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“Nice beers in a nice place”

De Prael Proeflokaal & Brouwerij
Ranked #805 of 3,909 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Cuisines: Dutch
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Red Light District (De Wallen)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Level 5 Contributor
59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Nice beers in a nice place”
Reviewed July 28, 2013

The brewery employs a lot of people that would not get a job in a 'regular' cafe/restaurant but who deserve a decent job nonetheless, for example people who have been in a psychiatric hospital for a while. Therefore some dumb people will post a review, complaining about the lousy service they got.
They are truly dumb! This place is a great in many different ways. It has great beers, good food, very friendly people and has a social function, both for the staff and the visittors.

  • Visited July 2013
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Northampton
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great beers”
Reviewed May 17, 2013 via mobile

Well worth a visit + ensure you also try their liquors just round the corner.
The fish and chips were also amazing.

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London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Good beer and food”
Reviewed May 3, 2013

The Beers are good and fairily priced. We asked for all ten beers on tap and the waitress was very nice and explained all of them to us, one by one.
The food was a very good match.
Try the 'smoked' version of Andre (the name in dutch is something like 'cremated Andre'), it's a very unique smoky beer that goes really well with the cheese and meat board.

  • Visited April 2013
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Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“See also review of the brewery”
Reviewed February 4, 2013

See review on the brewery as well. Very enjoyable for beer lovers. Good atmosphere. Nice snacks. Staff very friendly!

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1 Thank Amstertaste
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Paris
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Bad service”
Reviewed January 27, 2013 via mobile

Nice place, confortable and big BUT the service was a nightmare. The waiter was very drunk, he made mistake whit beers and let fall glasses. He was very slow, he didn't clean his mess.

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Thank parisienne1987
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