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Beems

#1,083 of 2,855 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood:
Red Light District (De Wallen)
Dutch, European, French, Bar, Pub
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Rokin 74-76, 1012 KW Amsterdam, The Netherlands
020-6242582
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here after dekmantel festival needing some good and healthy food. We stopped here just by walking by and out of exasperation of just finding SOMEWHERE to eat. It was well worth the decision! We were served by a friendly waitress and we had the finger food buffet, the goats cheese Greek salad and the chicken ceaser salad. All... More 

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Thank Franki G
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here to try some Dutch traditional food. Nice terrace friendly staff but 45 min for our food to arrive and cold! I thought they may be very busy so I didn't ask for the food, I don't like to be impatience but when I use the ladies I realised the inside was empty and most of the tables outside... More 

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Thank Jenike89
Dublin, Ireland
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57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wednesday night dinner just down the road from DAM square. Chicken stuffed with cheese, prunes and dates was very tasty and served with gratin potatoes. The med salad was requested with dressing on the side which was provided. Between the two meals we were well fed and with a few beers/wine; well watered too. It seems to be frequented by... More 

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Thank ConnR
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Waited over one hour for small burger and two wraps. Not very friendly staff, the food was ok, but overpriced.

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Thank Heidi H
Brisbane, Australia
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54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

I ate here twice while staying nearby in Rokin Street. Food was good with a varied menu but to my surprise this fairly large restaurant did not accept credit cards. Fortunately I had cash but this could have been a problem since all ATMs I found were closed down apparently for security reasons as this was the biggest public holiday... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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468 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Stopped here for a half hour break out of the rain after a lengthy walk. We only needed a coffee as we had only half an hour until our next scheduled adventure, however we nearly didn't get this at all. The place itself is immaculate and the uniforms traditional and well presented but the service was mediocre and it took... More 

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Thank ZBH88
Toronto
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308 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

With King's Day in full swing on a cold sunny day, we stopped in for warmth & a bite. Their coffee was good, their food was good & the service was attentive despite the crowds.

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Thank imcarthur
Aarschot, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We organized a bachelorette weekend in Amsterdam. We had many things planned and after dinner we had to hurry to our next location. Luckily the restaurant knew, and served our 3 courses very fast. (such nice people) They even arranged a nice table in the middle, decorated with flowers, especially for the bachelorette! Other then their fast and nice service,... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had lunch there. He ordered the special which was a cop of homemade broccoli soup and a roast beef sandwich. He loved it. I had the black break roast beef sandwich with a cheese spread and tomatoes. See my photo. It was really good. For dessert we split the cream brûlée with cinnamon ice cream. Delicious.... More 

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Thank Susan B
Marseille, France
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105 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Walking around Amsterdam stumbled into this lovely gem. Great service delicious food shared a plate roast beef and soup large enough to share and it was only 9.5 Euros. Beautiful decor very classy and mostly serves locals and they all speak English and have an outside patio.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Dutch, European, French, Bar, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rokin 74-76, 1012 KW Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Neighborhood: Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Phone Number: 020-6242582

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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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