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Mata Hari

) #165 of 3,241 Restaurants in Amsterdam $$ - $$$ , , European
Oudezijds Achterburgwal 22, 1012 DM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 205 0919
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good50%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Dutch, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Oudezijds Achterburgwal 22, 1012 DM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I live in Amsterdam and have visited this restaurant/bar a couple times. The atmosphere can be enjoyable even when the location becomes over crowded, which it often does. However, I must warn non-native Dutch patrons to be aware that a few (not all) of the...More

Thank quinmero2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Sunday summer night, it had a live jazz band! Excellent music and great drinks. Will come back

Thank NikiNY1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose this place because it got great ratings and it didn't disappoint. The food was delicious and the service was great. My husband had wine spilled on him by our waitress by accident and she gave us a card to get reimbursed for cleaning....More

Thank kfabbrolous
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Right in the red light district. Make reservations- this is a popular place! We liked the ambience, attentive service and appetizer plate. Was recommended by locals.

Thank Anke S
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Four of us had a wonderful 2 1/2 hours in the beautiful spring sun by the canal (Oudezids Achterburgwal). Food was tasty, hot to the table. Beers were great. All round Great experience

Thank LUKE A
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Nice location. Okay beermenu. The foodmenu seems to be good and the prices is ok. It's just by the river and the workinggirls in the redlightdistrict.

Thank Asgeir L
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We had an awesome time at this bar. We sat at a table for over 6 hours and had fantastic service. Our waiter, Guido, was polite and professional. We had a large party, sat at a bench overlooking the canal. A great place right in...More

Thank Dutchman101
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Best place in town!! Located, secretly at the red light district mata hari is a true plesure to eat first and the enjoy the bar!!

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

I visited twice in the past year, once with husband for lunch and once with a group of friends for dinner. Both times I had a lovely meal in a nice atmosphere. The first time was probably better as we could order á la carte,...More

Thank Peregrina83
Reviewed 4 May 2017

My daughters have told me for years to dine/lunch at Mata Hari, but the crowded area at "de Wallen" is too much for me .. too bad. Today I had lunch with a friend from the US at Mata Hari and knew what I had...More

Thank X10Amsterdam
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$26
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oudezijds Achterburgwal 22, 1012 DM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Neighbourhood: Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 205 0919
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