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De Kruidfabriek by Lute

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De Oude Molen 5, 1184 VW, Amstelveen, The Netherlands
+31 20 472 2462
12:00 - 00:00
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Sun 14:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 00:00
Sat 18:30 - 00:00
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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673 reviews
339 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 292 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a short period I went to the restaurant "De kruidfabriek" twice, for lunch with a big group of friends and for dinner with family members. In both occasions the food was quite good and the service good. The food is somehow innovative. The portions are small, but tasteful. The restaurant has a modern decoration with some interesting solutions for... More 

Thank JuPereira
Saronno, Italy
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in Amstelveen, the sorrounds are less typical than other restaurants in that area, but once inside you are in an elegant but informal atmosphere. Very good service, staff competent and kind. We tasted the "chef surprise" menu, with wines in combination: very good and tasty food, original combination of high-quality ingredients very well done: fish to start (king crab... More 

Thank Julius0099
The Hague, The Netherlands
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96 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I have mixed feelings about our dinner. The service overall was good. Friendly and attentive staff, not intrusive and kind help with wine and food selection. The menu looks interesting with non-standard dishes. But the portions are very small. For the starter I guess it was OK, but I had "Sole Meuniere" as a main dish - it fact it... More 

Thank oldtraveller131
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I went for birthday night out with my wife. The restaurant looks really nice and different. Although we had made restaurant reservations well in advance, we were sat in the lounge on a high bar table. I kindly requested a different table. The waitress flat out refused as all tables were reserved with special requests, which is fair enough. I... More 

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212 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a very nice lunch at the Kruidfabriek (wordplay on the former gunpowder factory 'kruit' and herbs 'kruid'). Going strong at this location for over a decade. Attentive not obtrusive service, tasteful combinations and presentation.

Thank MrTrovador
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Nice venue and good service. Excelent food. Lobster soup was fantastic. Same for starters and main. Need to take the time....

Thank Amir L
Northampton, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

I went here for a business dinner and was really impressed by the creative food options. The care taken with the food was impeccable. The menu had plenty of options but wasn't in your traditional starter, main, dessert approach but simply options offered in differing sizes. A stunning restaurant that I can't recommend highly enough.

Thank Jason L
Province of Alicante, Spain
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227 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The menu was creative and the food well prepared. The atmosphere is nice and cozy. The service was inattentive - it was hard to get the waiter's attention and even after this he didn't bring the things requested.

Thank Gehrig S
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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598 reviews
289 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We were here for lunch and the menu was simply delicious. Made with care and attention, the plates looked simply Instagram worthy! As always a very good cuisine.

Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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279 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This has to be one of the best meals I have had in a long time. The food is presented beautifully along with fabulous service We had a four course dinner and every course was amazing. We did not want it to finish. Highly recommended for a special occasion.

Thank Jo M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, Dutch, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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
dutch / French restaurant in a converted gunpowder fatcory

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