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Lange Niezel 29, 1012 GS Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Red Light District)
020 622 3050
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Ranked #957 of 2,411 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Spanish
Neighborhood: Red Light District
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations

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  • Dutch first
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  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Exeter, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

You could easily miss this little restaurant, it can have hardly changed in 30+ years, given the prices in Amsterdam it is modest for the quality of the offer and quantity provided, it was packed when I had dinner, but service was friendly and efficient... be aware that all the tables seat 8 so you'll share.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

You mis the Spanish restaurant easily while walking trough the Lange Niezel, but look for it nr 29. Had a good and tasteful Paella since long there. Real Spanish ambiance. Do after dinner a walking tour through the red light district.

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Las Vegas, New Mexico
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I wanted to see if the restaurant had changed in 35 years, but it was still the same. I used to frequent the place a lot back when I was living in Amsterdam. Especially drinking the Sangria and eating the Paella. The Paella was quite good, although a bit pricey in my mind and the Sangria was very sweet with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The fish was great!! We ate too much and it was delicious, I definitely recommend it.. The waiter was really friendly and helpful. The atmosphere was great. Really reminded me of restaurants in Mediterranean.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Quite funny. A real Spanish feel in the middle of Amsterdam. As if eating in the harbour of Barcelona. Fish was good, atmosphere great.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Not the best food of the world, but it feels like Spain, right un the center of Amsterdam. The fish is good. The white table whine could be better.

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Cuzco, Cusco, Peru
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014 via mobile

Really tasty, friendly staff, fresh fresh fish, good varied menu. A little pricy but authentic Spanish food- expect to speak Spanish with the staff! I would return without hesitation

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London, UK
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Just getting to Centra is a challenge as it is bang in the middle of the red light district. But once you enter the restaurant you are whisked away to the sunnier climes of southern Spain. The place hasn't changed in years, the decor is a bit tired and you're packed in canteen style, but the food and service is... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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122 reviews 122 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

Went here with some colleagues. Had a great meal and really enjoyed the feel of the place. It's not fancy - at all. But the foods good and the so is the price. I will come back.

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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

This place is hopping! Expect tight communal tables, lots of noise and activity, and great spanish food in the red light district. Everything (paella, garlic shrimp and more) was perfectly prepared and the service was quick. Nothing great to look at from the street, inside expect an experience that perfectly mirrors the controlled chaos that is Amsterdam.

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Additional Information about Centra

Address: Lange Niezel 29, 1012 GS Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 020 622 3050
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Red Light District
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Spanish

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