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Barbeque Castell

Lijnbaansgracht 252-254, 1017 RK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 622 8606
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“baked potato” (39 reviews)
“spare ribs” (49 reviews)
“steak” (156 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Barbecue, European
$$ - $$$
Lijnbaansgracht 252-254, 1017 RK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing meat dishes and super nice and helpful staff! Decent prices too! There are sofas for larger groups or smaller tables for a small group of people. Original setting

Thank Alison B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my colleague came to Castell for dinner using few less busy hours during tough business trip to Amsterdam. The place is amazing by the quality of the food and tranquil environment both inside and outside. We've chosen the table outside and the view...More

Thank Atrzhas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my girlfriend visited Castell as It was my birthday and I do love a good steak and with a quick search Castells came up as number one and you can be sure it does not disappoint. If you like steak you have to...More

Thank Oliver W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat at a table outside at this restaurant. The food was exceptional, this was the best restaurant we ate at during our stay in Amsterdam. Well worth a visit.

Thank austrip
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a table for 6 more than 7 days in advance. When we arrived at the restaurant and looked at the menu the waitress informed us that she would tell us what was available. It turned out that this was a steak restaurant that...More

Thank WJF2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a warning, the dining inside is on couches and you don't have a table, you'll be eating your food off of your lap. However, my brother and I had food outside on normal seating arrangements. The service was prompt and attentive, no faults there...More

Thank WaynePentony
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there on a casual night. both my stake and my wife's, was made to perfection. The wine pairing was good. The atmosphere was great. The bar keeper was knowlegeable and nice. I will go back...

Thank Yuval T
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Best ribs I've ever eaten - cool bar - amazing service - the best restaurant I've found in Amsterdam. Especially Clemens- he's a super star. Been working here for the last3 months - only wish I'd been here before.

1  Thank John D
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Eating on a tray on your lap is just not for us. You are sitting on sofas around a large low table. Very hard to get your drink, side order etc when it is so far away and you risk dropping your food. It was...More

1  Thank MadExpat22
Reviewed 7 June 2017

After checking-in to our hotel, we were looking for dinner even though it was getting a little late. Castell was located nearby and open a little later so we stopped in. The restaurant was busy, but we were able to get a table outside. It...More

Thank Steve R
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21 February 2017|
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Response from Stenkenbaum | Reviewed this property |
Not really child-friendly, certainly didn't notice a kids menu.
12 June 2016|
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Response from Reagan10 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know for sure, but the guy I sat net to at the bar said he had been coming fo many years and knew the family that owned it. He had seen their kids grow up at the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lijnbaansgracht 252-254, 1017 RK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Stadsdeel Zuid
  • Neighbourhood: Stadsdeel Zuid
  • Phone Number: +31 20 622 8606
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