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“Lunch”
Review of De Balie

De Balie
Ranked #1 330 of 4 472 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$21
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Neighbourhood: Stadsdeel Zuid
Description: The Grand Café restaurant at De Balie is a friendly and accesible meetingspace, located near the lively Leidse square in the centre of Amsterdam. De Balie is the right place to work on your laptop in the morning while having an espresso and breakfast, to enjoy an appetizing dinner before going to one of our programs or concerts or to drink a beer with your friends. Our menu offers nice, homemade dishes for an affordable price. The meat we serve comes exclusively from animals that have had a good life, and we try to use seasonal vegetables as much as possible. We also always offer a vegetarian choice on our menu. On thursday, friday and saturday night you can have a dance at De Balie Draait, with different DJ's each week. We also serve mixed drinks for friendly pricing. De Balie also likes to help you think about organizing private dinners, drinks and other enjoyable occasions for large and small groups. Good to know: the proceeds from our restaurant and bar help fund the cultural programming at De Balie.
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Sometimes we can sit outside when it’s warmer. Like the “tosti” very much. Very good for a big appetite. The staff is always friendly.

Thank FayeInAmsterdam
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Nice coffee spot in a busy area close to the Rijksmuseum. We had brunch after a few hours of walking Amsterdam. Good food and good service. Highly recommended.

Thank SMOOZA
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Decided to eat here as it was joined onto the cinema we'd booked to see a film. What a great choice. the food was superb, the staff extremely knowledgable regarding the gluten free prep of dishes and how the wines presented to the palette. a thoroughly. enjoyable experience

Thank Gavin C
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

I have been to the Balie many times and go there for breakfast or lunch at least once every time I am in Amsterdam. It can be crowded and hard to find a place but I prefer this to ending up in one of the tourist traps around. Not a lot of choice but just what I need.

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Thank scvgr
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

We arrived for dinner and perhaps this is not they usual target.
We managed to have two salmon dishes (on the GOOD side) and a vegetable soup ( just PSSING).
The baked potatoes were tasy and well cooked.
Apparently a place for a quick "refill".
Price a tad expensive.

Thank umeghu
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