Dessert in Amsterdam

Sep 3rd, 2007, 12:22 PM
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Dessert in Amsterdam

Where would you take someone for a Birthday evening dessert?

We will be having dinner in apartment (Jordaan area) but wanted to go somewhere special for dessert.
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Sep 3rd, 2007, 12:52 PM
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The Amsterdam American Hotel would be a place to consider. It is very nice.

Closer to your apartment is Cafe Luxembourg. That's one of my favorites and a bit lively compared to the American Hotel.

d'Vijff Vlieghen, The Five Flies, is an historic restaurant a little bit north of the Cafe Luxembourg.

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Sep 3rd, 2007, 02:41 PM
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5 flies !!!
I have heard of this restaurant. What a name.

Actually the dinnercruise looks fun.
Have you been on it?

Thanks for the links.
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Sep 3rd, 2007, 04:57 PM
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I ate in the Five Flies many years ago. It is unique. I don't know about the dinner cruise. If the weather is good I imagine it would be a night to remember fondly.

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Sep 3rd, 2007, 11:02 PM
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In general food on the dinnercruises isnot that great. Better make a "wine and cheese" evening cruise.
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Sep 4th, 2007, 04:53 AM
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As you're already in the Jordaan, why not visit Claes Claesz, on Eglantiersstraat? The restaurant sources local produce wherever possible, and likewise, makes everything from bread to ice cream in-house wherever possible.
Their website, unfortunately, is in Dutch, but it's if you want to take a look
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