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Restaurant Vermeer

Prins Hendrikkade 59-72 | NH Barbizon Palace Hotel, 1012 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 556 4885
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Prins Hendrikkade 59-72 | NH Barbizon Palace Hotel, 1012 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 173 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Took my girlfriend here as a surprise, we were both highly impressed with not just the food itself but the ambiance and the attention to detail in the interiors and the service. The staff were very attentive and we enjoyed listening to the explanation of...More

Thank Fabio M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have tried several one star Michelin restaurant but this one is not only stand out but also one of the best. Food was truly amazing with great combination or varieties and atmosphere was so relaxing. Among all the services were one of the best...More

Thank TKthailand
Conings M, General Manager at Restaurant Vermeer, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear TK, Thank you for this great review about your experience in our restaurant. We are delighted to read that you thought it was a magical evening. This feeling is what we want to provide to our guests. We will share your lovely comments to...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

The Vermeer restaurant combines extraordinarily creative and high quality food, super nice staff, and a cool location with a casual atmosphere. There were a lot of young people and all seemed to be delighted. This restaurant is a must-do when you are in Amsterdam!More

Thank Leonie W
Conings M, General Manager at Restaurant Vermeer, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Dear Leonie, Thank you for this extraordinary review. We are delighted to read you had an extra ordinary feeling during your dinner. We are delighted to read that you would recommend other food lovers to go to restaurant Vermeer. We will share your comments to...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Staff very polite, friendly and knowledgeable of menu, locally grown produce and wines. Started off with cocktail then... We ate: 5 courses Vermeer Rhubarb with sugar and pepper Rhubarb ice cream rosemary Saint Joseph wine Snow peas with gooseberry sauce Mackerel pickled apple juice &...More

Thank BobbyGentry
Conings M, General Manager at Restaurant Vermeer, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Dear Bobby, Thank you for this amazing review of your magical evening in restaurant Vermeer. We are delighted to read you had an extra ordinary feeling during your dinner and indeed you are correct that we grow a lot of vegetables by ourselves and the...More

Reviewed 23 June 2017

I love to splurge on food once in a while and choosing Vermeer was plainly a fantastic idea. We went for the whole menu incl. morel mushrooms, along with wine pairings. The dishes were in my mind copying the spring feel of Amsterdam in May,...More

Thank janapka
Conings M, General Manager at Restaurant Vermeer, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2017

Dear Janapka, Thank you for this amazing review. Our guests thoughts are highly appreciated. We are delighted to read that you had an extra ordinary service during your dinner in restaurant Vermeer. Did you know that a lot of ingredients are from our rooftop garden?...More

Reviewed 10 June 2017

The restaurant concept is a novel variety of the set menu practiced by other Michelin-starred establishments. The only thing you have control over is how many courses you would like (from 3 (only on Wednesdays) to 6). Then they bring out the list of todays...More

Thank avsm
Conings M, General Manager at Restaurant Vermeer, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Dear Avsm, Wow! Thank you for writing this outstanding review about your dinner in restaurant Vermeer. We are delighted to read that you had an extra ordinary feeling during your dinner. We hope we may welcome you back in the near future and if you...More

Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Truly 5-star experience. Has to be the best restaurant in Amsterdam, dining at a amazing top level. Superb service, fantastic cuisine and was so well looked after it made me feel like I was a superstar. This being a bit above my league, however myself...More

Thank Daniel O
Conings M, General Manager at Restaurant Vermeer, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

Dear Daniel, Thank you for this amazing review of your dinner in restaurant Vermeer. We are delighted to read you had an extra ordinary feeling during your dinner. This is the service we want to provide. We are happy you felt like superstars. We hope...More

Reviewed 5 June 2017

Too expensive and not in line with the expectations. Location is nice but very noisy and crowded, service is ok but at the border to be too invasive, to have 2 people each time to serve the dishes or someone that is just coming every...More

Thank Michele S
Conings M, General Manager at Restaurant Vermeer, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Dear 79mik, Thank you for taking time to write down a review about your dinner in Vermeer. We regret that you didn't have a wonderful experience in our restaurant Vermeer. We always try our utmost to provide guests with the finest service. Unfortunately, we couldn't...More

Reviewed 5 June 2017

Vermeer is a high end restaurant with an interesting decor. It is in a space adjacent to a hotel very near the Central Station - which can be a very noisy and crowded neighborhood. The format is a fixed menu - you tell them the...More

Thank markwY4783QE
Conings M, General Manager at Restaurant Vermeer, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Dear markwY4783QE, Thank you for taking time to write down this review. We are more than happy to read you have enjoyed your dinner in restaurant Vermeer. We appreciate your lovely comments about your experience. We will put this through to our teams as this...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017

My husband and I went for dinner on my birthday. We had flown in that morning and thought we might be tired after an overseas flight but we had the perfect night. The food was amazing! The chef is very creative. We were lucky enough...More

Thank choco_nut_9
Conings M, General Manager at Restaurant Vermeer, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Dear Choco nut, Wow, thank you for this great and detailed review. We are delighted to read that you had a top notch service during your birthday dinner in restaurant Vermeer and you had a great birthday. We are happy you tried our seasonal dish...More

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Red Light District (De Wallen)
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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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Martin B
13 May 2017|
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Response from Jeff-_WashDC | Reviewed this property |
Agree with others. Smart casual is best.
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Laura M
17 August 2015|
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Response from jane c | Reviewed this property |
Assuming sharing a bottle of wine, water and coffee I would say about 300 euros
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$29 - US$35
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
18:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:30 - 22:00
Thursday
18:30 - 22:00
Friday
18:30 - 22:00
Saturday
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prins Hendrikkade 59-72 | NH Barbizon Palace Hotel, 1012 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 20 556 4885
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Description
Restaurant Vermeer just opposite Amsterdam’s Central Station in the Barbizon Palace Hotel is one of the finest restaurants in the city. The luxurious Old Dutch décor – marble tiled floors, monumental fireplaces, Delft tiles and plates, austere chandeliers – does suggest something of the master painter’s interiors. But it would take more than a servant-girl’s pearl earring wages to properly enjoy a meal at Vermeer. This is Michelin-starred, high-end, complex, refined European cuisine under the deft hand and watchful eye of Chris Naylor. The menu includes various irresistible multi-course and tasting options, and, while it changes with the season, offers dishes like starter of caviar and Colchester oysters served with veal tongue, truffle, red beet and seaweed chutney, main course of penne pasta with pheasant, walnuts, acorn bread and oloroso crème, and dessert of custard tart with figs, muscovado sugar and raisins. The wine list includes more than 300 labels, and you’ll want to avail yourself of the excellent sommelier’s opinions. Two private rooms can accommodate up to 20 or 30 respectively for memorable celebrations and events.
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