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Bordewijk

#651 of 3,123 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighbourhood:
Jordaan
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Noordermarkt 7, 1015 MV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 624 3899
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Sunday
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 18:30 - 22:30
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dubai, United Arab Emirates
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is a must for us to visit Bordewijk whenever in Amsterdam. The food is very good and it is a treat to have such a choice of cheese from a cheese trolley with a great glass of outstanding Port. Something that you don't see very often. The service if flawless, good selection of wines. Looking forward to our next... More 

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

In 1988 I lived next door and eating here was a treat. After almost 30 years little has changed (maybe the chairs). Food is still very good and the service very friendly. If you are looking for traditional high end French food this is the place. Also enjoy the Noordermarkt.

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Thank Viking1012
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

One of the cities all time favourites and hidden gems. Classic dishes sometimes with a twist - really worth at least one visit and then more ...

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Panama City, Panama
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118 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

I have been coming here in and off for 18 years ... every time I visit Amsterdam ( currently living in Panama) I'm always happy .. trusted, reliable great chefs menu ... 90% of the time I go with the menu of the day as a surprise .. for me this is one of the best restaurants in Amsterdam ...... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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344 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I have been many times and going here was a highlight of my visit to Amsterdam. On this occasion I was very disappointed. The food was just average, portions were very small and everything took ages to arrive. Plus the menu is not that interesting anymore. Perhaps they need to spruce it up a bit and make it more creative.... More 

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Thank Harold B
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121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The writer Bordewijk was famous for choosing weird names. The cook prepares food with unusual ingredients. Always tasty! And an especially great cheese selection.

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Thank Alexander M
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

It was our first time in Amsterdam and the reception staff at the hotel suggested we take a walk around Jordaan to find a restaurant. They said some of the restaurants are so small they don’t take reservations and it was a windy and cold Tuesday evening in October so we took a stroll and chanced in the Bordewijk restaurant.... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

we actually loved this restaurant once we went in. When peeking in the door, it looked like an empty gym; the tables were out in the square instead. Anyway, the service is very slow but I would just sit back and enjoy. the chef is classically trained in French Food. The home made pate was excellent. Chef roams around and... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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174 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Really cute restaurant from the outside, sitting oprions both indoor and outdoor. Food preparation takes time but seeing the result it is worth to wait. Every single item on the plate has been touch by several chefs, has individual taste which would complement the other ingredients. Yes if you are planning to eat here,it is expensive and you need to... More 

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California
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90 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

This came recommended by a couple in the Hotel Club Lounge and am I happy I followed their advice! Prix fix 3 course included Amuse Bouchr of herring with potato quenelles and crunchy bread with salt butter. First course of three prawns with greens and PORCINI mushroom. Main course of rare, succulent, tender duck with thinly sliced baby courgette (zucchini),... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, French
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
18:30 - 22:30
Thursday
18:30 - 22:30
Friday
18:30 - 22:30
Saturday
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Noordermarkt 7, 1015 MV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Jordaan
  • Neighbourhood: Jordaan
  • Phone Number: +31 20 624 3899

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Jordaan

Neighbourhood Profile
Jordaan
One of Amsterdam’s most preferred outdoor markets and some of the city’s favorite watering holes are but two of the many reasons to save ample time for a stroll through this especially convivial warren of narrow streets with its unfair share of quirky shops and quality galleries. Historically a haven for the working class and emigrants, these days the Jordaan is better known as an enclave for artists and designers. As popular as the Jordaan is as a destination for locals and out-of-towners alike, the area never feels particularly touristy or overrun with outsiders. A highlight even for long-time Jordaan residents, be sure to accept any invitation to step within one of the area’s beloved courtyards or to have a sneak peek inside one of its many working studios.
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