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De Kruidfabriek by Lute

De Oude Molen 5, 1184 VW, Amstelveen, The Netherlands
+31 20 472 2462
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster soup” (2 reviews)
“beef” (4 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (2 reviews)
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French, Dutch, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
De Oude Molen 5, 1184 VW, Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 84 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with friends. The location, a former gun powder production site, holds a mix of old and new buildings, housing a couple of companies right next to the A9 motorway. The restaurant breaths a warm atmosphere - one of us found it somewhat Scandinavian,...More

Thank DeKokkies
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We a birthday lunch i was spoiled and taken to Lute. I also had a special meal request and it was made love and tasted fantastic!

Thank tinkerbell1306
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This place seems to be frequented by business folks, as just a few tables on a Thursday evening were occupied by 'casual diners'. The vegetarian menu, preceded by a rather salty amuse bouche, kicked off with chips of herbs. The dish was well-balanced and enjoyable,...More

7  Thank Venneper
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I appreciate that nouvelle cuisine brings with it a specific approach but so much at this restuarant left me ambivalent and our party of 4 all felt that it lacked a certain finesse and ambience. The decor although unique lacks ambience, the structure and scope...More

1  Thank JayBeeZee
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I took friends out for dinner here at their recommendation. It was in every way above expectation. Beautiful food, well balanced rich mixture of color and flavor. Well presented, polite and pleasant staff. We ate inside as the evening was cool. If I can add...More

Thank Annemarie H
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

De Kruidfabriek is settled in an old black powder factory after an earlier conversion into a cow stable, which makes the setting authentic with a nice twist. We recommend the chef's menu (we chose 4 courses), it was a real treat. The mixture of ingredients...More

Thank rightbase
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Nice modern decor in an old building with original detail, very stylish but also cozy. Very professional and super friendly staff! I enjoyed a superb dinner with a total of 7 family members including one kid. All the grown-ups had the 4 course Chef's Choice...More

Thank Remco H
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Here with a large group (20 or so) and we all had the 4 course tasting menu. The food was inventive and perfectly cooked - the main beef done three ways was a highlight. Service was good - a slight misstep with one of the...More

Thank jeddie44
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

I travel and eat a lot. De Kruidfabriek by Lute excel at everything - the outdoor location is fantastic for a spring or summer evening and indoor seems cosy for a winters night. The staff were friendly, fun and knowledgeable. When you are a "foodie"...More

Thank Wakachue
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We are a group of 6 for dinner last week. The place is modern decorated but the glass house area is not opened . The table is bit small for 6 people we are expecting more open space . The menu is a but confusing...More

Thank Sandy S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
14:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: De Oude Molen 5, 1184 VW, Amstelveen, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amstelveen
  • Phone Number: +31 20 472 2462
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dutch / French restaurant in a converted gunpowder fatcory
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