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Restaurant Golden Temple

Utrechtsestraat 126, 1017 VT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 626 8560
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“pakora” (9 reviews)
“curry” (13 reviews)
“pizza” (17 reviews)
Opens in 8 min
Asian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Utrechtsestraat 126, 1017 VT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner were in Amsterdam looking for vegan restaurants and found this one (rated as the best one in Amsterdam). The service and restaurant were lovely, but the food was beyond bad. To simplify it, it seemed like a vegan/ vegetarian restaurant owned...More

Thank Jeffrey C
Bilal A, Manager at Restaurant Golden Temple, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jeffrey! We are so sorry to hear that our food was not up to your taste! Just to clarify, we are the oldest vegetarian restaurant in Amsterdam and the menu still holds some of the original indian dishes, prepared fresh daily by our beloved...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came for a dinner. The menu card is indeed very confusing since u have too many cuisines. It is tasty food nicely presented. Servings are a bit too modest. Waitresses were super friendly but very slow. We liked Indian main course, which was first...More

Thank Helen_Prokopovych
Bilal A, Manager at Restaurant Golden Temple, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feeback, Helen! I am sorry that our food offer confused you - we are a restaurant that specialized in vegetarian food in general and we are very proud of our diverse food menu where you can find something for every taste...More

Reviewed 6 February 2018

We came for dinner and had Salt & Pepper Tofu, Rice Paper Rolls, Cheese Nachos, Favours of India, and a Cheese Please Pizza. The decor of the restaurant is lovely but we were not impressed with the food unfortunately. It lacked flavour and it was...More

Thank M J
Bilal A, Manager at Restaurant Golden Temple, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

Hello! We are so sorry that you were not completely satisfied with the food. We take a lot of pride in the preparation of the food, epsecially the indian dishes (with the master chef Kujdip from India who has been with us for more than...More

Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

The only reason its not 5 stars was the overpowering smell of essence when we first walked in. The food however was great. The gluten free nachos were a good portion and taste delicious. The housemade salsas and dips were also great! My friend ordered...More

Thank meganagema
Bilal A, Manager at Restaurant Golden Temple, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

Hello meganagema, We are very happy to hear that also non vegetarians enjoy our food, hopefully these kind of reviews will encourage even the most sceptical of meat eaters to try something new! We apologize for the overpowering incense, we realize that it's not everyone's...More

Reviewed 25 January 2018

Great vegetarian restaurant. We had a lovely birthday dinner, food there is really versatile, service is very friendly and easy going. Options to sit Turkish style!

Thank IrenkaZ
Reviewed 17 January 2018

After a day of shopping, we decided to go and have dinner here. It turned out to be a perfect ending to a great day. We entered in a relaxed vibe and sat down on a super chill low table. The food was delicious and...More

Thank Stefan M
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Based on the appearance, you would expect Indian/Asian food and it is all the more surprising that you find Mexican food and pizza on the menu. They also had a vegetable curry, so I ordered that. The proportions were not very well calculated: I had...More

Thank elst76
Bilal A, Manager at Restaurant Golden Temple, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Hello! I am sorry that you felt confused by our menu, but we only specify in vegetarian cusine and have never stated anywhere we offer only Asian food. We feel proud about our diverse menu and have really never expected that our customers would get...More

Reviewed 25 November 2017

I stopped for an unplanned early dinner at the Golden Temple. I entered at 5 pm and I could not stay longer than 45 minutes as almost all the bookings started at 5:30/6:00 pm. As a result, I recommend to book a table for a...More

Thank Ilaria B
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

This is a very disappointing place. We ordered soup and a sandwich. The soup arrived lukewarm. The sandwich took a half an hour to make. There was only one other couple in the place at the time, and they already had food. Not sure what...More

Thank Ahuva H
Bilal A, Manager at Restaurant Golden Temple, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Hello Ahuva! First of all I apologize for the late reply and hope this message finds you well. It sounds like you visited our restaurant during the lunch hours, which we are still figuring out (both the lunch menu and the whole setting). I can...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017

Good quality tasty vegan meals in a nice central place in Amsterdam with friendly staff. Informal atmosphere. I was positively surprised by this nice cosy place. Keep up the good work! We enjoyed the dinner in this lovely place.

Thank Frank P
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29 July 2016|
Response from VeganJoe | Reviewed this property |
Yeah I think so
5 September 2015|
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Response from ladystarrrdust | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can - there is an online form (just type Golden Temple Amsterdam Booking in google and the link to the page is the first or second hit)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$27
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Utrechtsestraat 126, 1017 VT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 20 626 8560
  • E-mail
Oldest vegetarian restaurant in Amsterdam. Our core business is to feed people with healthy vegetarian meals in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. 100% vegetarian and a great variety of vegan dishes. Also raw food meals on request. For more information or any questions please contact us. Golden Temple Amsterdam
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