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Cafe-restaurant Hesp

#2,589 of 3,434 Restaurants in Amsterdam}
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Weesperzijde 130-131 | 1091 ER, 1091 ER Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 665 1202
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good40%
  • Average25%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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CUISINES
Dutch, Pub, Bar, International, European
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Weesperzijde 130-131 | 1091 ER, 1091 ER Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 53 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Beside the river Amstel, this large café is well-worth finding. A sepia stained glass panel at the back celebrates a 50th anniversary in 1947. Candle-lit atmosphere with Xmas decorations added make for a truly lovely welcoming atmosphere.

Thank david n
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Great cheesecake accompanied by fantastic service, we were made to feel very welcome from the moment we walked in. Will be visiting again.

Thank Welkin G
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Grand old, large brown café on the banks of the Ij river. Great beer list. Fab terrace. Noting what a recent reviewer has said about tokens for the toilet, yes it does have a sign which says that they are for customers only but when...More

Thank david n
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We stop here for a drink while walking beside the the river Amstel. It has good outside seating with quick friendly service. The inside it like a Brown pub. The restroom were clean and tidy but it seems that the waiters/waitrees are suppose to give...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Hesp was at the end of our street while we were staying in an Airbnb. It's a great location (fir us anyway!) but sitting the bar area and getting table service from the friendly staff was great! Food and wine was tasty too!

Thank Miss_Phoebe2015
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Cafe Hesp has been going for over a hundred years and sitting inside is like being a part of history. It is a large brown cafe with posters and even a glass etching on the walls. Very comfy. Great range of beers too.

Thank david n
Reviewed 21 April 2017

During last soccermatch 20-4-2017 personel was not willing to serve us any food....Half a pint for my girlfriend was not possible and they charged us 4,5 euro for some louzy peanuts.

1  Thank Gijs v
Reviewed 9 April 2017

I know that in Holland you charge money for the toilet, but I went to double check they did not leave a mess, so you should not go and clean it. Then the RUDEST person in the world start with comments against my nature country....More

Thank jimenafernandezm91
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Took a ride out here to see a childhood home of a friend. On the corner, stopped into Hesp for a beer. A very lively place, even on a weekday afternoon, lots of happy, in a good mood people enjoying their day. I loved the...More

Thank sandra n
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

During a fridaynight we decided to go here with a group of friends. We were very lucky that they still had a table for 12 persons without a reservation. They have regular dishes like burgers, chicken and carpaccio. Perfect for a meal before going out....More

Thank Aniek G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$26
Cuisine
Dutch, Pub, Bar, International, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 01:00
Monday
10:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 01:00
Thursday
10:00 - 01:00
Friday
10:00 - 02:00
Saturday
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Weesperzijde 130-131 | 1091 ER, 1091 ER Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 20 665 1202
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Description
30 Different beers on draugth. Wine by the glass and bottle. During the winter-time on Sundays Live-Music from 16.30 Hr. Big terrace at the Amstel river.
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