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Cafe Kobalt

€€ - €€€, , Cafe
Singel 2A, 1013 GA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 6 51990134
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good52%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Dutch, Bar, Cafe, European
€€ - €€€
Singel 2A, 1013 GA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here twice for breakfast and coffee on my short trip to Amsterdam! It's a beautiful "traditional" building with big wooden beams and wood flooring throughout. Just a stones throw away from Amsterdam Central station but so nice and quiet with just a few...More

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If I am being honest, the food was ok and the ambiance was nice with a live singer. However, the waitress was really rude. I first asked if they had schnitzel on the menu as a few places offer it in Amsterdam and she replied...More

Thank Yanis B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A short walk from Centraal Station, at the top of Singel, on the first day of our trip, we fancied a post-shopping drink and in we went. The atmosphere is just fantastic, laid back, welcoming and friendly, as are the staff. Good range of wines...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For a quick coffee in the morning, beer for lunch or a good dinner, this is one of my favorite places in town. Local and cozy atmosphere and great daily specials. Highly recommended!

Thank dolle_boel
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Call into cafe kobalt numerous times as staying close by. Interesting layout, chic and modern. Great service, nice beer. Food looked good also. Good place to say goodbye to this wonderful city before catching train as close to station. Enjoyed outside seating watching life pass...More

Thank mojobythesea
Reviewed 26 December 2017

ne of the few honest places not considered a tourist trap. Dutchies call this a "brown eat-café". I had soup that was a zucchini cream soup. Very tasty. The ambiance is working class. They had life music that was actually nice and modern. Not much...More

Thank Koeknyc
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Beautiful building and an amazing and cozy spot. Magnificent beams are prominent throughout the structure. The owners are great people, as are the staff. Open for breakfast, brunch, lunch, drinks and dinner. Just a few minute walk from Amsterdam Centraal Station. I absolutely loved this...More

Thank jdrieber
Reviewed 13 November 2017

My husband and I were looking for a local restaurant while we were in Amsterdam and this place caught our attention. When we got inside, it was perfect because it's more locals than tourists, which is great! We had friendly and very accommodating staff. Very...More

Thank B6590CGalexa
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Large light building. Very spacious. Seemed to be used more by locals than tourists. Best coffee we had whilst in Amsterdam.

Thank ShariWestSussex
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

This café and bar near the Central Station is located in an old former ship chandler's shop. It is large and is surrounded by many long windows. It offers a large variety of bottled and draft alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, and a substantial menu of...More

Thank Hal D
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$31
Dutch, Bar, Cafe, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 03:00
08:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Singel 2A, 1013 GA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighbourhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 6 51990134
  • E-mail
Café Kobalt is very centrally located within walking distance of Amsterdam Central Station (350 meters), on the corner of the Haarlemmerstraat, one of Amsterdams most fun shoppingstreets with its charming shops and cafes. Situated in one of the oldest historic buildings in the heart of Amsterdam. Daily open for breakfast, lunch, snacks and tapas and dinner . From 8 am until 1 am and fridays and saturdays until 3 am. Perfect place for parties, drinks and dinner parties and we are always up to date with all the new cool drinks and food like biological soda's & ciders or local beers! Free wifi & parking places available!
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