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“Annoying toilet charge” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Escape Caffe

Escape Caffe
Rembrandtplein 11-15, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Ranked #1,371 of 2,434 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Cuisines: Contemporary
Description: phone 020 65221111
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Description: phone 020 65221111
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
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“Annoying toilet charge”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

The escape cafe looked good and in a reasonable position in Rembrandtplein Drinks and food average price for Amsterdam. Service on the patio area was not very good.
Most annoying thing was to be charged 50cents to use the toilets even if you have bought a drink . When the staff were asked why you had to pay for toilet their answer was for the woman sitting there to keep it clean, surely all bars have to clean there toilets but they dont charge. Basically its a rip off.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Nice location”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013 via mobile

I enjoyed a nice mint tea here while sitting on the patio. Service was not great and the tea ended up costing 4.50 euros! A cappucino is only 2.50 so this is definitely out of the ordinary for Amsterdam and a bit of a scam i think.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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“A great night out!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

i had read about an offer Escape were doing on a friday and saturday night, 3 courses, a glass of prosecco and entry to the ajoining night club 40 euros per person. they also did the offer on a sunday but you had to email ahead. i thought this would be perfect for our first night in Amsterdam but completely forgot to contact the manager.
upon our arrival in Amsterdam we went for a walk round the block to get our barrings and stumbled across Escape straight away. it looked amazing and i was increadabley disappointed that i hadn't booked. on the advice of my boyfriend we went in to ask if they would possiley do us the deal. after talks with the manager they agreed and we booked a table for that evening.
well we were very impressed. each course had 2 options, we both had carpaccio salad to start (massive portion) and Steak for main. it was amazing. the dessert was a mix of chocolate moose, brownie and ice cream. all the food was lovely and well presented.
we did ask to speak to the chef and sent our compliments as it was a fantastic meal.
the waiter was very helpful, translating the menu for me, and very friendly. he informed us that they may be changing the menu and no longer doing this type of food. we both think this would be a great shame as obviously the chef is very talented.
Thank you again

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Best egg/gouda sandwhich!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

Located in a busy square where this is a lot to see and do. We stopped in here twice for breakfast and was able to sit outside on the sidewalk. The sandwhich with gouda, egg and tomato is the highlight!

Visited May 2012
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