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Restaurant d'Vijff Vlieghen

Spuistraat 294-302, 1012 VX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 530 4060
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“bbq beef” (8 reviews)
“cod” (21 reviews)
“chef's menu” (10 reviews)
Closes in 30 min
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Dutch, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Spuistraat 294-302, 1012 VX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 779 reviews

Reviewed today

We had a group of 20, and they treated us like royalty. The food was delicious, the staff very attentive, and the restaurant was beautifully appointed with wood features, and historic artifacts. I used to live in Amsterdam, and this is now one of my...More

Thank Geoffrey K
Reviewed 5 days ago

The "Five Flies" (English translation) was recommended to us by the concierge at the Ambassade Hotel where we stayed and it was a great choice for our last meal in the city before our departure. A five-minute walk from the hotel, the restaurant is a...More

Thank Kathi B
AlbertVeerman, General Manager at Restaurant d'Vijff Vlieghen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear appreciated guest, Thank you for taking the time writing such a nice and extensive review. I am pleased to read that both food and service were to your liking and that you had a pleasant stay in our restaurant. Thank you for being our...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

With no reservation we ended up at this charming, old and crooked restaurant. We got a table on the second floor, and I must admit that it was a little journey back in time. The food was decent and the service all rifght.More

Thank Mette N
AlbertVeerman, General Manager at Restaurant d'Vijff Vlieghen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time writing a review. Our interior indeed looks like stepping back in time with all artifacts from the 17th/18th and 19th century. Thank you for being our guest, we hope we may welcoming you some day again in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While out walking my wife and I came upon “The Five Flies” restaurant and we couldn’t be happier that we did! Superb 17th century interior and wonderful food and cocktails. Our server, Raphael, made us feel very welcome. We are familiar with wines from all...More

Thank John A
AlbertVeerman, General Manager at Restaurant d'Vijff Vlieghen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear guest, Thank your for stepping into our restaurant! Great to read you had a nice evening in our restaurant and I am also happy to read that Raphael gave you welcoming service. We are looking forward welcoming you soon again! Kind regards, Albert Veerman...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Charming, characteristic restaurant in a 15th century setting. Great ambience. Excellent service from the reservations team (Bibiaan) and waiter (C.J.) and great food.More

Thank Michael B
AlbertVeerman, General Manager at Restaurant d'Vijff Vlieghen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear guest, Thank you for sharing your experience online. I am happy to read Bibian and TJ did a great job in providing you and your guests a pleasant evening in our restaurant. I hope we may welcoming you and your guests soon again in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, location and mood there close to Amsterdam’s centre. Amazing service from TJ as well. Good place to visiti.

Thank Renan T
AlbertVeerman, General Manager at Restaurant d'Vijff Vlieghen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear appreciated guest, Thank you for sharing your experience online and thank you also for rating us 5 out of 5. I guess TJ will become employee of the month. :-) Regards from Amsterdam, Albert Veerman Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is authentic, the food was better than in most places in AMS, TJ, the waiter, was really nice and welcoming! Thanks guys!

Thank Konstantin A
AlbertVeerman, General Manager at Restaurant d'Vijff Vlieghen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear valued guest, Thank you for having dinner in our restaurant and also thank you for rating us 5 out of 5. Of course I will share your review with TJ! Regards from Amsterdam, Albert Veerman Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is very nice and the service from TJ was excellent. Highly recommend this restaurant if you visit Amsterdam.

Thank Craig H
AlbertVeerman, General Manager at Restaurant d'Vijff Vlieghen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear valued guest, Thank you for having dinner in our restaurant and thank you also for sharing your experience online. I will of course share your review with TJ! Regards from Amsterdam, Albert Veerman Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited this restaurant regularly for the past 10 years. I have always enjoyed my visit but not this time. We were unfortunately served by a waiter who has serious memory problems. Coming back to re confirm our orders. Forgetting our request for a...More

Thank Michael E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can’t understand anyone not giving this restaurant 5 stars as we had a memorable dinner with my family. Amazing food, with a local flavour, attentive service and the history within, and surrounding the restaurant alone makes it worth a visit.More

Thank Jeaniest
AlbertVeerman, General Manager at Restaurant d'Vijff Vlieghen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear guest, Thank you for your nice words, they really mean a lot to us! Every day all of my colleagues are doing their best to give excellent service, reservations are being handled correctly, delicious dishes are created and make sure all rooms are neat...More

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Brazos V
31 January 2018|
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Response from AlbertVeerman | Property representative |
We indeed take reservations. (tripadvisor does not allow me to put emailaddress here) Kind regards, Albert Veerman Food & Beverage Manager
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sunshinecat79
1 July 2016|
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Response from AlbertVeerman | Property representative |
Hello, Sorry for my late reply. Did not get a notification in my mailbox. Our restaurant will be closed from December 24th and will open again on January 7th. We hope you are flexible with the date so we may welcoming... More
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Bob L
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Dear future guest, Thank you for posting a question on Tripadvisor. We do not have a dress code. Casual and smart casual is worn by the vast majority of our guests. I am looking forward welcoming you in August! (Please... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 46 - US$ 68
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spuistraat 294-302, 1012 VX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighbourhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 20 530 4060
  • E-mail
Description
Restaurant d'Vijff Vlieghen is situated in 5 17th Century houses. The restaurant is decorated with many antique objects from the 17,18th and 19th Century. You will find amongst others 4 original etchings of Rembrandt, rare Glassware from the 17th Century and original Delft Blue tiles from the 17th and 18th Century. A romantic dinner for 2 in one of our cosy corners is possible, just as a private dining or large (business) dinners. Dutch cuisine is served.
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