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Soenda Kelapa

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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Utrechtsestraat 89, 1017 VK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 627 9416
18:00 - 22:30
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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251 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

found this quite by chance and had a wonderful a la carte meal served quickly and all freshly cooked. Too much to eat of course. Friendly service and nothing too much trouble.

Thank davyb1944
Tel Aviv, Israel
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41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Amsterdam's Utrechtsestraat is full with restaurants, Nestled between a variety of fancy places is this small Indonesian restaurant where food is the essence. Rijsttafel as it should be: small dishes with a wide variety of tastes and smells: hot, cold, spicy, sweet, sour and intriguing. Just enough to satisfy your palate. You leave satisfied with a pleasant aftertaste of Asian... More 

Thank chaver4u2
Toronto, Canada
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137 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

I was looking for an early and quick dinner option and found the perfect spot. They served yummy chicken satay with spring rolls. Service was fast and friendly.

Thank STho
Stockholm, Sweden
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89 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

i had a taster menu with about 10 different items. All well presented but I had expected more spice The best item in the meal was in fact the sambal. I have never tasted a sambal that was so flavorsome

Thank simon d
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63 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

If you want a posh restaurant, stop reading, now! This place was a really great discovery. Tasty food, friendly service, but totally relaxed. The place is small, so don't expect masses of elbow room, but it's comfortable enough. This place justifies a much higher ranking than it has, in my opinion. The menu is simple and the combos sometimes look... More 

Thank Gmacg63
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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104 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We booked for a group of ten ( this is a small restaurant) Ordered Nasi Rames - a dish with rice and assorted meats, veggies and some other yummy-yummies - . It was delicious and plentiful. Plus the Laksa soup as startes was top! Go there. They open at 18:00 and don't be late :)

Thank sanderva
Perth, Australia
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139 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This was a very nice restaurant, staff were very attentive and polite. We had the share dishes between 2 of us, which was great as we got to try a bit of everything. All tasted nice & fresh. Loved how it was served in the small bowls.

Thank Sarah n Pete R
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed with my partner and a friend two delicious rijsttafels at this small restaurant. If you want an authentic, high-quality, and resonably priced Indonesian dinner, don't look any further!

Thank elbailasolo
Jakarta, Indonesia
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

The hosts were really friendly, the homemade Indonesian food was good (the ayam rica-rica is not too spicy as well!) I had come over twice during my stay & would definitely come again in my next visit. I'd recommend you to try the Javanese omelette if you're visiting!

Thank somya a
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

This is most likely the best Indonesian restaurant in Amsterdam. It is a very small restaurant, with a simple decor. But don't let that fool you. The food is wonderful: all made with very fresh ingredients and spices. I have been to Indonesia often and eating here is like being back, but then cleaner. The staff is charming and helpful.... More 

Thank Katinka K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Utrechtsestraat 89, 1017 VK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 627 9416

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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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