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The Old Bell

Rembrandtplein 46, 1017 CV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 620 4135
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good51%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish and chips” (23 reviews)
“ribs” (6 reviews)
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Bar, European, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Rembrandtplein 46, 1017 CV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pub is located in one of the nicest squares of amsterdam. It's a little bit dark and it has the advantage to be one of the few pubs in the ares without big screens so it's possible to speak. Good food and good beer....More

Thank paolovbossi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Housed in an impressive building on one of the many squares in Amsterdam, this pub was a little disappointing. Huge range of 'beers' to pick from. Very basic food choice, toasties came on white sliced bread......Not much of an atmosphere, there seemed to be only...More

Thank BettyandTony
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here to have a couple of drinks and hangout. Unfortunately the service left little to be desired. They were not the friendliest and barely cracked a smile. It seemed as though they really didn’t want us there.

Thank blanquita79
Reviewed 10 October 2018

maybe the only place in the city where you really eat well. amazing meat, good wine, good desserts and decent prices. incredible

Thank rikkakeppola
Reviewed 10 October 2018

The Old Bell is a British pub with pleasant outside seating directly facing the Rembrandtplein. My steak pie was very good. The hanger steak was American beef covered in rich gravy and meaty mushrooms, tasty. The people watching is sublime; we enjoyed watching a stag...More

Thank Jen S
Reviewed 20 September 2018

The location is great but we were turned off by a young rude waiter. Fortunately, the only bad one we encountered in Amsterdam.

Thank Suprano
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

An English pub without good pub food. My fish and chips were poor the fish was very wet and slimy my husbands steak pie was ok. Shame we were looking forward to our meal. The staff were very helpful . Bar quite noisy. Beer and...More

Thank s00
Reviewed 25 August 2018

We had a very nice evening here watching the world go by. I love The atmosphere in this bar and the food we had was lovely.

Thank lyzzydee
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Food was ok and the staff was friendly, but inside the pub is dirty. There were a lot white hairs and the reason walked around (inside): a big hairy white cat. My allergy began to come up so we moved to the terrace. That was...More

Thank Saskia P
Reviewed 7 August 2018

An ok restaurant in the middle of Amsterdam. Serving food and beverages at pub level. Service could have been better, but we managed to get what we ordered despite we had to wait for quite some time for our food. rates were average, food and...More

Thank Alexismann
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9 November 2018|
Response from s00 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure sorry.
9 November 2018|
Response from Lisetravel | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea and I do not watch rugby
Tom C
15 October 2017|
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Response from Bruno D | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Although I wouldn't recommend this for kids.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$22
Bar, European, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rembrandtplein 46, 1017 CV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 620 4135
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When you visit the famous Rembrandtplein in Amsterdam, you must step into The Old Bell.Whether alone or with friends we guarantee a welcoming atmosphere and great craic that will make you feel at home.During the day you can relax from the hustle and bustle outside, then as the evening progresses enjoy the warm and cosy atmosphere.The Old Bell characterises all that is best in a traditional English Pub, from the decor and friendly service to the fresh food and of course, a great selection of local and imported beers
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