Meet the team

Inspired by plants and butterflies

Whether it’s the spiral of a pinecone's scales, a transformation from cocoon to butterfly, or simply the ripples created by the wind – each aspect of nature has the power to catch the eye and intrigue the mind. Call it Fibonacci’s sequence, the golden ratio, or nature’s secret code. We find it captivating. Our team will captivate you in the same way by welcoming you into a kitchen, bar, and lounge within which you can explore the botanical world of The Netherlands.

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A quick glance into our open kitchen and you’ll see a handful of personality and close to every nationality you can think of. What binds them together? A common goal to give you a taste of Dutch Cuisine. Together we source impeccable local ingredients, apply old-school techniques, and finish it off with some spices from the garden. Working towards the path to the future and some undoubtedly creative dishes.

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Behind this open kitchen you’ll meet passion. A team that develops dishes inspired by nature. What distinguishes Botanica? Our menu is based on the 5 principles of Dutch Cuisine. Culture, health, nature, quality and value. Each dish is unique and we choose to make the vegetables the ‘hero’ of our dishes.