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Cafe De Sluyswacht

) #883 of 3,326 Restaurants in Amsterdam $ , ,
Jodenbreestraat 1, 1011 NG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 625 7611
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good53%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“canal side” (4 reviews)
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Dutch, Bar, Pub, European
Jodenbreestraat 1, 1011 NG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 83 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My Partner and I went to Cafe de Sluywacht during the afternoon of 13th August 2017, for lunch. The staff was very friendly, and gave a prompt service. We sat outside, which had a great view of the Amsterdam canals, great for relaxing and watching...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really nice cafe/bar in a beautiful location.The food was great and sitting with a beer on the rear terrace watching the boats go past was very relaxing.

Thank Timothy P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely place. It is an old sluice house, has plenty of charachter, and is located right by the canals. Very pleasant place to stop for a quick drink (we stopped here twice).

Thank Horse850
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

The Cafe de Sluyswacht was built in 1695 and is the cutest building. Sitting out the back with a beer you have a direct view down the canals - very special. I haven't found too many places with this type of view. The back terrace...More

Thank CapeTownOtter
Reviewed 6 June 2017

After visiting the Rembrandt House on a warm day I decided to pop in for a beer on the spur of the moment. I sat outside and enjoyed a perfect view of the boats on the canal. It was really relaxing and a great place...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 20 May 2017

When we walked through this area early in the morning, Cafe De Sluyswacht was not yet opened for business. As observed from outside, most of the tables were placed outside having nice views on the canal. By viewing the menu outside, most of which were...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Popped in here because it was raining when we walked past and I remembered that the bazza from the guided tour said it use to be a gate house. The place is lovely inside and has loads of outside seating. Very snug inside. We had...More

Thank Zach M
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

After a great morning and early afternoon walking about and visiting tourist attractions this cafe was a great spot to rest up and have a drink and some snacks. Limited amount of tables inside but our timing was perfect. It was a cool day and...More

Thank Ken J
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Tourist trap! Beers and are expensive and staff is rude and unfriendly! We left as fast as we could, much better places out there in Amsterdam!

Thank Sheung89
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The small pancakes was sooo good. Classic dutch. I can absolutely recommend this place. Really cozy, beautiful interior and nice surroundings!

Thank emmyleia
Plantage & the East
The eastern edge of central Amsterdam provides
visitors with the chance to imagine the city that
Rembrandt called home (and to tour his historic house)
while shopping like the thriftiest of locals at
Waterlooplein’s massive flea market, or even enjoying
a craft beer beside the tallest wooden windmill in The
Netherlands. This verdant, serene, and stately part of
town is home to Artis Royal Zoo, one of Europe’s
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dutch, Bar, Pub, European
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
14:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jodenbreestraat 1, 1011 NG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Plantage & the East
  • Neighbourhood: Plantage & the East
  • Phone Number: +31 20 625 7611
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