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St James's Gate Irish Pub

Rembrandtplein 10, 1017 CV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 422 6886
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (29 reviews)
“cottage pie” (16 reviews)
“irish stew” (15 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rembrandtplein 10, 1017 CV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Staff aren’t Irish, quite rude. Drinks are expensive and not even Irish. Pint of Magners €8 absolute rip off.

Thank Edelcos
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Came here with a relative who works in Amsterdam and uses this place a bit so we knew what to expect! Good pub with good service and drinks!first taste of Bittenbollen from here👍🏻 Had four drinks and 3 plates of sharing food for 40€ which...More

Thank Witbiz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice wooden interior, old pub style, friendly service. Had a good burger here, fresh from the griddle, along with a draught La Trappe Double. Spent 20 EUR including tip. Good venue, enjoyed it.

Thank Rutgerek
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to stop for a beer, a bowl of potato leek soup and people watch. Sit in Mossey's section--he's a great waiter and funny guy.

Thank Alissa0099
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We called in to get out of the terrible weather and had a few drinks excellent PUB with great surroundings and staff We looked through the menu but had already eaten and decided to return the next morning for breakfast which was by far the...More

Thank Crb22462
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Top class service, friendly happy staff, clean and welcoming. We popped in for a quick coffee stayed four hours having nachos recommended beer and a lovely Spanish white. Highly recommended.

Thank Debbie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The waiter was really friendly and informative. The food was great and served very quickly. A warm Irish welcome made us feel very much at home.

Thank Natashaslamhopwood
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this pub on our first day exploring. Ordered the full Irish and it was absolutely delicious. The staff were lovely too which goes a long way. Would recommend to anyone.

Thank hsgill62
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

We shared the enormous portion of fish and chips and potato leek soup. Kept the Guinness to myself though!

Thank Jana G
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Visited this pub between 18th-21st November. Ate here once whilst watching the football and drunk into the evening on a different night. Both encounters were pleasent and I had no issues what so ever with the pub. The staff were really friendly and cute. There...More

Thank danielleggett1
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Jus L
16 July 2017|
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Response from SharonB2 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know exactly, but it was a mild, white fish. I have to say, I was so excited to get fish and chips in London and this was where I tried it. I was not impressed. Too much batter!
Talie H
24 September 2016|
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Response from Carl P | Reviewed this property |
we just had lunch there which was very nice, l did notice that they did do english breakfasts, if they taste as good as our lunch did, then im sure you will enjoy it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$32
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rembrandtplein 10, 1017 CV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 422 6886
  • E-mail
St James's Gate is a large Irish Pub authentically and tastefully decorated and perfect for large groups of people. With its large bar and spacious seating area in the front, a very cosy, warm and intimate area in the back, St James's Gate appeals to many. Despite being relatively new St James's Gate has a good clientel mainly due to the amiable staff who are predominantly Irish. Drinking here you'll have a wide selection of Irish beers and whiskeys and with the resident Irish chef you'll get absolutely delicious food and before you know it you'll be a regular customer to St James's Gate.
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