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Mata Hari

$$ - $$$, , European
Oudezijds Achterburgwal 22, 1012 DM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 205 0919
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good47%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Dutch, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Oudezijds Achterburgwal 22, 1012 DM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere is great and the cocktails are strong and fairly priced at around €10 each. However the food is a huge disappointment. The menu choice is tiny for such a prominent restaurant. The steak I had was very poor quality - overly fatty and...More

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, vibey and friendly service. In the heart of Amsterdam and close to great restaurants and other bars if you are bar hopping in the tourist district

Thank WA365
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came into this establishment with a couple of friends for a spot of light lunch, we went in to get a table and were gestured, rather nonchalantly, to an area we could sit, so we went and sat at an appropriate table. I put...More

Thank Callum S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu is quite special with different than normal food choices. We enjoyed everything we ordered.

Thank alzybaby
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been there twice as the place is really nice; They offer nice coffee, relaxing atmosphere and they have the politest, most helpful, cheerful staff. Definitely worths a visit.

Thank Atheena7
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

So thought we'd try our luck as it was valentines day, walked in about ten past 7, and no reservation but they still managed to give us a cosy nook to eat on, we both ordered a valentines special 3 course menu. Entree was amazing...More

Thank Lachlan C
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Visited this bar on our previous visit a couple of summers ago. Enjoyed fabulous drinks then, and it was the same this time round. We were welcomed with the same relaxed but friendly service. We also had lunch there this time and it was very...More

Thank mjnoliver
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Having not been to Amsterdam or the Red Light District before we didn’t know where to go and a lot of the bars we saw looked either touristy or seedy. We found this one right at the very end of the street and I’m glad...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

My sister came over to Amsterdam and we had a really nice evening strolling through the Grachts and red light district of the old town which this restaurant is conveniently located at. After waiting for a bit to long we got our meines and ordered...More

Thank Maurits S
Reviewed 21 January 2018

The Mata Hari has a super nice location and Bar. The drinks are excellent, and the atmosphere is great. And this is why I am giving this three stars and not less. We were with a larger group in a restaurant, which meant we could...More

1  Thank HannahClimber
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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
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
  • E-mail
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