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Int Aepjen

Zeedijk 1, 1012 AN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 626 8401
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Great place for a beer

This is a really, really cool little bar. It's got an atmosphere unto itself. Good beer selection... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tony D
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Best place to break for a beer

Considered by some to be one of the best bars in the world. It has operated continuously since... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
draym85
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Houston, Texas
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brown bar” (8 reviews)
“oldest bar” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
Zeedijk 1, 1012 AN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Red Light District (De Wallen)
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"brown bar"
in 8 reviews
"oldest bar"
in 5 reviews
"friday saturday"
in 5 reviews
"tiny bar"
in 4 reviews
"monkey business"
in 3 reviews
"range of beers"
in 3 reviews
"the red light district"
in 9 reviews
"great barman"
in 2 reviews
"la chouffe"
in 2 reviews
"serving bar"
in 2 reviews
"friendly bartender"
in 2 reviews
"brown cafes"
in 2 reviews
"opening hours are"
in 2 reviews
"the dutch east india company"
in 2 reviews
"centraal station"
in 5 reviews
"great history"
in 2 reviews
"sailors"
in 14 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a really, really cool little bar. It's got an atmosphere unto itself. Good beer selection. I recommend it, if you don't like it, so what, it's worth that chance. I need to defend the rude ratings a little bit. You have to understand...More

Thank Tony D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Considered by some to be one of the best bars in the world. It has operated continuously since 1519. Fascinating history as it was near the docks during the heydays of the Dutch West Indies company. Sailors would sometimes pay for lodging and beer with...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Int Aepjen is without a shadow of a doubt one of the most famous pubs on Zeedijk and is a personal favourite of mine. Walking in and you know your in a great old fashioned pub,it's been serving customers since 1519 and is one of...More

Thank Neil K
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

There is plenty of pubs and bars in Amsterdam but this is the probably oldest one. It kept its charme and seems to be visited by locals and tourists. It is in one of the very few wooden buildings that survived the fires in Amsterdam...More

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Reviewed 28 November 2017

this is more of a tradional bar in Amserdam. Its also not the loud so you can chat and put the world to rights. IPA's are great. They had 3 on tap so we tried each one a few times before moving on. even the...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2017

Stopped by for an afternoon beer and was not disappointed. They had just opened so the place was empty but it did not bother me, i still got the feels of the place and a glas of their own branded monkey beer.

Thank Kjell J
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Really good old fashioned Amsterdam pub serving Aepjen beer of high yeasting, very decent IPA's, and offering laid back ambiance with friendly and chatty barkeeps. Recommended.

Thank Rutgerek
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

We enjoyed some lovely beers here. Met some locals and had a great time. It has a nice atmosphere, and enjoyed looking at all the monkey stuff. If you're looking for a quieter place to have a drink and chat, make sure you stop here...More

Thank Grumblepug
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

The In 't Aepjen is one of Amsterdam's old cosy brown bars. It's located on Zeedijk, less than five minutes from Centraal station.

Thank PhilWilkinson
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

Had read that Int Aepjen is one of the oldest pubs in Amsterdam so this seemed like a good place to have our first drink. Cosy, wooden and authentic, it was crammed full of Dutch and primate paraphernalia.

Thank Swedishtomcat
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Red Light District (De Wallen)
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historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples
of traditional local architecture – not to mention
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