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Wilde Zwijnen

#162 of 3,135 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
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Javaplein 23, 1095 CJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 463 3043
18:00 - 22:15
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 22:15
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 16:00
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner at Wilde Zwijnen on a recommendation, and so glad we tried it. The ambience was warm and inviting, and the staff professional and friendly. After a discussion we decided on the 'surprise 3 course menu', and it was excellent. For the standard of food it was great value. Highly recommended when in Amsterdam, the restaurant is in... More 

Thank Barry H
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

You have to be an "easy eater", because the menu does not contain the ordinary dishes, and the choice is limited. But if you want to eat Dutch food and something special.... go there. Although the name in English is "wild pigs" I had a wunderful vegetarian dish. And the desert was heaven! Service is good, not excellent. It's easy... More 

Thank Knaar
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49 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Me and my best friend love to go to a special restaurant every month. We decided to choose Wilde Zwijnen for last evening. The menu was really special and the service really welcoming. We had a starter and a main each. The quality of the meat was really high and well cooked. Considering the standard of this city, WZ totally... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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237 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Went here with a business acquaintance based on a recommendation and was pleasantly surprised. Very cosy restaurant and the 3-course Chef's Menu was delicious. Service was friendly but perhaps a bit slow. Great value for money. Reservation is essential.

Thank Joachim P
Zurich, Switzerland
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Not only the layout of the restaurant space was interesting to explore, also the concept as a whole did not leave any doubts that this restaurant is truly one of the top 3 outside the center area of Amsterdam. Every course of our chef's menu (surprise dishes, no choice need to be made) was of high quality regarding ingredients, as... More 

Thank Solexius
Winchester, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We came in for the four course surprise dinner last night. We had red snapper, followed by wild boar meat balls with a garlic and cream broth, then beef chump with amazing vegetables and then finally bread and butter pudding. It was so good we couldn't leave without booking a table for lunch today and unsurprisingly we opted for the... More 

Thank Mark C
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Went to dinner here while visiting friends that live nearby. Was totally blown away and the talent of chefs and the food we got. Definitely need a reservation on the weekend. Would highly recommend the tasting menu. Loved the food and wine, would recommend if you're looking for great food in a fun atmosphere

Thank AMJ222
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Wilde Zwijnen offers dishes which are a little different from other restaurants which is great. The food is very tasty, nice wines to match and good & relaxed service.

Thank Art992013
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We loved it! We had confit de canard, beetrootsalad, filet and mussels. All very good. Good service and nice ambiance.

Thank Christina T
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127 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

My wife and I enjoyed Wilde Zwijnen on a wet Sunday night in November. The dining room is comfortable, pretty large and filled with tables that seem to be made from reclaimed wood. They write your name on the table that has been set aside for you. It's a nice touch. We seemed to be the only non-Dutch in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Dutch, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:15
18:00 - 22:15
18:00 - 22:15
18:00 - 22:15
18:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Javaplein 23, 1095 CJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 20 463 3043

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?