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La Rive

Professor Tulpplein 1, 1018 GX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 520 3264
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (44 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (18 reviews)
“wagyu beef” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, French, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
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Professor Tulpplein 1, 1018 GX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed yesterday

The overall experience at La Rive is impressive. The Amstel hotel is very classy with its marble entrance hall and doorkeepers in tuxedos. The restaurant is just as exclusive with old-school wooden furniture with golden rims, paintings of the Dutch masters of the golden ages...More

Thank welovejetlag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a reservation at La Rive during our stay in Amsterdam. We had the tasting menu and it was not only superb, but it was a work of art as well. I highly suggest the wine pairing which was superb. Easily the best service...More

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Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sir, Dear Madam, Thank you so much for sharing your five-star experience with restaurant La Rive. It fills us with joy to learn that you have had an superb experience, including the best service you have ever had. Thank you for your loving words....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in the Amstel Hotel, La Rive is positioned (as you might guess) by the water. The tables are large and spread out so you have a very private dining experience. Had I not been to Rijks the evening before, this restaurant would have received...More

Thank WFerg2016
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sir, Dear Madam, Thank you kindly for sharing your pleasant experience with restaurant La Rive. We are more than happy to learn that you have enjoyed your private dining experience, including exceptionally high quality food. We look forward to welcoming you again when you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We celebrated new year here and the service was Michelin star without a doubt. The 5 course tasting menu was just right even without the wine. Bye the way their wine list is worth looking at even if you do not choose anything. The location...More

Thank r m
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sir, Dear Madam, Happy New Year! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your excellent experience with restaurant La Rive. We are more than happy to learn that you have enjoyed your New Year's Eve so much. Thank you for you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We too 2 different tasting manus. Some were better than others. Some felt too much alike. Some were excellent and in some the flavors weren’t balanced. Prices are very high.More

Thank Dorit N
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sir, Dear Madam Dorit, Thank you kindly for taking the time to share your experience with restaurant La Rive. We are pleased to learn that you have enjoyed most of your dinner so much. Since we strive for the best, we truly look forward...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

hello we are looking for a good gourmet restaurant in amsterdam. do you have a few vegetarian dishes as well? kind regardsMore

Thank Carole C
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Carole, Thank you so much for your question and interest in restaurant La Rive! We do serve vegetarian dishes. When making your reservation, please let us know that you are a vegetarian and everything will be according to your wishes and needs. Please let...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us went for a special birthday. Service was excellent and so was the atmosphere. The food was wonderful. A little pricey but worth itMore

Thank dfmorris
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Sir, Dear Madam, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your great experience with restaurant La Rive. We are more than happy to learn that your special birthday dinner was a great success and it fills us with joy that both...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a beautifull evening with my partner on our first visit to La Rive and I can not wait to recommend it to my friends. I can honestly it was one of the best dining experiences I have ever had with the service and...More

Thank Adam E
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Adam, We would like to extend our most sincere gratitude for your loving words for restaurant La Rive and its team. The fact that your dinner in our restaurant was one of your best dining experiences ever, fills us with so much pride and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the 6-course tasting menu with matching wine experience, and everything was more than perfect. The waiters and waitresses are very professional and kind, but also very cheerful. The whole environment was pleasant and romantic.More

Thank srsrsunrui
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Sir, Dear Madam, Thank you kindly for sharing your experience with us. We are delighted to learn that your 6-course tasting menu, accompanied by matching wines was more than perfect! Thank you so much for you loving words towards our La Rive team and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a delight! This restaurant whilst more classical in atmosphere was made by the attentive staff who were all spot on. Dining experiences are made or broken in our opinion by the staff and this group were a well oiled unit. We had the tasting...More

Thank Pinkblonde
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Sir, Dear Madam, Thank you kindly for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are delighted to read your loving words towards our La Rive team. The fact that you have enjoyed your tasting menu, accompanied by great wines so much...More

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Anniewrigh
10 May 2017|
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Response from Simon F | Reviewed this property |
Credit cards are accepted & it's well worth the price.
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Kim T
4 March 2017|
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Response from poppiesbrother | Reviewed this property |
I think smart causal is ok. We were in trousers and shirts but I also saw some people in jeans and shirts. The menu changes often but usually there are two menus and we were allowed to mix the menu if we wanted
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gskantzaris
21 December 2016|
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Response from Anita B | Property representative |
Dear Georgios, Thank you for your reply. I apologise for the fact we didn't reply on your criticism about the restaurant. I will definitely pass your comment to our architect. We try to create the best atmosphere around and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$79
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
18:30 - 22:00
Monday
18:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:30 - 22:00
Thursday
18:30 - 22:00
Friday
18:30 - 22:00
Saturday
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Professor Tulpplein 1, 1018 GX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Binnenstad
  • Neighbourhood: Binnenstad
  • Phone Number: +31 20 520 3264
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Description
Dine in style overlooking the Amstel river at restaurant La Rive. Culinary excellence and extraordinary hospitality makes restaurant La Rive a class of its own.
Under the inspired culinary leadership of Chef de Cuisine Roger Rassin, Maitre Ronald Opten and Sommelier Ted Bunnik, every guest is assured of a culinary experience. La Rive is a member of the culinary restaurant association Alliance Gastronomique. The exceptional wine expertise of our three sommeliers in combination with the creativity of our kitchen contribute to a unique and unforgettable dining experience.
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