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Cafe Hoppe

Spui 18-20, 1012 XA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 420 4420
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My favourite bar to visit when in Amsterdam

Grew up in Holland going to Hoppe when I was 18 and still go there 40 years later. Have a family... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Joost B
Santa Barbara, California
Personal advice and a good laugh!

If you like personal approach with a twist, this is the cafe to go to! Have been there in my... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Established in 1670 and located in the center of a shopping, entertainment and nightlife district, this popular pub is famous for spontaneous parties that involve all patrons.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Spui 18-20, 1012 XA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 420 4420
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Grew up in Holland going to Hoppe when I was 18 and still go there 40 years later. Have a family reunion once a year . Great place to see for tourist and the draft beer ( fluitjes) and bitter ballen are delicious

Thank Joost B
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you like personal approach with a twist, this is the cafe to go to! Have been there in my student days, as a working girl and always had a good laugh! Imagine, a friend of mine went there, left her shoppings behind because she...More

Thank umbria_10
Reviewed 5 days ago

The most unfriendly, bored, non-empathic and humorless waiters of Amsterdam - except of the few fine female waiters (do these waiters think they are in Paris?). Still a must visit snob place because of nice brown antique cafe atmosphere with many Yuppies lively chatting especially...More

Thank Hans M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This café is a legend in Amsterdam; it has two parts, one more traditional, where standing is the norm, the other a little more sophisticated, where seating is the norm. The staff are welcoming and make the place buzz. This is still one of the...More

Thank Magnifico M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading reviews about this bar on Trip Advisor we had to try this bar whilst on a day trip to Amsterdam. On a cold November lunch time we found the old Cafe Hope which is on the corner of the block, there is a...More

Thank broggy57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super simple bar, nothing fancy (in a good way) with a great vibe and charm. Location is perfect for people watching and enjoying the day

Thank Anic01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Cafe Hoppe after a bust day visiting the sites and attractions of Amsterdam - it was actually recommended to us by a tour guide earlier in the day! The bar is relatively narrow but extends down to the back of the building. We...More

Thank JenandNeil365
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just happened across the cafe bar by accident and later found out that it is mentioned in various guide books as being a very old bar in the city. Super selection of beers and other beverages. Local Dutch bar snacks/food. One part of the building...More

Thank SamLH2013
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Cafe Hoppe and the bar Hoppe are next to each other on a corner of the Spui. The bar is superb, brown, sand on the floor, a painting very reminiscent of the Golden Age, great barmen, bitterballen and cheese. The area outside gets packed between...More

Thank Roger_Swindells
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Their outside patio overlooks the nearby square [plein] where all sorts of locals and tourists walk by. It`s located next to a very nice neighbourhood so you see people who are dressed up as well as the opposite end of casual. They have a myriad...More

Thank BlakievanHemert
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists
and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the
best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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