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Restaurant Elmar

#1,443 of 3,135 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
De Pijp
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Van Woustraat 110, 1073 LS Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 664 6629
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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195 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

We went - 7 people - for a Christmas/Boxing Day dinner. The food, service, setting are excellent. The price is reasonable for Amsterdam. The only pity is that the waiter informed us this is the very last night of service, as the owner has sold the business to a new owner who will open a modern Asian restaurant. I wish... More 

1 Thank Joel019
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2015

Excellent service which was friendly and relaxed. All the meals were explained fully at the table and the chef took the time to come out and describe the main course, which was a nice touch. The dishes were creative and you could also tell the chef had taken great care to include the best seasonal ingredients. it was also very... More 

Thank Chris M
Appleton, Wisconsin
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65 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015

We went to this small and comfortable restaurant due to the reviews and the special pricings for one week. We called at the last minute to get a table, which they gave us, and have to say: IT WAS A WONDERFUL MEAL! We had a four course meal with cocktails and dessert, and were very surprised at the quality. The... More 

Thank ddmuse
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

Charming restaurant. Very creative dishes expertly prepared. Fresh, simple and flavorful ingredients subtly combined to deliver wonderful surprises with every bite. Would not hesitate to recommend Elmar to anyone. Friendly service.

1 Thank hjeffris
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Already 5 times eaten thee. allways different and tastefull. Don't take the same dishes as your partner, because you want to taste everything. Nice atmosphere, inside and in the back a terrass outside with nice soft singing birds. Good wine and smiling, friendly, in service employees.

1 Thank Tineke B
Lille, France
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

This is a really great restaurant! One of my favourit in amsterdam! We took a special menu, only letting the chef know what we wouldnt eat. We had a perfect menu with lots of flavours and classic dishes going in a new trendy dish! Price was excellent! I would really recommend it for couples/ small groups.

Thank 1980-Globe_traveller
Lund, Sweden
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175 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is placed in the southern city center of Amsterdam. The meny is not very various but superdelicious. Everything dish is made from local food and the cooking is very creative. Perfect service!

Thank MilleLisa
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2015 via mobile

We went to have dinner yesterday. It is a small restaurant in 'De Pijp' with only locals as guests. The restaurant is awarded by the gastronomic guide the 'Gault Millau' with 12 points. We were not disappointed! They have a small card with a daily changed menu. We prefered the à la card; salmon, lam and beef. It were all... More 

Thank Uyen H
L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, France
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83 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2014 via mobile

This is SO good that I'm sure they will move closer into town and therefore have to double the prices. Great little place slightly off the beaten track but with food to die for. This week's "wild menu" was impeccable. Added to that, two little "amuse bouche" made it sensational. Great work, Elmar, keep it coming!

1 Thank Alcabe
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2014

Came upon this restaurant by luck, found a parking space just outside and as it was raining didn't want to look around. We got the last table plus a very friendly welcome from both the staff and the diners on the next table. We went for a four course menu with suggested wines, all excellent. The waiter knew the food... More 

1 Thank HaveRecords

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$35
French, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Van Woustraat 110, 1073 LS Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > De Pijp
  • Neighbourhood: De Pijp
  • Phone Number: +31 20 664 6629
5 days a week Elmar is open. From Tuesdays till Saturdays you can have lunch and dinner á la carte. Next to the á la carte-menu, Elmar serves a Menu du Chef. For lunches we also have a more simple menu.Elmar’s kitchen is based on the classical French and Mediterranean kitchen, but is also very much influenced by the international kitchen. We lovingly prepare our dishes traditionally, using fresh homemade ingredients like homemade bread, sausages, pâtés, dressings and deserts. Even the friandises coming with the coffee are homemade! No big fuss, just tasty food!Our menu also includes vegetarian dishes, but Elmar loves to accommodate your (5-course) vegetarian wishes, so do not hesitate to say so! Furthermore, we like to take into account your dietary wishes or food allergies.The restaurant is intimate and attractive in design. You will feel right at home and can relax immediately. As soon as the sun shows itself, our sheltered garden is the place to be: sunny, quiet and peaceful!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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De Pijp
Bustling Albert Cuypstraat serves as the main drag through De Pijp and the location for Albert Cuyp Market, the largest and most famous of Amsterdam’s many outdoor markets. Beyond this sometimes-frantic thoroughfare, tiny lanes beckon urban explorers in search of the latest trends and hidden gems. Nearly half the residents living in De Pijp are foreigners and a good number of them are students. Here you'll find a multitude of ethnic restaurants, great cafes and bars, and a brilliant array of locally owned shops, all catering to a broad range of budgets and tastes.
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