Gault & Milau’s Dessert of the Year 2024

Portuguese sharing plates

Concept by 2 Michelin Star Chef Henrique Sá Pessoa

Signature Cocktails

Restaurant Week 2024 at ARCA



Award-winning Portuguese chef Henrique Sá Pessoa launched ARCA in November 2021, establishing his first inaugural European restaurant outside of Lisbon. As the spirited and laid-back counterpart to his existing ventures, ARCA introduces a casual Portuguese sharing plates experience infused with modern flavours, Asian inspirations, and impressive cocktails. Discover ARCA at Amsterdam’s art’otel!

Check out our new art’otel Gourmet Experience Package with ARCA benefits:


The Restaurant

Designed to be social, guests can enjoy a selection of petiscos dishes & larger plates, perfect for solo indulgence or shared with others. Signatures include fresh Salada de Polvo, Bacalhau à Brás finished tableside, Iberian Presa, as well as all time favourite Pão de Ló with goat’s cheese ice cream.



The Bar

ARCA Bar is seamlessly connected to the restaurant with a crafted and highly creative cocktail menu that pairs perfectly with a selection of ARCA plates. Opt for an assortment of petisco plates or savour our signature dishes and pair them with your favourite cocktails for a delightful evening ahead!



Mid-Week €47 Set Menu

Available from Tuesdays – Thursdays, indulge in ARCA’s special  4-course menu of ARCA’s signature dishes including Lombinho de Porco Iberico & our brand new dessert Arroz Doce – a rice custard with Saffron ice cream, caramelized apple and cinnamon puffed rice.

Something to celebrate?

From 2 to 200 people, company milestones to special occasions, choose between ARCA Bar, Restaurant, Private Dining Room or the art’otel Gallery for your next event! With customizable menus, drinks and entertainment options, get in touch to start planning!


Get In Touch

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Martelaarsgracht 5, 1012 TN Amsterdam, Netherlands
Opposite to Amsterdam central station

E: [email protected]
t: +31 20 820 5333

Tuesday – Thursday: 18:00 – 22.00
Friday & Saturday 18:00 – 00:00

Monday – Thursday 11:00 – 00:00
Friday & Saturday 11:00 – 01:00
Sunday 11:00 – 00:00

Please note, for bookings of 11+ people, our Tasting Experience Menus have to be enjoyed. Please call the restaurant directly on +31 20 820 5333 to make your reservation for larger groups.

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What's on at ARCA

Check out what’s on at ARCA this month, including a mid-week menu for just €47pp, Gault Millau’s Dessert of 2024 & an exclusive ARCA Bar x Inbread ‘Cheek-y Asian Sandwich’ available from May 1st.