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Lieve

Herengracht 88, 1015 BS Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 624 9635
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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“tapas” (9 reviews)
“tasting menu” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
Herengracht 88, 1015 BS Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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1 - 10 of 369 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a beautiful place to enjoy dinner along side the canal. The service was good and the food was nice.

Thank Crystal S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful restaurant situated in the center of the city, inside the ring. Very nice position and inside design. It's good for the relationship between price and food. The kitchen it is very traditional, is visible the French influences. Kind staff and beautiful waitress :D

Thank Iliocc87
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect value for money Great staff Good food Will come back for more We really liked the place. For amsterdam decent prices

Thank maurice803
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a good restaurant with mainly Belgian food. There are a lot of very good beer to enjoy. The staff is not very kind neither smiling but nothing terrible.

1  Thank Alex T
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Arrived looking forward to a meal reflecting the excellent cuisine of Belgium. First impressions decor quirky but really nice that's where the enjoyment stopped. I decided to go a la carte starting with sardines which were not fresh & very dry followed by another fish...More

Thank JeanEHouston
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Very pleasant place (decoration), carefull service and you may find some surprising dishes there. Prices are also friendly.

Thank sm60
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Well the location and building were good. And the greeting was reasonably warm. But then it soured. We were led to a waiting area of couches behind the bar. It could not have been dirtier or had more tatty seats - we should have been...More

Thank dougwasthere
Reviewed 8 April 2017

My wife, friend, and I ate here on 07 April. We opted for a tapas-style meal, and the food was excellent and worth the slightly negative aspect of the length of time it took to serve the food. We were there 2-2.5 hours and had...More

Thank chatt j
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Really enjoyed my recent visit to Lieve with my friend. It had an unusual interior design which made it feel both fun and individual and the toilet cubicle design is something I have never seen before! The food was good - we both enjoyed the...More

Thank Emily H
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We had a table for six last night at Lieve and were all really impressed. We opted for the 'shared dishes' format where we got lots of little plates for starters, even more for mains and than lots more for pudding. In theory you can...More

Thank Koshkha
Nearby
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
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 37
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Herengracht 88, 1015 BS Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 624 9635
  • E-mail
Description
Every season we have a different menu, with home made products like typical Belgian pates, pies and parfaits. Inspired by Belgium’s diversity, we invent and create our dishes. We put traditional Belgian products such as parsnip, purslane and chicory back on the menu.We also embrace the rich culture of Belgian beers. As a reward for our love of the combination of beer and delicious food, we had the honour to receive the Bier and Gastronomie award 2009, a national award for restaurants that combine different beers with good cuisine. Every time we review our menu, we put a lot of effort into finding the perfect combination for each dish.