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“Could not be better”
Review of Greenwoods Singel

Greenwoods Singel
Ranked #33 of 4,085 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$20
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Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Centrum
Reviewed 5 March 2012

Found this place by chance after exploring the Jordaan area. The menu looked simple and it had a full english breakfast so we thought we'd try it. The wait was a little long as there is 1 cook and it is always busy. The fry was beautiful. Warm food, tasty and cooked to perfection.
It was so good we walked 25mins the next morning from our hotel to get another. We had the scone with clotted cream as well this time and it was amazing. If im in Amsterdam again I will be coming again.
The staff must be given special notice also for their friendly and extremely helpful manner

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1  Thank Bastogne44
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Reviewed 4 March 2012

The concierge at our hotel recommended Greenwoods for lunch. Our best meal in three days in Amsterdam (the others weren't bad I might add) and a delightful experience. A small place on Singel overlooking a canal (of course), it seats 24 (estimate) inside and we had to wait ten minutes outside (four tables there) for a table to come open. Well worth the wait. A staff of three young women...one cooking in an open kitchen where you can see her do her thing and two support staff taking order, delivering meals, busing tables and washing dishes and utensils, and taking payments like a well-oiled machine. All were very pleasant. And the food was simply outstanding and well prepared. The English soda bread is a MUST. Go, visit and enjoy.

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1  Thank bchaloux
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Reviewed 24 February 2012

After reading about this place on here my wife an I made the effort to seek it out on a cold Sunday.
It is small, and when we arrived the waitress apologised that they had no tables inside but we could wait at an outside table and she would get us when one became free. The tables outside had nice fluffy blankets if you wanted to sit there, but in less than 5 minutes we were called in.

We had the cream tea, and my wife had a hot chocolate, made with real chocolate flakes in hot milk (she said it was lovely).

The menu said Devon clotted cream and we joked that it was Langage (which is from Plymouth). Whilst enjoying the lovely scone and plentiful jam/cream I spotted Langage clotted cream for sale.
How bizarre that in a teashop in Amsterdam there was a little taste of home.

Overall the food / drink is lovely, reasonably priced and also gets brownie points for the cream....make the effort to find Greenwoods you won't be disappointed.

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1  Thank MikePPlymouth
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Reviewed 22 February 2012

Lovely British-run cafe with a great selection of rustic cakes and sandwiches. Had a couple of afternoon teas here whilst living in Amsterdam and they really hit the spot!

EUR 15 as I recall, for home made soda bread (yum!!) with smoked salmon and cream cheese, a massive scone, jam and clotted cream, more finger sandwiches and a massive slice of home made cake (and a pot of tea, of course). Rustic, and really, really good!

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Reviewed 21 February 2012

Very yummy. Got the smoked salmon and eggs then a scone with clotted cream - soooo good! And my boyfriend got the british breakfast with bangers and baked beans, he thought there could have been more food on the plate.

Thank SarahNova
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