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Frens Haringhandel

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Frens Haringhandel is one of the remaining traditional Fish shops in the centre of Amsterdam. You can try the famous Dutch Herring or a broad selection of other traditional dishes with us. Find us at Koningsplein, near the Flower market and the shopping area "Kalverstraat" and "Kalvertoren".
PRICE RANGE
$6
Meals
Brunch, Lunch
CUISINES
Dutch, Seafood, European, Deli, Healthy, Street Food
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place has the best herring in town. There is really not much to say - just eat here and convince yourself

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Razvan G
Reviewed January 16, 2019

Really the best spot for famous Dutch fish delicacy. My favourite is kibbeling - pieces of fried cod fish. It is not too salted and super tender so it is melting in the mouth! I'd eat here every day, really)

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Полина Д
Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

Best place to try the Dutch delicacy, herring. The pickled herring usually comes whole with the topping of pickles and onions. A tip when consuming herring is to not have the fish cut, but to rather lift it up in the air and consume it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 39anseld
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Amazing location of the spot, wide choice of different fish..but yeah,try herring with onion and pickles it is soooo delicious!!!! The area is really nice to sit on the bench look on the chanel and enjoy every bite.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bahara N
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

We decided to try this famous dish in Holland - "haring", when we travelled to Europe. We found this place near Bloomenmark in Amsterdam. It is a small shop in the corner street, but it was packed when we were there. The smell of fish...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Delicious fish, great selection and great guys! Do not miss the chance to have a bite with such a taste sandwich!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Oooh_Justlikeheaven
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

This is such a lovely little spot to grab a quick bite, they are dotted around Amsterdam and Haarlem. We ate the Herring and fried cod served with tartar sauce. Its a lovely little find for food on the go! All the locals eat from...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank KNJones
Reviewed September 7, 2018

One of my favourite spots in Amsterdam. Very tradicional dutch food. Best in class herring, super fresh and well prepared!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank sabbake
Reviewed August 31, 2018

I've read some prior reviews saying that Frens Haringhandel is more expensive than other herring stands in and around Amsterdam. Well, we ate from three different stands and did not notice the price here being any more than the other two. What we did notice,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank beautifulsouth
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Located just near the Flower Market, this kiosk sells super-delicious rolls with herrings: so good and so typically Dutch!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank PalombiG
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Centrum
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists
and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the
best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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