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Barbeque Castell

Lijnbaansgracht 252-254, 1017 RK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 622 8606
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“baked potato” (44 reviews)
“spare ribs” (41 reviews)
“steak” (157 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Barbecue, European
££ - £££
Lijnbaansgracht 252-254, 1017 RK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Unbelievable service, unbelievable steak and not a chip in sight. Can't wait to take my wife to try it as well.

Thank Hoopyholidays
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very, very tasty ribs that just fell off the bone, most people eat with their fingers so finger bowls with lemon are provided. The steaks also looked and smelled fabulous. The atmosphere is one of dark wood and low level lighting. Part of the restaurant...More

Thank SunseekerKD
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chance find after concert at melkweg and it was tremendous!! Great atmosphere n delicious steak. Best steak my husband n I have had in long time.

Thank Moyd27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Damn, the ribs are good. I mean really good. Service is a little hurried but always friendly. A bit of a walk from the centre but you'll need that to build up the appetite. Am reliably informed that the T-Bone is very good, too. Don't...More

Thank Jon W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I almost don't want to write this review, because I'd hate for this place to get to busy that I'd struggle to go back! Simply put, my favourite restaurant in the world at the moment. It's really hidden away, and it's excellent inside. We visited...More

1  Thank Gareth T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a tuna and it's awesome! All the foods here delicious. I like the bread with garlic butter, it's perfect appetizer. The bill is a bit expensive but really worth the meal.

Thank Ningchou
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had ribs and Lady stake. They both came with a jacket potato and some salad. The ribs and steak were excellent but the steak wins it because of its charcoal barbecue flavour. It was one of the best steaks we've had. It's quite dark...More

Thank Darren U
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here as my partner had been 15yrs ago, apparently it was great then too! The staff were very friendly, let us choose our table and as it was nice evening we sat outside. I was tempted by the steak that everyone else seemed to...More

Thank ddz884
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the visit. Great steaks, great choices of appetizers, not a huge choice of wines, but they are ok. Nice ambience, fun sitting on couches and having dinner. Had fun and in style.

Thank Edi S
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

I visited this restaurant twice in the space of two weeks because it was that amazing! The chef asks you exactly how you want your steak cooking and then cooks it to absolute perfection! The side dishes are delicious and the portion sizes are very...More

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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
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
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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