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Dining & Drinks

Experience Two Michelin-Star dining at restaurant Spectrum, and visit Peacock Alley for all day dining, our iconic Afternoon Tea, and innovative cocktails.

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Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea is a meal typically enjoyed between 3 pm and 5 pm. This tradition originated amongst the wealthy social classes in England in the 1840s due to dinner time, or supper, being eaten later in the evening. Traditionally, Afternoon Tea consists of delicate sandwiches, cakes, pastries, and of course, scones. Our Afternoon Tea incorporates the rich history of this meal, while adding our own contemporary and playful twist. We create a new Afternoon Tea every season and hope you have the opportunity to try them all!

Table at Peacock Alley Restaurant

Peacock Alley

“Meet me at the Peacock” is a renowned expression for the place in Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam to meet up, a place to see & be seen. The gold and blue palette of the legendary Peacock Alley paints an unparalleled setting for a leisurely lunch, Afternoon Tea, dinner or cocktails. The iconic themed Afternoon Teas, with the ever-changing surprising seasonal arrangement, is renowned among lovers of these savory and sweet treats. Cocktail enthusiasts can enjoy creative cocktails, ranging from Waldorf Astoria classics to contemporary creations prepared by the Team of Vault Bar. This elegant lounge area with flowing drapery, hand blown glass and classic furniture gives a truly authentic experience.

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Dining at Spectrum is about using your senses, understanding your palate. The dishes are familiar yet intriguing, curious yet understandable, controversial yet comforting. The Kitchen Team of Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam is led by Two Michelin Star Chef, Sidney Schutte. He developed a gastronomic vision in which the distinctive philosophy, qualities and values of Waldorf Astoria merge with his years of international experience as a Chef at the highest level. The Restaurant Team is led Restaurant Manager Cas Kratz. After only 7 months of opening in 2014, the restaurant received two Michelin Stars. Spectrum is a clear reflection of the gastronomic and hospitality vision of the Chef and Restaurant Manager. The atmosphere in the stylish, modern restaurant contributes to an overwhelming total experience. Please note that we will be closed Wednesday, December 21, and January 1 – 31, 2023. Spectrum will also be closed July 26, 2023 through August 23, 2023.

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Vault Bar

Nestled in the heart of the hotel, the Vault Bar is Amsterdam’s most unforgettable cocktail destination. Be surprised by an avant-garde selection of cocktails, enjoy a wide choice of the finest wines and spirits and savor a selection of modern and small bites with an innovative twist.

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