Buffet van Odette in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is one of my favourite cities. So far that is, since as you have seen I’ve been travelling quite a lot. I am inclined to think though that it’s one of the best cities in the world already and food has a lot to do with that.

Case in point, a gem that my lovely friend P. discovered and took us to the other day, Bugget van Odette.

Don’t expect awesome surroundings. This is a homely and lovely space, comfortable and cosy. The service is friendly and efficient, explaining dishes and helping with choices.

I love the little outside space they have where younger people were having coffee and smoking while exchanging gossip in quick Dutch (what a fascinating language).

We went for dinner and even though I expected the portions to be small they are actually just right.

I had the Ravioli (eggplant and truffle) and it was incredibly yummy. A bit too much oil for my taste (and that’s a Greek speaking). The charcuterie was really good too and I can highly recommend their autumn vegetables which were cooked to perfection.

I can see myself going back for nice easy going dinners with friends. Looked like a great place for a quiet date too (assuming you actually want to have a conversation).

All in all, top marks.

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Disclosure: We went to Buffet van Odette on 21 October 2015 and paid our bill in full. No prior discussion or heads up to the restaurant.
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BUFFET van Odette
Prinsengracht 598
1017 KS Amsterdam
Tel – 020 423 60 34
english.buffet-amsterdam.nl

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