Senses is a warm and intimate restaurant in the city centre of Amsterdam, with an open kitchen where 'food art' that ignites the senses is created. Chef Lars Bertelsen specialises in creating unconventional menus, which highlight the culinary artistry of the chef and his team. His menus all tell a story and contain unexpected combinations. The dishes are made using the freshest seasonal and where possible, sustainable ingredients. Let your senses be stimulated and opt for the unexpected. Choose from the weekly alternating 3 to 7-course surprise menu and embark on your own voyage of discovery. 

Chef Lars Bertelsen and his team look forward to giving you a tantalizing and delightful culinary experience!

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From 18.00 - 21.00 hours we serve the 7, 6, 5, 4 and 3 course tasting menu.

In order to give you the best possible experience, after 21:00 hour arrival we don't serve the 7 or 6 courses menu and after a 21.30 hour arrival, we can only serve our 4 and 3 course menu

If you would like to stay overnight in Amsterdam, we work together with the adjacent 4-star superior design hotel 'the Albus'.


You can also call us to make a reservation: Show phonenumber.
We would be very grateful if allergies and dietary needs are given in advance.


Would you like to experience a special and unique lunch in Amsterdam? Choose from the alternating 2-, 3- or 4-course tasting menu, that starts at €35. 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 14:00h for lunch on the Vijzelstraat in Amsterdam.

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    Everything from start to finish was amazing. All of the waiters and waitresses were friendly and gave great service. The food was some of the best we have had and all of us are foodies. Thank you so much for making our first n...

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    I didn’t have too much expectations however I was hit by a wrecking ball. The food was fabulous, service was great as well as the wine pairing. I would recommend this restaurant to all foodies. Price value unbeatable...

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    My husband and l love to try new restaurant were every we travel this was a gastronomic experience from the first muse buse to the lovely chocolate at the end with coffee we enjoyed the seabream infused with citrus flavours was ou...

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    Five for lunch. We had pre books and decided to have the 4 course taster menu plus wine. A good choice. We all enjoyed greatly everything we had. Quite Wonderful. Far exceeded our expectations....

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    Visiting Amsterdam for the 4th time, I wanted to try a really nice restaurant and ended up discovering Senses. I am executive chef of a cooking school in Paris, have worked in Michelin star restaurant and trust me, I wasn’t disa...

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    Our experience was wonderful from walking into Senses to the end of our dinner meeting. The staff was friendly and very knowledgeable, the food outstanding and wine pairings fabulous! It’s was a great experience!...

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    Our first forage into fine dining in Amsterdam was a resounding success. Senses was quality-driven from the moment we walked in to the moment we left a couple of hours later. We had the 5 course tasting menu at lunch which was ...

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    I had a business dinner at this place and it was great. The courses will take time so you have a great opportunity to talk. It's not loud in the restaurant and the atmosphere is great. The waiters are very friendly and explain...

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    Have visited several times for both dinner and lunch and it was always very nice experience. Great combination of tastes, great presentation and fulfilling menu (mainly if you opt for more courses ones). Very nice and friendly ser...

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    This place is simply amazing. The chef makes such food in combinations with flavors that you just simply want to eat here every day of your life. My girlfriend was amazed with this place and experience in it. I can't wait to come ...

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