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eating out near the concertgebouw

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eating out near the concertgebouw

Hi. My husband and I are going to a concert in the Concertgebouw on Saturday evening, and would like to eat before the concert begins at 20:15. Can anyone suggest any nice restauarants in that area, as we would prefer to be there and then eat, rather than have to eat further away and then rush. Obviously if there isn't much around, then any other suggestions would be most gratefully received. Thanks a lot.

Josiekitten

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1. Re: eating out near the concertgebouw

There are lot's of restaurants close to the Concertgebouw; one of my favorites is " L'Entrecote et le Dames" a great concept; start with a lovely salat, a large Entrecote or Fish with French Fries. Everything under € 22 per couvert! http://www.entrecote-et-les-dames.nl

The only negative point is that you can't make any reservations......

On the Van Baerlestraat 120 ( almost next to the Concertgebouw ) you'll find Brasserie Bark; http://www.bark.nl/ ( also English ) very very nice ambiance with lot's of choices from the large menu.

Good luck!

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2. Re: eating out near the concertgebouw

We prefer Martinot

Moreelsestraat 3

1071 BJ Amsterdam 020 6626436

Make a reservation, good food, reasonable prices and nice surrounding close by the Concertgebouw.

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3. Re: eating out near the concertgebouw

Check out www.iens.nl for restaraunts in the area of the Oude Zuid. there is a nice fish restaraunt right next door to the concert hall Which has just been removated a few weeks ago. Sorry although I pass it all the time I have memory like a seive. Looks nice though.

There are loads of good places to eat round there.

If you want to walk around five minutes then head towrds the Pijp, just across the Hobbmakade and the canal.

There is a really good indian on the corner of the Albert Cuypstraat and the Frans Halsstraat called the Balti house (easy to find just follow the tram line 16 from the main intersection at the Concertgebouw) and a nice maybe place called Trez on the Saenredamstraat. There is a nce Tapas bar on the corner there also.

Hope thats enough suggestions for you. Failing that there is a MacDonalds nearby :-)

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4. Re: eating out near the concertgebouw

The restaraunt I could not remember the name of is the Keyser. It is next door to the Concertgebouw and specialises in fish. Since it is a Saturday night you are going I would book.

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5. Re: eating out near the concertgebouw

Hi Josiekitten -

Wherever you choose please tell them your time restriction.

Fast service is not too common in Amsterdam, they mostly expect you to stay the entire evening. If your concert starts at 20:15 you should have the check befrore 20:00 to allow payment and to get over to the concertgebouw.

I could give you quite a few restaurant names but none that would serve you quickly.

Have fun, MMKoppes

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6. Re: eating out near the concertgebouw

Restaurant de Bark and de Knijp (both are in the Van Baerlestraat; near the Concertgebouw and are from the same owner) have lots of people eating there before a concert. Just tell the waiter or waitress when the concert starts and they'll make sure you make it, if you don't come too close to the starting time ofcourse (at least half an hour or more).

I've eaten there several times myself and I think the food and service are quite good.

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7. Re: eating out near the concertgebouw

As far as I know many restaurants mentioned before offer Concert-menu's. Most of the time 3-courses and served before the Concert etc..... against reasonable prices.

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8. Re: eating out near the concertgebouw

Thanks very much for all your suggestions. Lots of choices for us!Will make sure we inform them what time we need to have eaten by too - useful to know about the slow service. Thanks again for all your help!

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9. Re: eating out near the concertgebouw

I have had dinner before a concert, at the Brasserie Bark and if you tell them you have to be in the concert they sure take that into account. Brasserie Keijzer next to the Concertgebouw (I saw Cecilia Bartoli go in there once) is also good, but I liked it better before it's renovation.

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