Netherlands, Amsterdam Guide (B): French Restaurants in Amsterdam: A Best-of Guide

French Restaurants in Amsterdam: A Best-of Guide
When I first moved to the Dutch capital as a student in 2001, French restaurants in Amsterdam were the height of fashion. Things have moved on since then, but there’s still some good French food to be found if you know where to look. Some of it is more old-school than others, but these are all top quality restaurants.

Cafe de Klepel

Cafe de Klepel is a cosy, unassuming little French restaurant in the picturesque Jordaan neighbourhood. It serves classic French/Dutch dishes, great cheeses and organic wines, and the service is professional, too. Take your parents, take a date, take a colleague – it’s a great spot for any occasion.

Prinsenstraat 22 (Canal Belt) 020 623 8244 cafedeklepel.nl

Auberge Jean et Marie

Opening in de Pijp neighbourhood in 2016, Auberge Jean et Marie is testament to the trend that top-notch, high-end French food is making a comeback. The interior is as classic as the food: all white tablecloths, dark wood, classy tones of grey on the walls, and a touch of stained glass. Even the terrace outside looks like a French brasserie spilling out onto the pavement. Culinary highlights for me included the coarsely textured, gamey pâté stuffed with chestnuts and pistachios; and the smooth, coral-coloured bisque that was full of flavour from brown shrimps and deftly sliced fennel.

Albert Cuypstraat 58 (De Pijp) 020 845 2005 aubergeamsterdam.nl

Lobster bisque at Auberge Jean et Marie

Paskamer

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Guide Name: French Restaurants in Amsterdam: A Best-of Guide
Guide Location: Netherlands » Amsterdam
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Cafe de Klepel   Auberge Jean et Marie   Paskamer   Wijnbar Boelen and Boelen  
Author: Vicky Hampton
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