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Cafe Hoppe

Spui 18-20, 1012 XA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 420 4420
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Great pub

Stopped in for an Amstel as all we get in the United States it typically Amstel Light. Delicious... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
David S
Ocean City, Md
via mobile
sort of fun for 5 minutes

one is supposed to have a beer here and possibly some bitterballen; it most of the time is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Established in 1670 and located in the center of a shopping, entertainment and nightlife district, this popular pub is famous for spontaneous parties that involve all patrons.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bitterballen” (32 reviews)
“brown cafe” (19 reviews)
“spui square” (11 reviews)
Spui 18-20, 1012 XA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 420 4420
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for an Amstel as all we get in the United States it typically Amstel Light. Delicious beer and great choices on the menu for snacking.

Thank David S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

one is supposed to have a beer here and possibly some bitterballen; it most of the time is overcrowded and no better than any other pub

Thank maxmax432
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Great pub! In the center, near Dam, near, Koningsplein, very central! Nice people, many choises in beer!

Thank Henri v
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Taste the jenevers, real Dutch alcoholic special. The staff will explain the favour and history of jenever.

Thank MartenBos55
Reviewed 10 July 2017

In Amsterdam, Brown Bars, are old dingy places that give you a great sense of history. This place is the gold standard for that. They've been serving beer here for 400 years and they know what they're doing! Stop in for a pint, and perhaps...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Great 'Brown Bar' in Spui Square. A piece of history, dates back to 1670 and on the 'Worlds Best Bars' list. In the old part it actually still has sawdust on the floor. A great selection of gin to try with tonic and served with...More

Thank pettirosso
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Here it is always nice to go for a coffee at day time and a beer in the late afternoon or evening, especially Friday afternoon after work drinks

Thank Amsterdam2day
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Great location on a busy square so the out door seating is excellent. As a brown bar it is worth a look at the history inside.

Thank Icedaddy
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Interesting local bar with some very good beer choices. The seating outside is very crowded but we didn’t have a problem with finding seats inside.

Thank sandersdg
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Went to "standing" side. We didn't linger for hours. Pop in, grab a quick drink, peek around, use the bathroom and move on. That's about it. Other Brown Cafes have much more intimate vibe. This one's more like "Yes. Check. I went to Hoppe".

Thank 360flip
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
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