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Arendsnest Proeflokaal

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

60 Ratings
Ratings: 60
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 4.59
pDev: 9.37%
Taps: 30
Bottles: 100
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

Herengracht 90
Amsterdam, 1015 BS
Netherlands
phone: +31 20 421 2057

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @cafearendsnest

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(Place added by: RobBeer)
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Reviews by Crosling:
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4.56/5  rDev -0.7%

Arendsnest is one of my favorite places to drink in Amsterdam. Beautiful bar with great fixtures and plenty of seating everywhere. Really friendly service. The quality and serving of the beer is top notch. If a beer hasn't been poured in awhile, the line is cleared, period. You won't find many bars that do that. The place is famous for selling only dutch beer with several bottles and about 12 beers on draught, the only thing is....dutch beers arn't very good. Sure, there are some nice dutch beers (De Molen, Ij, Christoffel, Hemel), but as a whole there isn't a lot of great beers to drink. Overall, Arendsnest is a great place.

Crosling, Jul 21, 2008
More User Reviews:
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4.25/5  rDev -7.4%

Beervana, Oct 15, 2014
Photo of ksimons
5/5  rDev +8.9%

I was recently in Amsterdam and ended up coming back here three nights in a row. The beers are all Dutch and most I had never heard of, but the bartenders were great in giving suggestions and I did not have a bad beer while there. The bar itself is very attractive, lots of dark wood with vintage posters and a long bar that can seat up to a dozen or so people. The clientele seemed to be a mix of locals and visitors and had a great, friendly atmosphere. Highly recommend this bar to any beer lovers who find their way to Amsterdam.

ksimons, Oct 06, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.5%

rdoupe, Sep 28, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.5%

MicroBeerMan1980, Sep 22, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.9%

BronxBirdFlu, Sep 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev -12.9%

Dutch_food_geek, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of AlexM
5/5  rDev +8.9%

AlexM, Sep 10, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.9%

brunomisumi, Sep 02, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.5%

The only improvement I can see is on the food side, which is good but really just bar snacks. Enjoyed a nice afternoon between flights through Schiphol.

ItinOcean, Sep 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2%

boudeysbigbrew, Aug 14, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.9%

AdamNowek, Aug 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2%

millelacsmark, Aug 03, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -45.5%

jareddobbins, Jul 15, 2014
Photo of Yetiman
4.64/5  rDev +1.1%

Great selection of Dutch beers, and none from elsewhere. Of all the places we stopped on our trip through the Netherlands and Belgium, this place had the best service. The bartenders seemed to know the beers well. It was and brighter than the other great beer bar we went to Amsterdam (Cafe Gollem). If I try hard to think of a drawback, it's that they only have Dutch beers, though there are plenty of of those, and many of them are great.

Yetiman, May 16, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.5%

Canada_Dan, May 05, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.5%

gnikola, Apr 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -12.9%

Beer-Ed, Feb 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2%

kjkinsey, Jan 24, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.9%

Pacioli1445, Jan 10, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.5%

uturn, Jan 09, 2014
Photo of Fluffheady
4.25/5  rDev -7.4%

This bar is 100% Dutch beer. And it’s amazing. We hung out here multiple times during our short stay. The bartenders we met were wonderful people. One of them remembered my partner from his visit a few months earlier.

One gripe I had (and don't let this detract you at all from coming here): slow service. I’m an impatient American, so sometimes I’m overly picky about service that is actually not slow. However, waiting a half hour to be able to get the bartender's attention, finally being able to tell him what I want, and then after 10 more minutes of him not pouring the single beer I ordered, we left. This was on a relatively slow Monday night, but there was only one bartender and he couldn’t handle the crowd. It was an isolated incident, though, and normally the service is fine (it was definitely satisfactory every other time we were there). I walked to Beer Temple, so I guess they got my money anyways. Oh well. They’re nice people.

Fluffheady, Nov 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -12.9%

phingdong, Oct 18, 2013
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5/5  rDev +8.9%

jaapm, Oct 17, 2013
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Arendsnest Proeflokaal in Amsterdam, Netherlands
100 out of 100 based on 60 ratings.