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Rainarai Westgasfabriek

Polonceau-kade 40, 1014 DA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 486 7109
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible16%
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“tagine” (3 reviews)
“baklava” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, African, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Polonceau-kade 40, 1014 DA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were fortunate enough to be there during Ramadan and the fix-price menu was plentiful and the dishes more than we could have expected. They cook their meats in an onsite over and their produce is very fresh and seasonal. Reservations highly recommended!

Thank foghesino
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was delicious! Three of us shared their special where we got to try a variety of entrees and desserts. Their roasted vegetables were perfectly cooked and seasoned (my favorite) but everything was great. The atmosphere was relaxed and allowed us to visit without...More

Thank Kathy T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let me say upfront that the food is delicious: great flavor combinations, healthy, and fresh. We ordered the Zineb and the chicken tajine. The service, however, was really bad. We (party of four) arrived on a weekend and ordered some appetizers and our main courses....More

Thank Amsterdamerica
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

The staff was incredibly rude! First the guy said that the place was open just for drinks, so we said that was ok and asked for a beer, then the guy said they were closed (at 4 pm, sure) right after he said they were...More

Thank NaNo S
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

The guy who runs the place was not just rude, he basically spoiled the evening by being over insisting with his choice in the menu and blaming us for not ordering more. The waiters do not speak English and we had to wait for the...More

Thank Olga K
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

We had to review bill twice due to being randomly charged. Also food was not special and place is expensive. The guy that placed us to our table was super rude and was insisting in ordering what he was proposing instead of what was on...More

2  Thank eva_theodoridou86
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

After stumbling across this place we were drawn in by the amazing smells and wonderful display of fruit and vegetables outside. Equally impressed by the food selection when we stepped inside - lots of fresh looking goodness. Unfortunately it was down hill from here. There...More

1  Thank Luisa I
Reviewed 4 January 2018

What an AMAZING restaurant!! My travel mate and I stumbled upon this restaurant on New Years Eve in the midst of a torrential rain storm. We stepped inside to seek shelter from the rain and the ambience was so cozy and welcoming but the restaurant...More

Thank Jason E
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Nice location. Cosy restaurant. The music a bit too hard. Great food, lot of choice for vegetarians. The service was okay.

Thank Sereina D
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Yes yummie food, great atmosphere and fun way of serving and dining. Great Arabic oriental way of cooking, fresh herbs, spicy ingredients. w'll be back!

Thank veronique m
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Polonceau-kade 40, 1014 DA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 20 486 7109
Second location of Rainarai, the one on the site is the central one Prinsengracht, whereas this is located in a park about 2 km from the city centre.
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