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Nam Kee Nieuwmarkt

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Geldersekade 117, 1011 EN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
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Families with children

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Wonderful Chinese food

The setting is very basic, the service is average at best but the food is fantastic! The oysters were great. The char siu was excellent as was the peking duck. It gets really busy so make sure you make a reservation.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 3, 2015
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This plce is not famous for its looks, The food is outstanding! From the outside you see just another chinese place with ducks hanhgin' in the window. Don't let this fool you because the food is cheap an tastes really good. All the food is made by hand themselves and they just do it at the table next to you.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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106 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The setting is very basic, the service is average at best but the food is fantastic! The oysters were great. The char siu was excellent as was the peking duck. It gets really busy so make sure you make a reservation.

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101 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

It's not the trendiest not the prettiest restaurant, but it's a good place to eat. You won't find tourists there, you will find neighbours who now each other, regular customers... and that says everything about a restaurant. The food will not disappoint you for sure. If the restaurant is full you can be invited to share a table with other... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The food is really excellent and although it can be busy in the weekend the service is quick and very friendly. I have been here several times and have never been dissapointed.

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Ashwell, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Reaaly good food. Massive portions of freshly cooked food. Full of oriental customers and run by Chinese staff. Really brilliant. We had the Szechuan pork ramen noodle soup and the Singapore noodles with prawns. Both amazing, huge and tasty. The noodles were really fiery, just perfect.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Dropped in on Saturday the 1th of November. It was Museumnacht in Amsterdam, my boyfriend and I wanted to eat something fast (but good) before we went to Nemo at the Central Station. We had to wait for 10 minutes, because we didn't have a reservation. It was around 19:00 and the restaurant was packed. We got a table in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

well i tried the oysters and they are one of the best i ate. i really enjoyed it there. nice people served me. and the price wasn't that bad. i recommend the oysters to anyone

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Amsterdam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This used to be a great place, however our last time was quite a disappointment. People were waiting while many table were free. The service rather poor. The food just avearge, lost its previous authenticity. On their way to become just another average chinese restaurant like many more in the area.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

People are very friendly but the food was seriously underwelmjng. Had duck with pancakes for starters where the pancakes were dry, duck was sliced too fat for Peking duck. Main was teppan beef which was even worse. There was no taste of anything, it was very oily and gooey. The beef was as if covered in batter and then cooked.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Perfect Fou Yong Hai. Have-not changed since I had my first one her with my dad, ages ago. I was about 12........ The grilled duck was a bit fat. The Oysters excellent, as well as the egg roles If you want service: don't go her . IT is fun to see How they serve extremely efficiënt without borhering too much... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Geldersekade 117, 1011 EN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Binnenstad
  • Neighborhood: Binnenstad

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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