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Scheltema

#1,254 of 3,647 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Dutch, Bar, Pub, European
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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All reviews meatballs fries liver steak salad lunch food royal palace amstel beer pleasant member of staff authentic dutch food dam square cooked to perfection nice food service was excellent cat pub beers
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Billed too much deliberately and when tried to put things straight, youngish brunette waitress got rude and aggressive only refunding partially (claimed to be the owner) Stay away and keep your money safe!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Tapani S
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

האוכל היה ממש טעים, האווירה הייתה מאוד נעימה, הבחור האחראי סיפר לנו שהעסק הזה עובר במשפחה כבר 50 שנים! מומלץ מאוד! The food was really tasty, the environment was very pleasant, the guy in charge told us that this business has been going through the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank _C7695EN
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Visited this cafe the last day of our stay in Amsterdam and would be my last, we where going to sit outside as it looked nice where sitting there for a while and no service so we went inside few people inside so waited seen...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank carolineday35
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Really nice food and good prices and services and I strongly recommended. I felt like home there. You get a really good example about the Amsterdam experience.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Mihail P
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Mostly local clientele, quiet, good beer and excellent bitterballen. Kind staff. It is behind the Royal Palace, meals are served.

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank jorcorbalan
Reviewed 8 April 2018

We went here twice once for lunch and once for an evening meal. The evening was the best. Awesome atmosphere, lots of locals. Great food, myself and my wife had the liver (I know its not everyones taste) we loved it. Both our friends had...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank CSEJMc
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Stopped for lunch in this lovely authentic old cafe, with a long famous history and seemingly a lot of regulars. Waiter was very friendly and we were quickly served with a.o. a great "broodje bal", very tasty. Prices very OK, would definitely come back here

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 223ingridm
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Four of us went in here for our last breakfast/lunch before we flew back home. We walked in, stood by the entrance waiting to be greeted before we just sat ourselves down. We waited and the waiter was standing chatting to a table of guests...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank jcottonl02
Reviewed 15 February 2018

The waitress was very friendly and her cat Toni even more so. The food was served very quickly, was tasty and very reasonably priced. The beer was ice cold and cheaper than most cafes nearby. The decor hasn't been updated in eons, but is all...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank 79gerryt
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Café Scheltema is an original traditional "brown Café" close to Damsquare. In the past, when the national news papers had their offices at the Nieuwezijds Voorburg wal, this pub was a meeting spot for journalists. Now still the same decoration. Also a ossibility to eat...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank MBoelaars
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