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De Vergulde Gaper

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Prinsenstraat 30, 1015 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
31(0)20 - 6248975
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10:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Mon 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 12
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
delightful traditional bar

Found this place wandering around the Jordaan and loved the character of the place - great guy behind the bar and good choice of beers on tap. It was nice to sit and watch the world go by and could have sat otuside in January as it was sunny. Steps to the toilet are very steep and curve round so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 20, 2015
halycondays
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London, United Kingdom
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60 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Vail, Colorado
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

My favorite burger in Amsterdam! Perfect spot for a beer in the sun. Check out their live music every last Sunday of the month. Good times, very friendly staff!

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Zurich, Switzerland
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I stumbled upon De Vergulde Gaper while wandering the Jordaan area looking for a nice place to spend a relaxing evening. I hit the jackpot. The corner restaurant has a very cozy, but not overcrowded atmosphere. Interesting apothecary decorations still line the muted walls. Friendly English-speaking staff tend the seats and the bar. The quirky architecture lends to the experience.... More 

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Belgium
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We had some time to kill between stops and decided to stop here for some red wine as an aperitive. Nice atmosphere, friendly waitresses and a good bottle of Merlot made this one of the most memorable experiences of our trip. Would visit again.

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
218 reviews 218 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Found this place wandering around the Jordaan and loved the character of the place - great guy behind the bar and good choice of beers on tap. It was nice to sit and watch the world go by and could have sat otuside in January as it was sunny. Steps to the toilet are very steep and curve round so... More 

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Florence, Italy
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124 reviews 124 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Nice bar, would have been nicer if service was better, but they were really crowded when we went, so it can happen. Food and drinks were OK, nothing great but neither bad.

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England
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176 reviews 176 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

I stumbled on this place after visiting Anne Frank House (which is well worth a visit). I ended up people watching and watching the world go by from this place. Very cosy with a lovely atmosphere and friendly staff. If I go back to Amsterdam, would love to go back to this place.

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Boulder City, Nevada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We walked around the area looking for a place to eat and came across this place. It was so nice. Atmosphere was excellent, very cozy. Food was excellent also, and had good drinks to choose from.

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Kutna Hora, Czech Republic
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We've had late dinner in two,we liked the atmosphere,the staff was english speaking,friendly,very helpful,menu was not rich,but good enough-salad with goat cheese interesting,beef steak small but tasty and french fries perfect,wine simple,light,good enough.Prices for 2 about 40€.

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Grass Valley, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Have been coming here for about 5 years anytime I'm in the city. Love the staff, food and location. Weather permitting, you can eat outside. If that doesn't work, the restaurant is very cozy. They always have several specials of the day. You can't go wrong with their soups. And the french fries are wonderful!! If you use the "facilities",... More 

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Laren, The Netherlands
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Been here several times. Great location. A bit dark and dingy inside. Food is good. Service is consistently bad - innattentive and slow. Order coffee and cake and they never arrive together - cake arrives long after coffee is finished or cold. They really are clueless in this place. After several visits today was my last.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Prinsenstraat 30, 1015 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: 31(0)20 - 6248975

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dutch
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 3:00 am

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