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Grandcafe Hermes

#262 of 3,093 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Dutch, Bar, European
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1043 DV Amsterdam Orlyplein 150, 1043 DV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 488 4422
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Mon - Fri 08:30 - 23:00
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there on the first day we arrived at the hotel. Food tasted great but be aware this is not a budget restaurant. I had the surf and turf (steak and prawns) served with salad and chips and it cost around €23 euros. The portion size wasn't the biggest either. My friend had the rump steak and it was pretty... More 

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Thank J C
Bristol, United Kingdom
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in the Sloterdijk area on business and/or in one of the local hotels, this probably the best place to eat. Nothing fancy - simple honest food. No specials, just steak, burger, surf-n-turf, a couple of veggie options. One bonus, they do proper English chips, not silly "French Fries"!

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Ballarat
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Peter was able to adjust his menu to the gluten free needs of our family. He went out of his way and took great care in assuring that it was safe for our son to eat. The whole meal was delicious and we had a great night out!

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

I was utterly disappointed by the disinterested service staff. We were greeted by a rude female staff in her 40s to be seated at the back of the restaurant. We then waited for a long time to be served. Our main course was served after an hour long wait even though the restaurant was not crowded at all. The staff... More 

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1 Thank Poon L
kasboek1, Eigenaar at Grandcafe Hermes, responded to this review
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NIET boos maar wel moe misschien. More 

Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

In a Business suburb of Amsterdam very near Sloterdijk station (main entrance) this surprising popular grand cafe. Yes there are some hotels nearby and a major bus station (also for Flixbuses for international long distance) but even in the morning there were travelers who could find their way to breakfast. Not that expensive people come for lunch and dinner too.... More 

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kasboek1, Eigenaar at Grandcafe Hermes, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review for us. We hope to see you again. The Hermes Crew wishes you Happiness and Love. Thanks Peter Hermes More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

I came to this place about 3-5 times in a year which mostly to enjoy their best spare ribs until yesterday.... Their spare ribs used to be so tender, immediately falling apart from the ribs and even grandpa could eat it easily. But yesterday was totally different. The meat was hard, sticky to the ribs and the baked potatoes were... More 

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Thank Agyys
kasboek1, Eigenaar at Grandcafe Hermes, responded to this review
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Het spijt mij heel erg om dit te horen van u De Spare Ribs horen natuurlijk niet verbrand te zijn... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed close to this Resturant and we came on our first night. Had the steak and it was delightful. Asked for ice cream and the presentation was very good not just dumped in a bowl. Came back our last night and just as good. It appears to be closed Saturday and Sunday due to it being in the businesses district... More 

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kasboek1, Eigenaar at Grandcafe Hermes, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review for us. We hope to see you again. The Hermes Crew wishes you Happiness and Love. Thanks Peter Hermes More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Had a anniversary dinner here , we both chose steak it was perfectly cooked and was delicious . The staff were great but busy at times so had to wait to get extra drinks . We will be back again to try other items on menu if it is as tasty as our steaks

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kasboek1, Eigenaar at Grandcafe Hermes, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review for us. We hope to see you again. The Hermes Crew wishes you Happiness and Love. Thanks Peter Hermes More 

Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

We ate for three nights on the trot at this restaurant as we were staying in a hotel close by. It is in the business district, so there isn't a lot of choice around. The food was good and the portion sizes large. There was nothing spectacular on the menu, but what there was was tasty. Early in the week... More 

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kasboek1, Eigenaar at Grandcafe Hermes, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review for us. We hope to see you again. The Hermes Crew wishes you Happiness and Love. Thanks Peter Hermes More 

Paris, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

definitely slow service. location is what it is...could be convenient if u r staying in the are grilled Japanese steak, ok, maybe too much sweet-soure sauce ribs are tender, approved

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Thank bio84
kasboek1, Eigenaar at Grandcafe Hermes, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review for us. We hope to see you again. The Hermes Crew wishes you Happiness and Love. Thanks Peter Hermes More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Dutch, Bar, European
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
08:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 23:00
Thursday
08:30 - 23:00
Friday
08:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1043 DV Amsterdam Orlyplein 150, 1043 DV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 20 488 4422

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?