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!

  • 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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    The food is actually impressive and it indulges your senses. The entire experience is worth to try because every course is a surprise and it's cooked at the moment. I couldn't drink that night but I am sure the food with wine pair...

    Diana, (Unkown)

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    Amazing and creative flavours. Each time we are surprised with the wonderful dishes. Super friendly staff. We had lunch there today and already made a reservation for the next time....

    Anie, (Unkown)

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    Thumbs up to the chef & team. food served were not only creatively plated but every bite of the meal matters. All the dishes were terribly tasty and full of flavour. The "stone" creme brûlée ice cream surprised me, as i thought ...

    Caspearl, ()

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    WOW!!!!! This restaurant was amazing! I am someone who is fussy when it comes to food but the secret 6 course menu was an absolute delight! The food was cooked amazingly well and they even took into consideration the fact I don't ...

    Adam, ()

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    Great food and great service as well! We were in Amsterdam for a couple of nights and Senses was recommended, very glad we went....

    francis, (UK)

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    i was staying at the albus and after seeing mention of their restaurant on the website and then reading the reviews i knew i wanted to come. i easily booked a reservation on the hotel's website and was so excited for a fancy dinne...

    Kel, (USA)

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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...

    Unkown, ()

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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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