Fodor's Expert Review D' Vijff Vlieghen

$$$ Centrum Dutch

The "Five Flies" is a rambling dining institution that takes up five adjoining Golden Age houses filled with densely evocative decor—complete with bona fide Rembrandt etchings, jenever barrels, crystal and armor collections, and an endless array of old-school bric-a-brac. The menu of Dutch-international cuisine emphasizes fresh (and often organic) ingredients in dishes from Dutch gray shrimp salad to slow-cooked pork cheeks; there are also four- or five-course menus, which change quarterly based on what's in season. The wine list and the selection of flavored jenevers are—like the decor—epic in proportion.

Dutch Historical Romantic Intimate Dinner $$$

Quick Facts

Spuistraat 294-302
Amsterdam, North Holland  1012 VX, Netherlands

020-530–4060

vijffvlieghen.nl

Known For:
  • Unique over-the-top decor
  • Seasonal Dutch dining
  • Extensive local liquor menu
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: No lunch, Credit cards accepted

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