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De Zotte

#262 of 3,112 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Jordaan
Belgian, Dutch, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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Raamstraat 29, 1016 XL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 626 8694
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16:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 01:00
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Undoubtedly one of the finest bars in Amsterdam. Pity the masses who flock to Leidseplein in search of great beer and stay there. No, on the other hand, don't. That way there'll always be room for the discerning beer drinker. Food is very good too but make no mistake, this is a bloody fine bar and not a restaurant.

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Thank Nicholas B
Hertfordshire,UK
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fun place to go with friends Try asmany beers as you can for the experience All have different glasses which adds to the experience

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nottingham
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Searched this place out on a recent visit to Amsterdam as it was a relatives fave place years ago when they lived in the capital. Was a realise nice atmosphere with candle and fairy lights outside. Large selection of beers and even though I don't normally drink beer did try the Brigand on my cousins recommendation which was nice but... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I just arrived Amsterdam with my brothers, it was my birthday, so we wanted to have dinner out. We arrived a little bit after 10pm (the kitchen closes at 10pm) and they made an exception. Really nice people and really nice food.

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Welwyn, Herts
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100 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

This was recommended and was just round the corner from where we were staying. Because it was Monday (or was it a Tuesday?) it was quite quiet so we got a table at the large front window, which was open. Good, plentiful well cooked food, and amazing beers. We left feeling well looked after!

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Thank Weloveskye
Essex
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Hidden down a side street, this is a fantastic little bar. Dozens of Belgian beers on draught or bottled, great menu of traditional food and friendly staff. Book in advance, its always heaving at the weekends

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Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

A 2nd stop on a night out after having had dinner out. The cafe/restaurant is slightly tucked away although within easy reach of the Leidseplein area. We opted for a a few traditional Belgian beers from the long list of beers on offer. For a beer lover it's like being a kid in a candy shop. We decided to have... More 

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Canada
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128 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Wish that our apartment on our visit (Air BnB) had been as good as this fine spot. Beer and staff as one would expect from a local pub, great. Food good and medium priced. Cheese balls and steaks well prepared and hot! Had a good experience and recommend De Zotte

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Maplewood, NJ
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Our first night in Amsterdam - eager to have a great Friday night experience at a neighborhood pub. We thought we found the right place. We walked in - great welcoming - our 7 PM reservation had our name on a table - just waiting for us. Loved that. Drinks came - a little slowly - but they came. Loved... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We discovered this place out of luck and we loved it! Cozy pub that's open until late and with a wide variety of Belgian beers and more! The staff was really friendly and made the best suggestions for beer tasting! We ended up having a great time

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Belgian, Dutch, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 01:00
Monday
16:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 01:00
Thursday
16:00 - 01:00
Friday
16:00 - 01:00
Saturday
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Raamstraat 29, 1016 XL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Jordaan
  • Neighbourhood: Jordaan
  • Phone Number: +31 20 626 8694

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Jordaan

Neighbourhood Profile
Jordaan
One of Amsterdam’s most preferred outdoor markets and some of the city’s favorite watering holes are but two of the many reasons to save ample time for a stroll through this especially convivial warren of narrow streets with its unfair share of quirky shops and quality galleries. Historically a haven for the working class and emigrants, these days the Jordaan is better known as an enclave for artists and designers. As popular as the Jordaan is as a destination for locals and out-of-towners alike, the area never feels particularly touristy or overrun with outsiders. A highlight even for long-time Jordaan residents, be sure to accept any invitation to step within one of the area’s beloved courtyards or to have a sneak peek inside one of its many working studios.
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