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Bordewijk

#650 of 3,123 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighbourhood:
Jordaan
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Noordermarkt 7, 1015 MV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 624 3899
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18:30 - 22:30
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Tue - Sat 18:30 - 22:30
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

If you look for good French food in Amsterdam this is certainly a good place to visit (better make a reservation). The have a good menu and a changing day-menu with 3, 4 or 5 courses. Prices are very reasonable and the staff is friendly.

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Thank Taco T
Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Nice atmosphere, excellent service, unpretentious very tasty French food, good wine selection. Would definitively come back

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Thank Mark R
Muelheim an der Ruhr, Germany
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

I have been there 3 times for dinner in the last few month and will definitely go again. Little expensive, but excellent food. It is in the Jordaan area which is a very nice part of Amsterdam and not overfilled by tourist.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

I think this is a "hidden" gem - if I had to have a "last meal" I'd want it to be here. The long time chef and owner, Wil Demandt, always prepares a delightful French/Dutch fusion meal of fresh local food with wonderful pairings of wine. [If he is out, the other chefs substitute flawlessly.] He more often than not... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

I was overnighting in Amsterdam before taking a flight to UK and coincidentally so was my cousin and her husband so we were excited to catch up and initially the funny system of owner/chef having to go to every table and explain menu & specials was great as it gave us time to catch up but then after one hour... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

the cooks are great, the chief cook is fantastic! You can feel cooking is not just business, it's a way of life for the chief cook, going to the biological market every day, living along the seizons, the love for everything, the wine, original staff.. everything is almost old fashioned taking care of.

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Thank moonkramer
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

I've been to this restaurant several times. It's been around for 25 years, so that speaks to its quality. The food is always great, regional produce and locally caught fish, cooked and served with a very personal touch. You can order a la carte, but the menu is great and very well priced, starting at €40 for 3 courses; there... More 

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Campbell Hall
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217 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Even with walking directions in hand, we had a challenge finding this restaurant. The attention to patrons was excellent, the menu quite interesting and the interior is stark and small with most diners sitting outside. We had the fish special for the evening and although it was to be 'roasted', the whole fish looking like it was just newly caught... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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277 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

If you go out looking for good food in Amsterdam this is THE place to be. No, it is not the "hipster" place to be, although the restaurant looks surprisingly modern. However it already exists for 31 years in exactly this form. At the time it was it's time ahead. The chairs are almost museum pieces and designer chic but... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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355 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

I returned to this restaurant a second time - I went in January. First, my daughter has a list an arm long of foods she can't eat including gluten and all sort of restrictions. I have never seen a fine dining restaurant that extended themselves as much as they did to meeting her needs. The chef looks the part and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, French
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
18:30 - 22:30
Thursday
18:30 - 22:30
Friday
18:30 - 22:30
Saturday
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Noordermarkt 7, 1015 MV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Jordaan
  • Neighbourhood: Jordaan
  • Phone Number: +31 20 624 3899

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

Staying in Jordaan

Neighbourhood Profile
Jordaan
One of Amsterdam’s most preferred outdoor markets and some of the city’s favorite watering holes are but two of the many reasons to save ample time for a stroll through this especially convivial warren of narrow streets with its unfair share of quirky shops and quality galleries. Historically a haven for the working class and emigrants, these days the Jordaan is better known as an enclave for artists and designers. As popular as the Jordaan is as a destination for locals and out-of-towners alike, the area never feels particularly touristy or overrun with outsiders. A highlight even for long-time Jordaan residents, be sure to accept any invitation to step within one of the area’s beloved courtyards or to have a sneak peek inside one of its many working studios.
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