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La Rive

Professor Tulpplein 1, 1018 GX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 520 3264
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (44 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (18 reviews)
“wagyu beef” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, French, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Professor Tulpplein 1, 1018 GX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed yesterday

Perfect place to sit down with a glass of wine, Great food and nice service. High quality and cosy restaurant,

Thank Lucija G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have to say that the food here is some of the best I have ever tasted! Attention to detail in respect of presentation was first class. My wife and I chose the tasting menu and each course was a delight. The ‘wine flight ’...More

2  Thank Peter O
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Peter, Thank you kindly for sharing your beautiful experience with us. We would like to extend our most sincere gratitude for the amazing compliments towards our La Rive team, which will absolutely be shared. The fact that you have enjoyed your evening in our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was possible to choose from two "directions" of a menu with around seven courses. It was an experience that I will never forget. Excellent service.More

1  Thank Ann N
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ann, Thank you kindly for sharing your five-star experience with Restaurant La Rive. It fills us with true proud that you will never forget your excellent experience with us! We will definitely share this with our La Rive team. Thank you for the amazing...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The overall experience at La Rive is impressive. The Amstel hotel is very classy with its marble entrance hall and doorkeepers in tuxedos. The restaurant is just as exclusive with old-school wooden furniture with golden rims, paintings of the Dutch masters of the golden ages...More

Thank welovejetlag
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Renata, Thank you so much for sharing your impressive experience with Restaurant La Rive. We are extremely happy to learn that you have enjoyed your dinner in our restaurant so much. The fact that you were most impressed by the consistency of the dishes...More

Reviewed 4 January 2018

We had a reservation at La Rive during our stay in Amsterdam. We had the tasting menu and it was not only superb, but it was a work of art as well. I highly suggest the wine pairing which was superb. Easily the best service...More

1  Thank toddayo
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Dear Sir, Dear Madam, Thank you so much for sharing your five-star experience with restaurant La Rive. It fills us with joy to learn that you have had an superb experience, including the best service you have ever had. Thank you for your loving words....More

Reviewed 4 January 2018

Located in the Amstel Hotel, La Rive is positioned (as you might guess) by the water. The tables are large and spread out so you have a very private dining experience. Had I not been to Rijks the evening before, this restaurant would have received...More

Thank WFerg2016
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Dear Sir, Dear Madam, Thank you kindly for sharing your pleasant experience with restaurant La Rive. We are more than happy to learn that you have enjoyed your private dining experience, including exceptionally high quality food. We look forward to welcoming you again when you...More

Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We celebrated new year here and the service was Michelin star without a doubt. The 5 course tasting menu was just right even without the wine. Bye the way their wine list is worth looking at even if you do not choose anything. The location...More

Thank r m
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Dear Sir, Dear Madam, Happy New Year! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your excellent experience with restaurant La Rive. We are more than happy to learn that you have enjoyed your New Year's Eve so much. Thank you for you...More

Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We too 2 different tasting manus. Some were better than others. Some felt too much alike. Some were excellent and in some the flavors weren’t balanced. Prices are very high.More

Thank Dorit N
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Dear Sir, Dear Madam Dorit, Thank you kindly for taking the time to share your experience with restaurant La Rive. We are pleased to learn that you have enjoyed most of your dinner so much. Since we strive for the best, we truly look forward...More

Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

hello we are looking for a good gourmet restaurant in amsterdam. do you have a few vegetarian dishes as well? kind regardsMore

Thank Carole C
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2017

Dear Carole, Thank you so much for your question and interest in restaurant La Rive! We do serve vegetarian dishes. When making your reservation, please let us know that you are a vegetarian and everything will be according to your wishes and needs. Please let...More

Reviewed 24 December 2017

Four of us went for a special birthday. Service was excellent and so was the atmosphere. The food was wonderful. A little pricey but worth itMore

Thank dfmorris
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2017

Dear Sir, Dear Madam, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your great experience with restaurant La Rive. We are more than happy to learn that your special birthday dinner was a great success and it fills us with joy that both...More

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Anniewrigh
10 May 2017|
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Response from Simon F | Reviewed this property |
Credit cards are accepted & it's well worth the price.
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Kim T
4 March 2017|
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Response from poppiesbrother | Reviewed this property |
I think smart causal is ok. We were in trousers and shirts but I also saw some people in jeans and shirts. The menu changes often but usually there are two menus and we were allowed to mix the menu if we wanted
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gskantzaris
21 December 2016|
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Response from Anita B | Property representative |
Dear Georgios, Thank you for your reply. I apologise for the fact we didn't reply on your criticism about the restaurant. I will definitely pass your comment to our architect. We try to create the best atmosphere around and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$80
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Professor Tulpplein 1, 1018 GX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Binnenstad
  • Neighbourhood: Binnenstad
  • Phone Number: +31 20 520 3264
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Description
Dine in style overlooking the Amstel river at restaurant La Rive. Culinary excellence and extraordinary hospitality makes restaurant La Rive a class of its own.
Under the inspired culinary leadership of Chef de Cuisine Roger Rassin, Maitre Ronald Opten and Sommelier Ted Bunnik, every guest is assured of a culinary experience. La Rive is a member of the culinary restaurant association Alliance Gastronomique. The exceptional wine expertise of our three sommeliers in combination with the creativity of our kitchen contribute to a unique and unforgettable dining experience.
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