VermeerThe Amsterdam elite, rewarded with a Michelin star.

Restaurant Vermeer is a renowned restaurant that belongs to the Amsterdam elite, rewarded with a Michelin star. Gastronomic dishes with fine wines, exemplary service and a timeless atmosphere, that's Restaurant Vermeer.
Passion and ambition, these two simple words define Restaurant Vermeer. Vermeer has a prestigious reputation to maintain and performs so with grace, thanks to a friendly and professional team led by head Chef Christopher Naylor and Maitre d 'hôtel Erwin Essing.
Contemporary and timeless, clear and spherefull, modern combined with the classic of the historical facade. This all creates the perfect atmosphere for any occasion. The service Bjorn van Aalst, Chris Naylor en Simon Veldman brigade directed by Maitre d’hôtel / Sommelier Erwin Essing performs the art of hospitality with dedication and personality.


The kitchen is headed by Christopher Naylor, a modern European restaurant with a passion for vegetables and fair trade products. The kitchen team consists of experienced chefs with knowledge, and ambitious young cooks full of fresh ideas. Erwin Essing, Maitre d 'hôtel and Sommelier with Simon Veldman who provide exciting wine pairing combinations and Vermeer interieur knowledgeable advice.
Restaurant Vermeer has been rewarded with a star from Michelin, 17/20 in Gault Millau and the 17th best restaurant in Holland by ‘Lekker’. The restaurant is part of the NH Barbizon Palace Hotel (5*), situated across Central Station in Amsterdam.


In the heart of Restaurant Vermeer, where all her cooking secrets are kept safely with the skill and technique lays the kitchen of Christopher Naylor. Here you get the chance to experience and discover restaurant Vermeer at her Chef's Table. Experience the thrill of the chef cookingservice; see the passion of the chefs at work, the teamwork and concentration. Each dish will be served with the ultimate wine parings, Maitre d 'hotel Erwin Essing will let you taste, smell and hear the sounds of the wines and shows you how the ultimate ‘spice’ combinations can be achieved.

Private dining

Vermeer Restaurant located in four monumental 17th-century small buildings that are part of the historic and atmospheric NH Barbizon Palace Hotel. One of these four small buildings is our private dining area with the possibility to accommodate 36 people. You can use this space for both lunch and dinner; the room can be used for a meeting or presentations.


Of course your company is welcome to our restaurant. We do request you to make reservations for more than eight persons 24 hours in advance. We then can offer you the best service to create a memorable evening.
In order to make reservations, please refer to the email address below, or call Restaurant Reservations on +31 (0) 20 -55 64 885.

Opening times

Monday to Saturday 6.30pm - 10.00pm
Closed on Sundays

Address and map

Prins Hendrikkade 59-72, 1012 AD Amsterdam
Telephone +31 (0)20 556 4885
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Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 264
1012 RS Amsterdam
T +31(0)20 - 62 38 622

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