Amsterdam's De Compagnon is a contemporary restaurant that strives to serve its diners the freshest continental cuisine crafted with organic ingredients when possible, in its charming and relaxing eatery. The smoked salmon with chickpea puree and crème fraiche and the slow-braised pork belly with veal sweetbread and sweet ice wine vinaigrette make sumptuous starters. Some of De Compagnon's specialty entrées include the roasted beef rib with puffed garlic sauce and jus, the lemon sole fried on the bone with caviar, potatoes and Noilly Prat sauce and the deer filet with jus and celery root, all of which are beautifully presented. For a sweet end to your dining experience at De Compagnon, enjoy the sweet and refreshing white chocolate plate with blood orange as your dessert.
Experience the grandeur of the past at Grand Café Restaurant 1e Klas. This surprising historic restaurant, dating from 1885 is located on platform 2B Amsterdam Central Station. The Central Station and restaurant 1e Klas is designed by famous architect Pierre Cuypers who also designed the Rijksmuseum. The old waiting rooms in Grand Café Restaurant 1e Klas were fully renovated and kept intact for the public to enjoy. You can still experience the old (waiting) times of the past and eat and drink in the same atmosphere as the Rijksmuseum. Rewarded as best train station restaurant according to the British daily newspaper the Guardian: 1ste place in the European top 10 Best Station Restaurants.Grand Café Restaurant 1e Klas and the 1e Klas Heineken Bar are freely accessible, without having to use a OV-chipkaart. This recently restored, monumental entrance can be reached using a staircase to the right of the central hall in the station. We are looking forward to your visit!