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Restaurant Simpel

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De Pijp
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Ferdinand Bolstraat 11, 1072 LA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 672 0672
18:00 - 23:00
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I just love this restaurant, the food is amazing and tasty, the atmosphere is nice, romantic and relaxing, the music was good and the most important the food was just Delicious. I book this place for a dinner with friends or for a romantic dinner and you wont regretted. The have a very good wine list and you can have... More 

Thank Macarena J
west midlands
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We know this area well and found this restaurant on the Dining City site. We had a special set menu which was excellent value. The service was efficient and helpful. Would have no problem recommending this as a place to eat.

Thank break3
Riga, Latvia
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Went to the restaurant with a couple of friends because it looked cute and cozy from the outside. The waiter was welcoming, but very forgetful. First, he gave us no menus at all, and once he did, and we ordered he forgot half of the order (and not that we ordered much!). Just write it down, come on! He seemed... More 

Thank travelieva
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 June 2016

we had a 5 course surprise diner with friends, very taste full. The entourage was simple. and very helpfull waitresses. Also we had a bottle white wine and they serve water. THE Netherlands iT is not common to Gent water with your meal. Most of the time you have to pay for it. Dessert was included. Good coffee. Check your... More 

Thank Martin M
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Simple never disappoints.great menu,beautifully cooked food and great service. Also very cosy restaurant,perfect for a date

Thank Sylwia_Beyonce
The Hague, The Netherlands
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

We where here with a group, service was quite fast although forgetting to repeatedly asking for drinks. Food was nothing special although not bad.

Thank manuskie
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016

After reading mixed reviews on Tripadvisor, we decided to go for it. We had a dinercard and Simpel was one of the few restaurants accepting this card. I once lived in Amsterdam for 11 years, in this area ... De Pijp. De Pijp is a great location for strolling around, visiting museums (Museumplein), meeting some locals and finding some lovely... More 

Thank Simone M
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We went with a party of 4 last weekend. The interior was nice and the ambient was good. We were greeted by the chefs and they seem to be nice, however the service of the waiting ladies was really average. Firstly, they just smashed first two plates on table without even a smile on their faces, ok, came back with... More 

Thank Wendy198151
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Went to the restaurant with a groupon voucher. 5 course dinner. It took 3,5 hours to get through the dinner. Between each dish it took more or less 45 minutes. Most of the dishes were cold and already made. Nothing special. Service was just adequate. Never to come back.

Thank giuliodanna
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

A lovely night out w a dear friend. The service was wonderful - kind, friendly, and willing to customize options given dietary concerns. Excellent mushroom soup, and perfectly prepared fish. Cozy "gezellig" ambience. Didn't feel rushed. Reasonably priced. Will return.

Thank Sixes1011

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$38
European, French, Mediterranean
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ferdinand Bolstraat 11, 1072 LA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > De Pijp
  • Neighbourhood: De Pijp
  • Phone Number: +31 20 672 0672
Simpel is situated in the heart of 'de Pijp'
neighbourhood, known for its diversity of colourful shops, trendy bars and good restaurants.

Our motto is less is more. We offer pure, basic food in a simple but stylish setting. Also important to know is that our food is fresh and our menu affordable, so Simpel is good value for money as well!

The tasteful inviting interior attracts a wide variety of people and is ideally suited for lunches, dinners, presentations, parties or any other celebration! Visit our website to see our special group brochure.

A visit to our restaurant is easy to combine with some great city sightseeing because Amsterdam's most popular tourist attractions like Albert Cuyp market, Heineken Experience, Rijksmuseum,Stedelijk museum and Van Goghmuseum are all located withing walking distance from Simpel.

The tasteful inviting interior attracts a wide variety of people and is ideally suited for lunches, dinners,
presentations, parties or any other celebration!

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

Staying in De Pijp

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De Pijp
Bustling Albert Cuypstraat serves as the main drag through De Pijp and the location for Albert Cuyp Market, the largest and most famous of Amsterdam’s many outdoor markets. Beyond this sometimes-frantic thoroughfare, tiny lanes beckon urban explorers in search of the latest trends and hidden gems. Nearly half the residents living in De Pijp are foreigners and a good number of them are students. Here you'll find a multitude of ethnic restaurants, great cafes and bars, and a brilliant array of locally owned shops, all catering to a broad range of budgets and tastes.
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