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Cafe de Oude Wester

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Jordaan
Dutch, Cafe, European, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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Rozengracht 2, 1016 NB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 625 7502
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere in the cafe. Found the service quite slow and the waitress forgot our drinks. The food was average and pricey.

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Thank hrh502
East Anglia, UK
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food itself was okay and it's a nice traditional building but it's next to the Ann Frank House so a typical tourist trap where you get the minimum and the bill is bigger than you expect.

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Thank Paul W
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10 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

An amazing place to sit and eat. Food was gorgeous - I had the stroganoff and my partner had the goulash! Massive portions,Friendly atmosphere and cat friendly or should I say friendly cats. All made for a lovely enjoyable meal. Found our go to place in Amsterdam!

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Thank Nikki W
London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We visited here whilst waiting for the Anne Frank museum. It is a really nice place with a nice atmosphere. The staff are nice and the food is really good! It is reasonable prices also. Definitely worth a visit if you are in the area!!

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Thank Lisa S
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Food was ok just hade coffee and cake . My little girl was asked not to eat chocolate she had bought somewhere else it was only a little piece and I have to say it really spoiled the visit won't go back!

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Thank Gobbsmak_13
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

The area is nice, great location. The food is ok.. We've tried the traditionelle dutch dishes, which was ok,but we weren't sure if it couldn't be better. However it's a great atmosphere inside. The restaurant sells goulash as well, which is a hungarian food, but please check the ingridients..in Hungary you never will find with rice and salad..😂

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Thank eper89
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I stumbled onto this place still freezing from waiting outside for so long to visit the Anne Frank House. I ordered the hutspot and can't rave enough about it. Service was friendly and attentive.

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Thank Louisa G
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in to warm up with some hot chocolate and chicken soup. Both were great. The place decorated for Christmas

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Thank ShawnG4
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

We ate there in the beginning of dec and it was a very nice experience! We tried the traditional dutch meal 'hutspot' and we loved it. The restaurant was decorated warmly for Christmas! We would definitely recommend this place!

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Thank Ann W
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Beer good staff friendly but food poor. There are so many places to eat in Amsterdam there is no need to risk a bad experience here. Ordered stroganoff, no flavour and ribs, tough and chewy. Shame because location is great.

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Thank deebee_12

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Dutch, Cafe, European, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rozengracht 2, 1016 NB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Jordaan
  • Neighbourhood: Jordaan
  • Phone Number: +31 20 625 7502

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Jordaan
One of Amsterdam’s most preferred outdoor markets and some of the city’s favorite watering holes are but two of the many reasons to save ample time for a stroll through this especially convivial warren of narrow streets with its unfair share of quirky shops and quality galleries. Historically a haven for the working class and emigrants, these days the Jordaan is better known as an enclave for artists and designers. As popular as the Jordaan is as a destination for locals and out-of-towners alike, the area never feels particularly touristy or overrun with outsiders. A highlight even for long-time Jordaan residents, be sure to accept any invitation to step within one of the area’s beloved courtyards or to have a sneak peek inside one of its many working studios.
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