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Restaurant Bonjour

Keizersgracht 770, 1017 EB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 626 6040
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“onion soup” (6 reviews)
“profiteroles” (4 reviews)
“duck” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Keizersgracht 770, 1017 EB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We enjoyed this restaurant so much we returned again several days later. The first time the weather was perfect so we were able to be outside along the canal. The second time was inside. I would describe the menu as eclectic country French. Pleasant staff...More

Thank keninakayak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were just strolling down the street looking for a pleasant dinner place, and choice Bonjour. Wonderful experience. Great value for their Menu and just fun watching boats go by as their passengers had to lay low to avoid getting bonked by the low hanging...More

Thank Constant_Discovery
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We went back after 27 years to Restaurant Bonjour during a recent visit to Amsterdam, not knowing how much it would have changed. It hadn’t really changed at all – same great food, same slightly dark interior. We both chose from the Menu du Bistro...More

Thank Beryl P
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Stumbled across this when heading up Utrechtstraat and just turned off and saw it. Slightly tucked away down some steps. Cosy and traditional interior. Service was relaxed but not overly long and we enjoyed a good value menu du chef at 22 euro. House wine...More

Thank Twopan
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We went for the three course fixed priced menu 22 euros (I think) each. 2 gorgeous French Onion Soup/Cheese on top with hot baked bread then chicken in a superb sauce (for DH) and salmon for me. Vegetables with roast potatoes and chipped potatoes (unusual...More

Thank r00m_with_a_view
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Stumbled on the bistro looking for somewhere for dinner. Down some steps, the restaurant is quiet and cosy. Service was unhurried but efficient and the kitchen is open plan at the back so the chef can be seen at work. Our starters were delicious, and...More

Thank PnJStanmoreLondon
Deniz C, Eigenaar at Restaurant Bonjour, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Thank you, happy to know you had a good time!

Reviewed 17 April 2017

This was a pleasant and satisfying dinner in a beautiful (and relatively quiet) neighborhood on the Keizersgracht. We both chose stuffed artichokes as a first course and fillet of duck in an orange sauce for the main. Served with this menu were a salad, broccoli,...More

Thank TheWanderingJoe
Deniz C, Eigenaar at Restaurant Bonjour, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Thank you very much, we are happy you enjoyed it here!

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Good value for money in very relaxed environment. Go for the menues to get the best deal. Small but good winecard

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 14 April 2017

As mentioned above this french restaurant is rather dark (located in a basement) and the decoration was probably modern 40 years ago, but as a bistro it is fine with a decent selection of typical french food. One point of criticism is the smoked salmon...More

Thank werdlerswereld
Reviewed 27 March 2017

My wife and I were probably the only two foreigners when we entered the portals of this delightful and charming little bistro. We had no reservation as this was the first night in the city and we were staying at a local hotel. The attentive...More

Thank Compositefiller
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shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$17 - US$28
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 00:00
Monday
17:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
17:00 - 00:00
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Keizersgracht 770, 1017 EB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 626 6040
  • E-mail
Description
Open since 1972, Bistro Bonjour French restaurant has an outdoor terrace overlooking the lovely Keizersgracht canal. Set around halfway between Waterlooplein and the Rijksmuseum, the restaurant's central location makes it a popular spot with tourists visiting the local area. Magere Brug - a typically Dutch wooden bridge - is also just around the corner. The menu is a celebration of traditional French cuisine and changes seasonally. Appetisers include steamed mussels, fried frog's legs and French onion soup. Mains are based on fish and meat, though there are vegetarian options, including a dish of the day. The desserts are also just as mouthwatering: chocolate mousse, crêpe flambée and crème brulée are just some of the options. To wash it all down, there is a good selection of French wines. In the evenings Bistro Bonjour is lit by candlelight - a very romantic way to enjoy a meal out in Amsterdam.
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