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De Silveren Spiegel

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$$$$
Neighbourhood:
Centrum
Dutch, European
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Kattengat 4-6, 1012 SZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 624 6589
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18:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Last year we visited Paris, Venice, Florence and Amsterdam. We had a lot of good meals but this one was the best. It is on the pricey side but worth it. We ordered the 5 course meal and everything was delicious. Definitely one of the best meals I ever had. The only complaint would be they took too long. I... More 

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1 Thank To_Travel_To_Eat
Jim H H, Eigenaar at De Silveren Spiegel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I would like to thank you for this delightful review about your dinner this summer at de Silveren Spiegel. We are really happy that you took the time to comment your experience in our restaurant. The support of our guests is extremely rewarding for our team and we really appreciate your compliments about the impeccable service you received.... More 

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89 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Walked past De Silveren Spiegel this evening (7th December 2016) and it's closed for what look like serious renovations - website say it will reopen in March - rated excellent based on past experience and the fact I will be back when it reopens

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5 Thank Thesnooze
Jim H H, Eigenaar at De Silveren Spiegel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for sharing your de Silveren Spiegel past experience on TripAdvisor. We are very pleased that you found your DUTCH meal perfect and delicious, and that you received exceptional service. Thank you once again and we look forward to welcoming you back after the serious renovation buildings and brand new kitchen in restaurant de Silveren Spiegel .... More 

New York City
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855 reviews
268 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 538 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

This centrally located restaurant, set in the heart of the old city, is quintessentially, traditionally Dutch. You should book in advance as it fills up nightly, especially on the weekend. The service here is attentive and the servers are passionate and informative about the food and the wine that is served in this establishment. Come for the romantic setting, enjoy... More 

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Jim H H, Eigenaar at De Silveren Spiegel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your praising words. It is a pleasure to learn that you had such a lovely evening with us in Amsterdam. Your kind review is shared with the team and it fills us all with joy to read that the service and food was to your liking. Thank you once again for sharing your experience on... More 

Bergen, Norway
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

So beautiful and charming place in historical building! We love atmospheric spacea so we enjoed. Menu was delicious and presentation excellent. Great service!

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Thank min_o093
Jim H H, Eigenaar at De Silveren Spiegel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for sharing your de Silveren Spiegel experience on TripAdvisor. We are very pleased that you found your meal perfect and delicious, and that you received exceptional service. Our team take great pride in what they do and we will surely share your compliments with them. Thank you once again and we look forward to welcoming you... More 

Mount Sinai, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The amazing 5 course dinner we chose from the tasting menu was nothing compared to the charming ambiance in this historic property. We were greeted by the owners upon arrival and dined with attentitive but unimposing service. Will surely revommend this as a must visit for anyone going to Amsterdam. I hope nothing about this place changes.

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2 Thank Donna P
Jim H H, Eigenaar at De Silveren Spiegel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your nice review. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your visit in de Silveren Spiegel restaurant and that we could surprise you with our Historic buildings. Our chef Yves van der Hoff is responsible for the culinary works of art and for the creative influences in the menu and we’re... More 

Allerød
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74 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

We really enjoyed our dinner here - the menu was perfectly balanced, we took the wine menu, which was also good. The only small thing was that we travelled with a child, who needed small portions due to a disease,, and although we phoned in advance to order and make sure that this would be OK, it finally did not... More 

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Jim H H, Eigenaar at De Silveren Spiegel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review on your dining experience with your family at de Silveren Spiegel. Your praising words about the great food and the wine's are very much appreciated. The Golden Age ambiance in this houses is a special feature of our restaurant and creates a unique atmosphere. About the Child... More 

São Paulo
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163 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The place is very old and unique. The food is excellent and the presentation amazing. Great service. We had the three course tasting menu. Excellent wine list.

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Jim H H, Eigenaar at De Silveren Spiegel, responded to this review

Dear guest, We very much appreciates the fact that you took time to share your most recent experience in restaurant de Silveren Spiegel with us. First of all, we would like to thank you for the beautiful words of praise which makes us more than proud. Sincerely, Family van der Hoff More 

Bucks, UK
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Celebrated a friends 50th birthday here during a long weekend in Amsterdam. Very atmospheric restaurant, attentive service and fab food - we had the 4 course menu plus excellent and generous matched wines. We met the chef as we left - so young for one so talented. Restaurant is about to close for 6 months for kitchen refurbishment so go... More 

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Jim H H, Eigenaar at De Silveren Spiegel, responded to this review

Dear guest, How wonderful it is to read that you had your friends 50th BIRTHDAY in de Silveren Spiegel. Congratulations on your anniversary. We are honoured to learn that you enjoyed your special menu as well as the historic building. Our desire is to give each guest personal attention to create a unique experience. The delights of our executive chef... More 

Stuttgart, Germany
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We came here for dinner and we had the perfect evening. They only have one set menu with six courses but u can decide for how many courses u wanna go. I went for the 5 courses with accompanied wines my company went for the 4 courses also with the accompanying wines. The food was absolutely stunning and delicious also... More 

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Jim H H, Eigenaar at De Silveren Spiegel, responded to this review

Dear guest, We very much appreciates the fact that you took time to share your most recent experience in restaurant de Silveren Spiegel with us. First of all, we would like to thank you for the beautiful words of praise which makes us more than proud. The de Silveren Spiegel is known for its rich history (anno 1614) and tradition.... More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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81 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Location/environment: Located in one of Amsterdam's oldest (1614) buildings makes this place unique in it's own. We choose to sit outside, which is close to a crossing but as it's a very calm area with almost no traffic it was absolutely fine. Service: We choose to celebrate our 10 years anniversary here, something our waitor for the evening (Harri, excuse... More 

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Jim H H, Eigenaar at De Silveren Spiegel, responded to this review

Dear psjoroos, How wonderful it is to read that you had your 10 years anniversary in de Silveren Spiegel. We are honoured to learn that you enjoyed your special menu as well as the historic building. Our desire is to give each guest personal attention to create a unique experience. The delights of our executive chef Yves van der Hoff... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$68 - US$95
Cuisine
Dutch, European
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kattengat 4-6, 1012 SZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighbourhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 20 624 6589
Description
Elegance, tradition and hospitality are the core traits of one of Amsterdam’s finest restaurants, de Silveren Spiegel (the Silver Mirror). The restaurant dates from the Dutch Golden Age, the 17th century, so you can experience the ambiance of this time period. Breathtaking surroundings and a lovely diner. Private rooms for special occasions, parties or business meetings available.

AT THIS MOMENT THE RESTAURANT IS CLOSED FOR EXTENDED RENOVATIONS.
WE ARE HAPPY TO WELCOME YOU AGAIN IN THE SPRING OF 2017.

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Centrum
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