Senses by Lars Bertelsen prepares unconventional and creative dishes, made with daily fresh and, if possible, sustainable ingredients. The kitchen team prepares your dishes in an open kitchen within the modern and stylish restaurant. Let your senses be stimulated and opt for the unexpected. Choose from the weekly alternating 3 to 6-course surprise menu and embark on your own voyage of discovery. 

Chef Lars Bertelsen, maître d’hôtel Natasja van Praag and their teams look forward to giving you a tantalizing and delightful culinary experience!

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  • Senses feels that serving the right drinks is just as important as the ‘food art’ on your plate. A lovely, well suited wine will make any dish truly special. To genuine food lovers, the perfect wine/food combination is an absolute must. The enthusiastic restaurant team will gladly offer advice concerning the range of organic and sustainable wines, of which more than 10 are served per glass. They can comprise a refreshing wine arrangement for your enjoyment, allowing you to experience the ultimate Senses feeling.

  • Senses is not only about the perfect combination of flavours and presentation, quality & sustainability play an important role as well. Whenever possible, the chef selects and purchases products from local suppliers who have the same values as the restaurant. We are referring to organically sound, sustainably produced and, most importantly, fresh produce. Discover ingredients that you never expected to ever eat. Expect the unexpected.

  • After 16 years of experience at a variety of restaurants in Amsterdam Lars has been able to make his mark with his creative cooking techniques and ‘plating skills’. This gave cause to introduce ‘Senses by Lars Bertelsen’ per the 1st of January.



You can also call us to make a reservation: Show phonenumber.


Would you like to experience a special and unique lunch in Amsterdam? Choose from the 2-, 3- or 4-course tasting menu, that starts at €24,50. Naturally, we also provide ‘quick 40-minute lunches’ for those who are limited in their time. Open seven days a week from 12:00h to 15:00h for lunch on the Vijzelstraat in Amsterdam.

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    We visited Senses on the last night of our trip and what a fantastic way to finish our time in Amsterdam. The food was phenomenal and the wine pairings were absolutely perfect. I'm not a fan of seafood and even I couldn't fault th...

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    nice food , perfect service and lovely staff , the taste of our courses was perfect , amazing place , we will back again...

    Unkown, (NL)

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    Perfect dinner ,very friendly staff ....

    Elisabeth, (Unkown)

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    We hebben hier ontzettend lekker gegeten, met een heel goed wijn arrangement erbij. De bediening was heel leuk en wist veel te vertellen over de gerechten en de bijpassende wijnen. We hebben er echt van genoten!...

    Demina, (NL)

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    What a positive surprise! We've chosen the 5 course menu. The taste of every course was just amazing and made us speechless. "It tickles all of the senses", so it definitely earns the name "Senses" Also the service team was more t...

    Sasha, (DE)

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    Just brilliant. An absolute pleasure to find and to be available at such short notice. I will certainly recommend to friends who might visit in the future!...

    Susan, (Unkown)

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    Cannot even begin to describe how amazing this place was. The thought of not having a clue what you're eating is scary at first but in the end it is one of the best meals I've ever had and not crazy expensive to boot. Highly highl...

    Danilo, ()

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    Amazing and beautiful food following a carte blanche tasting menu. We loved every second of this superb restaurant, however it was clear other diners were confused by the concept. This is an amazing fine dining restaurant with an ...

    Christian, (UK)

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    Small but nice restaurant with fantastic food. We ordered 4 dishes and wine package . It was a nice experience. The staff were very friendly and described the different dishes very well. The meny varies depending the catch of the ...

    Helen, (Unkown)

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    You do not choose your food but simply pick the amount of courses you would like. We chose 3. You are asked if there is anything you do not want to eat then the chef delivers what he wants. An amazing experience, especially the ve...

    Unkown, (Unkown)

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