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Restaurant 't Zwaantje

££ - £££French, , European
Berenstraat 12, 1016 GH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 623 2373
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“beef stew” (17 reviews)
“mussels” (19 reviews)
“stewing steak” (7 reviews)
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French, Dutch, European, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Berenstraat 12, 1016 GH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This restaurant came highly recommended from a friend. Thank you !! Was terrific !! Grandma's Dutch Stew !! delicious !!

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This small, quaint restaurant gives you a nice range of menu choices, especially authentic Dutch options. The food s of generous portions, well prepared and healthy. The staff are pleasant and helpful but you will have to buy your water because tap water is not...More

Thank 170michael
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for dinner two nights in a row. Excellent food and service and very good value. Was close to our Pulitzer Hotel and would highly recommend!

1  Thank Robert S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were hot, tired, parched and in need of a cold beer. We ambled in right at 5 for Amstel on tap, cold water and a snack. I’m a connoisseur of tomato soup, and this one was over the top. Broth-based, a generous portion, with...More

1  Thank spmccrea
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

I went to this restaurant with my husband and a friend of mine. The restaurant is really well located, in the Jordaan, just around the corner from my work and always wanted to try it. Right from the beginning, the staff treated us like we...More

Thank sembangmamak
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Completely enjoyed our dinner - 3 got the stamppot and the fourth got Dover sole. Each dinner was delicious, portions huge, and an entirely pleasant experience.

Thank CharlesA
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Great little restaurant, great food and excellent value for money. Hidden gem down a side street. Mixed grill recommended, house red wine good as well.

Thank SteveMaddocks
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Poor hygiene... We went there to try some traditional Dutch dishes. Since the house was full, we waited over the counter. At the time that we waited there were could witness the poor hygiene of the staff. The glasses weren't wash properly, only dived in...More

Thank Vitor C
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Cosy restaurant, great location, really good Dutch confort food. The stew was really delicious and so the mussels. I saw a lot of other dishes that I would love to try.Service was excellent, too. BUT Please please please change those carpet/rugs used as table cloths!!!Quite...More

Thank mariaviaggia
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Quite a dilapidated restaurant with very worn carpets and tired decor. The table cloths were also carpet which also seemed worn and didn't inspire me with confidence in their cleanliness. My food was pretty mediocre but my partner had a slow cooked stewy thing which...More

Thank Reedy1234
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Response from Dianne I | Reviewed this property |
Hi, If you are passing just drop in. Otherwise we had no problems with getting a table for 4 . we were there early by European standards (6.00pm ) but it did not fill until say 7.30 /8.00ish. I don't think you will have a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$29
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Berenstraat 12, 1016 GH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 623 2373
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Old style, typical Dutch restaurant with a French touch in the Nine Streets in the heart of Amsterdam. Traditional Dutch dishes like stamppot, 'Grandma's Beef Stew' and split pea soup 'Snert'. Besides our local food we also serve classics like 'Moules-Frites', marniated spare ribs, Calf's liver and many many more...
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