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Gollem's Proeflokaal

#227 of 3,060 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Dutch, Bar, European, Pub, Belgian
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Overtoom 160-162 | 1054 HP, 1054 HP Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 612 9444
13:00 - 01:00
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Sun 00:00 - 01:00
Mon - Thu 13:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 00:00 - 03:00
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Phuket, Thailand
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267 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not as grungy and dive bar as some of the other Gollem venues. 22 taps, a mixed bag and perhaps a little pedestrian. Pricing in line with comparable bars. A broad and mixed crowd on a Monday afternoon. Bottle list gives more airplay to local craft but for the most part focuses on classic Belgians. Relaxed vibe, I quite liked... More 

Thank StewWoodend
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place has so many types of beer to try, you could never get through them all! OK the place is tiny and you are lucky to get a seat but it has that old Amsterdam charm and great service that you wont find anywhere else! Def worth a try :)

Thank veronica800
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simple and cozy place. Big selection of beers. Had sandwiches and fries, fries enough to share. Croque madam was tasty. Lady who worked in the afternoon was very friendly, after the shift-change the staff was more distanced. Overall a good lunch place!

Thank monkeychi80
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This pub has a great selection of Netherlands and Belgian beers. The food is typical Dutch pub food but well presented and well above average quality with reasonable prices.

Thank EdS_ABZ
Belfast, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gollem has an extensive range of draft and bottled craft and Belgian beers. It's got a modern yet cosy interior. This Gollem is situated on Overtoom, a short walk from Leidseplein and the Vondelpark. Well worth a visit if you are a discerning beer connoisseur.

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Thank Don L
Manchester, United Kingdom
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1,175 reviews
536 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 308 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Popped into here for a weekday afternoon and it was quiet. I had the meat board which came with pate, gherkins and bread which was great value at 8 euros. Great beer range too with plenty of beers on tap.

Thank david n
Cincinnati, Ohio
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We were in Amsterdam for a little under 2 days, staying at friend's apartment on Overtoom. We ducked in to this bar just to escape a passing bit of rain. Enjoyed the place so much that we came back the next day. They have 22 Belgian beers on tap and many more in bottles. Staff is friendly and knowledgeable, and... More 

Thank JJPrem
San Francisco, California
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I've been here twice in a two year span.. The first time it was great but we were just there for drinks and a snack. The second time it was for dinner. We got seated and waited forever for menus. Took super long to get drinks. In the meantime the waitresses friends came in sat down got served immediately. We... More 

Thank Bob S
Stockholm, Sweden
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Nice lunch. Tasty hamburger and a variety of beer. The pub has a house cat so if allergic, take care.

Thank Mats S
Crawley, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Then Gollem is the place to indulge it. This branch of the mini chain of bars serves food as well as beer. I have been coming here for over four years. The staff are welcoming, the beers are excellent and the food is an unexpected bonus. They have 20 beers on tap and about 130 in bottles. So you really... More 

Thank luke w

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$27
Dutch, Bar, European, Pub, Belgian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
00:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
00:00 - 03:00
00:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Overtoom 160-162 | 1054 HP, 1054 HP Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 20 612 9444

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