We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Rive

Professor Tulpplein 1, 1018 GX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 520 3264
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (45 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (17 reviews)
“wagyu beef” (10 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, French, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Professor Tulpplein 1, 1018 GX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (630)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 394 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

first night in amsterdam. walked into la rive without a reservation 30min before closing and they were still so wonderfully welcoming . Sat us at the beautiful table overlooking the river. everything was exceptional including food, service, energy and value was excellent. highly recommend this...More

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

Dear Sir, Dear Madam, I would like to thank you so much for sharing your wonderful experience with restaurant La Rive. It fills us with joy to learn that you have enjoyed your dinner and the excellent service of our team so much. It is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Have the wine pairing meal it's perfect. The meal from start to finish was first class, the atmosphere is relaxed, super friendly and professional. I would go again in a heartbeat. The hotel is spectacular too.More

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

Dear Lynne, First of all, thank you so much for sharing your amazing experience with restaurant La Rive. It fills us with joy to learn that you have enjoyed the wine pairing meal and the friendly and professional service of our team. It is also...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very special meal and experience. The service, ambiance, food and canal view are outstanding. There are multiple small courses each with an amazing flavor profile. Duck pate, cod, octopus, venison or steak, etc. You choose the left of right side of the menu or...More

Thank qmiller1
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sir, Dear Madam, First of all, I would like to thank you so much for sharing your amazing words of praise with us! It fills us with joy to learn that you have enjoyed the small courses with an amazing flavour profile and the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If it was possible this restaurant would be 4 or 5 michelin stars. I am doing a gastro tour throught europe trying many michelins and this (La RIve) has none but is by far better than any in amsterdam Great wine list, service & food.More

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

Dear Eduardo, First of all, thank you so much for taking the time to share your amazing experience with restaurant La Rive. We are truly delighted to read that you have enjoyed our taster menu in combination with great wines so much. The fact that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Several weeks ago, I made a reservation to have dinner with my boss at La Rive. At the last moment, I decided to call the restaurant and to ask them if they could give us a nice table. I realized that my request was late...More

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

Dear Sir, Dear Madam, I would like to thank you so much for sharing your outstanding experience with restaurant La Rive. Your review makes us truly proud and we are so happy to hear that you have enjoyed our 7 course menu in combination with...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Location, food, service. Above amsterdam standards. Try booking a table next to the water and in the afternoon watching the Amstel river is a delight.More

Thank 000Happy000
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Dear Sir, Dear Madam, I would like to thank you so much for sharing your kindly words of praise with us! It fills us with joy to hear that you loved the unique view over the Amstel river in combination with outstanding flavours. It is...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

We had a perfect table with a great view of the river. The food and the service was outstanding. It is a really very nice place in a very good location, right on the river.More

Thank Angelika D
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Dear Angelika, First of all, I would like to thank you so much for sharing your outstanding experience with restaurant La Rive. It fills us with joy to learn that you have enjoyed your dinner and the outstanding service of our team. It is also...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018

Deeply disappointed because we had been here 10 years ago and that was a stellar experience. The place now feels outdated, stuffy and overly formal - much like a boring hotel restaurant - and has not kept in touch with the changing world. In particular,...More

1  Thank ELDM-Kortrijk
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Dear Sir, Dear Madam, First of all, thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with restaurant La Rive. It is regrettable to note that we could not fulfil your expectations. Therefore we would like to apologize. We strive for perfection,...More

Reviewed 6 July 2018

We had the tasting menu when we recently visited. The interior is formal bout welcoming. The sommelier was very knowledgeable and we have dined at other Michelin restaurants and this was on the same level.More

Thank KatyvicSydney
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Dear Sir, Dear Madam, First of all, I would like to thank you so much for sharing your wonderful experience with restaurant La Rive. We are more than happy to learn that you have enjoyed your evening in our restaurant so much and we look...More

Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We chose this restaurant based on the reviews of the degustation menu. While the style of dining room wasn’t really our scene (very formal hotel style dining room), we enjoyed the canal views with all the passing river traffic. There were two different menus to...More

1  Thank SJTmelb
Anita B, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Dear Sir, Dear Madam, Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us on Tripadvisor. Your review makes us truly proud and we are so happy to hear that we delivered very good food in combination with a beautiful presentation. It fills us with...More

Nearby
Plantage & the East
The eastern edge of central Amsterdam provides
visitors with the chance to imagine the city that
Rembrandt called home (and to tour his historic house)
while shopping like the thriftiest of locals at
Waterlooplein’s massive flea market, or even enjoying
a craft beer beside the tallest wooden windmill in The
Netherlands. This verdant, serene, and stately part of
town is home to Artis Royal Zoo, one of Europe’s
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 380 hotels in Amsterdam
InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam
1,101 reviews
.03 km away
Amstel Corner Hotel
119 reviews
.20 km away
Iris Hotel
835 reviews
.21 km away
Hotel Max
285 reviews
.30 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Bistrot des Alpes
172 reviews
.35 km away
Utrechtsedwarstafel
242 reviews
.38 km away
Bakhuys
163 reviews
.17 km away
Nearby Attractions
Koninklijk Theater Carre
428 reviews
.28 km away
Magere Brug
325 reviews
.50 km away
House with the Gnomes
16 reviews
.45 km away
Amsterdam Light Festival
278 reviews
.48 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Li Z
4 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from jjstives | Reviewed this property |
This is not a place to bring young children. There is nothing for them to do and you will embarrass yourself and others if the child disturbs others. There is no kids menu and the length of time you might want to spend there... More
2
Votes
Anniewrigh
11 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Simon F | Reviewed this property |
Credit cards are accepted & it's well worth the price.
2
Votes
Kim T
5 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from sandy s | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes, there is indeed a dress code, this is a Michelin restaurant. Yes to a jacket for men but no tie, ladies elegant casual.
1
Vote
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$74
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
Romantic, Business meetings, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Professor Tulpplein 1, 1018 GX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Plantage & the East
  • Neighbourhood: Plantage & the East
  • Phone Number: +31 20 520 3264
  • E-mail
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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing