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Cafe De Sluyswacht

) #877 of 3,267 Restaurants in Amsterdam $ , ,
Jodenbreestraat 1, 1011 NG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 625 7611
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good53%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“canal side” (4 reviews)
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Dutch, Bar, Pub
Jodenbreestraat 1, 1011 NG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

The Cafe de Sluyswacht was built in 1695 and is the cutest building. Sitting out the back with a beer you have a direct view down the canals - very special. I haven't found too many places with this type of view. The back terrace...More

Thank CapeTownOtter
Reviewed 6 June 2017

After visiting the Rembrandt House on a warm day I decided to pop in for a beer on the spur of the moment. I sat outside and enjoyed a perfect view of the boats on the canal. It was really relaxing and a great place...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 20 May 2017

When we walked through this area early in the morning, Cafe De Sluyswacht was not yet opened for business. As observed from outside, most of the tables were placed outside having nice views on the canal. By viewing the menu outside, most of which were...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Popped in here because it was raining when we walked past and I remembered that the bazza from the guided tour said it use to be a gate house. The place is lovely inside and has loads of outside seating. Very snug inside. We had...More

Thank Zach M
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

After a great morning and early afternoon walking about and visiting tourist attractions this cafe was a great spot to rest up and have a drink and some snacks. Limited amount of tables inside but our timing was perfect. It was a cool day and...More

Thank Ken J
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Tourist trap! Beers and are expensive and staff is rude and unfriendly! We left as fast as we could, much better places out there in Amsterdam!

Thank Sheung89
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The small pancakes was sooo good. Classic dutch. I can absolutely recommend this place. Really cozy, beautiful interior and nice surroundings!

Thank emmyleia
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The wonky pub. We sat outside under the heaters as inside was full. They had nice fruit beers but they had no cider. It's a quirky little place. Watch the front door though, it's heavy and slams quickly behind you.

Thank Newlys10
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

We called in to this place on a Saturday night for a quick drink after passing it on a earlier canal cruise and it being close to our hotel. The building itself leans which adds to its character. The pub was very busy which is...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I stumbled across this place with friends in Amsterdam and was drawn in by its character and leaning presence in an otherwise quiet area. We didn't stop for food, only a quiet drink or two after feeling a little worse for wear from the previous...More

Thank Tony W
Plantage & the East
The eastern edge of central Amsterdam provides
visitors with the chance to imagine the city that
Rembrandt called home (and to tour his historic house)
while shopping like the thriftiest of locals at
Waterlooplein’s massive flea market, or even enjoying
a craft beer beside the tallest wooden windmill in The
Netherlands. This verdant, serene, and stately part of
town is home to Artis Royal Zoo, one of Europe’s
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dutch, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
14:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jodenbreestraat 1, 1011 NG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Plantage & the East
  • Neighbourhood: Plantage & the East
  • Phone Number: +31 20 625 7611
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