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La Rive

Professor Tulpplein 1, 1018 GX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 520 3264
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  • Excellent81%
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  • Average3%
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Professor Tulpplein 1, 1018 GX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We are devoted foodies having eaten in four 3 star Michelin restaurants in Paris last summer and the restaurant in New York deemed the "best in the world" by a magazine earlier this year. La Rive is better. Scallops were equal to the best I...More

Thank redline8
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear guest, We appreciate the fact that you took the time to share your words of praise with us on TripAdvisor. Your review makes us truly proud and we will definitely pass it on to our team, as both the kitchen brigade and serving staff...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had the 7 taster menu most dishes i really enjoyed one or 2 wasnt for me. Lovely staff with a lovely view whole process took quite a while. Could do with a larger range of drinks ... cider maybeMore

Thank mademesignup
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear guest, Thank you kindly for sharing your experience with us. It is a pleasure to see you savoured the seven-course diner and received great service. We look forward to welcome you back when visiting Amsterdam. Kind regards, Anita Bos & Ronald Opten General Manager...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ambiance of riverfront dining is incredible, and La Rive is at river level, which makes it even more special. We had a seafood tasting for dinner here, as well as a buffet breakfast. Both were excellent in terms of service and quality. However, I...More

Thank pocmonster
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear guest, Thank you very much for sharing your enthusiasm about our restaurant. It is a pleasure to read that you had a wonderful evening. Thank you for your feedback regarding the dishes, we will share it with our Chef. Thank you once again and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hubs and I had reservations for dinner recently and opted to try both the Gauche and Droite menus. While I think there is a bit of a heavy reliance on sauces throughout both menus, the service is world class, the plating is beautiful, and the...More

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Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear guest, We appreciate the fact that you took the time to share your words of praise with us on TripAdvisor. Your review makes us truly proud and we will definitely pass it on to our team, as both the kitchen brigade and serving staff...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic restaurant and amazing service. From our arrival, we were looked after like VVIP's. Food was great and attention to detail impeccable. Really recommend this restaurant whilst in Amsterdam. Price was reasonable given the experience.More

Thank Roger C
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your review. It fills us with joy to read that you enjoyed such at our place and that we have been able to contribute to a great evening. We are pleased that you speak so highly about both...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a lovely restaurant. The waiters were both professional and sweet, the food both tasty and beautiful and the wine and view were exquisite.More

Thank Helena H
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear guest, We appreciate the fact that you took the time to share your words of praise with us on TripAdvisor. Your review makes us truly proud and we will definitely pass it on to our team, as both the kitchen brigade and serving staff...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

"La Rive" is the formal dining room in the palatial Amstel Hotel in Amsterdam, located on the bank of the Amstel river. This prestigious place dates from the 19th century and is a truly magnificent palatial piece of architecture. The Hotel services are the highest...More

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Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Dear guest, We appreciate the fact that you took the time to share your words of praise with us on TripAdvisor. Your review makes us truly proud and we will definitely pass it on to our team, as both the kitchen brigade and serving staff...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

This place floats on the river Amstel and has a great terrace. Reasonably priced good place for lunch when its nice weather! Terrace is really the main attraction and makes me come back. Been there for Diner but when you can't sit on the terrace...More

Thank andre319
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Dear guest, Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit to restaurant La Rive, especially the terrace and the view over the River Amstel. We look forward to welcome you back on beautiful summer day. Kind regards, Anita Bos &...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We ended our 1 week family holiday with the treat of dinner at The Chef's Table in the kitchen of La Rive. Chef Roger offered a 7-course tasting menu for the 5 adults with a special "on request" main course of prawns with spaghetti and...More

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Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Dear guest, We appreciate it very much that you shared your dining experience with us on TripAdvisor. How wonderful that you spend the last evening of your family holiday dining all together on the Chef’s Table. We are happy that you enjoyed the experience and...More

Reviewed 8 July 2017

The food and service was incredible. It was a great place to spend a significant birthday and the staff made it a great experience. We did the 6 course meal with a great bottle of wine and sat by a table along the river. I...More

Thank CarloMTravel
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your review. It fills us with joy to read that you enjoyed such as special birthday celebration at our place and that we have been able to contribute to a great evening. We are pleased that you speak...More

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Anniewrigh
10 May 2017|
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Response from Simon F | Reviewed this property |
Credit cards are accepted & it's well worth the price.
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Kim T
5 March 2017|
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Response from poppiesbrother | Reviewed this property |
I think smart causal is ok. We were in trousers and shirts but I also saw some people in jeans and shirts. The menu changes often but usually there are two menus and we were allowed to mix the menu if we wanted
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gskantzaris
22 December 2016|
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Response from Anita B | Property representative |
Dear Georgios, Thank you for your reply. I apologise for the fact we didn't reply on your criticism about the restaurant. I will definitely pass your comment to our architect. We try to create the best atmosphere around and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
Sunday
18:30 - 22:00
Monday
18:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:30 - 22:00
Thursday
18:30 - 22:00
Friday
18:30 - 22:00
Saturday
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Professor Tulpplein 1, 1018 GX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Binnenstad
  • Neighbourhood: Binnenstad
  • Phone Number: +31 20 520 3264
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Description
Dine in style by the river in La Rive. Culinary excellence and extraordinary hospitality restaurant La Rive in a class of its own. Under the inspired culinary leadership of Chef de Cuisine Roger Rassin, Maitre Ronald Opten and Sommelier Ted Bunnik, every guest is assured of a culinary experience. It is a member of the culinary association Alliance Gastronomique. The exceptional wine expertise of our three sommeliers and the specially commissioned porcelain and silver all contribute to a unique and unforgettable dining experience.
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