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Restaurant Envy

#186 of 3,058 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighbourhood:
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Prinsengracht 381, 1016 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 344 6407
Today
18:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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208 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Booked a 9pm table here earlier in the day. They have stools and long bar tables, but adds to the ambience. We had the four course set meal, and whilst the service was a little hap hazard, the food was great. Really enjoyed our evening.

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Thank MrsACM
County Galway, Ireland
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went here just before getting our flight back home and boy did we leave Amsterdam on a high point. It was 6pm on a Monday and the restaurant was not very busy but we were made feel very welcome. The menu was very inventive yet inviting. Everything begged to be tasted. We ordered few dishes some of which were... More 

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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Really a pleasure to be here. I've been here so many times and the people of ENVY always seem to amaze me with the fabulous service and the outstanding food and drinks. If you have the chance to have one dinner in Amsterdam go to ENVY. Vargash and his team will see to it that you will have a superb... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I put a lot of research into choosing a good restaurant for a birthday meal with my husband in Amsterdam, and Envy sounded perfect. We booked well in advance for a Saturday night. It didn't start off well and we were seated without menus for about ten minutes until someone noticed us and offered water. We were interested in the... More 

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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627 reviews
395 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 278 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here on a Sunday evening and it was about a third full so very little atmosphere, the food is tapa size portions that are to share , the mackerel was outstanding as was the mussels with razor clams , we had Spanish Alborinio wine to drink , at €49 a bottle we think way overpriced, we pay £40... More 

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UK
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179 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A long narrow room with a bar like counter down half of one side and tables in booth like alcoves facing it - and then opening out into a slighter larger room. Food served tapas style, with a suggestion of multiple dishes to share. Interesting, tasty, modern dutch food. Good wine selection, charming helpful staff.

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Hong Kong, China
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very cozy restaurant along river side. I enjoyed nice lunch there with reasonable price. Fusion style food. Staff are very nice. We were in a bit hurry and they tried their best to accommodate our request.

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Thank ichan93
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

lovely food, very exceptional, however the portion are very tiny and small but very creative. staff was very attentive and friendly

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Athens, Greece
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited during a business trip for dinner. Excellent food, decent service, good wine list, value for money. Really quiet though. Had heard that you really need a reservation but we were alone on a Wednesday evening. And no music too. Good for business meetings but not for fun

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Although not all perfect, we really enjoyed our visit and will definitely be back. We had the Chefs choice so although the portions were quite small, it was a great way to try a combination of different dishes. It has definitely made us want to go back and try others in the future. The meat selection to start with was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Monday
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prinsengracht 381, 1016 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 344 6407
Description
Fifteen restaurant in Amsterdam is an exciting offshoot of Jamie Oliver’s famous Fifteen London, a great example of one set of dynamic, generous people inspiring others to act. In this case, the ‘others’ are Sarriel Taus and Coen Alewijnse who have created this combination restaurant and chef’s school in partnership with Fifteen London to benefit the struggling young people of Amsterdam. So what’s it like at the dining end of the equation? Very cool. The arty cosmopolitan style includes vibrant graffiti-scrawled sheet metal walls contrasting nice with the smart, sleek modern lines, designer seating and white table cloths. The restaurant seats up to 200, yet can still feel right for an dinner a deux. Each night a tasting menu is on offer, inspired by Jamie Oliver incorporating only the freshest regional produce. The modern Italian menu changes weekly and includes one of Jamie’s favourite antipasti to start, a first dish of fresh pasta, gnocchi or risotto, second course of meat, fish, poultry or game, and, we’re quoting here, ‘a wicked dessert’. A wine tasting menu is available to match the food tasting menu, or choose your own from the excellent list.

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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically significant as it is perennially popular. Whether you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast, shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get lost in a moody meander and a key component to any sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws include the Anne Frank House, the Bloemenmarkt floating flower market, an enviable assortment of independent boutiques along De Negen Straatjes, and of course all of Grachtengordel’s lovely canals and bridges.
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