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De Palmboom

#774 of 2,996 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Red Light District (De Wallen)
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Rusland 17, 1012 CK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
31206231231
Today
12:00 - 22:30
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Point Clare, Australia
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful meal in the restaurant and the service was great. Especially Lauren who was the waitress.

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Thank CBeagle2110
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We chose a quiet early dinner in our Raddison Blu Hotel- excellent choice! They had a special for us this fabulous Friday- yum! The red wine was delicious - as well as the filled me up at filet mignon and view we enjoyed together! Pretty certain we had the double Dutch which was many different choices of Dutch desserts!

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Watford
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

I enjoyed a lovely dinner in this cosy restaurant, part of the RadissonBlu hotel. Being vegetarian, I was pleased and somewhat surprised to see at least three vegetarian main courses on the menu. The homemade tomato soup with basil was the best I have ever tasted and the mushroom and pea ravioli was also very tasty. Candlelight adds to the... More 

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lytham
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Had a nice meal of ribeye steak which was perfectly cooked, along with a selection of vegetables and fries. My husband had the sea bass which he thoroughly enjoyed also. I followed with Belgian dark chocolate mousse. My husband settled for the ice cream.

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Los Gatos, California
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

This hotel restaurant is a good value for dinner. It is nice but not stuffy. The service is about average for Amsterdam (friendly but it can be somewhat slow), but this is made up for the really fine good food. They specialize in using fresh, local ingredients and have some fun local "twists" such as savory Amsterdam donut appetizer. Since... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

It's rare to have eggs at breakfast buffets that are soft boiled, but here it actually was; perfect! The buffet has a large selection of baked goods, hot and cold food and fresh juices (not watered down, you can even squeeze yourself!) and fresh fruit. The staff is very attentive and nice. Highly recommended

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London, England
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90 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

The restaurant looks very appealing when looking from the outside. Unfortunately all less so once seated. The scallops were not enough cooked and cold. The steak tartare was a thin layer of meat served on a potato salad. It should read potato salad instead of steak tartar. All main courses being meat or fish had the same garnishments and vegetables.... More 

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Ebony, Virginia
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67 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

Special was fresh Salmon with white asparagus. Salmon prepared to perfection. Cannot say enough. Try it!

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Broken Arrow
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

I was very pleased with the quality of food, presentation and service. Just happened to time it when their special "white asparagus" menu was available. We were blown away. If anyone would have told me I would have raved about asparagus soup I would have laughed at them. The main course- salmon w/asparagus etc. Awesome!! We loved it so much,... More 

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Australia
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140 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

We spent six nights in Amsterdam and were terribly tired of pub and cafe food. We found this restaurant and were thrilled with the food quality and service. Local produce is used with an emphasis on Dutch cuisine and organic vegetables and the dishes on offer were varied with several different tastes on each plate. Highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Dutch, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rusland 17, 1012 CK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Neighbourhood: Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Phone Number: 31206231231

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

Staying in Red Light District (De Wallen)

Neighbourhood Profile
Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to view some of the city’s most picturesque canals, historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples of traditional local architecture – not to mention Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some less salubrious activities drawing the curious to this age-old part of time. Nevertheless, the Red Light District is still a very safe and incredibly fascinating area where at the turn of a corner you can be transported from the dingy glow of modern day neon red to a glorious 16th century Delft blue dreamscape.
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