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Cafe Eik en Linde

) #1,286 of 3,324 Restaurants in Amsterdam $$ - $$$ , , European
Plantage Middenlaan 22a, 1018 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 6 24733713
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  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“great beer” (3 reviews)
“pub” (6 reviews)
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Dutch, Bar, European
$$ - $$$
Plantage Middenlaan 22a, 1018 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

Since I was 12 years old, I've been a regular at this excellent bar. It's been a privilege to see 'Eik' evolve in three decades, while maintaining​ some timeless details an Amsterdam bruin café should have. I hope to be welcome here for many years...More

Thank Elmerroze
Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in Elk en Linde on the way from a museum. From the outside it looked like your regular neighborhood bar. And the inside didn't disappoint. It has a feeling of a friendly gathering with people reading newspapers, playing pool, having conversations. The service was...More

1  Thank Michael_E01
Reviewed February 21, 2017

As it was very close to our hotel near the Artis zoo, Eik en Linde became our "neighbourhood pub" for the duration of our stay.Very nice and friendly staff, quick service.Signature of the pub is the Carambole table, that was usually covered so guests could...More

Thank Punexer
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Popped in briefly at 4pm in search of food. Only doing bar snacks so we ordered some of those and they were delicious. Beer was good too. Nice old bar.

Thank ASkelton
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

Have come here occasionally over some years - always welcoming. In some respects more like an English Pub than typical Dutch - people do come here to drink! Good selection of beers. Friendly staff. Recommended.

Thank Simoncor
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

We ran into this delightfully cosy bar during a typical Amsterdam rainstorm. The staff and and regulars were very helpful and friendly chatting to us about the history of the place. We had hit drinks and lunch and both the drinks and the food was...More

Thank Catwoman0770
Reviewed April 8, 2016

We didn't eat here, but did stop for a drink on the way back to our hotel on our last evening. We wish we had visited earlier in our stay; the atmosphere was very friendly .

Thank Howard S
Reviewed February 1, 2016 via mobile

This is one wonderful local's pub you really should visit when visiting this fabulous pub and a pub we have been going to for quite a few year's now. It's a tad off the tourist trail but simple to get to using the tram. We...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed January 29, 2016 via mobile

Café Eik en Linde (Oak and Lime) is a proper little local café in a nice area of Amsterdam and has been open since 1967.A one roomed brown café with a billiards table and a wonderful interior with many photographs and paintings and other memorabilia...More

Thank Stephen K
Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

Popped in for lunch. Top 5 burgers of all time and delicious wheat beer. Great central location and easy to park the bike. #nailedit

Thank Patrick W
Plantage & the East
The eastern edge of central Amsterdam provides
visitors with the chance to imagine the city that
Rembrandt called home (and to tour his historic house)
while shopping like the thriftiest of locals at
Waterlooplein’s massive flea market, or even enjoying
a craft beer beside the tallest wooden windmill in The
Netherlands. This verdant, serene, and stately part of
town is home to Artis Royal Zoo, one of Europe’s
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dutch, Bar, European
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
2:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plantage Middenlaan 22a, 1018 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Plantage & the East
  • Neighborhood: Plantage & the East
  • Phone Number: +31 6 24733713
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