The Dutch Hotel, Restaurant and Catering Organization has drawn up a Covid-19 protocol for restaurants, employees, and guests. There is also a great air freshening system in our restaurant. Our service staff wearing face masks. More information can be found here.

Senses is a warm and intimate restaurant in the city center of Amsterdam, with an open kitchen where 'food art' that ignites the senses is created. Chef Lars Bertelsen specializes 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 4 to 7-course surprise menu and embark on your own voyage of discovery. 

That Senses constantly performs at a high level is evident from the ranking of the best luxury restaurants in the Netherlands on Tripadvisor. 2019 in place 3 and for 2020 in place 2.

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


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

In order to give you the best possible experience we don't serve the 7, 6 or 5 course menu after 21:00.

Do you want 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.

Special lunch Lunch special from € 68 now for € 52.50 pp Enjoy now our 3-course chef's menu, 2 glasses of matching wines, unlimited water service, and coffee/tea for € 52.50, - We can of course also serve a delicious non-alcoholic arrangement instead of the wine arrangement. This lunch special is only bookable via the internet and must be paid in full in advance.

Lunch menu
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    I truly enjoyed my experience, a really great evening.Really nice staff and amazing food.Highly highly recommended!...

    Joshua, (United Kingdom)

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    Absolutely beautifully presented. We opted for non-alcoholic pairing and the experience was wonderful. Danielle was a gracious and charming host for the evening. The food was fantastic, with one dish and drink pairing in particula...

    Vee, (United Kingdom)

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    We had a very nice 5-course lunch + lots of special amuses up front! Very surprising dishes with great combinations of tastes. Good wine pairing as well. Rudy is a great host creating a welcome and relaxed atmosphere with high-cla...

    Marc, (Nederland)

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    Fantastic. If you have the opportunity to eat here take it. A really great evening, amazing food and wine plus excellent service. Well worth it. Just go!...

    Susan, (United Kingdom)

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    I had my birthday dinner at Senses and it was such an excellent experience! Not only did I love how each dish was so flavorful, but also how each dish was presented beautifully. My companions and I opted for the 7-course menu and ...

    Tuyen, (United Kingdom)

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    Fantastic food, very creative, every dish is an art work, lot of flavor combinations, ... Best restaurant I've visited in years. One point of attention: the interior could be more stylish....

    Paul , (United Kingdom)

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    The website promised Unconventional Food Art and Chef Lars Bertelsen absolutely delivery. My eyes and mind were held captivated by the beauty of each masterpiece presented, whilst the alluring smell stimulated involuntary salivati...

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    The name of this restaurant makes you wonder....does it make sense to have lunch or is it sensible to lunch at SENSES Restaurant Amsterdam? Well the honest answer is it really does make sense to have your senses tested at this re...

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    Great little place in Amsterdam for people who don't mind trying out exciting new flavour combinations and technical cooking. Together with my girlfriend had a great lunchservice here with food quality at the highest. And even ...

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    While some of the food was a little exotic for me, my husband who is a more adventurous eater, was thrilled with everything. The food was a true adventure for the senses and gorgeously plated. Service was excellent. We chose the 5...

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