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The Old Bell

Rembrandtplein 46, 1017 CV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 620 4135
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good53%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish and chips” (21 reviews)
“ribs” (7 reviews)
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Bar, European, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Rembrandtplein 46, 1017 CV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

They have a nice outdoor patio, almost a must in Amsterdam, the trolley does go right in front though. The service is good and the food is good, the fish and chips are quite good and they have a better than average selection of beer....More

Thank JDA60
Reviewed 6 days ago

Just had a quick stop at this place for a beer. And what can I say, no complaints, a nice cold lager in a thin glass, thank for that!

Thank Jens O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is good and no more. I had the grilled chicken sandwich and fries. Food was blend and fries dry. Once the food received the waiter disappeared.

Thank Lisetravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our cruise ship stopped at the Amsterdam port and we found this restaurant for dinner. The best fish and chips I've ever had. The restaurant had very friendly service and the customers were great !

Thank bhend512
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'd originally wandered in looking for a beer but I saw that the had a seasonal sausage on the menu which today was Pork and Leek. The sausages, with chips and salad, were exceptionally good for pub food. The Old Bell also has a decent...More

Thank Gavin C
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Great classic pub right in the middle of Rembrandtplein, perfect if you are looking for a typical british pub. Large choice of beers, especially from Ireland. Good food. Service is pretty quick. Great place if you around for a dinner and/or for few pints with...More

Thank Jérôme T
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

The food and beer is great, however service is terrible. Waiters are rude and unfriendly, service may take very long time (I had to go inside and ask waiter to come to our desk, not even once, but twice!). We've ordered multiple dishes and a...More

Thank Артем Г
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Great burgers that come served with chips and salad. Downside is that you can’t get any tap water which is ridiculous!

Thank Harry T
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

The restaurant in nice and has a British theme. The bartenders are nice and they move quite fast. The portions are quite big and tasty

Thank Razvan N
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Very nice, lovely pub at Rembrandtplein. Great place for dinner. Prices are reasonable, food and service are great. I would definitely come again.

Thank Mislav B
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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.
Jus L
16 July 2017|
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Response from The0ldbell | Property representative |
We use fresh cod for the fish and chips!
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Charley W
21 October 2016|
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Response from The0ldbell | Property representative |
Hi Charley, We are open on Christmas day and we serve our standard menu. I have to add we don't take any reservstions on holidays so just come in and see if we have a spot for you:)!
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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, Bar Scene, Groups
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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