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Proeflokaal Arendsnest

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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A good selection of dutch beers

If you Google for a craft beer in Amsterdam this place will come up and it really is a good beer... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Helsinki, Finland
via mobile
So good I visited twice!

Excellent little Dutch beer bar. A huge range of beers on tap, and in bottles and cans starting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“dutch beer”(63 reviews)
“beer lovers”(21 reviews)
“bar snacks”(8 reviews)
Proeflokaal Arendsnest serves nothing but beer from Dutch breweries. Dutch beer only! Everyday open from 12:00 AM
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Herengracht 90, 1015 BS Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 421 2057
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you Google for a craft beer in Amsterdam this place will come up and it really is a good beer bar. They had a huge selection on tap and some bottles too, pricing was reasonable. It is a pretty small place and about 6pm...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Antti_Jaakkola
Bieroloog1969, Manager at Proeflokaal Arendsnest, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for the nice review! Dutch beer only......

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent little Dutch beer bar. A huge range of beers on tap, and in bottles and cans starting from about 4 euros. Staff were friendly and attentive (even as the place got busier and busier) and happy to offer recommendations. The range of beers offers...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank edinmike82
Bieroloog1969, Eigenaar at Proeflokaal Arendsnest, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Many thanks! See you soon for the third time? ;-)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Poor service. When asked for a beer recommendation was suggested Extra Strong Bitter (ESB) no brewery name offered. Had to ask to have bottle opened and had to pour own sting before caring to table after 20 min wait at bar. Poor service little to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank P87XQjeffh
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

The place is about 500m from Amsterdam Centraal station. Although it is small, it’s cozy and they have a lot of beers ... even alcohol free beers! I came with my pregnant wife :-) We strongly recommend!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jo_opaulop949
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

This cosy bar offers a superb selection of Dutch beers for novices and real ale enthusiasts alike. You can taste the beer before deciding your preferred choice. Great atmosphere with friendly staff.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Traveler08110669830
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed this place a lot! lots of beers to choose from and prices are quite ok! staff that was on duty that night were kind and friendly! nice selection of sausages and cheeses to eat as well, but not really an eat out place...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Erijkk
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

I was overwhelmed by the amount of draft beers available. The staff are professional and friendly. Cheers.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Daniel T
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Great selection of beer in a cosy historic setting. Great part of town. Service was excellent despite it being busy. Beers over candlelight.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank E2023LMandrews
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

If you’re a beer lover visiting Amsterdam, check this place out. Great list of Dutch beers and staff were friendly to tourists. We grabbed a couple drinks here before heading to a dinner reservation at another restaurant.

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank JulesLyskawa
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

This is a traditional pub, full of character. The beer selection is extensive and there is something for all tastes. A nice seating area outside, right beside the canal. Well worth a visit - be warned it's pricey so you might be better having 1...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Will C
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