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Ciel Bleu Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
De Pijp
Contemporary, International
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Ferdinand Bolstraat 333 | Hotel Okura Amsterdam, 1072 LB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 678 7111
18:30 - 22:30
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The Hague, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic evening, with great food, good wine recommendations and a lovely view over Amsterdam. It was a very nice evening to remember. Out of the 9 courses there were 4 very good ones and 2 were extraordinarily good. We really enjoyed the evening and for a special occasion we will come back.

Thank Astrid S
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84 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This the third time we had dinner is this lovely penthouse restaurant on the top floor. Briljant views! The interior is complete new. They had a make-over. The same designer who design it last time did the sublime job. Just like the kitchen staff. What a night! Give this place 3 stars please!!! We will be back soon.

Thank paulvdlinden
Irvine, CA
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74 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is located on the top floor of the Okura Hotel and has a magnificent view of the city. Your dining experience starts with Champagne at the window to take in the view. You are served small bites and given time to relax and get yourself prepared for a memorable dining experience. You are then shown to your table,... More 

Thank Dunhams
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately would not recommend this restaurant, was served raw sea bass. Didn't make a scene if it at the time, left a lot of the dish and the waiter returned saying the chef apologised and it shouldn't have happened. Was told it would be resolved for us but no amends were made, we were even charged for the course! Overall... More 

Thank tmfdouglas
HotelOkuraAmsterdam, Director Food and Beverage at Ciel Bleu Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear tmfdouglas, Thank you for taking the time to review our Ciel Bleu restaurant. You feedback is very valuable and allows us to further improve the service we deliver in Ciel Bleu. We offer our sincere apologies that we did not exceed your expectations during this evening. We take your comments very serious and would like to get in contact... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Set in a fantastic looking hotel with stunning views from the 23rd floor, this is definitely somewhere I would return. We went for the full menu with the wine and left fully satisfied. The setting, service, and most importantly the food and drink were all excellent. I wasn't too sure about the amuse bouche, but from there on in it... More 

Thank HulmeWolf
Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

We had a business dinner there. The table setup is movie-style with personal S&P, butter and olive oil jars to savour with one's bread (that changes through the meal for the perfect match between dish and bread!). I opted for the fish entree, a creamy poached bar on white truffle mousse. The chocolate dessert with old tequila was also excellent.

Thank alexb007
Fort Pierce, Florida
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472 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 441 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

This is a fine example of a top property not letting success go their heads. What was perfect before is now even more spectacular. The elegant dining room has been renovated and, according to chef Onno, the menu supercharged with more flavors and even more sumptuous offerings. Atmosphere is relaxed and unintimidating, but first timers should familiarize themselves with the... More 

Thank jjstives
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

I meant to write this review months ago. I am not normally one to photograph my food, but the presentation was so beautiful that I snapped photos of several courses. It tasted wonderful too. Everyone was very nice and accommodating (they did a fantastic job swapping in crab during one course when they found out that I did not like... More 

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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74 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We were two good friends visiting Ciel Bleu in November 2016. Among its attractions was the fact that it was open on a Monday. We started out in the bar next to the restaurant. Nice bar, but the seating is such that you sit on leather seat with your back against the windows for the main bar, which is a... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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17 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

I hesitated for some time in doing a review of this restaurant. As the score of each restaurant on tripadvisor is made through the average ratings of their customers, and assuming the ratings are not biased, it is fair to assume that the score will be a truethful reflection of the quality that we can expect in a given restaurant.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$74 - US$96
Contemporary, International
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
18:30 - 22:30
18:30 - 22:30
18:30 - 22:30
18:30 - 22:30
18:30 - 22:30
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ferdinand Bolstraat 333 | Hotel Okura Amsterdam, 1072 LB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > De Pijp
  • Neighbourhood: De Pijp
  • Phone Number: +31 20 678 7111
One of Amsterdam's most remarkable restaurants, situated on the 23rd floor of Hotel Okura Amsterdam, the Ciel Bleu Restaurant has been awarded two Michelin stars and, much like the adjacent Twenty Third Bar, offers a stunning panoramic view of Amsterdam's city centre. This breathtaking vista and the luxurious design, together with the personal hospitality, all combine to create a unique atmosphere. The Ciel Bleu Restaurant's ambitious kitchen staff serve an international cuisine, prepared with seasonal products and characterised by its innovation. The Sommelier's professionalism and close cooperation with Executive Chef and Manager Onno Kokmeijer results in a perfect harmony between wine and food. The Ciel Bleu Restaurant also offers three luxurious private areas: the Starlight Room, the Salon Panoramique, and the Chef's Table in the restaurant's kitchen.

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