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Mata Hari

Average price €35
8.7/10
306 reviews

Free serviceInstant reservation

Restaurant menu

Average price €35 Special request

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fried mushrooms - lemon zest - pita

Dietary options

Gluten free, Organic food, Vegetarian dishes

Ratings & Reviews

Fabulous
8.7/10
based on 306 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after making a reservation on TheFork can leave a review.
Quality of food :8.5/10
Service :8.7/10
Setting :8.9/10
  1. Romika B.
    Romika B.
    • one review
    6/10

    We waited very long for the food only to realize that the waiter didn’t send the order to the kitchen. After the long wait the food was pretty average. There was no compensation for the wait at all.

  2. Rover K.
    Rover K.
    • 2 reviews
    8/10

    Goed

  3. Kaija T.
    Kaija T.
    • one review
    10/10

    Food was excellent, feeling and servise also.

  4. Antonina K.
    Antonina K.
    • 4 reviews
    9/10

    Good selection of dishes and correct preparation, however, not extraordinary. Friendly, attentive service. Original interior, cozy and celebratory atmosphere. Prices for certain dishes, such as selection of mezze are per person but this is not mentioned in the menu. For clarity, it would be better to clearly state it in the menu. Overall, good evening out!

  5. Yan Hao, Dan l.
    Yan Hao, Dan l.
    • 18 reviews
    7/10

    Average quality food. Nice and friendly service.

  6. Manon S.
    Manon S.
    • 3 reviews
    10/10

    Lovely!

  7. Yuan  H.
    Yuan H.
    • one review
    8.5/10

    Great atmosphere. Very nice food. People are nice and welcoming. It’s a bit too crowded though perhaps due to the weekend.

  8. Wendy S.
    Wendy S.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Warm welcome, great cocktails, delicious food! Beautiful setting.

  9. Herm P.
    Herm P.
    • one review
    8.5/10

    Excellent overall, with a unique gazpacho and pumpkin fritters. Prices seemed about average for current day Amsterdam but the food was superior, this was by far the best meal we had, and the place was not "touristy" though adjacent to Red Light circus scene. Fashionable, small bar scene on ground floor, with canal side tables. We dined upstairs, which is better culinary setting. Only negative is that they were out of my requested entree (lasagne), but we were a late reservation. Would gladly return.

  10. Marielaine C.
    Marielaine C.
    • one review
    8.5/10

    Everyone in our group of six was happy with their choice of food. The presentation was great and we all thought the food was terrific; and priced appropriately.

  11. Cinthia R.
    Cinthia R.
    • 7 reviews
    8.5/10

    Nice atmosphere, would be very good if you can have dinner also outside, now it’s only indoor and with this weather would be nice to have the option outside. Food very tasty, good portions and nice flavor. Service very good.

  12. Angela M.
    Angela M.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Love this restaurant!

  13. Hechie I.
    Hechie I.
    • one review
    8/10

    The starter , sardines , was great. The hake was hopeless , very very bland and taste less. The service is great. But I kinda want my money back for the main course. The dessert was nice chocolate with ice cream.

  14. Annie D.
    Annie D.
    • one review
    10/10

    This is the second time we have eaten here and really enjoy the atmosphere and the food. We weren’t disappointed

  15. • one review
    10/10

    Very efficient staff, even from the booking for 19 people over the telephone, so helpful. Atmosphere excellent, and good quality food.

  16. • one review
    10/10

    Thanks a lot.................................................................................................................................................................................... .

  17. Richard M.
    Richard M.
    • 3 reviews
    10/10

    Imaginative dishes, good service, delicious, great canal location.

  18. Youri v.
    Youri v.
    • one review
    8/10

    Lovely sitting outside at their picnick tables along the canal!

  19. Danielle I.
    Danielle I.
    • 2 reviews
    9.5/10

    Great food and service in a very casual atmosphere.................................................................................................................................................

  20. Inès F.
    Inès F.
    • 9 reviews
    10/10

    A great place, with a very nice service. And most important : the food was delicious !

More information

Opening time

Monday untill Thursday from 12:00

- Lunch 12:00 - 16:00

- Dinner 18:00 - 22:00

- Bar from 16:00

Friday and Saturday from 12:00

- Lunch 12:00 - 16:00

- Dinner 18:00 - 22:30

- Bar from 16:00

Sunday from 12:00

- Lunch 12:00 - 16:00

- Dinn

How to get to the restaurant

Oudezijds Achterburgwal 22, 1012 DM, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Public transport

5 a 10 minuten loopafstand van Centraal Station

Directions to get there

Parking lot & Paid parking in the neighborhood

About the restaurant

Mata Hari was eclectic, mysterious and enjoyed life to the fullest. And that reflects on our menu. Reward yourself with tasteful dishes, freshly prepared in our kitchen every day. Expect influences reaching from the bazaars of the Middle East to the seaside terraces of the Mediterranean. Everything sustainable and seasonal, of course.

You will find us in het middle of the Amsterdam Red Light District, alongside one of the oldest canals of the historic city centre. Feel every day welcome for lunch or (late) dinner. Enjoy the homely vibe of our restaurant or settle down at the bar with a fine wine, a skillfully crafted cocktail or one of our craft beers.

Services

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You can reserve the restaurant for a private event (Max. 60 people)

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