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Centra - CLOSED

Lange Niezel 29, 1012 GS Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 622 3050
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good53%
  • Average4%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
28 Aug 2016
“spanish delight”
9 Mar 2016
“Fantastic paella”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Lange Niezel 29, 1012 GS Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

the place is not very big.has a sitting area of about 30 places.the spanish food has gain a big place in my heart,and it is nice to discover an authentic cuisine a bit far away from Spain.the zarzuela catalana was excellent and combined with the...More

Thank cristian n
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Centra serves the best paella I've ever eaten. Coming back here for it every time I'm in Amsterdam. The service is quick and unpretentious. Interior is a bit dated but not without charme.

Thank Xiane-Frankfurt
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Ate here yesterday. A small spanish restaurant close to the red light district and other attractions in the center of Amsterdam. Authentic Spanish dishes (the waiters hardly spoke any Dutch). The sardines were absolutely yummy. The squid (calamares) as well and the albondigas. The chuletas...More

Thank Stefan S
Reviewed 9 February 2016

A must whenever I come to Amsterdam. The grilled sardines in garlic and the paëlla are killers, very delicious! Inside is very simply decorated and with formica tables, but it's an understatement for the food you get.

Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

Busy and noisy. Real Spanish environment, relatively for Amsterdam. Good menu range, and includes tapas. Very tasty, but somewhat expensive. I had the vegetarian paella. €17.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Feel at home at Spain. Very authentic. More than 30 years the best Spanish restaurant in town. arroz, paella, you name it, its all there. nice but simple ambiance

Thank willem th v
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Located close to the old church in the red right district. Very friendly atmosphere but probably not romantic enough for lovers or youngs. Dishes are excellent at reasonable prices. Recomend seafood.

Thank hi-trot
Reviewed 30 August 2015

We stopped here for lunch. It is it small and clean. The food is authentic Spanish. While the service was rather slow we found the food good to very good. Unless you really, really want Spanish food, I would not recommend going out of your...More

Thank FloridaFamilyofFive
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

Expected more from this restaurant, after reading the revues. The interiour is not nice, the toilets are still waiting for a paint and not clean. The dishes were not served on nice plates compairing to the prices. Absolutely not worth the money. Had a salad,...More

Thank Jan J
Reviewed 26 May 2015

I had a few tapas in this Spanish restaurant in the middle of Amsterdam and while they were not terrible, in my experience it was not a great example of Spanish restaurant outside Spain. In my opinion good for a quick decent something to eat,...More

Thank Ricardo B
Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the
Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its
saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to
view some of the city’s most picturesque canals,
historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples
of traditional local architecture – not to mention
Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist
temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lange Niezel 29, 1012 GS Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Neighbourhood: Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 622 3050
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