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“Tourist Trap” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Biercafe Gollem

Biercafe Gollem
Raamsteeg 4, 1012 VZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Centrum)
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Ranked #13 of 3,031 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Pub, Bar
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Drinks, Late Night, Free Wifi, Seating
Neighborhood: Centrum
Sherwood, Arkansas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Tourist Trap”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

The good: Large selection of beer, central location, patient staff
The not so good: Loveless chain store, manned by a single bar tender who was clearly overtaxed serving a bar so full that people were standing everywhere, leading to long wait times. Exclusively frequented by tourists. Some beers were out and this would sometimes be marked on the menu board and sometimes the bar tender would have to tell customers, sometimes repeating this many times to different people who wanted the same beer.
Advice: Amsterdam is a city full of great bars. Explore.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 2 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars
      Service
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Wellington, New Zealand
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72 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Great beer bar”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Fantastic beer hole in the wall. Huge range of beer. I went for the stout and it was super tasty. It is a veery small place so go early when there is still room.

Visited December 2013
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Thank w-wondering
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Gisborne, New Zealand
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89 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Atmosphere, knowledgeable staff, great beer!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Huge selection of beer, and staff that really seem to know about it; small bar that exudes character and would be a great place to spend many an evening. Must get packed easily. will be going back.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank JnKnz
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Salzburg, Österreich
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Super”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

We have spent a nice evening there. Very friendly staff and perfect world of beers and we can recommend this

Visited January 2014
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England
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Fantastic Beer Bar - NOT a restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

I almost tried to have dinner here but luckily ate elsewhere - their food menu is 'cheese of the day and bread'. However, I got exactly what I came for. The beer selection is fantastic, I enjoyed the very sought after Westvleteren VII and found everything to be very reasonably priced. This bar is traditional, it is far from fancy and somewhere you should only go if you like or want to explore beer but i loved it.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 2 of 5 stars
      Food
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Thank OliverJasper
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