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Restaurant 1e Klas in Amsterdam

There is always something going on at Amsterdam Central Station - it's like the city never sleeps here. Where are all those people going to you might wonder a question that wafts you away to dreamland! And what better placed to dream than at Grand Café Restaurant 1e Klas at platform 2B. In the middle of the station, you will find a wonderful spot to (almost literally!) let the hustle and bustle go by.

We are happy to welcome you for a delicious cup of coffee or elaborate lunch from 8.30 a.m. Because of the central location of 1e Klas you are always close to your destination.

 It goes without saying that we are not only open for early risers: we also serve lunch and dinner. The menu is classically based and offers a varied offer of delicious dishes prepared exclusively with fresh products.

 We are aware that not everyone of our guests has the time for extensive wining and dining. That is why our traditional waiters have been specially trained to combine speed with the best service. Next to the many passers-by, we also serve returning guests at our restaurant at Amsterdam Central Station because, even though we are located in a spot, it is also possible to enjoy the special ambiance we offer. Come and experience it for yourself! Make a reservation for your breakfast, lunch or dinner at the most extraordinary spot in Amsterdam now. 


Internationally-oriented cuisine

Because of our unique location at Amsterdam Central Station, many national and international guests find their way to our restaurant each day. To make everyone feel at home here, we have an internationally-oriented cuisine and an extensive a  la carte menu with attractive menus from €25. Next to the regular menu, you can also pass on any specific wishes - our chef is more than happy to accommodate you. Please bear in mind to notify us in advance so that we can order the products you desire.

 Grand Café Restaurant 1e Klas has room for over 150 guests. It is possible to reserve the authentic dining room if you prefer a bit more privacy for dining or meeting. This room used to be exclusively accessible to first class passengers, but in our restaurant anyone can use the dining room. It is suitable for smaller parties for up to 40 persons.


The Grand Café Restaurant 1e Klas pub

The Grand Café Restaurant 1e Klas pub in Amsterdam is a highly stylish meeting place where you can catch up or recover from the everyday hustle and bustle while enjoying your favourite drink.

 The pub is also an excellent venue for big company parties or dinners. In the case of a stand-up reception, some 200 guests can enjoy food and drinks at this location. The pub can also be used as a unique meeting location - the ideal spot in Amsterdam where creativity is given free reign. The decoration of the pub can be adjusted to enable you to enjoy a warm and atmospheric surrounding with smaller parties as well. Click on this page for more information about our authentic pub. 


Dining in the dining room

Grand Café Restaurant 1e Klas is located in the historical waiting rooms of the past. A lot has been modernised, of course, but you will still see a lot from time gone by. We have renovated the waiting rooms as best as we could so that you can go back in time to experienced what life at Central Station was like a century ago.

 The waiting rooms have been built according to a design by the architects P.J.H. Cuypers and A.L. van Gendt. The Four Seasons first class dining room from 1881 is unique in its genre and can be reserved for business and/or private affairs. Private dining, workshops, meetings or a private reception are all possible in the Grand Café Restaurant 1e Klas special dining room in the heart of Amsterdam.