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Bridges

#156 of 3,134 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
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Red Light District (De Wallen)
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Oudezijds Voorburgwal 197, 1012 EX Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Formerly Cafe Roux)
+31 20 555 3560
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18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 18:30 - 22:30
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 13:00 - 15:00
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We first ate at Bridges last October on our Anniversary and found it exceptional. On this visit we sat outside on the most beautiful spring afternoon, surrounded by Magnolias. The setting was perfect. We opted for the six course tasting menu with the accompanying wines and the meal was truly stunning. From the first mouthful we knew we were in... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

"LUCA" their supervisor/manager is the greatest ever, he is always welcoming, smiling along with excellent customer service skills, he will go the extra mile for his clients. food is great with many different options for the breakfast buffet coffee is one of the greatest I tried in Amsterdam and food is always fresh and tasty

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1 Thank Shamsa A
Remco G, General Manager at Bridges, responded to this review

Dear Shamsa A, Thank you very much for these promising words about Luca! We appreciate that you did not only enjoy our food and coffee but also our personal service. I have shared this comment with the rest of the team and of course in special with Luca, thank you once again. Hopefully we may welcome you another time soon,... More 

ny
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best meals i had on my trip to Amsterdam! Breakfasts were devine and the dinner was worth its Michelin Star. Exceptional food and service.

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Thank chanytraveler
Remco G, General Manager at Bridges, responded to this review

Dear Chanytraveler, Thank you very much for writing these kinds words. We are happy to read that you have enjoyed both breakfast and dinner in Bridges. Hopefully we may welcome you another time soon, for breakfast, lunch or dinner! Have a great day. On behalf of Team Bridges, Simone Beerkens More 

San Francisco, California
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the last night of our trip before heading home to the US, we (a group of 5) wanted to have a nice dinner. We were drawn to Bridges because of its 1) Michelin star, 2) ability to reserve a table for 5 online, and 3) food presentation, per pictures on Yelp. The dinner started out great. The service was... More 

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3 Thank jcchan88
Remco G, General Manager at Bridges, responded to this review

Dear Jcchan88, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this extended review with feedback, we appreciate this. I have send you a personal email to come up with a good solution as a result of your disappointing evening. Hopefully you are willing to come back to us, so we can show you how our service and food... More 

Fairfax, Virginia
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful morning buffet with fresh and delicious food. Great service with charming restaurant staff.

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Thank ljk9301
Remco G, General Manager at Bridges, responded to this review

Dear Ljk9301, Thank you very much for sharing these lovely words. We are happy to see that you enjoyed the breakfast in Bridges and especially the service of our staff. Thank you! Did you know that you can also have breakfast in our beautiful inner garden when the weather allows it? Hopefully we may welcome you another time! Have a... More 

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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bridges serves great dishes, mainly seafood. The menu du chef was very good, however the recommended wines did not accompany the dishes very well. Service was attentive and good.

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Thank 96JYC
Remco G, General Manager at Bridges, responded to this review

Dear 96JYC, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review, we really appreciate this. We are happy to read that you have enjoyed the dishes from our executive chef, Andrès Delpeut. Hopefully we may welcome you another time soon. Have a great day. On behalf of Team Bridges, Simone Beerkens More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a birthday dinner, wasn't particularly happy with the service and the restaurant was too noisy with a mixture of background music and conversations from other tables - it was tricky to maintain a light conversation over the top of these. The food was good, but not good enough to warrant its price. Also, the interior set up... More 

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Thank Yahui C
Remco G, General Manager at Bridges, responded to this review

Dear Yahui C, Thank you for taking the time to share your opinion on our restaurant on TripAdvisor. We take your remark about the noise level very seriously. I assure you we take in along with the evaluation of our service. We do hope you will consider dining with us again and look forward to welcoming you back to Bridges... More 

Devizes, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Visited this restaurant on Sunday 5th March. What a wonderful experience from start to finish. The food was exquisite to say the least. Every course was brought to our table by highly experienced waiting staff who explained what was in each dish. We could not find a single fault with anything. I happened to say to my partner during conversation... More 

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Remco G, General Manager at Bridges, responded to this review

Dear Fiona3361, Thank you so much for these wonderful words. Reading reviews like yours make us loving our jobs! We are happy to see that you have enjoyed the food and the service from our staff. I have shared your comment with the rest of our team. Hopefully we may welcome you another time. Have a great day! On behalf... More 

Oslo, Norway
1 review
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We had the pleasure of being 'pampered' during our stay and diner at Bridges. A fabulous experience with fantastic food, great wines and excellent service at this historic location downtown Amsterdam. Highly recommended!

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Thank arnedevries69
Remco G, General Manager at Bridges, responded to this review

Dear Arnedevries69, Thank you so much for these kind words! We appreciate your opinion and are happy to read that you have enjoyed your dinner in Bridges. Reading reviews like this reminds us again why we love our jobs. Thank you! Hopefully we may welcome you another time. On behalf of Team Bridges, Simone Beerkens More 

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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Very modern and chic atmosphere. Staff is extremely service minded and good at their job. The sommelier was fantastic - he did the little extra! We had the chefs menu with wine pairing and it was good.

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Thank tompatiger
Remco G, General Manager at Bridges, responded to this review

Dear Tompatiger, Thank you very much for writing these kind words, we appreciate it a lot. We are happy to see that you have enjoyed our service, the wines and the food from our chef. Thank you. Hopefully we may welcome you another time soon. Have a great day. On behalf of Team Bridges, Simone Beerkens More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 102
Cuisine
French, Dutch, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
18:30 - 22:30
13:00 - 15:00
Monday
18:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
Thursday
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
Friday
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
Saturday
18:30 - 22:30
13:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oudezijds Voorburgwal 197, 1012 EX Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Formerly Cafe Roux)
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Neighbourhood: Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 555 3560
Description
Bridges Inspired by Ron Blaauw Bridges seafood restaurant is located at the front of Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, the location and the building are special. Bridges restaurant is all about fish! The best 'fins' possible, caught at the best moment. Always in season, never out of it. We offer a large selection of mainly Dutch seafood, whether it is in the restaurant, the Bar or the Cocktail Bar. Local, organic vegetables complement the seafood; a perfect match of the sea meeting the land, with a French twist. The Wine Room is stocked with 'great whites'; fish just needs good 'vins'.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Red Light District (De Wallen)

Neighbourhood Profile
Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to view some of the city’s most picturesque canals, historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples of traditional local architecture – not to mention Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some less salubrious activities drawing the curious to this age-old part of time. Nevertheless, the Red Light District is still a very safe and incredibly fascinating area where at the turn of a corner you can be transported from the dingy glow of modern day neon red to a glorious 16th century Delft blue dreamscape.
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