Indulge in international cuisine in Amsterdam

At Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam, our on-site restaurant and bar provide guests with delicious options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Our sophisticated restaurant Carstens offers delicious dining options and is ideal for a casual meet-up. Contemporary design and a relaxed ambience combine to create the perfect setting for traditional Dutch food infused with international influences. Head to VIC's BAR to enjoy homemade pastries, freshly brewed coffee and a smooth jazz soundtrack. A selection of international spirits, local beers and enticing à la carte dishes are also available to enjoy before you explore Amsterdam's nightlife. If your feet are tired from a walking tour of the city or you need to work late into the night, you can order a quiet meal from the room service menu. Whether you're looking for the best breakfast in Amsterdam or an unforgettable dining experience, we look forward to welcoming you.

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ARCA Restaurant is the perfect spot for a memorable dining experience offering modern Portuguese dishes with unique Asian influences, impressive cocktails, and lively weekend nights. The inspiration for ARCA comes from the trading routes of Portugal, bringing strong flavors and adventurous spices to the heart of Amsterdam. Live music on Friday and Saturday nights brings a vibe you don't want to miss. 

Carstens Amsterdam

Carstens Amsterdam is a brasserie with the main focus on quality Dutch products. The menu showcases a long list Dutch ingredients naturally grown on these very shores. Experience the surprising flavours of the Veluwe region as well as the catch of the day from the North Sea. It is, in essence, Dutch with a twist. With Lindenhoff as our main supplier. Many ingredients are locally grown and reared at the Lindenhoff farm in Baambrugge. We look forward to delivering culinary excellence to all who dine with us. You won't find many better spots for lunch of dinner in Amsterdam.

Guests can choose from a selection of starters, main courses and desserts. 2-courses: 30 Euros per person, 3-courses: 35 Euros per person. *Open for hotel guests only. Please note a reservation is required.


VIC’s BAR takes on a modern approach, showcasing an international cocktail menu, some seasonal bites, and a roaring fire. We pride ourselves on being the perfect escapism from the bustle of the Damrak.

VIC’s BAR working hours:

Sunday - Thursday 12:00 - 00:00 

Friday & Saturday 12:00 - 01:00 

Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam - Restaurant Interior

Groups & Events

Carstens Brasserie takes you on a culinary journey through the Netherlands. Working mainly with Dutch produce or ingredients linked to the country, with Lindenhoff as our main supplier. Many ingredients are locally grown and reared at the Lindenhoff farm in Baambrugge. Expect recognisable flavours, yet served in a different way. The Carstens concept is created by renowned chef Maik Kuipers, formerly Head Chef at the Michelin-starred De Librije. Carstens was awarded 14/20 points by Gault & Millau.

From dinners to tailor-made shared lunches or festive parties, Carstens can cater for all your needs. Please enquire with the Meeting and Events team for more information.

  • 3-course shared dining menu for € 49.00 per person
  • 3-course set menu for € 49.00 per person
  • 3-course upscale menu with premium products
    and extra side dishes for € 59.00 per person.
Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam - Carstens Interior Evening

Gault & Millau

Carstens received 14 of the maximum 20 points from the renowned Gault & Millau, a beautiful score. Since 1969, Gault & Millau has been an important - and now international - restaurant guide in gastronomy when it comes to quality food and drinks. We are beyond proud of our Carstens team, a milestone in our ongoing journey.

Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam - illy Cafè

Illy Caffe

illy Caffè, located just around the corner of Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam, brings an authentic Italian coffee culture to guests and a delightful selection of pastries and sandwiches. For a light lunch or afternoon snack, choose from the cafe’s wide selection of hot and cold sandwiches. All items are available to take away and no reservation is required. illy Caffè is open from Thursday to Sunday.