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Barbeque Castell

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Stadsdeel Zuid
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Lijnbaansgracht 252-254, 1017 RK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 622 8606
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Singapore, Singapore
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96 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

My favorite restaurant for barbecue meat in Amsterdam. It is a must when I visit Amsterdam 3 times a year. Book in advance otherwise the queue is always long. Alternatively come earlier to beat the crowd.

Thank Debbiehmw
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88 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2015

For me and many of my friends Castell is the best from the best. My stay in Amsterdam is not complete without at least twice a week the 300 grams steak with baked potato. And the service is oké. The interior has not changed since I remember from my youth, classical and stylish and the staff never changes unless they... More 

Thank Robert Z
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

Huge piles of meat grilled in open fire. Reservation suggested. You might end up eating your steak on the tray in the lap.

Thank Kati M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2015

If you have the chance to make a reservation, do so for this busy restaurant. We were fortunate to be squeezed in without a reservation at the chef's table. While the table location was less than ideal, the ribs, steak and accompanying baked potato, mixed salad and onion soup we selected were more than enough to make up for views... More 

Thank Sheflanagan
Gesher Haziv, Israel
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2015

Love this place! I ate here twice within a week, and order the same tasty spareribs and oven baked potato. if you like meat - don't miss it!

Thank Matan R
Belgrade, Serbia
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2015

Best ribs ever! Also atmosphere is very warm one, especially if you visit it during cold weather as there is an amazing fireplace.

Thank Mangulica
Perth, Australia
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2015

Went there with a group of friends (11 ppl). The service was below par. Had to rush to finish our dinner (we didn't make any reservation) The food was average but the one outstanding dish was the ribs.

Thank GeorgeC12
Aberdeen UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

We met a couple of guys along the street and they recommended BQ, what a fantastic place, food, beers and overall atmosphere were perfect, staff in particular were superb.

Thank Nadal17
Loenen aan de Vecht, The Netherlands
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

In a vintage 70's decor, wicht through's you a bit off balance but ... great food is served! The grilled food will tickle your tastebuds. And helpful staff make it a visit to remember.

Thank OlivierLangendijk
Kfar Saba, Israel
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157 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2015

One of the best places in Amsterdam. All kind of meat are great. starters are also great. Service is perfect. I come here always while in amsterdam and i suggest you to do so. Better to reserve a seat cause it is always full.

Thank Zabook

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, Barbecue, European
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lijnbaansgracht 252-254, 1017 RK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Stadsdeel Zuid
  • Neighborhood: Stadsdeel Zuid
  • Phone Number: +31 20 622 8606

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