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Restaurant Simpel

) #988 of 3,317 Restaurants in Amsterdam $$ - $$$ European, French,
Ferdinand Bolstraat 11, 1072 LA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 672 0672
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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European, French, Dutch, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Ferdinand Bolstraat 11, 1072 LA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They do simple in a classy way. We walked into here on Friday night without reservation. Lucky, as only two seats left. The staff were attentive. The ambience was divine. Rustic modern vibe. Very chilled.Very relaxed. I had two starters as a main. Tuna Tartae...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We came here as I bought a social deal voucher for 2 persons. We were quite impressed with the food and wine. The service was brilliant and each course was explained to us with passion.

Thank Jamesy289
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The team here pay attention to detail. The atmosphere is wonderful, cosy without being cramped in the way that many Euro restaurants can be. Our waiter was super friendly and improved all dishes on the tasting menu to make my pregnant partner feel special, not...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I just love this restaurant, the food is amazing and tasty, the atmosphere is nice, romantic and relaxing, the music was good and the most important the food was just Delicious. I book this place for a dinner with friends or for a romantic dinner...More

Thank Macarena J
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We know this area well and found this restaurant on the Dining City site. We had a special set menu which was excellent value. The service was efficient and helpful. Would have no problem recommending this as a place to eat.

Thank break3
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Went to the restaurant with a couple of friends because it looked cute and cozy from the outside. The waiter was welcoming, but very forgetful. First, he gave us no menus at all, and once he did, and we ordered he forgot half of the...More

Thank travelieva
Reviewed 28 June 2016

we had a 5 course surprise diner with friends, very taste full. The entourage was simple. and very helpfull waitresses. Also we had a bottle white wine and they serve water. THE Netherlands iT is not common to Gent water with your meal. Most of...More

Thank Martin M
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Simple never disappoints.great menu,beautifully cooked food and great service. Also very cosy restaurant,perfect for a date

Thank Sylwia_Beyonce
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

We where here with a group, service was quite fast although forgetting to repeatedly asking for drinks. Food was nothing special although not bad.

Thank manuskie
Reviewed 2 May 2016

After reading mixed reviews on Tripadvisor, we decided to go for it. We had a dinercard and Simpel was one of the few restaurants accepting this card. I once lived in Amsterdam for 11 years, in this area ... De Pijp. De Pijp is a...More

Thank Simone M
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$41
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ferdinand Bolstraat 11, 1072 LA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > De Pijp
  • Neighbourhood: De Pijp
  • Phone Number: +31 20 672 0672
  • E-mail
Simpel is situated in the heart of 'de Pijp' neighbourhood, known for its diversity of colourful shops, trendy bars and good restaurants. Our motto is less is more. We offer pure, basic food in a simple but stylish setting. Also important to know is that our food is fresh and our menu affordable, so Simpel is good value for money as well! The tasteful inviting interior attracts a wide variety of people and is ideally suited for lunches, dinners, presentations, parties or any other celebration! Visit our website to see our special group brochure. A visit to our restaurant is easy to combine with some great city sightseeing because Amsterdam's most popular tourist attractions like Albert Cuyp market, Heineken Experience, Rijksmuseum,Stedelijk museum and Van Goghmuseum are all located withing walking distance from Simpel. The tasteful inviting interior attracts a wide variety of people and is ideally suited for lunches, dinners, presentations, parties or any other celebration!
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