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Dr Druif ( The Grape ) is a traditional authentic brown bar that Amsterdam is famous for. Walking... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Traditional Dutch Pub

One of Amsterdam’s Brown Bars and probably the oldest one. It’s a bit outside the city center and... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
Southampton, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Rapenburg 83, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Plantage & the East
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Reviewed 5 February 2012

De Druif opened its doors back in 1631, so it is definately one of the oldest bruin bars in town, with only a few others, debatebly being older. I say "secret" because De Druif is so far off the beaten path, that most tourists don't...More

4  Thank Doodyjazz
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Dr Druif ( The Grape ) is a traditional authentic brown bar that Amsterdam is famous for. Walking in and you know your in a great bar,old jenever barrels line the walls,a well used serving bar,great decor and furnishings and plenty of seating options spread...More

Thank 293neilk
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

One of Amsterdam’s Brown Bars and probably the oldest one. It’s a bit outside the city center and it was relatively quiet when we visited. A typical old Dutch pub where time stops when you walk through the door. It had a few beers on...More

Reviewed 8 March 2016

The Druif was an an unbelievably good find just off the beaten track but not far from the Maritime museum. The building was an old distillery but is now a typical brown cafe with bags of character and some great beers. Thought I had tasted...More

2  Thank AleksHuddersfield
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

We're Amsterdam residents and pass by this bar every day commuting to work. Tonight, visiting for the first time it felt like coming home. So much laughter and fun and talks with s many people. Much more locals than tourists. Love this place.

Thank Yamsterdam
Reviewed 29 August 2015

ten euro for two beers (tot. 1 liter) when it is sunny is very good also the environment around. good bitter baller. near the dock and a canal out of the center. very easy location it pass under the way to the zoo if on...More

Thank Fury91
Reviewed 8 August 2015

The Druif (grape) is a typical bar for the locals. The owner serves an outstanding draft beer beer and has an amazing choice (and knowledge) of dutch jenevers and dutch liqueurs. The bar dates from the sixteenth century and that makes it one of the...More

Thank HansClements
Reviewed 15 May 2015

This brown bar just oozes charm and age. So very cool inside with the small elevated section with the few tables and the lower bar section. Love the old barrels lining the back wall. If you traveled back in time to 1712 and went here...More

1  Thank axs666
Reviewed 17 March 2015 via mobile

We stopped for a drink in this bar and its nice. Being adventurous we tried the Le Chouffe Bok which wasn't to our taste but was ok. The bar is a classic brown bar and a step back in time. A useful stop off point...More

Thank davidhP4968LA
Reviewed 25 February 2015

We were going to a fantastic cafe called EIK EN LINDE when we noticed that in our book that we had purchased back in Liverpool,AROUND AMSTERDAM IN 80 BEER'S, that this cafe ,one of the oldest in this wonderful city was only a five to...More

1  Thank 293neilk
Reviewed 5 January 2015

We bumped into this cute place by chance. One of those that may happen when you visit a new city with an open mind. Led only by instinct instead of by touristic maps. It is hard to define this place, it is not a coffee...More

Thank Giammaria_PM
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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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