Amsterdam, Netherlands

About Bambino

Bambino is permanently closed.

The smart team at BAK are behind this entirely different offspring. Housed in a double-fronted canal-house, the space is broken up by stairs, mezzanines and walls, which works rather well to create a feeling of intimacy.

Where BAK is all about the tasting menu, Bambino is about having fun. Sharing plates come in various sizes, but all are extraordinarily delicious, with a modern European, seasonal focus. Arroz with rabbit, or clams in white wine have been recent hits. ​You can sit here all night, happily grazing with friends.

About the Bambino Wine List

​In keeping with its super-informal style, there’s no list as such – just a clutch of chalked-up by-the-glass options which change daily. Expect cloudy col fondo Prosecco, orange wine and upcoming names from the south of France or the north of Italy.

If you want a bottle, the staff will advise, or simply point you at the two large wine fridges which house most of their stock. There are many treats within, occupying a similar territory to the list at BAK restaurant (but with smaller mark-ups).

Wine Tasting at Bambino

On request.


Yes, for the price of the house wine (currently €28).

Great for

  • Casual
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