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Great beer establishment

I love this place so much that, during our trip here over the Thanksgiving holiday, I opted to... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2018
Austin, Texas
Good place to have a drink.

Good place to visit with a variety of drinks. A shame I found this on the last night and couldn't... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2018
Blackpool, United Kingdom
via mobile
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A beer lover's paradise, this Amsterdam institution serves literally hundreds of different kinds.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Kolksteeg 3, 1012 PT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 638 2348
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The older bartender was not very friendly to us. He did not want to take our order, and when he did he did not fill our glasses as full as he did the locals. When we asked for our bill, he charged us $2 more...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 13 December 2018

I love this place so much that, during our trip here over the Thanksgiving holiday, I opted to drink beer and have snacks here, in place of our usual traditional large feast. So, when I am reminiscing over the many great Thanksgivings I have enjoyed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JrMushroom
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

Good place to visit with a variety of drinks. A shame I found this on the last night and couldn't stay for more than 1 drink. Friendly bar staff.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank stevehC5217JL
Reviewed 13 November 2018

Really friendly staff. Can taste beers before you buy. Really loved it here. Will deffo go back. Actually went in April 2015 but trip advisor only goes back 6 months.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Lena3287
Reviewed 11 November 2018

One of the oldest and most famous bierproef venues in Amsterdam is a place you definitely have to visit. A daily menu of draft beers, quite often becomes an hourly menu :-) plus you have a choice of more then 250 bottled beers. A very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Misko M
Reviewed 30 October 2018

.. so stop whingeing if it doesn't have cranberry juice / cocktails for God's sake. Quite frankly, sod off and go to the hundreds of other bars that serve this crap. This is an iconic craft beer bar - and of a dwindling breed. If...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Arrived in Amsterdam for 48 hours and visited this place for a quiet drink. This place where beer takes precedence if you want other drinks then visit another bar. Staff are very rude if you don't order beer!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ciara C
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

When the bartender was done ignoring us I asked for Vodka cranberry, he made a pained face and said nobody would have cranberry juice. This is the only place that didn’t have it in fact. Dumpy little place not worth the time it would take...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cindyandsean
Reviewed 20 September 2018

really pleased we visited this small bar feels like a lovely little slice of history with a good range of beer on tap and people who cared and/or were interested in the product - spent a couple of happy hours here chatting and drinking very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RichardR953
Reviewed 10 September 2018

If you want good beer, this is the place - lovely ambience and great service - wonderful bar. It is great.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Roy S
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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists
and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the
best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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18 October 2015|
Response from Nisse2ears | Reviewed this property |
I replied to your other post. Turn Right coming from your hotel following Niewendijk on Kolk. Located on the left hand side on Kolk.
18 October 2015|
Response from Nisse2ears | Reviewed this property |
Follow Niewendijk from your hotel and 3-4 streets off to the right on KOLKSTREET. It is a rather small place on the left side of Kolk if you come from Niewendijk.