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Barbeque Castell

Lijnbaansgracht 252-254, 1017 RK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 622 8606
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“baked potato” (40 reviews)
“spare ribs” (49 reviews)
“steak” (159 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Barbecue, European
$$ - $$$
Lijnbaansgracht 252-254, 1017 RK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed April 28, 2016

We arrived at approximately 6:30pm without a reservation. No tables were available, but we were offered seating "on the couch" as long as we left before the arrival of another group at 8pm. Our order was taken promptly. Prior to our food being served, our...More

Thank Cleomissy
Reviewed April 28, 2016

First off, this place is real crowded so be sure to make reservations prior! Seating is pub style so you don't really get normal tables and chairs unless you are sitting at the bar area. Food was average and not that cheap compared to other...More

Thank angela8787
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Been here a few times, staff is attentive, lots of well meant smiles and small talk. Not that that matters for me, but still - it could be the opposite. Bartender doubles as taste expert, and he was spot on for everyone eating there as...More

Thank Patrick B
Reviewed April 8, 2016

The main reasons why we chose to eat at Barbeque Castell were because, we heard that the food was good, and the prices were reasonable, and the atmosphere was festive.

Thank klauss69
Reviewed March 30, 2016

We stumbled upon this restaurant by chance (and because everything else around was closed at 22). It's a steakhouse, but be careful because they really only have meat (out of the whole menu, they only have 2 sides, salad and baked potato, and they are...More

1  Thank Heliosmaster
Reviewed March 30, 2016

this was highly rated on trip advisor and I understand why after eating there. a nice little place set on one of the canals. if you like meat then this is the place to go.interesting eating arrangements as there are not many tables, we were...More

Thank Tim R
Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

Went here based on rating from here and was not disappointed at all. Brilliant service from the waitress and lovely food. We didn't book and were seated straight away on the couches, where you eat on lap. Would highly recommend the salmon! Would return again....More

Thank Lynseyd123
Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

Came here after De Klos, which is just up the road, had an hour and a half wait and was not disappointed. Spare ribs were tasty and the missus had the salmon a and raved about it. Bar area and couch seating makes it a...More

Thank Colin M
Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

If it was a little cheaper I could have rated with 5 stars.. The food however is great, I would recommend to order one of the beef steaks!

Thank Manos Z
Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Atmosphere brilliant , the dimmed lighting gave a relaxed atmosphere, we didn't have a booking but where made welcome and we sat to eat at the bar which was better than having a table , the bar staff which were your waiter and barman all...More

Thank Lee H
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February 21, 2017|
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Response from Stenkenbaum | Reviewed this property |
Not really child-friendly, certainly didn't notice a kids menu.
June 12, 2016|
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Response from Reagan10 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know for sure, but the guy I sat net to at the bar said he had been coming fo many years and knew the family that owned it. He had seen their kids grow up at the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Romantic
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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