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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    A friend booked a table for us at Senses for lunch and was very nervous regarding the outcome. She need not have worried, everything was just perfect. Two of us opted for the two course menu and two opted for the three course. ...

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    This made our trip spectacular. We had a party of 6 with wine pairings. It was amazing. I mean really the best meal we have ever had. Totally worth the price tag. Exceptional service. Thanks a ton. ...

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    I really enjoyed my dinner at Senses. I ordered the 7 course dinner with wine pairing. It was amazing! If you love a culinary adventure where food is elevated to art, Senses is perfect. The ambiance is laidback and service is atte...

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    We'd found Senses on TripAdvisor. We look for this type of place, and it was an excellent choice. The staff were very friendly. They happily explained each dish on the tasting menu as we progressed through our meal. Wonderful flav...

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    Made a reservation for lunch based on reading reviews on Tripadvisor and, i must really say, it was worth it! Service to food to ambience, everything was fantastic. Senses deserve the Michelin, because not only Chef Lars and his...

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    A wonderful night out The staff were extremely helpful and knowledgeable about the food and wine we had the 7 course tasting option and loved it all beautifuly presented and interesting combinations of food We would recommend it t...

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    The atmosphere is the restaurant was very warm cosy. When we first walked in, we were greeted by very friendly staff who were all knowledgeable on the restaurant's food and wine. When the food came out, the dishes were definitely ...

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    We expected a good meal, but wow, Senses exceeded our expectations! Every course was an adventure and a work of art. We went for the 4 course menu, which was certainly enough, but five would have been even more delightful. In addi...

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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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