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V.O.C. Cafe

#1,200 of 3,653 Restaurants in Amsterdam
$$ - $$$, , Cafe
Prins Hendrikkade 95, 1012 AE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 428 8291
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  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“bitterballen” (5 reviews)
“apple pie” (3 reviews)
“sandwich” (2 reviews)
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Dutch, Bar, Cafe, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Prins Hendrikkade 95, 1012 AE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very scenic/historic ... had a selection of deep fried Dutch appetizers ... the gouda pockets were excellent however the frikandellen are an "acquired" taste ! Reasonably priced , good service, and great views !

Thank DBN121
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice historical cafe with a nice view. It is situated in the “Schreierstoren”, which was the historical place the Dutch women said goodbye to their husband sailors. Service is okay.

Thank Peter-Journeys
Reviewed July 9, 2018

After seeing an episode of Andrew Zimmern's Delicious Destinations that featured this café we had to go check it out. It is located in the "Weeping Tower" which is interesting in itself. Years ago women would go there to watch for their husbands to return...More

Thank 4Rtrip
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in here for brunch after arriving by train and was pleasantly surprised. Although it was very busy, we were able to get a table inside. The service was prompt and the food was very good. Enjoyed the atmosphere of sitting in an old tower...More

Thank Kathleen A
Reviewed March 9, 2018

Had a great stop over at this quirky little cafe. Had great snacks and the atmosphere is good when you need a quick pick me up break from a busy travel day.

Thank Wilmari
Reviewed March 8, 2018

The scheierstoren is one of the most iconic place in town. It used to be one of the cities main watchtower in the XVi century. Having a coffee inside is worth the effort yet the staff is not so friendly and the place not so...More

Thank Emmanuel F
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

The V.O.C.Cafe has to have one of the most stunning locations of any cafe in Amsterdam being housed in the wonderful and evocative Weeping Tower ( Schreierstoren ) which is a fabulous tower that was once part of the defensive walls of Amsterdam in the...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed November 27, 2017

We actually went here twice during our trip. They make an excellent apple pie. The wait staff was fun and friendly. The view from the VOC is more than worth the price of a dozen cups of coffee. Highly recommend it.

Thank ravenwell
Reviewed November 12, 2017

We are here twice and the service and food were first class. It is a quirky place and well worth a visit. I'm sure the views from the terrace in the summer are great.

Thank Kay W
Reviewed October 2, 2017

So we saw VOC Cafe on a TV show so we had to stop. Food was just ok and so was the service. Nothing special about this place if I'm ever in Amsterdam I don't feel a need to go back.

Thank Jennifer B
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $14
Dutch, Bar, Cafe, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prins Hendrikkade 95, 1012 AE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighborhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 20 428 8291
  • E-mail
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