Lion Noir is a modern French restaurant that offers an authentic European culinary experience. A hidden garden in the heart of Amsterdam, the restaurant combines eccentric taxidermy-apothecary-ish looks that are surprisingly pleasing to the eye.
Serge Rijn, the owner of the Lion Noir joined hands with Mr. Yen and Casper Reinders and laid the foundation for this amazing place. The restaurant sits in the historic Gouden Bocht, Reguliersdwarsstraat in Amsterdam.
The Place Is A Sumptuous Space With Dim Yellow Lights And Dark Green Walls.
Soft brown banquette seating that includes wooden flooring and furniture which give the place a chic tavern-like look. Plus the jade green shades beautifully offset the interior décor.
Lion Noir Boasts People That Are Gorgeous As Well As Glamorous!
Maybe dressing up before visiting the place is a good idea! The eatery is not only hugely atmospheric but offers pavement seating during the summer season as well! It’s a great way to enjoy exquisite food and the view!
There is a cocktail lounge, wine, and whiskey bar that is manned by highly skilled mixologists. Famous drinks include the Lion Nicer, Mount Lionjito, and A French Kiss (not the real one, a drink).
The head chef Sammy Chau and Ron Dijkstra concoct contemporary dishes that are not only dynamic in flavors but reflect the French spirit that is so famous. The menu is constantly evolving with the hence the visitors are kept on their toes. Plus you get to try different dishes depending on the ever-changing seasonal ingredients!
This hub of diversity has the Interior Design of the Year Award and a Travelers Choice Award 2020 under its belt. For the visitors, it’s a win-win situation either go for the food or the eclectically chic ambiance. Whatever your reason may be, this renowned hotspot demands a visit once in your life.
Photo courtesy: lionnoir.nl