We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Tempo Doeloe

Utrechtsestraat 75, 1017 VJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 625 6718
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“rice” (79 reviews)
“rijsttafel” (147 reviews)
“rendang” (12 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
CUISINES
Asian, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Utrechtsestraat 75, 1017 VJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (738)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 560 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

We were group of five and shared the Rijstaffel with the most options (43 Euro per person). We got a very large collection of different kinds: Lamb, chicken, pork and fish. Everything was deliciously flavoured. The restaurant is small and was packed. Behind us a...More

Thank Itzik S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had apartment just around the corner and called in for dinner. It is just a local restaurant by standards of decor and service. We are australians and was happy with this. Restaurant is small and tables close together but again this is fine with...More

Thank pat h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide on a photography tour recommended this restaurant and the food was amazing with the rice dishes The staffs were attentive and the restaurant is very comfortable. We had a great dining experience and would definitely try Indonesian food again

Thank Sophia L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've enjoyed rice tables in several countries, and this was one of the best. Lots of dishes and lots of flavors, well-prepared and well-presented. Excellent service, reasonable prices. This place is very popular so you should make a reservation.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here for the second time and enjoyed it as much as the first time. You must reserve, as it is always fully booked here. The restaurant has a nice atmosphere, white table cloths, nicely set tables. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful....More

Thank anit D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was recommended by a good friend and I would agree that this is one of the cozier, comfortable rice tables int he city. Great location and less "industrial" than the other places.

Thank michaeljaygoldberg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A Dutch friend recommended it as the best Rijstaffel in Amsterdam. We met her there, and shared one vegetarian and one meat based rijstaffel. The food was delicious, with flavors that really transported us to a different culture. The woman (owner? Hostess?) who advised us...More

Thank im915
Reviewed 18 May 2018

This was my first visit to an Indonesian restaurant. Tempo Doeloe is rightly recommended in the Lonely Planet Guide to Amsterdam. The meal I had was delicious and the service was excellent, friendly and very helpful. I was on my own and after explaining that...More

Thank WEASELStockport
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Really I can t believe this is a typical indonesian food quality. Poor courses with many mixed flavours but none typical. And expensive. Surely a courtesy staff but poor standard level. Maybe not a lucky dinner but absolutely raw dinner

Thank aleraija65
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

PRO'S: Friends who lived in Amsterdam recommend this as THE PLACE to eat Indonesian cuisine. We ordered "the rice bowl" 20 small course selection. It was very delicious and we tasted three different (mild, medium & spicy) group of dishes. We asked for normal spiciness...More

Thank Spurgeon B
Nearby
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically
significant as it is perennially popular. Whether
you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast,
shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the
Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the
Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get
lost in a moody meander and a key component to any
sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 379 hotels in Amsterdam
Armada Hotel
303 reviews
.08 km away
ITC Hotel
633 reviews
.12 km away
Seven Bridges Hotel
786 reviews
.16 km away
Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam
1,528 reviews
.19 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Harmsen
398 reviews
.10 km away
Klaver 4 ontbijt- en lunchcafe
147 reviews
.01 km away
Take Thai
177 reviews
.04 km away
DenC, Dik en Cunningham
126 reviews
.05 km away
Nearby Attractions
De Duif
3,221 reviews
.25 km away
Willet-Holthuysen Museum
608 reviews
.27 km away
Museum of Bags and Purses
1,615 reviews
.24 km away
Bridge of 15 Bridges
195 reviews
.28 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Jazzyjen11
15 May 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Matt C | Reviewed this property |
Not to detract from Tempo Doeloe but if you can't get a spot, head to Mama Makkan which is part of the Hyatt Regency in Oost - also excellent Rijstaffel - for one!!
0
Votes
Liam10uk
3 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from NorthCarolinaBudd | Reviewed this property |
with a bottle of wine we stayed about 90 min
1
Vote
HANROW
3 August 2015|
Answer
Response from thomas w | Reviewed this property |
wouldn't recommend it, since it's a little crowded
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 27 - US$ 64
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Utrechtsestraat 75, 1017 VJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 625 6718
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
;