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“Modern brasserie in Amsterdam” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Brasserie Harkema

Brasserie Harkema
Nes 67, 1012KD Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Red Light District)
+31 20 428 22 22
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Ranked #1,205 of 2,435 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Price range: $14 - $22
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Red Light District
Oeiras, Portugal
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80 restaurant reviews
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286 helpful votes 286 helpful votes
“Modern brasserie in Amsterdam”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

At city center, this brasserie is a cool place to be with friends. Despite the average food, drinks and service, the overall environment worth a visit. You pay for what you get.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Large modern brasserie with good food and service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Good food and attentive service. Large open space, good for those who like to be seen but not for an intimate dinner.

Visited August 2013
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London, England, United Kingdom
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“nice and trendy restaurant, good food, slow service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

the place is in the center of amsterdam, easy to walk to any bar afterwards. The decor is quite cool, very high ceilings;a converted factory maybe so it's huge. Despite all the tables, it is not that loud. and the tables are quite small so you can hear people quite well.

the food was good and the prices decent

now the service was strange. i think because of the size of the place, you dont really have a specific waiter in charge of your table, very unpersonal style. plus because of that, the service was quite slow cause we always had to ask for stuff, no one would really come to us.
that is the only downside.
i would still recommend it cause even if the service could be faster/more personnal, it is after all a cool place with good value for money

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Porto, Portugal
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“Late, late nioght dinner”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

It was quite late, for Amsterdam time, to have dinner, and the concierge gave us the address of this brasseri, where we arrived at 11pm. Even though we had an excellent meal, entrecôte... the place was almost empty as everybody had already left, so we had no idea how it looked full. The place is huge with 3 diferente settings.

Visited August 2013
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

I had a great meal here. We ended up her when other restaurants were busy, but glad we did. Had a very reasonably priced meal in a very nice restaurant. Great service and not too far from the main Dam square

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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