Restaurant R Amsterdam


Restaurant R Amsterdam: the circular pop-up at The Manor

18 May 2024
Photo credit: © Restaurant R,

Do you feel like an evening of sustainable and high-quality dining in Amsterdam East? If your answer is yes, you should visit the pop-up Restaurant R Amsterdam. It is a very pleasant, elegant, yet cosy place where you can spend long evenings at the table.

Why you want to visit the circular Restaurant R Amsterdam

Restaurant R is the very first circular restaurant in our capital. French circular gastronomy takes the spotlight at this pop-up restaurant, located in The Manor. Sustainability is the common thread here. And what does that entail? It means that (almost) nothing is wasted and the ingredients are sustainable. Additionally, they work with products that some food producers would already discard, but at R, they know how to make use of them. Did you know that over a third of all food produced worldwide is wasted? The chefs at this new establishment find this wasteful, and their work proves there is still much to make from it. Without knowing the story, one would have no idea that they work with ‘almost discarded’ food.

The name ‘Restaurant R’ is inspired by the R-model of circularity. There are indeed many ‘R’s’ and rules that the restaurant must adhere to to work circularly and sustainably. The R stands for refuse, reduce, rethink, re-use, repurpose, repair, remanufacture, recycle, and recover. In short, these terms mean that a circular way of cooking rejects or reduces some (non-sustainable) products, works more brilliantly with what is available, extends the shelf life of products, and prevents waste by using ingredients as efficiently and effectively as possible.

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Menu Restaurant R

On the menu of Restaurant R Amsterdam, you’ll find exceptional dishes inspired by classical French gastronomy. With a focus on plant-based ingredients, several dishes are suitable for vegetarians and vegans. But there’s also plenty of choice for meat and fish lovers. The fresh mushroom broth with ‘caviar’ of citrus fruits and poached cod-garlic fudge is already a hit, as is the sea bass ceviche and smoked ribeye. You can dine à la carte or opt for the chef’s menu, which consists of four, six, or eight courses.

For those with a smaller appetite, there are also artisanal bar snacks, which you can enjoy in a relaxed atmosphere with a local beer.

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The Manor

Restaurant R is in The Manor, a luxury hotel housed in an old hospital building on Linnaeusstraat. The building opened in 1891 as Amsterdam’s first ‘civilian hospital’. And that’s not all; on April 25, 1947, Johan Cruijff was born there. In short, it’s a place with a rich history, where history continues to be made even today.

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Amsterdam Bucketlist & Things to Do
Fabrique des Lumières
NXT Museum
STRAAT street art museum
MOCO Museum for street and modern art
Amaze, an audiovisual labyrint
Food Tasting Tour of Jordaan area
Albert Cuyp Market Food Tour
Sightseeing Boat Cruise with unlimited drinks
Pancake Cruise
Micro Brewery Beer Tasting Tour
Fatbike e-bike tour (also to Amsterdam North)
Rent a bike by yourself and explore like a local
Outside of Amsterdam: windmills & Zaanse Schans
3 hour biketour: backstreets & hidden gems
Private Canal Boat Tour
Rijksmuseum with the Dutch masters
Van Gogh Museum, a staple in Amsterdam
Stedelijk Museum for modern art lovers
Canal Cruise in the evening
Discover the Instagrammable experience WONDR
The Upside Down
Get out of town and into the Dutch country side of Giethoorn
Drive-it-Yourself Tulip Fields GPS Audio Tour
⋙ Catch a direct train from Amsterdam to Antwerp, Brussels, London or Paris, starting at € 20,-! Check tickets & prices >>
Visit Artis Royal Zoo
Go an a bike tour with the kids
NEMO Science Museum
Paddle board tour on the canals
Go for a kayak-tour in Amsterdam
Amsterdam Light Festival boat tour
Amsterdam Light Festival bike tour

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Our favourite hotels in Amsterdam:
Pillows Maurits at the Park: this newly opened hotel is all about luxury.
Pulitzer Amsterdam: on the canals at the border of the Nine Streets and the Jordaan.
L’Europe: recently renovated, this hotel has the best spa with a view in Amsterdam.
Conservatorium Hotel: located in one of the most beautiful buildings in town.
Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam: if you have something to celebrate this is the one.
W Amsterdam: with lively restaurants and a posh rooftop bar with swimming pool.
The Hoxton: favourite lifestyle hotel right on the canals with great all day bar.
Hotel Jakarta: the most sustainable hotel ánd great value for money with a spa.
Hotel V: with two locations and a great restaurant, in the city center and East.
Sir Adam: with the coolest view over Amsterdam from the North side.
Sweets: a unique stay in former bridge houses.
Hotel Dwars: small scale and around the corner of the trendy Utrechtsestraat.
Hotel Mercier: pretty new hotel in the cosy and historic Jordaan district.
INK Hotel: lifestyle hotel in the heart of the city by MGallery.
Morgan & Mees: boutique hotel with restaurant in Amsterdam West.
Conscious Hotel Westerpark: in a beautiful building at the industrial Westergas area.
Ruby Emma: eco design hotel with a great skybar near Amstel station.
Generator Hostel: the best poshtel of the city located in a park.
The Social Hub budget proof in trendy East district close tho the subway.
Het Volkshotel: affordable and with a cool rooftop bar.
CitizenM: all you need is that XL bed (location near Amstel is great).
Motel One: budget design hotel with several locations in Amsterdam.

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