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The pure taste of the Mediterranean
Oriole Garden Bistro breathes the feeling of a Mediterranean garden, with its lush greenery that brings the beautiful outside garden indoors. The bright golden Oriole bird invites everyone to feel free and enjoy the very best of the Mediterranean. Discover the pure flavours of the seasonal menu, prepared by our passionate Chefs and served with a smile.
With its inviting vibe, Oriole is the perfect place to enjoy a light lunch, cosy dinner with family and friends or the Mediterranean tradition Aperitivo. Combine the pure dishes with Oriole style cocktails that will take you to the Mediterranean in the heart of Amsterdam. Made with fresh ingredients grown on our rooftop garden, our talented bartenders are ready to shake!
Feel free at the greenest Garden Bistro of Amsterdam where the authentic Mediterranean cuisine is celebrated!
Oriole Garden Bistro has been awarded a Bib Gourmand in the MICHELIN Guide Netherlands 2023.

Below you will find a few important regulations, supporting the Government’s most recent COVID-19 measures that we need to take into consideration.

  • Please make a reservation if you want to have lunch or dinner with us. Make a reservation through our website or give us a call: +31 (0)20 555 3 560.
  • As per local regulations we are obliged to ask health and safety questions upon making a reservation and prior to entering our restaurant.
  • We allow 4 guests per table, whilst respecting a (social) distance of 1,5 meter. If more guests want to join the same table, they need to be part of the same household.
  • We ask you to respect our walking routes, which are clearly indicated through signage being placed in and around our restaurant.
  • In case you made a reservation, but are experiencing the symptoms of the Virus, we kindly ask you to cancel your reservation.

If you have any questions about the options and/or the guidelines we follow, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Stay healthy and we look forward to welcoming to Oriole very soon.

The Garden Terrace
The Garden Terrace can be found in the beautiful inner garden of Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam. It is one of Amsterdam’s best-kept secrets; an oasis of peace and tranquility, situated in the heart of the city. On sunny days, the Oriole Garden Bistro team serves Mediterranean dishes and Oriole-style cocktails with fresh ingredients from their own roof garden, on the terrace.

Book your table

Oriole is open daily from 12:00 until 00:00 hours

Drinks: 12:00 - 00:00
Lunch reservations: 12:00 - 15:00
Dinner reservations: 18:00 - 21:00

You can easily book your table for Oriole through our online reservations system below or by email.

Four or more
For group reservations of four people or more people, we kindly ask you to contact us by email.


The early bird is always up to date

The Oriole Express is about to depart!

Summer holiday is approaching, which means the team at Oriole Garden Bistro is taking you on a culinary journey to the most enchanting destinations around the world. Every year, the Oriole Express travels to five destinations, in honour of Sofitel’s 60 years jubilee, we will travel to the locations of the Sofitel Legend hotels in Amsterdam, Aswan, Hanoi, Panama and Cartagena, along with our newest gem that we will still keep a secret!

The journey begins in June in picturesque The Netherlands, known for its colourful tulip fields and charming canals. Enjoy delicious stroopwafels while admiring the iconic windmills.

July takes us to the mystical Egypt, where ancient pyramids and mysterious temples await to be discovered. Taste the flavours of the Egyptian cuisine as you cruise along the Nile.

In August, we dive into the vibrant culture of Vietnam and China, with its lively markets and beautiful rice fields. Let yourself be enchanted by the delicious Asian cuisine.

September is all about adventure in Panama and Colombia, both known for the beauty of their rainforests and their coastal locations. Taste the rich flavours of Colombian coffee and enjoy the fresh seafood these countries have to offer.

We conclude the journey in an enchanting, surprise destination known for its fairy tale castles. Lose yourself in the cobblestone streets and enjoy a refreshing glass of local beer.

With three stamps in your Oriole passport, you will receive a tasty reward of your choice. And don’t forget to save up for a delicious three course Menu du Chef lunch at Oriole Garden Bistro. Are you ready to board this unforgettable journey? Don’t forget your luggage!

Every month, the kitchen brigade at Oriole Garden Bistro serves a delightful Menu du Chef according to the specialty of the country where the Oriole Express is currently located. Enjoy a three course Menu du Chef for €49 or a four course Menu du Chef for €58. Additionally, you can complete your international lunch or dinner with two or three glasses of matching wines selected by our Director of Wine.

Say hi
Oudezijds Voorburgwal 197, 1012 EX Amsterdam, The Netherlands