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“A wonderful surprise” 5 of 5 stars
Review of De knijp

De knijp
Van Baerlestraat 134, 1071 BD Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier))
020 - 6714248
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Ranked #386 of 2,541 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $39
Cuisines: French, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Grill, Bistro
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Restaurant details
Good for: Doing business, Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Neighborhood: Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A wonderful surprise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

We arrived there without any expectations, and we were surprised from the delicious food. All the dishes were perfect and the waiters were pleasant and lovely. Highly recommended :)

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Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
West Palm Beach, Florida
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great place to have wonderful dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Great neighborhood restaurent. Food excellent and staff very cordial and helpful. Ask for Nathan excellent waiter! In Museum district.

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England
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Nice relaxing meal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

As per previous reviews, we were not disappointed with this restaurant. We arrived at 8.30 and the pre-theatre diners had left. The place was quite quiet with only another four tables occupied. We shared a bruschetta starter which was excellent then had a salmon and steak dish. The house wine was very good and reasonably priced. Well worth a visit.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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171 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Great neighborhood restaurant (but Museumplein neighborhood prices!)”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

My boyfriend and I have eaten at Knijp many times - and like it every time. The food is well done, the service super friendly, and the atmosphere laid-back. Perfect place for a good meal in the Museumplein neighborhood without securing a reservation ahead of time. But note that it's casual, pub-like atmosphere can be deceiving; the prices are not cheap and reflect the neighborhood. Expect between 18 and 23 Euros per main course.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Morpeth, England, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Weekend break Feb 14”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We had to make advance booking for this one as it has a healthy clientele from concert goers but our wait was well worth it. The atmosphere, the staff, the food not to mention wine & liqueurs were all excellent and made for a memorable experience. Another venue we won't miss if we can help it next time we are in this great city.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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