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Barbeque Castell

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Stadsdeel Zuid
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Lijnbaansgracht 252-254, 1017 RK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Arrived there at 7.40 pm and got a table quite quickly and our drinks arrived promptly. So far so good. Ordered our two starters and whilst we waited we asked for more bread to keep our two boys, 13 & 10 yrs, from getting too hungry as we were all very hungry. Our starters eventually arrived after about half an... More 

1 Thank Brian R
Singapore, Singapore
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144 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

I expected more from Castell, but the food were just decent. It was well barbequed, but perhaps the meat quality wasn't as good as I thought.

1 Thank Goomba81
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

The food was delicious, staff helpful and friendly, and a great atmosphere. Will definitely go back on our next trip.

Thank Rea R
Portland, Oregon
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Just a bit off the main tourist area of Ledesplein, Castell is a real find. The menu doesn't vary tremendously from steaks, nor should it. They're done extraordinarily well here, tender and delicious. A great and reasonably-priced wine list and a setting on a quiet canal make you overlook the fact that not much from the vegetable food group is... More 

Thank Catullus51
Siggiewi, Malta
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

The castell is a nice and relaxed atmosphere. Great meat and nice ambient. Inside and outside. Definitely a place to visit when in Amsterdam.

Thank Nofsa
Bath, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Visited on the 31st with a group of 9 and it was great, we all said how good it was and cooked perfectly. I personally had the rib eye which was one of the best I've had and all good value.

Thank Andy E
Matthews, North Carolina
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151 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

I expected much more based on all of the fantastic reviews but the steaks were just minimally OK and nothing special. For the most part if you want great food that is perfected in other countries don't go to Amsterdam and expect to find the same quality here

1 Thank Accelerance
Bristol, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

My husband and I probably had the best steaks ever at this restaurant. The staff were great and really friendly. We could watch the steaks being cooked (exactly to our liking) and sat eating them at the bar. really great atmosphere - and by the looks of the people flocking to the restaurant it is definitely a favourite for a... More 

Thank Tracie36
Bangkok, Thailand
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41 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

The atmosphere is nice, the staffs are friendly and the food is just great. I ordered spareribs, lambchop and prime rib. I was like wow at the first bite. Miss the taste already now Strongly recommend for steak and meat lover :)

1 Thank Pattiez_s
Istanbul, Turkey
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Castell never disappoints, cool atmosphere, solid wine list and best baby back ribs ever. I have no doubt that I''l be returning especially for those ribs.

Thank Murat U

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Steakhouse, Barbecue, European
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, 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: 020-6228606

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