Hosokawa Restaurant Japanese Kitchen & Bar | Amsterdam


In the very heart of Amsterdam, executive chef Hiromichi Hosokawa has been welcoming to his restaurant guests from all over the world, for almost 20 years. Hosokawa, which translates to “Narrow River”, will bring you to ancient Japan with its traditional Robata grill, Teppan grill and Sushi style of cooking, but surrounded in a cosmopolitan Amsterdam with its modern and sophisticated ambience.

Welcome, and be prepared to be delighted.


After 20 years working as Master Chef in Okura Hotel, one of Europe’s most famous Japanese restaurants, Hiromichi Hosokawa decided to open his own restaurant in the center of Amsterdam. It was 1992.

Now more then 20 years later, Hiromichi Hosokawa can only be considered a master of his craft. In his restaurant, he puts together experience, passion and technique to bring to your table the most succulent dishes, all cut, prepared and served to perfection.

Executive chef
27-team total


Chef Hosokawa works with the highest quality of ingredients to create the greates dishes, but he also only works with the best. Together with sous-chef Makoto and sous-chef Marcell they select their brigade based on experience and passion for the Japanese cuisine. Every chef start at the bottom and work his way up to excel in the Japanese cuisines.


To accommodate the Japanese ambiance in our restaurant we strive to provide the highest quality of service. Our service team that is being led by Tim and Thuy, who both have years of experience in the hospitality will make sure that your experience in our restaurant will be perfectly catered to your wishes.