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“Real Amsterdam”
Review of Scheltema

Scheltema
Ranked #1,475 of 3,900 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Neighbourhood: Centrum
Restaurant details
Neighbourhood: Centrum
Glasgow
Level 5 Contributor
46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Real Amsterdam”
Reviewed 10 August 2013

One of very few proper "brown cafes" left in Amsterdam. I've been coming here every time I'm in Amsterdam for the last 15 years and I've never been disappointed the steaks are great and the surroundings immerse you in the culture of the city.

  • Visited February 2013
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Finnish first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
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English first
Toronto
Level 4 Contributor
23 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Authentic”
Reviewed 17 July 2013

Ask for the authentic Dutch dishes. The waiter was very friendly and knowledgeable about the cuisine.

Visited July 2013
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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
101 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Decent food; took awhile to be waited on”
Reviewed 4 April 2013

Food was in line with the pricing. Took awhile to have the waitress come over and serve us. Convenient location for grabbing a bite to eat while seeing the sights near the Dam area.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank Will H
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“There's certainly better places than this”
Reviewed 10 October 2012 via mobile

Dropped in for lunch (or at least tried to) at Scheltema. It wasn't busy at all, and we didn't see any waiter/waitress around, so given the benefit of the doubt we assumed the staff were busy..but no, from out the back the waitress strolled in, just looked at us and proceeded to another table for a sit down chat??? We eventually got a menu, and when we we're ready to order, there was no one around. So 15 minutes later we had no choice but to leave so we could go somewhere else around that would like our business.... And it smelt in there

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1 Thank Trek139
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Waited forever to be served”
Reviewed 10 October 2012 via mobile

Went to this place early October. We had to ask for a menu after sitting for 10 minutes. And after another 10 minutes of waiting to order, we just left. They obviously don't care for their customers.

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3 Thank Josh W
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