everything. Portions were not that big but overall good, overpriced though. Service was terrible.

Thank Airin L
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Ranïnaraï is a North African restaurant in Amsterdam. It's located in the refurbished Westergas area in the Westerpark of Amsterdam. The restaurant has a nice terrace, which offers views on a canal. You eat at long tables, which can be a quite sociable experience. For...More

Thank Dan K
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The large detached building in the lovely Westerpark is full of character and has an amazing terrace with bamboo structures and lanterns which make for an inviting atmosphere. It was not busy when we arrived early evening, and things started well as the waitress took...More

Thank AJDF
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

It is now one of my favourite restaurants. Food was great and the atmosphere were even better. Highly recommend

Thank Isa H
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We had an amazing lunch at the restaurant -- if I describe it, it may sound a bit odd but it was super tasty -- grilled vegetables with a sauce, a nice sausauge (a bit like merguez but not so strongly spiced), a fish fillet,...More

Thank Ivt
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I was here in a party of 19 at the end of a big exhibition. The staff were great, the food was absolutely delicious. Spices were delicate and fragrant and this food felt life enhancing and nourishing as well. The house red is good, my...More

Thank JoMcA13
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Polonceau-kade 40, 1014 DA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 20 486 7109
Second location of Rainarai, the one on the site is the central one Prinsengracht, whereas this is located in a park about 2 km from the city centre.
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