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De Wallen

Blauw aan de Wal

99 Oudezijds Achterburgwal
Amsterdam, Netherlands
TEL: 31-20-3302257

Despite its location down a graffiti-covered alleyway in the Red Light District, this white-clapboard restaurant draws crowds of foodies with its menu of seasonal, gourmet fare. Surrounded by a tiny courtyard, the two-story restaurant is housed in a 17th-century herb warehouse with original hardwood floors, exposed brick walls, and a bustling open kitchen. Incorporating French, Mediterranean, and Asian flavors, the three-course prix fixe menu might include oysters with a granita of Japanese ginger, followed by roasted lamb loin with a Shiraz reduction. The restaurant also has an extensive international wine list, with an emphasis on small-production French and Australian wineries.

Insider Tip:

Allow owner Bert Wolthuis to select wines for you; he is locally renowned for his excellent pairing abilities.



Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Destination Dining
  • Dinner
  • Full Bar
  • Hot Spot
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Late-Night Dining
  • Monday - Closed
  • Notable Wine List
  • Romantic

Cuisine Type:: Bistro


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