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Senses Restaurant

) #19 of 3,241 Restaurants in Amsterdam ₹₹₹₹ International, European,
Vijzelstraat 45, 1017 HE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 530 6266
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 26 min
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International, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Vijzelstraat 45, 1017 HE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a great time, and the food and wine was wonderful! We went for the tasting menu, and really enjoyed the way the chefs and sommelier worked together to make the experience a delight.More

Thank Jamie S
Taco v, Eigenaar at Senses Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Jamie, Thank you for your review. it's a pleasure to read how much you have enjoyed your time with us. We always do our best to make sure you have an experience to remember. we would love to welcome you again in the near...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our dinner a Senses was a culinary splurge for our honeymoon. We did the four-course surprise menu, which included smaller courses (I would even call them micro courses) in between. The food was interesting and delicious, and not too much for two people. I was...More

Thank Emily S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Senses is a surprisingly good restaurant in the city center and is located in the boutique Albus Hotel. The staff is very friendly and taking care of you. They offer a tasting surprise menu. The food is very well prepared and very fresh with nice...More

Thank maxemvandenberg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved all of the food that I ate here. It was a 6 course surprise tasting menu. I couldn't believe that we had this much food for this price. Everything top notch. Thank you.

Thank FE123456
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Inventive contemporary cuisine; out of the ordinary flavors and exemplary presentation; the dishes were varied and the ingredients were of high quality; the wine pairing perfectly complemented the food; service was very friendly and professional, the interior modern and cozy; price quality ratio for the...More

Thank luxbrain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I wanted to conclude our amazing first trip to Amsterdam with an equally amazing meal, and by any measure, we succeeded. I've been lucky enough to experience both Alinea and the French Laundry in its prime, and this meal was as memorable...More

Thank Ryon D
Taco v, Eigenaar at Senses Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Ryon, Thank you so much for writing and sharing this wonderful review. I'm sure other readers here on tripAdvisor will find this one very helpful pointing out the menu, wines and complete experience. Thank you for al the compliments; as we put much effort...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this restaurant because of the excellent reviews and the concept interested me. The food itself lived up to expectations- we went for the 6 course, all of which were beautifully presented and delicious. Also as bread and butter fanatatic, the brioche and garlic...More

Thank Marjia J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since our introduction to modern European "molecular" gastronomy a few years ago, we have visited a few places, so have some experience to compare. We made a reservation on-line, and got a phone call to confirm that we were indeed coming. Service was impeccable.This restaurant's...More

Thank nbdoc
Taco v, Eigenaar at Senses Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear valuable guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. I am sorry to read that not everything was to your satisfaction. We will discuss your critical points with our kitchen team to improve our quality. The coffee machine in...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very good tasting menu with very good wine pairing. The espresso is a must try since they add many supplements to it.

Thank Bloodybunny
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Coming from Italy for a week of tourism we have chosen this restaurant for my birthday. It was a great choice! The restaurant offers various set menus by 3, 4, 5 or 6 course. Each of them is "a surprise" , the client can only...More

Thank bral51
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
We have a reservation in February and I'm really excited as this is our honeymoon trip (it's his Christmas present too), we are not picky eaters but have certain things we can't stand (he can't stand fish or mushrooms and I hate anything spicy or peppery and liquorice) how flexible is the menu?
16 December 2016|
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Response from Taco v | Property representative |
Hi, All the answer above are correct. Just let us know in time what you don't like or if you have any allergies and we'll adjust the tasting menu so you can fully experience the tasting menu. You can send an email to... More
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Aline J
Does the restaurant open on new years eve and if so can we make a booking?
24 November 2016|
Response from Taco v | Property representative |
Hi Aline, The restaurant is open on new year's eve. Unfortunately it's already fully booked. If you would like to make a booking for any other day you can do this on the website of Senses.
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Could I purchase a gift voucher for my son & partner? Are you near Cornelis Anthoniszstraat? Is there room for a baby in pram at lunch & is there seating inside & warm? I love your concept, what value would you suggest for voucher if available
14 November 2016|
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Response from Taco v | Property representative |
Margaret, Yes its possible to purcgase a voucher. Please contact us directly. The restaurant is a 15-20 minute walk, in direct connection with public transport. please feel free to e-mail me directly at... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 29 - US$ 77
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
00:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vijzelstraat 45, 1017 HE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 530 6266
  • E-mail
Senses by Lars Bertelsen prepares unconventional and creative dishes, made with daily fresh and, if possible, sustainable ingredients. The kitchen team prepares your dishes in an open kitchen within the modern and stylish restaurant. Let your senses be stimulated and opt for the unexpected. Choose from the weekly alternating 3 to 6-course surprise menu and embark on your own voyage of discovery.

Tell us what you do not like to avoid disappointment and of course our chef will take your special dietary wishes or allergies into account. Choose the wine pairing, to create the ultimate Senses experience.

Located in the vibrant area of Amsterdam, 'Senses restaurant' is just minutes away from the Rembrandt square and the art deco Tuschinski cinema.
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