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Reypenaer Cheese Tasting Room

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Address: Singel 182 | Amsterdam, 1015 AJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 20 320 6333

Tasting centre for some of the finest Dutch cheeses. The historic ripening...

Tasting centre for some of the finest Dutch cheeses. The historic ripening process of the Reypenaer cheeses is unique in the Netherlands. In the 100-year-old warehouse on the Oude Rijn river in Woerden, the Reypenaer cheeses are matured in an entirely natural way. Over time, this process leads to the distinctive and complex taste with its exceptional aroma that characterises these artisan cheeses.In the Reypenaer Cheese Tasting Rooms in the centre of old Amsterdam, you can personally test and evaluate the flavour, the aroma and the qualities of the Reypenaer cheeses, all under the guidance of an expert cheese taster.Each cheese tasting session lasts approximately one hour, and caters for a maximum of 20 people per tasting. Tasting workshops take place every Monday and Tuesdays from 13.00H till 15.00H Wednesday to Sunday throughout the day from 12.00H to 17.00H. The Connoisseur workshop costs €15.00 Per person. There is also an Special Tasting where you get a Reypenaer present, costing €20.00 Per person.We also cater for private groups, corporate events and private parties for groups of up to 20 people.Opening Hours: Sunday 11.00H to 18.00 And Monday to Saturday 10.00H to 18.00H.Getting there: Printable map...By Public Transport: From Amsterdam Central Station with Tramline 1,2,5,13 or 17 or Bus 142, 144 or 170. Get out at stop Dam/RaadhuisstraatBy foot: From Amsterdam Central Station 10 minutesBy Watertaxi: VIP Water Taxi...Parking: De Kolk, Amsterdam Centraal P1, Bijenkorf

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Awesome cheese and wine

I have never done cheese or wine tasting, but for €15 it was a bargain. This was some of the vest cheese I have ever tasted and several glasses of wine paired nicely to cheeses. I... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have never done cheese or wine tasting, but for €15 it was a bargain. This was some of the vest cheese I have ever tasted and several glasses of wine paired nicely to cheeses. I would recommend this and would totally go again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a slight issue making a reservation online therefore sent an e-mail to them and the person was extremely helpful and booked my partner and i in. We were shown a short video of how the cheese is made and a brief display of the various cheeses, afterwards we were then able to taste the variety of cheeses which all... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The cheese was delicious and interesting, and it was paired with white and red wine and port. The presenter showed us a short movie and talked about how the cheese is made.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was one of the best attractions I visited. The host was fun and the cheese is literally the best cheese ever. I would highly recommend the wine and cheese tasting if you have time. You'll learn a lot, and get to try a lot of cheese! If you don't have time to do the tasting, I feel sorry for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to Amsterdam 4 times and this is one of the best things I have done there. Informative, friendly, delicious cheese and wine, and an absolute bargain - what more could you ask for? I will be purchasing some of the cheese online for Christmas!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth your time! The best cheese paired with different wines. We tasted 6 cheeses and I ate so much that lunch was not needed! Highlight of Amsterdam :)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to the cheese tasting here and it was great! While I enjoy all food I've never been someone who goes crazy over cheese, but this was such a unique experience. I learned so much and very much enjoyed tasting their different varieties of cheese. I was a solo traveler, but I imagine this would be most fun doing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This will just be a short simple review. Must try is the XO cheese. It's my absolute favorite with amazing flavor that will go with wine or whiskey. If you are near this shop, they have samples for you to try. It's one of the best in Amsterdam.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great way to spend an hour in Amsterdam. We tasted 6 cheeses with wine. The host was very informative and fun. The cheeses were great too!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely way to pass an hour. We tried 6 different cheeses and could eat as much as we wanted. We also had wine and port and a very nice host that taught us lots about the cheese and the history of the company. Not an expensive trip for what you get.

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