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Tjing Tjing

) #1,381 of 3,269 Restaurants in Amsterdam $$ - $$$ African
Cornelis Trooststraat 56-58, 1072 JH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 676 0923
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
9 Oct 2016
“Excellent grilled meats but slow service”
16 Sep 2016
“My Favourite Amsterdam Restaurant!”
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$$ - $$$
Cornelis Trooststraat 56-58, 1072 JH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

I came here for dinner with colleagues in September. We made a reservation a week in advance. The restaurant has many tables, so a reservation is not absolutely necessary. Don't be discouraged by the menu on the website, which has nothing to do with the...More

Thank pingaroo
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Since discovering this little gem of a restaurant I visit several times each week I am in Amsterdam. The staff are incredibly friendly, the ambience relaxing and the food... it has that "WOW!" factor. It's not just what's on the menu. It is prepared so...More

Thank Nicholas M
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Tucked away in a quiet side street in De Pijp in Amsterdam is this gem of a place. If anyone wants to experience proper South African hospitality and just the yummiest food - go no further. I went here for the Sunday Braai (BBQ) and...More

Thank ShaunJCLondon
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We learned about Tjing Tjing by reading through some stories from a recently published book called Flavors of Life, which describes the personal stories of a very diverse group of restaurateurs who have all ended up in Amsterdam, coming from all corners of the world....More

Thank BHartMich
Reviewed 19 May 2016

I went there a few times during my trips to Amsterdam and the hospitality is amazing and the food is incredible. The last time I was there I had the chilli steak and it was out of this world. Michael, the owner and chef is...More

Thank ShawnV
Reviewed 5 May 2016

We ate here on our first night in Amsterdam. Very friendly staff welcomed us as we entered. We were given a plate of very nice small herb bread rolls and soft cheese to eat while we selected our order. The only African meat they had...More

Thank mypointofviewis
Reviewed 15 March 2016

excellent varied and traditional menu, Chef most ably managed to feed 15 revelling guests each with their own menu requests. service was slick and staff were extremely attentive. This calls for a return visit time and time again

Thank Christine K
Reviewed 6 March 2016

This establishment has been around for several years and is a firm favourite among the Southern African community in Amsterdam, and also attracts many locals - all down to its authenticity. The decor is an eclectic mix of contemporary and slightly zany African style. The...More

Thank andrewmbnl
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Have been here several times now. Every time is joy. In Summer time they have a braai (bbq) in their garden also music performances. Their products are always fresh. They bake their own bread. And the staff are lovely!! a Must go!

Thank Tara G
Reviewed 31 October 2015

Had another excellent meal here. The restaurant is in a quiet street in an old part of Amsterdam ("De Pijp"), about a 10 minute walk from the Concertgebouw (and Rijksmuseum). The small restaurant is simply, but tastefully, decorated. South African dishes include Cape Malay, rural...More

Thank Jan J
De Pijp
Bustling Albert Cuypstraat serves as the main drag
through De Pijp and the location for Albert Cuyp
Market, the largest and most famous of Amsterdam’s
many outdoor markets. Beyond this sometimes-frantic
thoroughfare, tiny lanes beckon urban explorers in
search of the latest trends and hidden gems. Nearly
half the residents living in De Pijp are foreigners
and a good number of them are students. Here you'll
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$39 - US$95
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 03:00
16:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cornelis Trooststraat 56-58, 1072 JH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > De Pijp
  • Neighbourhood: De Pijp
  • Phone Number: +31 20 676 0923
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