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Cafe Chris

Bloemstraat 42, 1016 LB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 624 5942
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Bar with a nice, warm atmosphere!

Highly recommended! It's a classic bar-pumb like. We also had something to eat there and it was... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
jim_traveller_92
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Lovely old traditional pub

Just happened to come across this lovely old fashioned pub. Lovely decor. Lovely staff. Got a... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
571carousellog
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Established in 1624, Cafe Chris is Amsterdam's oldest "Brown Cafe," truly a historical landmark.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“brown cafe” (8 reviews)
“barman” (3 reviews)
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Bloemstraat 42, 1016 LB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Jordaan
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+31 20 624 5942
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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended! It's a classic bar-pumb like. We also had something to eat there and it was nice too.

Thank jim_traveller_92
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Just happened to come across this lovely old fashioned pub. Lovely decor. Lovely staff. Got a smoking room at back with a large biljart (billiards table). No fancy cocktail menu just beer and spritits. Very welcoming would return

Thank 571carousellog
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Great little brown bar. I was here 9 years ago and just now return for a visit. Everything is the Same including the bartender. Great local spot.

Thank bennie g
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We stayed across the road from Cafe Chris and popped in for a drink on our first night. We tried a beer we hadn't heard of and had a cosy seat in the corner. The bar was quiet, but it was a rainy Monday evening....More

Thank AndyBex1977
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I stumbled across "Cafe Chris" whilst having a wander during my recent trip to Amsterdam. I felt an obligation to go in as the bar, rather than a cafe, is my namesake. I was impressed the moment I entered, noticing the old touches to the...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2017

We stayed across the street from this pub in the Jordaan neighborhood of Amsterdam, and the owner of our apartment highly recommended that we grab a drink at Cafe Chris. We came here a couple of times to grab a leisurely beer and really enjoyed...More

Thank jillysp
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Oldest brown cafe in the town. Fabulous place were the locals meet to talk, have a drink (or two) and a game of pool. Good selection of beers.

Thank nesveb
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Cut brown cafe on a corner. Stopped in on a Sunday afternoon. Beer was fine. But not friendly. It appears that foreign visitors are tolerated but it necessarily welcome still it deserves 3 stars for letting me relax and rest my feet. And of course...More

Thank svale87
Reviewed 15 September 2016

One of two bars I always head for when in Amsterdam, I am never disappointed. It's a small, brown cafe with stained glass windows, in the heart of the beautiful Jordaan where many locals hang out and few tourists. I've sat for many hours drinking...More

Thank Richard762
Reviewed 1 July 2016

This is another great place to grab a Pint! Sitting outside is great. Small quiet place. Meet some locals and have a laugh as you are enjoying a Pint. This is the oldest brown bar in Amsterdam. Close to Anne Frank House. It is known...More

Thank Eric_and_Coy
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Jordaan
One of Amsterdam’s most preferred outdoor markets and
some of the city’s favorite watering holes are but two
of the many reasons to save ample time for a stroll
through this especially convivial warren of narrow
streets with its unfair share of quirky shops and
quality galleries. Historically a haven for the
working class and emigrants, these days the Jordaan is
better known as an enclave for artists and designers.
...More
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