Rembrandt Square in Amsterdam is a very popular spot for tourists. You will find a coffeeshop on almost every corner and lots of cafes where you won’t see a single local, but there are some exceptions. Check out my visit to Kitchen & Bar Van Rijn!
Photos above: Typhoon Hospitality
Because of the beautiful decor, impressive bar and delicious, culinary surprises, this is one of my favorite spots at Rembrand Square. The wine list is top notch, including a Sauvignon Blanc from the Marlborough Region in New Zealand. Looooove!
We start the night with a refreshing, Eastern appetizer with watermelon, impregnated with ginger beer, wasabi mayonnaise & sesame seeds. Next to that you see a gnocchi of semolina, curry & smoked egg yolk. Yummm!
My friend’s main course is a smooth risotto, with a crisp of Parmesan cheese, asparagus, dried tomato & carrot. I try the tender roast veal entrecote with artichoke, carrot, red wine & pommes dauphine. Both dishes are very tasty and full of flavour.
The highlight of the night is dessert, of course. Very sweet, but no problem for a sweet tooth like me. We share a white chocolate mousse with strawberry crème, a strawberry ‘explosion’ and strawberry ice cream. The yoghurt ice cream, a bit sweeter than expected, with lemon & flower power is highly recommended too! #sharingiscaring
The service is friendly and the value/ price range is excellent at Kitchen & Bar Van Rijn. For a main course, the price is roughly €23,-. Don’t forget to try one of the tasty cocktails too!
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Check out another great spot at Rembrandt Square: Street Art Restaurant De Bajes HERE.
Kitchen & Bar Van Rijn, Rembrandt Square 17, Amsterdam
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