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Spanjer en van Twist

) #557 of 3,241 Restaurants in Amsterdam $$ - $$$ , European, International
Leliegracht 60, 1015 DJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 639 0109
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good49%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Dutch, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Leliegracht 60, 1015 DJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With seating right along the canal edge, this is a delightful spot to stop, have a beverage and a bite, and enjoy soaking in the day! We only had beer and nachos (which were very good) so I can't comment more on the food. But...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Things that make me happy in Amsterdam: terrace with a view, sunshine, good menu and great staff. Guess that this is the place to be. The staff chatted with every guest, very warm. The food was good too. Extra plus, very near Anne Frank House.

Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Just past the Anne Frank House on the corner of two canals we found this lovely little cafe with tables by the water. Good latte and chocolate cheesecake made a pleasant break. Looks like it may get a bit more boisterous in the evening though

Thank pophammy
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Only had afternoon snacks and beers here, but service couldn't have been more friendly and relaxed. Excellent spot on a sunny day to sit right on a canal and watch the world go by. Ahhhh...

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Friendly atmosphere, fabulous food- recommend the ribs. Didn't feel touristy. Good value. Just couldn't finish!

Thank anna g
Reviewed 29 April 2017

The food was really good and the service friendly. The restaurant has a nice terrace right by the Leliegracht canal.

Thank Renee450
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We came here for lunch and sat outside in the sun next to the canal. Our waitress was very friendly and never seemed to stop smiling. The food isn't anything amazing but it's relatively cheap and the location is great. (It's 2 minutes walking from...More

Thank amandasharon4
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We dropped in last night for dinner 4 of us unannounced, straight away they made room and treated us like old friends, great hospitality, great food & service. Our host who looked after us was excellent Recommend getting away from the main stream and visit...More

Thank Muzza2746
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We just walked in and enjoyed our food here. There are so many little places to eat and we were not disappointed

Thank sharimathisen
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Great service from the start. Waitress came straight over and took our order. Very pleasant and friendly and well presented. Ordered some beers which were excellent. The food was very good, myself and my wife had the ham salad sandwich and was excellent. Overall a...More

Thank S14YRT
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically
significant as it is perennially popular. Whether
you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast,
shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the
Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the
Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get
lost in a moody meander and a key component to any
sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Leliegracht 60, 1015 DJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 639 0109
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