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Oud Holland

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Centrum
Dutch, European, Central European
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Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 105, 1012 RG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 422 9018
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10:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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crewe
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104 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2014

Having walked miles looking for an authentic Dutch restaurant we finally found Oud Holland and a bit later wished we had not. Even allowing for how busy they were the service was perfunctory and the food was unsatisfactory. Perhaps we chose poorly but items described as stew or casserole bore little resemblance to what we hoped to get. Have to... More 

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1 Thank charliecreweCrewe
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79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2014

After walking around for hours looking for a place to have our first meal in Holland, we stumbled, literally, up this place and it seemed to just call us inside. Wow, what a great find. It was late and we were one a few customers inside. Everything on the menu was reasonably priced and provided a great selection. I honestly... More 

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Thank Michael S
Superior, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2014

This traditional restaurant is located at 105 Nieuwezijdsvoorburgwal (close to everything). We were looking for authentic Dutch food, we found it here. I had the pan fried trout. Imagine my surprise when it arrived with the tail, head with eyes intact. Thankfully, my son, the chef was with me. He split the fish open and removed the spine. Snails were... More 

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2 Thank Robert O
Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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68 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2014

You can Find an excellent Poffertjes in it. If you do not know what Poffertjes is, go to the oud Holland and taste it. For sure you'll have an excellent sample of it.

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Thank PedroJFreitas
Nova Scotia
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132 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2014

This restaurant is a great place to have traditional Dutch cooking. We ate here twice and had fantastic meals both times. The price wasn't too expensive and the service was quick. The restaurant is very handy to our hotel and we wished we had discovered it earlier during our stay! We would have eaten here all evenings. The food is... More 

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2 Thank nsjetsetters
Dumbarton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014

I've passed this little restaurant on may occasions however this was my first experience of eating there. The waiting staff were excellent making me feel very welcome from the beginning. Good value meals with excellent portions I had the steak which was cooked to perfection with plenty of vegetables and a lovely tasting red cabbage in apple sauce (I think)... More 

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1 Thank David F
Samara
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2014

The girl who served us has been very friendly and helpful, assisting us to select a shared meal for children. Mussels were simple and tasty - just what we wanted. Place is very atmospheric, don't miss the second floor!

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Poole, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2014 via mobile

I'm lost for words, this place tricked me into thinking it was some good traditional Dutch home cooking. Turns out their cooking tasted like they needed a microwave a deep fat fryer and some tinned food. I can't believe that after eating this trash I saw the same meal at another restaraunt for a quarter of the price. The waiter... More 

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Thank Dannn2014
Ayr, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2014

We found this traditional Dutch Restaurant literally round the corner from our hotel, authentic Dutch cooking, generous helpings and the bill was very reasonable. Strongly recommended. There is more than one Oud Holland in Amsterdam (same name different companies)

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1 Thank ianinayr
Kent, United Kingdom
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208 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2014

Oud Holland restaurant is situated close to the Nieuwe Kerke and the Magna Plaza shopping Mall. It serves mainly traditional Dutch dishes, but their comprehensive menu also includes many international classics. We went there for lunch, as our last meal in Amsterdam. It was a treat, the staff were very friendly, courteous and helpful, we were given a window seat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Dutch, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Monday
10:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 00:00
Thursday
10:00 - 00:00
Friday
10:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 105, 1012 RG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighbourhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 20 422 9018

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Centrum

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Centrum
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 hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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