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Cafe Papeneiland

Prinsengracht 2, 1015 DV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 624 1989
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Cute little cafe

Delicious homemade apple pie and mulled wine, perfect for a cold day. Good selection of beer... read more

Reviewed December 8, 2016
Sarah C
via mobile
Great Apple pie

Visited the cafe for the apple pie, we where not disappointed the staff are friendly and welcoming... read more

Reviewed December 7, 2016
Glasgow, United Kingdom
via mobile
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This atmospheric café opened in 1642, a great place for some good drinks, food and quiet conversation.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Prinsengracht 2, 1015 DV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 624 1989
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Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

Delicious homemade apple pie and mulled wine, perfect for a cold day. Good selection of beer. Friendly owner.

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Visited the cafe for the apple pie, we where not disappointed the staff are friendly and welcoming the pie was delicious. The bar is full of character and very quaint. Well worth the visit.

Thank SPL1987
Reviewed December 1, 2016

we always search out cafe papeneiland for the best apple cake and ambience in Jordaan area.. quaint setting, underground church during the war,, warm and inviting.

Thank Pat B
Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

A fantastic cosy traditional 'brown cafe'. Family run and they make their Dutch Apple pie on site and it's fantastic. Great place. No trip to Amsterdam is complete without visiting this place, trust me.

Thank richard d
Reviewed November 11, 2016

My favourite cafe in Amsterdam. Amazing value for money, and their apple pie is delicious! It's cosy, warm and friendly. Plus it looks like something out of a fair story!

Thank albeitmail
Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

To tell you the truth, this café's decoration and its beautiful windows are as important as the taste of their apple pie. If you want, you can have whipped cream with the pie slice, it's 30c euros more. And if you're a fan of Apple...More

1  Thank Free B
Reviewed September 6, 2016

This is probably the most photographed corner of Amsterdam - where Prinsen and Brouwersgracht cross.

Thank Mick B
Reviewed August 27, 2016

I love the old Dutch Brown Cafes for a few drinks. I enjoy speaking to the locals. It was a beautiful afternoon and we enjoyed our biers outside watching the world go by. Don't miss this one.

Thank flyairdave
Reviewed August 19, 2016

This place will always be busy. Its a picturesque spot in a lovely area so no shortage of tourists and locals. The barman does differentiate between the two though so if you go in as a tourist don't expect the same courtesy he extends to...More

1  Thank femina_pulchra
Reviewed July 31, 2016

This place was awesome, the history, and the feel of it. Wish I had a neighborhood bar like Cafe Papeneiland I'd be a regular! Apple pie delicious!! Would I go back absolutely! There is just so much charm in the bar! Though we were there...More

Thank Sailingalbvi
One of Amsterdam’s most preferred outdoor markets and
some of the city’s favorite watering holes are but two
of the many reasons to save ample time for a stroll
through this especially convivial warren of narrow
streets with its unfair share of quirky shops and
quality galleries. Historically a haven for the
working class and emigrants, these days the Jordaan is
better known as an enclave for artists and designers.
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