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La Rive

Professor Tulpplein 1, 1018 GX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 520 3264
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Professor Tulpplein 1, 1018 GX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was a sensational night in this place, perfect views to the canal, so quiet. The staff was very attentive and detailed. We loved the taste experience of all of the courses. We were almost 3h there, but the time between courses is totally necessary...More

Thank Giuli B
Reviewed 2 days ago

We eat at a lot of fancy restaurants at home in NYC and I wasn't super excited about this reservation because I'm a bit of a picky eater (no seafood among others!) and tasting menus can be tricky for me. As we were seated, just...More

Thank AlliCats
Reviewed 2 days ago

We booked a table for two in this stylish restaurant and were certainly not disappointed : friendly and welcoming staff guide you to your table, where you can enjoy wonderful views of the Amsterdam canals. Aperitif was a well a glass of Champagne from a...More

Thank Geert D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very beautiful restaurant with fantastic food & almost impeccable service. Smart combinations resulting in very good flavours and beautiful dishes - the best tasting menu, so far. Its a mystery why this place has lost its Michelin star! It is defenitely worth one, or perhaps...More

Thank Toidukriitik
Reviewed 4 days ago

Ordered in advance and told the staff I am going to propose. We were seated near a window with an extremely romantic and beautiful view of the canal. I secretly gave one of the waitress the ring and continued to order. The food was exquisite...More

Thank DrorSh86
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We incredible liked this restaurant , it's really elegant , the service was amazing . And the best part was the food , the food was unbelievable good ! The dinner from the 5 courses costs 125€ the bottle of good champagne the same ....More

Thank gcuknfsdklbc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful staff, prefect mixture of knowledge, professionalism and humour. We loved all 7 courses which were excellently thought out but also really tasty, not over complicated or bizarre which can happen with taster menus. The wine pairings all worked really well. And of course the...More

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

Dear guest, Thank you kindly for sharing these words of praise with us. We are more than happy that you savoured our 7-course menu, the accompanying wines, our wonderful team and the view overlooking the Amstel River. Thank you so much for you recommendation and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Dined at la Rive for the second time in 2 years and must say it only gotten better. The dishes that come out of the kitchen are a little pieces of art with beautiful combinations of subtle balanced flavours that interact in mysterious ways. The...More

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

Dear Taco, Thank you kindly for sharing your experience with us on Tripadvisor. We are happy to learn that you enjoyed our little pieces of art in combination with excellent wines. It is a pleasure to know that our team provided you a great dining...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had an absolutely lovely experience. The staff really made us feel special on the first night of our honeymoon. Every course was absurdly decadent. Each wine was explained in great detail and why it paired exceptionally well with the course. Sitting...More

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

Dear guest, Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us on Tripadvisor. We are absolutely touched by your kind words and we are happy to learn that our team made you feel so special on the first night of your honeymoon. It fills...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must visit for all whom are seeking for a high end fine elegant French restaurant at the Amstel Hotel in Amsterdam. From the minute you are welcomed to the time you finish, everything was 5 stars. The 6 course dinnner, the bottle of French...More

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

Dear guest, Thank you kindly for taking the time to share your experience with us on Tripadvisor. It is a pleasure to read that you savoured the 6-course menu, the accompanying wines and the detailed service from our team. It fills us with joy that...More

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11 May 2017|
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Response from Simon F | Reviewed this property |
Credit cards are accepted & it's well worth the price.
Kim T
5 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
22 December 2016|
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
  • Value
Average prices
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
Romantic, Business meetings, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
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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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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