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Nam Kee Nieuwmarkt

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Geldersekade 117, 1011 EN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
0206392848
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16:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 14:30 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 16:00 - 00:00
Sat 14:30 - 00:00
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Somerton, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We entered Nam Kee without knowing anything about the restaurant but quickly realised it was very popular as it was full. We were about to leave when we asked a local, who was taking advantage of the take away section, about the food - who said the food was amazing. So, we waited for a table. Eventually we were seated... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

This is a proper Cantonese restaurant using traditional cooking methods. Friendly staff & old-school chefs I ordered quite a few dishes: A whole Roast duck Salt/chilli squid Salt fish aubergine hotpot Slow cooked beef & tofu hotpot Garlic guylan (Chinese broccoli) And I know what I'm doing in a restaurant of this calibre. The food was simply devine. Chinatown in... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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92 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

The Nam Kee branches serves good Chinese food for an extremely affordable price in Amsterdam. The roast duck is deli and the oysters are a try too. The service, well is just okay just be nice :)

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Thank Reza G
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

I must say this is a hidden treasure. Went there with a friend after a recommendation from the concierge at the Hotel. I must say the best chinese food in town... Trust me I have eaten at a lot of chinese places in town but this place took the crown... Try the basic sweet corn chicken soup and the last... More 

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Thank Vishal K
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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90 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

After a great day in Amsterdam and a massage with a good friend we decided to grab a bite. Nam Kee comes recommended by several people so we headed to the Nieuwemarkt. We had to wait in line for about 15 minutes but that was OK. We got our table and I felt I was eating in the bathroom the... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Been a customer since they opened and before in their first restaurant zeedijk and recomended it weekly to my guests and I Guess bought food there average once a week. Pretty famous restaurant in Amsterdam and especialy in the Nieuwmarkt. I was pretty shockend when we took take away and Sort of at the end of our dinner in front... More 

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Thank ArjenvanKlinken
Ibiza, Spain
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

No doubt the best Chinese restaurant in Amsterdam. We have been here multiple times and it never disappoints. My favourite is the beef with Chinese broccoli.

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Thank MileneRX
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I came here on the recommendation of the concierge of the Hilton... For is exquisite! Same level as what I had in China but OMG! The service!!!! It's just horrid! The waitress doesn't care at all about customer's experience... Throws the plate on the table without even waiting for you to finish you starter before serving your main nor replying... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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174 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Where locals frequent, it must be good and this place comes very strongly recommended for traditional Chinese cuisine. The crowd is testimony of its favourite status for no nonsense noodles and rice dishes and Oh, don't forget the roast meats.

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Thank Benny053
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Keep away! Terrible Chinese food, it was disgusting and the pork wasn't cooked. My girlfriend was very ill afterwards and I am back now lying on my sofa unable to move. I feel terrible. It has to be the worse I've had in my life and they were rude about us as well. Avoid!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
14:30 - 23:00
Monday
16:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 00:00
Thursday
16:00 - 00:00
Friday
16:00 - 00:00
Saturday
14:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Geldersekade 117, 1011 EN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighbourhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: 0206392848

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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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