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“Very cool and stylish” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cafe De Spuyt

Cafe De Spuyt
86 Korte Leidsedwarsstraat 1017 RD, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Ranked #405 of 2,231 restaurants in Amsterdam
Cuisines: Dutch
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Warwick
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“Very cool and stylish”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

I love this cafe / bar. It has it all. You might need a map to find it but it is worth searching for. Amsterdam's best kept secret.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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English first
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8 restaurant reviews
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“Awesome”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

Worth the visit after being hard to find it. Nice place and ambience.... Not the average bar in amsterdam... Go there seriously!!!!!

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“Best bar by far”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013 via mobile

Afer spending 4 days in Amsterdam, this little cafe/bar was a breath of fresh air. Dark and cool. I loved the simple set up, even how the glasses we're displayed behind the bar. Impressed by how this bar/cafe got so much out of a small space, even the sliding toilet doors adding to the aesthetic.

It's easy to walk past but keep an eye out for cafe de spuyt. Happily sat at the bar until a table became free, the staff we're lovely and made us feel very welcome. Then theres the beer! Amazing selection of mainly local/dutch and belgian as well as french and a couple of american. Too much choice but reasonably priced (obvously the higher the % the more it is). The place was mainly visited by dutch and belgians so it didn't have the touristy feel most bars in the area suffer from. One of the barkeeps, who was enjoying a beverage after a tough shift, was happy to chat shop giving me some insight to the history of the place.

I believe they only serve snacks, so we ordered a plate of chorizo to chew on whilst drinking. I could be wrong though, so ask! They also sell cigerettes/cigars singularly behind the bar, which I liked. There's some tables and chairs outside to sit and watched the stoned brits stumbling past, white as a sheet, always fun.

Please visit this place! I was so happy to find it, just sat quietly in a back street enjoying its anonymity.

Visited July 2013
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“Impressive beer selection”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

Go here for the beer. The selection is fantastic. Not too crowded on a Saturday night and playing all the Cure I could handle :) Great vibe.

Visited March 2013
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“Top notch place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

A place well worth the effort of finding. Don't expect the usual Dutch rubbish but properly sourced Dutch and Belgium beers written up on the wall to the left as you enter. Some French craft breweries too which are well worth trying too.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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