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Cozy and full of history

Wondered in here after a night at the theater. One of the oldest establishments in Amsterdam. So... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
The Netherlands
via mobile
Local crowd

Apparently one of the oldest bars in town and one of the only places licensed to sell spirits. We... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
Vancouver, Canada
via mobile
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3 days ago
“Cozy and full of history ”
13 Oct 2018
“Local crowd”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Utrechtsestraat 140, 1017 VT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 623 4140
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wondered in here after a night at the theater. One of the oldest establishments in Amsterdam. So much character and history in a very cozy place. We had to create our own seating area with a old barrel as our table. I loved it.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 269kendrap
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Apparently one of the oldest bars in town and one of the only places licensed to sell spirits. We visited on a weekday evening and it had several locals and a friendly barman whose family has owned the cafe for 150 years. He engaged in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KPow10
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Stopped by as part of the Hungry Birds walking food tour. Run by the son, who was a great guy. Wide selection of beers, liquors on a quaint corner. Not the loudest or fanciest, but a great spot for a beer and some people-watching.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank bkp21
Reviewed 29 April 2018

The cafe is nice with a historical identity and good for a drink once and a while. But when you close the toilets on Kings Day even selling drinks is a neglect towards your paying customers. No value for money.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank PaulusAmsterdam
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

As others have said, this isn't at all touristy. It's a locals bar but very warm and welcoming. It's not very big so you might end up sharing a table but snag one and you're in for a real treat. Plenty of beers to choose...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank bhaforever
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Used to live near here. Absolutely love this place. It’s a real locals hangout, with good beer, nice people, and good location. In summer people hang out outside, away from the crazy hustle and bustle of Rembrandtplein.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Josh L
Reviewed 8 February 2018

I was greeted on my entrance into this bar by a threesome of 80-something year-olds sitting on hard wood stools and gripping some beers. They did not look at me as if I was out of place in this quite old bar. The bartender obviously...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Amiia C
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Great place to go for a beer and meet some locals!! My wife and I were here almost 2 was ago and had a great conversation with a local guy named John. The atmosphere is very good and the place makes you feel right at...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank 570nigelb
Reviewed 17 April 2015

If you’re a US tourist in Amsterdam, a small corner bar that has no lively music may not immediately attract your attention. However I’d encourage you to try this. Even though everyone in there certainly seemed local and speaking the vastly unfamiliar (to me) Dutch...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank Cinebriate
Reviewed 6 March 2015

This is a typical old fashioned Amsterdam's café. It looks like your living room with a large bar. They have large variety of alcoholic but also non alcoholic drinks. They also serve typical Dutch bar food. All this at a reasonable price. We were there...More

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank leb83
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