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Hoofdstad Brasserie

Nieuwe Doelenstraat 2-14 | 1012 CP, 1012 CP Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 531 1704
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  • Average9%
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Dutch, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Nieuwe Doelenstraat 2-14 | 1012 CP, 1012 CP Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Great value for money
"A visit to Hoofdstad is a must in Amsterdam"
Epices6
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2. Excellent service
"Great menu and welcoming to tourists. Great value for money"
Georgina
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3. Good and different
"You get more than you expect. outstanding service, delicious bites"
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1 - 10 of 171 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Nice simple meals here. Lovely in warm weather, ask for a table outside tucked alongside the Amstel. Very small menu but everything is prepared with care. Steak and chicken are straightforward-grilled and garnished. Puffed fried potatoes or a salad are both tasty. Not overly expensive...More

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Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 22 July 2017

The food, service, pacing, and ambiance here is all excellent. We sat outside, which is right at water level. There is glass between you and the water, but that keeps it a little warmer than you might be if it were directly exposed to the...More

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Reserveringen R, F&B Coordinator at Hoofdstad Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Dear guest, Thank you for your visit to our terrace and your kind recommendation! Great to read that we served you the best meal you had in Amsterdam. It was an absolute pleasure to serve you on our lovely terrace. For your next visit to...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very pleasant lunch at probably my favourite balcony in Amsterdam. I had the watermelon and cucumber soup and an asparagus risotto after it. Delicious!!! Others had the mackerel with salsa criolla and the cod with spring vegetables and salsa verde. They liked their choice a...More

Thank Mercedes D
Reserveringen R, F&B Coordinator at Hoofdstad Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Mercedes D. Warm regards from De L'Europe. Thank you for taking your time to write about your experience at Het Terras. It was an absolute pleasure to welcome you. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed the food and your experience in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a surprise. We went there after seeing good reviews on Michelin Guide with a bib. The food was so great that we came back two times in one week end. Service is not perfect but young fresh and relax. But really food was...More

Thank Lovegoodfoodgoodwine
Reserveringen R, F&B Coordinator at Hoofdstad Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest. Warm regards from De L'Europe. Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at Hoofdstad Brasserie. It was an absolute pleasure to welcomed you twice. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed our dishes. We would be most...More

Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Hoofdstad Brasserie is located in the hotel De L’Europe, Amsterdam We did order salad with lobster as first dish. One sirloin and one rib-eye as main dish. Red wine pinot noir. The food and wine was good, service as well. Very friendly staff, excellent view,...More

Thank Tatjana V
Reserveringen R, F&B Coordinator at Hoofdstad Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Dear Tatjana V, Warm regards from De L'Europe. Thank you for taking your time to write about your experience at our Hoofdstad Brasserie. It was an absolute pleasure to welcome you. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed our dishes, wines and service....More

Reviewed 19 April 2018

Recommended to us as brasserie shares kitchen with Michelin starred restaurant - three course menu for just €37!! Location is superb - we had booked but were happy top wait 30 minutes in the bar in order to get a table at the window and...More

Thank David T
Reserveringen R, F&B Coordinator at Hoofdstad Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Dear David T. Warm regards from De L'Europe. Thank you for taking your time to write about your experience in our hotel. It was an absolute pleasure to welcome you. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed our 3-course Bib Gourmand Menu, our...More

Reviewed 16 April 2018

Our first Amsterdam restaurant that lovely February afternoon. Hospitality wasnt at it's peak but we didnt mind at first at all. Had a glass of wine and was ready to enjoy the kids free weekend :) We were lucky that the young waitress took our...More

Thank Ines N
Reserveringen R, F&B Coordinator at Hoofdstad Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Dear Guest, Warm regards from Hoofdstad Brasserie! Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Thank you for your constructive feedback.Could you please be so kind to contact us through restaurant@deleurope.com to review your valuable criticism? Many thanks in advance, Kind regards, Team...More

Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

The service was excellent, actually impeccable! We sat at a table with a view of the canal which was beautiful. The food was amazing! The restaurant is in a beautiful boutique hotel owned by the Heineken family. The bar Freddy in the hotel is great...More

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Reserveringen R, F&B Coordinator at Hoofdstad Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Dear Paola A. Warm regards from De L'Europe. Thank you for taking your time to write about your experience in our hotel. It was an absolute pleasure to welcome you. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your experience in the Hoofdstad Brasserie...More

Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

This is a hidden gem in Amsterdam. A three course Bib Gourmand (Michelin notification for best price menu) menu for just €37,-!! Location is superb. Try to book a table at the window and watch the boats in the canal go by. Slowly you see...More

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Reserveringen R, F&B Coordinator at Hoofdstad Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Dear Guest, Warm regards from De L'Europe. Thank you for taking your time to write about your experience in Hoofdstad Brasserie. It was an absolute pleasure to welcome you in Hoofdstad Brasserie. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed our menu, our service...More

Reviewed 23 February 2018

With windows onto the canal, this is a very pleasant venue. We ate here for Xmas dinner in 2016 and were disappointed, but there is a new chef and team, and our recent meal here was excellent. The foie gras is outstanding, as is the...More

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Reserveringen R, F&B Coordinator at Hoofdstad Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Dear Guest, Warm regards from De L'Europe. Thank you for taking your time to write about your experience in Hoofdstad Brasserie. It was an absolute pleasure to welcome you in Hoofdstad Brasserie. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed the new menu prepared...More

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seahcm
30 April 2018|
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Response from Reserveringen R | Property representative |
Dear Mr/Ms, Warm regards from De L'Europe! Thank you for your question. In our Hoofdstad Brasserie we serve our 3-course Bib Gourmand menu for €37,- euros both during Lunch and Dinner. If you would like to make a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$41
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nieuwe Doelenstraat 2-14 | 1012 CP, 1012 CP Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Neighbourhood: Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 531 1704
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Description
Hoofdstad Brasserie, awarded as Best Hotel Restaurant and chosen by the audience as the Public’s Favorite at the Foodbloggers Awards 2017, offers a varied menu that updates the French classics with international influences. Talented Head Chef Alex Haupt unleashes his creativity to bring you delicious food with the best quality. Atmospheric flair meets outstanding service in one of Amsterdam's coolest settings. Since 2011, Hoofdstad Brasserie has been awarded Bib Gourmand, an award for restaurants with good value for money.
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