Welcome

THE AMBIANCE

Restaurant “Le Garage” was once, as the name suggests, a garage. The parallel becomes apparent, when we consider that a restaurant is in fact a place where people are repaired, or “restaured”.(restored)

“You come through the door dull and withered from the daily grind and you go out refreshed and jacked up” - that’s the restaurateur’s craft. A people’s craft of watching, feeling and smiling. People should want to come to you. We at “Le Garage” try to distinguish ourselves by exactly that welcome, supported by craftsmanship in the kitchen, wine advice and ambiance.

The design of our friend and go-to architect Cees Dam, known for the Amsterdam opera house Het Muziektheater, opened on April 1st 1990 with a grand party with 1,000 guests. To this day, the restaurant is a hot spot, patroned by actors, TV stars, advertising magnates, sports idols, as well as every-day guests. After all this time, it’s still quite difficult to get a table.

QUALITY

A restaurant is only a restaurant if people come in. There’s nothing as bad as an empty restaurant - fortunately I never found myself staring at the door, hoping that someone would come in. Maybe that is because I’ve always held the view that a restaurant should offer affordable options.

Quality costs money, without the purchase of fine products there is no kitchen and of course you also need a chef who knows how to handle them. He needs to have the creativity and the craftsmanship to make something of a little thing, to make something affordable. We have offered a Menu of the Day at € 37.00 for years - also because it’s a requirement for the Michelin Bib award. We’re proud indeed to have been awarded the Bib Gourmand again. Also, the nice thing about our Menu of the Day is that it is regularly updated with new dishes, based on feedback from our guests, who have tried and tested them. So: is “Le Garage” an expensive restaurant? Only as expensive as you want it to be.

WINE

With good food, belongs good wine. From day one, Le Garage aimed high with the wine card. We lead and still often are leading the way with new developments. For instance, we were the first ones to include so called Vin Nature wines. These years of dedication has ensured that our sommelier, Erwin Walthaus, was named 'Sommelier of the Year' in 2015.

 

Welkom

Welkom_m

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Aenean commodo ligula eget dolor. Aenean massa. Cum sociis natoque penatibus et magnis dis parturient montes, nascetur ridiculus mus. Donec quam felis, ultricies nec, pellentesque eu, pretium quis, sem. Nulla consequat massa quis enim. Donec pede justo, fringilla vel, aliquet nec, vulputate eget, arcu. In enim justo, rhoncus ut, imperdiet a, venenatis vitae, justo. Nullam dictum felis eu pede mollis pretium. Integer tincidunt. Cras dapibus. Vivamus elementum semper nisi. Aenean vulputate eleifend tellus. Aenean leo ligula, porttitor eu, consequat vitae, eleifend ac, enim. Aliquam lorem ante, dapibus in, viverra quis, feugiat a, tellus. Phasellus viverra nulla ut metus varius laoreet. Quisque rutrum. Aenean imperdiet. Etiam ultricies nisi vel augue. Curabitur ullamcorper ultricies nisi. Nam eget dui.

Le Garage Sfeerbeelden163

Le Garage Sfeerbeelden078

Garage_bar5048

DEL0913M07_gp_14

Le-Garage-Sfeerbeelden027

Garage_bar5062

Le-Garage-Sfeerbeelden041

La-Garage_JAN7753

Le-Garage-Sfeerbeelden005

La-Garage_JAN7466

Le-Garage-Sfeerbeelden003

Le-Garage-Sfeerbeelden072

Make a reservation

Restaurant Le Garage is this year opened on ALL national holidays!

Contact

Restaurant Le Garage is situated within walking distance of Museumplein, the Concertgebouw and the Rijksmuseum.

BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Close to restaurant Le Garage you will find tram stops for the lines 16 and 24 (tram stop Ruysdaelstraat) and lines 5 and 12 (Roelofhartplein). The trams ride from destination Centraal station (via Station Zuid) to Binnenhof in Amstelveen (line 5) and to VU medisch centrum (lines 16 en 24) and from Amstel station to Station Sloterdijk (line 12).

PARKING

Parking is no problem in the neighbourhood. There is also a parking garage at Museumplein (Q Park).

VALET PARKING

The gentlemen of Gentle Drivers are in charge of our Valet Parking. They park your car and take care of cleaning the inside, so that after you have dinner you will drive home in a fresh car. When you’re ready to go, they’ll drive up with your car. You can of course drive yourself home, but you can also have Gentle Drivers’ taxi service bring you home in your own car. A sober chauffeur takes you home while you can enjoy the afterglow of a wonderful evening. (we do not have Valet Parking in August)

BY CAR

On highway A10 you take exit S108. At the end of the exit, turn right onto Amstelveenseweg. At Stadionplein you follow the road, curving right and go straight at the traffic lights. You follow this road until you can turn left onto the Hobbemakade. At the first traffic lights, you go left to the Roelof Hartstraat, and directly turn right to the Pieter Baststraat. The third street to the left is Ruysdaelstraat, where Le Garage is situated on the right, at number 54/56.

SPENDING THE NIGHT

Ofcourse there are possibilities to spend the night nearby Le Garage. The College Hotel is situated at only a distance of 100 meters. (www.thecollegehotel.com)

Le Garage

020-6797176
info@restaurantlegarage.nl
Ruysdaelstraat 54/56
1071 XE Amsterdam

OPENING HOURS

Mo - Fr:
12:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Sa - Su:
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Take a look at our webshop with for example dinercards.

Le Garage

  • 020-6797176
  • info@restaurantlegarage.nl
  • Ruysdaelstraat 54/56
    1071 XE Amsterdam

×