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De Oesterbar

Leidseplein 10, 1017 PT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 623 2988
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“dover sole” (13 reviews)
“oysters” (49 reviews)
“fresh fish” (4 reviews)
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12:00 - 23:00 Hours
Dutch, Seafood, European
Leidseplein 10, 1017 PT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this restaurant with my sister and brother in law for dinner. We should have realised how awful it was going to be in that the place was only about 20% full. Our first courses were good, but of the four main courses...More

Thank rpwh
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Unsure what has happened to this place but it was a place I would come to with business colleagues often. After a recent dinner there I won’t be going back. Food was good - not terrific - service was awful.

Thank WallywalsK
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

If you knew the Oesterbar in the past, don’t go reminiscing now!!! What a letdown. Once full of interesting people having a good time and enjoying their food. Still the same interior, but that is all that remained. Bad service, 4 guests only. Oysters and...More

1  Thank angelinotification
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Was in AMS for a conference andlooking for a good, not too touristy place. Here I found a good choice of Oysters, fish. Really attentative but not disturbing service. Will see me again

Thank Kudrun
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Always stop at the Oesterbar when in Amsterdam, but we’re surprised when we arrived that it was almost empty, so it’s under new management, food was tasty but presentation wasn’t good at all, our group had 6 languages between the 5 of us and we...More

1  Thank hallf
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Went there with my wife on New Year’s Eve, restaurant was full but they couldn’t handle the business. The food was OK but nothing to talk about, my wife had Dover sole but was served with a pot of olive oil not beurre blanc sauce...More

1  Thank Robmoore1973
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Will never advice anyone to go there. Restaurant staff were fighting during our stay. A man who I suppose is a manager were shouting on bartender insulting him right next to our table for good 10 minutes, first in Arabic, then in English, then waitresses...More

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Had a half dozen fine de claire oysters and now I know what real oysters should look like :) Presented on a mound of crushed ice they came to me, served by a very charming waitress, aling with bread, butter and salty crisps, as well...More

Thank Rutgerek
Reviewed 11 December 2017

One should not visit Amsterdam without enjoying a good fish dinner. It’s not obligatory, but it should be. So go for the one of the best: Visrestaurant de Oesterbar in the upscale Leidseplein. My friends and I let the taxi navigate the narrow city streets,...More

Thank Harvey B
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Had a very weird dinner there. We ordered 2 x large beer, oysters plate, two soups and dover sole. They brought two small beers - ok. Then the ordered soups which were very tasty indeed. Then we had to wait for about half an hour...More

1  Thank Denis I
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dutch, Seafood, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Leidseplein 10, 1017 PT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Stadsdeel Zuid
  • Neighbourhood: Stadsdeel Zuid
  • Phone Number: +31 20 623 2988
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