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Barbeque Castell

Lijnbaansgracht 252-254, 1017 RK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 622 8606
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“baked potato” (46 reviews)
“spare ribs” (43 reviews)
“steak” (178 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Barbecue, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lijnbaansgracht 252-254, 1017 RK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came here a year ago, then on our return visit to Amsterdam, we had to come back here. Staff are welcoming, kind and very helpful, the atmosphere is warm and cosy, and the food? Words can't do it justice, the quality of their meat is...More

Thank Meical D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My second visit in as many months didn’t disappoint. A dark and moody traditional steak bar, Castell serves steak! Try the special prime rib with baked potato and a glass or two of Tempranillo. Sitting at the bar is a little challenging but brilliant if...More

Thank NorthernAussie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have just returned from Amsterdam and desided to book this establishment from previous reviews. So pleased we did. If you are looking for a great atmosphere where it feels as if you are sitting in a manor house room with a central fireplace and...More

Thank SuccessDartford
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a pleasant evening here last night. We were 3 and had the ribs and the mixed grill.. with 3 giant baked potatoes.. it was delicious!! We were full and happy 😎

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would recommend that if you wish to eat here then please book the place is rammed! You also only have a 2 hour slot.The restaurant has a very relaxed atmosphere, we got shown to our table that was a sofa with a low table...More

Thank Halfmoon187045
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had pre-booked Barbeque Castell, as we wanted to make sure of somewhere after an evening canal cruise through the 'Festival of Light'. Unfortunately the 90 minute cruise ended up being just over two hours due to busy canal traffic! No problem, we rang Castell...More

Thank fillyk
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Wow I had the ribs & they were amazing! Cooked to perfection right in front of house. Could not finish them so they gave me a snack box to take home. Steaks are cooked to your liking & jacket potato’s are yummy with two different...More

Thank Margaret R
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Food was great both had steak that was cooked to perfection baked potato good fortunately no chips!!! Atmosphere and service lovely...... different because you eat from a tray on your lap beside people that become your friends.... if we lived locally it would definitely be...More

Thank Liz M
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Great little place!! Good for couples or groups, food is wonderful. Group had Angus steak special which was out of this world, ribs which melted in the mouth and regular steak all accompanied by the best jacket potatoes ever!!! Try to get seated around the...More

Thank big122
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

This place is a treat. We had been out celebrating in a big way and had booked dinner here for the following evening. It's just wonderfully cosy and indulgent and was completely the right place for us that night... Eating the best steak from boards...More

Thank susilabb
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12 November 2017|
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Response from Glex5000 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I remember, one was a kind of garlic mayo and the other was BBQ sauce.
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
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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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