Named for Henri Thijs, a Dutch hospitality pioneer and student of Escoffier, who co-founded the famous Amsterdam restaurant and delicatessen known as Dikker & Thijs some 100 years ago, this latest incarnation of the restaurant reopened in May 2016. Gone are the stiff white tablecloths and fussy formality; instead, there’s an eager young team, aiming-for-hipster décor – think blackboards, bare bulbs and faux-face brick wallpaper – and a menu of modern (mostly French) classics.
A new style of French cuisine in Amsterdam
You can find all the delights of a French brasserie on the perfectly
curated menus at Thijs. From French onion soup through to confit duck and an ever-changing
dessert menu, it’s a culinary journey through the ultimate foodie region. If
you’re short on time, the pre-theatre menu gives you a taste of the best