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“Nice beers in a nice place” 4 of 5 stars
Review of De Prael Proeflokaal & Brouwerij

De Prael Proeflokaal & Brouwerij
Ranked #857 of 3,376 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Dutch, Bar, European, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Red Light District (De Wallen)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Nice beers in a nice place”
4 of 5 stars 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
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Food
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  • Dutch first
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Northampton
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great beers”
5 of 5 stars 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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1 Thank Smithaldo
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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Good beer and food”
4 of 5 stars 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
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Food
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Thank Julian T
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“See also review of the brewery”
5 of 5 stars 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”
2 of 5 stars 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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