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Van Speyk, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland

Van Speyk

4.8
4.8
313 Reviews
€51 and over
Dutch
VAN SPEYK is a Amsterdam style Brasserie, situated in a building from 1659 in the the old warehouse district, between the Dam square and the Grand Central Station.

Van Speyk combines Classic French flavours with Traditional Dutch influences in a intimate, romantic setting
with crystal chandeliers, candle light and high ceilings.

Enjoy icons like crisp oysters and Champagne, fresh seafood and excellent meats.

Our staff is more than willing to help you make your dinner a great experience, accompanied by good wine and friendly service.

Open: Wednesday till Sunday from 17.30 till midnight ( kitchen until 10:00 pm ).

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 4 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    €51 and over
  • Cuisines
    Dutch, Indigenous, French
  • Hours of operation
    Tue–Sat 5:30 pm–11:30 pm
  • Phone number
    020 420 0117
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Neighborhood
    Binnenstad/Burgwallen
  • Cross street
    Dam Square
  • Parking details
    4 minutes walk from P1 Parking Amsterdam Centrum.
  • Public transit
    4 minutes walk from Centraal Station (bus, metro, tram, train).
  • Additional
    Beer, Full Bar, Wine

What 313 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Centrum

    Most Booked

313 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing restaurant! The food was delicious, the ambience was perfect and the wine selection was perfect. Highly recommended to all food lovers!

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  2. SimoneA

    Amsterdam

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great dinner place, definitely recommend it. Food is good and service is great

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great service staff, charming space, and excellent food. The duck confit was outstanding.

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  4. DianaP

    Berkshire

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Very good meal - about 10 minute walk from Central Station. Can highly recommend

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Good food. Good service. Not overpriced. Would definitely return & reccomend.

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  6. Redsofa

    London

    9 reviews

    4.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on February 1, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Interesting food with a Dutch twist. We had a herring first course and nicely cooked fish to follow.

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  7. EllaD

    New York City

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on December 29, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food, attentive, very friendly, knowledgeable service, beautiful decor in old townhouse

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  8. DavidG

    Greater Boston

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on December 29, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We had the brisket and the halibut and they were both fabulous. The waitstaff was very attentive too!

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  9. LisaS

    Dorset

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 29, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent waiting staff, extremely friendly allowed us to be seated earlier than reservation due to bad weather

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  10. EllaD

    New York City

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on December 27, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything was great. Gave 5 stars as there is no 6 star grade

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  11. OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 27, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    The food was very good & our waiter was so friendly & knowledgeable. In addition, the owner of the restaurant attended the guests in person and welcomed them. He was very hospitable. The location of the restaurant is also so central and in a beautiful neighborhood.

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  12. OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 21, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    10/10!! We loved our meal here, we even said it was the best meal we’ve ever had! We had the beef & pear sauce dinner and WOW. So good. Everything felt like good quality and made with love.

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  13. Philipd

    Amsterdam

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 9, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Goed restaurant om in een goede ambiance heerlijk te kunnen eten.

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  14. Hector

    Glasgow

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 9, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely restaurant with good service and excellent food. Definitely visit again .

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  15. HendrikD

    Gloucestershire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 6, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great dinner with great service and food. We will definitely be back !

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  16. NDGuyinBaggyBoxers

    Orlando

    58 reviews

    4.0

    58 reviews

    Dined on November 1, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    2nd visit but 1st since May 2013. Rich, Dutch food. Prices more in line with similar restaurants and not a bargain as 10 years ago. That's due to their continued quality! Main issue for me was bathroom downstairs. My bad leg had issues with steep, spiral steps! Food ok. Had mushroom soup plus chicken dish; other half had mushroom soup and halibut dish. Tasty but very small portions now. Service by 2 gentlemen was excellent and attentive. May or may not return on next Amsterdam visit since so many choices.

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  17. DeborahB

    Philadelphia

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 26, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This cozy neighborhood gem has left us with the best impressions of this wonderful city. The ambiance is very welcoming and charming with amazing wines, food, and service. I highly recommend it will definitely come back on a return visit!

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  18. BsAs2017

    Barcelona

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on October 25, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Very well prepared Dutch cuisine. Excellent wine selection.

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  19. Diner

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 14, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Lovely food, great service. Relaxed and beautiful ambience. A taste of Old Amsterdam

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  20. OpenTable Diner

    Minneapolis

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 12, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was a great experience. I loved the food and service.

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  21. JeremyO

    Norfolk/Suffolk

    18 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on October 11, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This is a gem of a restaurant outstanding service and food

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  22. OpenTable Diner

    Greater Boston

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on October 7, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Outstanding food! Interesting flavor combinations for each course. Highly recommend!

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  23. OpenTable Diner

    Victoria

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on October 6, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food, cocktails and ambience! Loved this place.

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  24. OpenTable Diner

    Austin

    20 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on September 22, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We have the most wonderful experience. Beginning with a warm welcome, great service and a spectacular restaurant. The food was incredibly delicious, wine pairing recommended by our waiter matched every taste of our meal. We left very happy!

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  25. Mark

    Greater Boston

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on September 21, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fantastic dinner. I had specials of a cauliflower soup and rack of lamb, which were superb and an appetizer of escargots. Recommendations and service were excellent. I had a great dining experience and recommend. Also, I never felt self-conscious as a solo diner/traveler, which is a subtle but important point - iykyk.

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  26. Ekow

    Dallas

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on September 8, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had an amazing time at Van Speyk! The food and service were amazing. Will definitely come back here the next time I am in AMS.

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  27. GLlona

    Las Vegas

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 24, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful food and service. Michelin star level. Highly recommended

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  28. Jeanne

    Greater Boston

    91 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    91 reviews

    Dined on June 24, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Van Speyk knows exactly how to treat guests in their beautiful restaurant. The wait staff is very professional and kind. The chef was very creative and used fine/fresh ingredients. The differentiator was when the chef came to our table to discuss my allergies and modified my 3 course experience without sacrificing taste and presentation. The entire experience was perfection.

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  29. SarahS

    Berkshire

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 23, 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    Whilst the food was ok, the service was really awful. They forgot our main course order so this added to the 1 hour wait to 1.5 hours. As we were on holiday it was not too much of a problem but in normal circumstances frustrating. The waiter from cyprus was very rude and aggressive such that I will not record the statements.

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  30. MichaelB

    Essex

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 3, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A fantastic night. Great staff, great food I would thoroughly recommend this restaurant for a romantic meal or special night out

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  31. terrelyn

    Atlanta Metro

    39 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    39 reviews

    Dined on June 3, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    What a gem! Amazing service with delicious food offerings. Each dish was perfectly prepared with a great mix of flavors. Relaxing atmosphere for enjoying a meal and a bottle of wine. Would highly recommend.

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  32. DavidW

    Indiana

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on May 26, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent quality food and service. And not too pricey.

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  33. KellyW

    Toledo

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 24, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The wait staff was wonderful! The food was exceptional!!

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  34. Lois

    New York City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 29, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Wonderful Dutch cuisine !

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  35. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 22, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great restaurant! The seabream was fantastic. All other dishes were also very good. Service was very friendly and professional. All aspects make this restaurant great. Total bill for 6 persons without wine was 250 euro.

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  36. OpenTable Diner

    London

    30 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    30 reviews

    Dined on April 21, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    What a fantastic night! Great, honest food. Wonderful staff.

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  37. Peanut

    London

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 25, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    It was a delightful restaurant - loved the decor. The staff were very professional, welcoming and attentive. The menu although not large, each person in our parties choice they all thoroughly enjoyed. The brisket was truly delicious and I would recommend it. Wines were fabulous. Would definitely go again and would recommend it to friends

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  38. Ampa

    Amsterdam

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 22, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    From starter to dessert all was delicious. We had Rockfeller Oysters, schrimp croquettes, special fries (fantastic), cod, seabream and we finished with a perfect speculos parfait.The service was very nice and efficient. We'll return to Van Speyk for sure next time we'll be in Amsterdam.

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  39. AMCo

    Amsterdam

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 18, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Worth it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  40. evg72

    London

    7 reviews

    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on March 18, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Really delicious food and attentive service. Lovely atmosphere that was buzzing but not noisy. Food and wine was pricey but we had a really great time.

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FAQs

Van Speyk is rated 4.8 stars by 313 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 4 times today
Google Map for Van Speyk

Spuistraat 3a, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland 1012 SP

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Dam Square
  • Neighborhood
    Binnenstad/Burgwallen
  • Hours of operation
    Tue–Sat 5:30 pm–11:30 pm
  • Price
    €51 and over
  • Cuisines
    Dutch, Indigenous, French
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    4 minutes walk from P1 Parking Amsterdam Centrum.
  • Public transit
    4 minutes walk from Centraal Station (bus, metro, tram, train).
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Beer, Full Bar, Wine
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