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Sea Palace

#264 of 3,051 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Centrum
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8 Oosterdokskade, 1011 AE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 626 4777
Today
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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London
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had booked a window seat, I had e-mail confirmation of such, but we were told on arrival (rudely) that they had no knowledge of the request and told us that no window seats were available. We ordered two starters to share with some prawn crackers. Only one starter came and no prawn crackers. We asked for the other 2... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You get large sharing bowls for around €20-€30 euro and a bowl of rice each and dig in. Best Chinese food I've ever had, doesn't work out overly expensive either when splitting the bill. It's work going just to have a look at the decor inside the place.

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Hvar, Croatia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I neverw eat such a good pork my boyfriend eat beef with onions also really good. If i come back to amsterdam i would come for sure back.

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Thank MarijamT
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of two restaurants we always head to for dim sum (locals know the other one I'm talking about). Never disappoints. Great for large groups. Go early!

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Thank Letvs
Singapore, Singapore
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We live in Singapore - and we know what Chinese food should taste like. Service - unfriendly, expensive and the food mediocre at best . Give it a miss 👎🏻

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Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not eat here but it is beautiful. Will definitely, use thison our, next visit. Sits on the water along from central station .. Worth a look

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Nieuw-Vennep, The Netherlands
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64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had made reservations beforehand and were seated at a table near the window at the waterfront. With the light festival we therefore had a wonderful view. The service was very friendly, even though it could take some time before they had time for us, it was very busy. The food was very nice. Two of us had the Peking... More 

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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely and yummy dim sums. A dedicated lunch menu filled with home made buns and noodles. Just a treat.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I were so excited about our reservation here as we booked online months in advance for our trip to Amsterdam. The restaurant floats on a canale and looks quite spectacular all lit up. The building is amazing and location is stunning, but sadly the owners are just not making the most of the place. No table cloths... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We waited 1 hour for 3 plates of simple fried noodles, everyone else around us got their order before we did, even though they came after us. The waiters were rude, and sometimes ignored us. After the food we ordered cocktails, and while we were finishing our drinks, we noticed that they impatiently waited for us to leave, and came... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Oosterdokskade, 1011 AE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighbourhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 20 626 4777

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Staying in Centrum

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Centrum
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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