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The Old Bell

Rembrandtplein 46, 1017 CV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 620 4135
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good52%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish and chips” (22 reviews)
“pie” (4 reviews)
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Bar, European, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Rembrandtplein 46, 1017 CV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Very cosy place to go and enjoy a nice meal, this is our 2nd time visiting this restaurant. The location is ideal as it sits in Rembrandt square and is in the centre of town.

Thank shaksyy123
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Went here for dinner with a couple of friends, we were really disappointed with the quality of the burgers, also I was quite shocked when they refused to serve me tap water - which in today’s world I find an unacceptable practice!

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely location.lovely service and staff. We stopped for lunch and wanted a quick bite. We had the 35 piece appetizer and we couldn't finish all between 3 people. Strictly Dutch snacks though. We had a great time

Thank Reneta B
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Excellent choice of food and drink in the centre of the city, handy for trams to central station. The staff are friendly and speak good english

Thank MJC777
Reviewed 19 June 2018 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 19 June 2018

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
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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
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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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