Greetje

Address: Peperstraat 23-25, Amsterdam, 1011 TJ, The Netherlands
Telephone: 020 779 7450

- Expensive

4.5

A great place to go Dutch - book ahead any night of the week.

Raw herring. Pea soup. Vegetable mash and sausage. Traditional Dutch cuisine doesn't set the pulse racing. However, over the past decade or so a number of restaurants have reinvented the Netherlands' culinary offerings. One of these establishments is the delightful Greetje. Named after the owner's mum, it is justifiably very popular.

Food and drink
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Service
4.4
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Food and drink
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Value for money
4
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Ambience
4.4
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Location
4.1
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Food and drink

You'll be offered imaginative reworkings of traditional Dutch recipes and dishes, using local ingredients. Specialities regularly on the menu include Frysian sugar bread with duck liver terrine, and crème brûlée with Dutch black liquorice ice cream. A main course might be lemon sole with a turnip and celery mash. If you're feeling piggy, you can opt for a selection of starters (Greetje's Big Beginning) and puddings (Greetje's Grand Finale) - at least two on your table must order them. 

Ambience

It's a classical, elegant-looking but unshowy restaurant, with bare-wood floors, white linen on tables, pretty flower displays and black-and-white photos of Amsterdam on the walls.

Service

Excellent - capable, caring and thoughtful.

Location

In a quiet and attractive neighbourhood, on the eastern edge of the Old Centre, near the Montelbaanse Tower.

Price advice

Expect to pay around 45-55 euros for three courses, excluding wine. There's no set menu.

Recommended for

  • Couples
  • Foodies
  • Special occasions

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