Our concept aims to make our environment more sustainable and thereby create a better future for everyone. Our fixed values are Sustainable, Local and Homemade and that means not only using sustainable products, but also maintaining lasting relationships and sharing our knowledge.
Our restaurant is our means to promote sustainability. We reach a wide audience through our guests and we hope that our story will be passed on. In addition to the restaurant, we use more resources such as a pick-up service, gift packages with sustainable products, delicacies and we give courses and workshops related to sustainability.
The name ETHICA we chose it as a nod to the geographical location in Spinoza's life. At the same time, Spinoza's philosophy, which he described in his book, Ethica in line with the philosophy of our restaurant. Like him, we write our own happiness, seeking our place in the “gastronomic” universe.
“The most important book Spinoza wrote is called Ethica... "
The restaurant Ethica is set in the middle of the life of the philosopher Spinoza in the 17th century. In the immediate vicinity we find the statue of Spinoza, the Spinoza House, the Spinoza Street, the Spinoza Court and the Spinoza Gate. The most important book Spinoza wrote is called Ethica and in that book he describes his philosophy as to the structure of the universe and man's place in it.