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Van Beeren

#255 of 3,051 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Centrum
Dutch, European, Bar
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Koningsstraat 54, 1011 EW Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 622 2329
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Today
17:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 01:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 01:00
Fri 17:00 - 03:00
Sat 16:00 - 03:00
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England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was recommended this place by David at The Tulip of Amsterdam B&B and was NOT disappointed. Had to sit at the bar as it was packed (and being a lone diner I suspect did not help), but the ribs and draught beer (Jupiler) were great. I had been travelling all afternoon and was not particularly hungry, but needed to eat... More 

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Thank 62tt
Delft, The Netherlands
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attractive restaurant with good food. My companions had a great daily meal. I myself took the spare ribs which was a bit too dry because they left out the normal honey grill marinade. Still, it was acceptable. A glass of wine for 5 euros is upmarket as is the price for a bottle of red Rioja (30 euros). A bit... More 

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Thank MarcNL015
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friendly eating place with great service and quality food and drink. Feels like a local place and pretty traditional authentic fare. Was tricky to get a table because its so busy which added to the great atmosphere. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Una F
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Really affordable prices compared to the other popular restaurants in the centar. Very warm and pleasant atmosphere with scrumptious food.

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Thank Predrag Z
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

I live in Amsterdam and I suggest this place to people I know. Always good. Small and cosy, and hardly visible from the streets so make sure you know where to look.

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Thank antoniead
Level Contributor
29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice in Amsterdam , very romantic , calm and with amazing food! Very good beer! Old fashioned artdeco style, I advise it to everyone !

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Thank Eugenia C
La Spezia, Italy
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We were waiting for an other restaurant but there were too many people, so a stranger suggest this place and we followed his advice. The place was very nice and characteristic. We got 2 different steaks, both very good and tasty. Completely sodisfied! Recommended ;)

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Thank Leonardo A
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped her on a whim and Bim was tending bar. F*&$-ing super cool dude. Place was packed and had to wait at the bar. Got a table, at a fantastic meat and drank a great selection of beer and wine. Bum was thoughtful, witty and concerned throughout our entire stay. He became one of the "characters" in our trip.... More 

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Thank Alfonzo J
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

My husband and I ate here our last night in Amsterdam. At the recommendation of the hotel where we stayed, we stopped in the night before and had drinks at the bar. The bartender was wonderful and we had a lovely time talking with her. In my search for mussels, we stopped back the next night. We didn't have a... More 

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Thank Faith W
Dorking
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79 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

It's hard to fault this place. Amsterdam has its share of overpriced tourist traps but this isn't one. You need to book to sit in the garden but it's worth it. Five or six choices for each course, all good. Not cheap but not overpriced. NB there are two van Beerens in Amsterdam. This one is the Eetcafe. It looks... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Dutch, European, Bar
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 01:00
Monday
17:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 01:00
Thursday
17:00 - 01:00
Friday
17:00 - 03:00
Saturday
16:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Koningsstraat 54, 1011 EW Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighbourhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 20 622 2329

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Staying in Centrum

Neighbourhood Profile
Centrum
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 hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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