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Aan De Poel

Handweg 1, 1185 TS, Amstelveen, The Netherlands
+31 20 345 1763
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“foie gras” (6 reviews)
“chef's menu” (6 reviews)
“six courses” (2 reviews)
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French, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Handweg 1, 1185 TS, Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

So delighted that the renovation after the fire disaster has brought the same friendly and welcoming ambiance with it. We just adore an evening or lunch at Aan de Poel and are totally surprised with each delicious course. Never have we been disappointed with the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Joan S
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Come at sunset, the view is magnificent, pink blue sky with the shadows of pine trees and a mirror like lake. Very modern place, open kitchen, plenty of space in between tables. Amuses good, great langoustines with caviar, wonderful grilled Dover sole and a perfect...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 355gilbertv
Rens P, Guest Relations Manager at Aan De Poel, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Thank you for your visit and the kind words Gilbert!

Reviewed 7 October 2018

I have been here several times over the past years and it never fails on me. The food always has surprising flavours and combinations. The staff is attantive and goes the extra mile. The bill is fair as lond as you steer away from the...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Ryanamstlvn
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Aan de Poel has been my favorite Michelin Starred restaurant in Amsterdam and surroundings for many years. They have their 2 stars already for years. About 2,5 months ago they had a huge fire. Luckely they made a quick recovery and since a couple of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank RodneyAmsterdam
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

To be honest - we expected much more. The chefs menue looked fantastic and we started off with a beautiful raw kingfish dish. After that flavours became a bit flat with as major disappointment the eel with foie and appel which was just too much...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jellemir
Rens P, Guest Relations Manager at Aan De Poel, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Dear Jelle, Thank you for your review and feedback. Due to reviews like this we always reconsider our dishes and will adjust where neccesary. I'm sorry you've had a bad experience this time around and hope to welcome you in the future, to get that...More

Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Dinner was fantastic. King fish, lobster, spare rib/sirloin, balanced flavors and textures. Tremendously Enjoyed our experience and the setting on the lake makes the experience even more enjoyable.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SCauwels
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Made reservations with American Express Centurian months earlier. We were seated at the darkest table next to the door with no view. Waitress approached the table and asked if e wanted and an aperitief, a glass of wine or a cocktail. I asked for a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank grossbrownstudio
Rens P, Guest Relations Manager at Aan De Poel, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Dear grossbrownstudio, I'm very sorry to hear you've had a bad experience at our restaurant. We're always trying to make the most of our guest's nights, but I'm afraid we fell short on you. We'd like to apologize for this and like to thank you...More

Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Had a very great birthday lunch at this restaurant. The staff was very kind and helpful. The (fixed) multiple course lunch was divers. Colourful dishes with beautiful flavour combinations. Great experience, will come back here in the future.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 366virginiad
Reviewed 7 July 2018

This was the third time we ate at this restaurant, but had not been back since it got its 2 Michelin *. My husband booked a table to celebrate my birthday, and we were lucky as the weather was summery. We therefore sat down at...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank travelbugAmsterdam
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Don’t miss. Beautifully arranged plates, very well balanced. Extremely delicious with plenty of fresh local ingredients with touches of the Far East. The chef was very pleasant and welcoming, atmosphere was amazing with great service, funny staff. We had an amazing dinner and this was...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Avi S
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Mary L
15 April 2017|
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Response from JeBo74 | Reviewed this property |
No shorts, no black tie. ;-)
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14 February 2017|
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Response from fernandapirmez | Reviewed this property |
Not many if you go with the main menu where u taste many dishes. But I highly recommend u to call the restaurant before and let them know that, so the chef can prepare vegan options for u. He will certainly do that :)
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9 January 2017|
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Response from Rens P | Property representative |
We can adjust our menu to your dietary wishes, and we'd be happy to welcome you for your 40th!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Handweg 1, 1185 TS, Amstelveen, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amstelveen
  • Phone Number: +31 20 345 1763
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