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Hoofdstad Brasserie

Nieuwe Doelenstraat 2-14 | 1012 CP, 1012 CP Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 531 1619
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“oysters” (8 reviews)
“salad” (11 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
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
Sponsored by: Hoofdstad Brasserie
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"
vkt57
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1 - 10 of 178 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

After taking an hour long boat ride through Amsterdam's canals, I ended up at Hoofdstad Brasserie for lunch...located inside the world famous 5-star hotel De L'Europe. It wasn't a planned visit but boy was I happy that I did! My boat captain had mentioned great...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bajathorp
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 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

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Lovegoodfoodgoodwine
Reserveringen R, F&B Coordinator at Hoofdstad Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

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 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just beside the water, within the Hotel de L europe. The service is excellent, the menu very brasserie style, few dishes, but all well made. Plate of oysters good, onion soup which was more an oxtail broth with an onion, so so. The vol au...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gilardoni
ReserveringenR1, F&B Trainee at Hoofdstad Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Mr. Gilardoni, Warm regards from Hoofdstad Brasserie! Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience at our Hoofdstad Brasserie. We are happy to read that you enjoyed our dishes and atmosphere. We are sorry to read that your it...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The presentation was great and so is the service. We did not avail of the 3 course menu but in hind sight, it was a good selection. The duck was good and so is the steak. Good choice for a special occasion.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank humminmummin
ReserveringenR1, F&B coordinator at Hoofdstad Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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 have welcomed you in Hoofdstad Brasserie. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed our menu, our...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

I am writing this review while soaking in the beautiful canal side atmosphere, sunshine and being looked after by first class professional accommodating waiting staff. The meal itself is perfection - high quality ingredients cooked with high finesse. I had smoked beef carpaccio, pan fried...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cjtravel18
ReserveringenR1, Food & beverage coordinator at Hoofdstad Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Dear Guest, Warm greetings from Hoofdstad Brasserie! Thank you very much for your review about your experience at Hoofdstad Brasserie. Your compliments are very much appreciated. Be assured that we will share your compliments with the entire team and hopefully we can welcome you back...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

On the basis of other reviews , choose the 37 eu 3 course lunch and certainly wasn’t disappointed, it was fabulous. First class food and excellent service. An unbeatable location on the canal side.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Paul A
ReserveringenR1, Food & beverage coordinator at Hoofdstad Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Dear Mr. Paul, Warm regards from De L'Europe! Thank you for your kind review on Hoofdstad Brasserie. It was a pleasure to welcome and to serve you during your stay in Amsterdam. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed the three course BIB gourmand...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018

Just stumbled in to this excellent gastronomic jewel. Their specials of 37.00 e are 👍. Was well forth the pricMore

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Leonard L
Reserveringen R, F&B coordinator at Hoofdstad Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Dear Mr. Leonard, 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 30 July 2018

Great place for a meal outside by the canal. There is a set menu for €37 which includes 3 courses that are picked from the main menu the food was great and service faultlessMore

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reserveringen R, F&B coordinator at Hoofdstad Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 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 and our...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

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

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reserveringen R, F&B coordinator at Hoofdstad Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Dear guest, Warm regards from De L'Europe Thank you for your kind review on Hoofdstad Brasserie. It was a great pleasure to welcome you and serve you on our lovely terrace! We would love to welcome you back soon at De L'Europe, perhaps in one...More

Reviewed 17 June 2018 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

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reserveringen R, F&B Coordinator at Hoofdstad Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

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

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seahcm
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Response from ReserveringenR1 | 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$11 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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 1619
  • E-mail
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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