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Cafe 'T Gasthuys

#309 of 2,996 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Red Light District (De Wallen)
Dutch, Bar, European, Pub
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Grimburgwal, 1012 GA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 624 8230
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent bar restaurant v good value,friendly staff good atmosphere Set menu v good .varied selection of beers near dam square

Thank chrispea28
Toronto, Canada
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117 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

Came here for dinner with my girlfriend one evening. Our food was delicious, and the prices were cheap. It has a nice laid back atmosphere. Highly recommend if you are in Amsterdam.

Thank Daniel F
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

We came here twice yesterday as we loved the ambience and oldy style. The food looked awesome. We had a few beers and listened to the great music that was being played by staff. Very friendly and fun staff.

Thank Tracy R
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

We appreciate home-made hamburgers , good coffee, a very nice terrasse at lovely place to see boats on the most thick canal of Amsterdam

Thank Laurentc44
United Kingdom
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91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Service 8 Wine 4 Food 7.5 Ambiance 7 Smart bilingual menu had pulled pork roll and tuna salad which were excellent house red very ordinary Total cost €45 with 5 small glasses wine

Thank Gordon M
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

A really Nice and romantic place to eat, cheap (less than 50€ for 2). The food is good and service is fast. Definitly a place to go in Amsterdam.

Thank Hank M
Cork, Ireland
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92 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

Reasonably priced food, good selection & large servings. Great spot just of Rokin, you can watch the canal boats pass if your not interested in people watching. There is indoor seating, but didn't look, if its raining.

Thank Renzo_Joe
Nashville, Tennessee
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We weren't expecting much. We went in off street. But ended was very good food for lunch. We got pulled pork, steak sandwich, club and chicken on skewers. All good and reasonably priced. Very tasty buns and more meat than most restaurants in Amsterdam.

Thank OurFamily312
Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

I was here with my friends while visiting Amsterdam. The location is very nice and the service good. The food is very tasty and it is coming in huge portion. We paid 60 euro in 4 width drinks.

Thank Mariagrazia25
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016

Given that the cafe is near the university, it is not surprising that you get a good meal at a reasonable price. The staff are courteous and at the same time professional. I have stopped here a number of times over the past ten years and it never disappoints. On a nice day, get there early for an outdoor seat... More 

Thank Guy P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Dutch, Bar, European, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grimburgwal, 1012 GA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Neighborhood: Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 624 8230

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Red Light District (De Wallen)

Neighborhood Profile
Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to view some of the city’s most picturesque canals, historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples of traditional local architecture – not to mention Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some less salubrious activities drawing the curious to this age-old part of time. Nevertheless, the Red Light District is still a very safe and incredibly fascinating area where at the turn of a corner you can be transported from the dingy glow of modern day neon red to a glorious 16th century Delft blue dreamscape.
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