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De Nachtwacht

#106 of 3,124 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Thorbeckeplein 2, 1017 CS Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 622 4794
16:00 - 02:00
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Sun 12:00 - 01:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 01:00
Fri 16:00 - 02:00
Sat 12:00 - 02:00
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is just my sort of place to eat, there is nothing quite like it in the local surrounding area all these other little places are rubbish and charge an extortionist amount of money, when you go here you know it will be good food, which is what I care about more then prices. I had the turf and surf,... More 

Thank Lauragau
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We dined here on our second night in Amsterdam. There's so many places to choose from but I had read the reviews and seen the pics and I'm so glad we choose here. It's very cosy and romantic with a lovely view of Rembrandt square. I had the prawns pil pil to start and they were so delicious. Serviced with... More 

Thank sindie_22
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there for dinner last evening with my husband. He had the snails as a starter and it had a funny aftertaste. My fried mussels were average. The filet steaks were cooked well and the potatoes were yummy, but there was too much sauce on them. 85E for these items including 2 bottles of water. Just average service. I've had... More 

Thank ssalko2
Hobart, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was close to my hotel and recommended. Given its popularity, I arrived early and still had to it at the bar. The good news is that the chairs at the bar are comfy. I came here because of the ribs and I was not dissapointed. They were wonderful! They were perfectly cooked and the serve was so large... More 

Thank Tasilee
Deephaven, Minnesota
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On vacation with our family, De Nachtwacht was the place to go for 'real food'. Hungry and ready for a solid meat and potatoes meal, De Nachtwacht was the place to go. We had ribs and mixed grill and it was great. Ask for Amber for great service too. Really pleasant atmosphere. Plenty of steak joints in Amsterdam but this... More 

Thank Connie L
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stumbled upon this place, and without reservation they found us a table. Nice place with good atmosphere inside. Steak was really nice but the ribs were unbelievably good! Superlatives do not do them justice.

Thank ashmiles1
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely place. Didn't reserve (should have because it's very popular), but the staff found us a seat at the bar. The staff are friendly and the steaks are cooked to absolute perfection. Presentation of everything is perfect, even down to sugar packets on the coffee saucer. I can't recommend this place enough and will definitely be returning for... More 

Thank TonyTiger72
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere and the service is really good and classy. I've only had the chance in my last day in Amsterdam to try only the ribs. They are really the best I've ever ate. But, because of the ribs, I really think that anything you eat in this restaurant should be same quality. I highly recommend them to any of... More 

Thank Timotei R
isle of man
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150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food at this restaurant was excellent. Fillet steak was superb as were all of the side dishes. The restaurant was full inside so we took a seat outside. It was little cold but there were patio heaters so it was fine. It is obviously popular due to how busy it was as there were plenty of other nearby places... More 

Thank Damien C
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this place. Friendly service, excellent quality for a reasonable price, and we enjoyed the view and athmosphere in the city. Both typical and friendly, while unpretentious and relax

Thank LaraREM

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$40
Steakhouse, Dutch, Bar, Barbecue, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thorbeckeplein 2, 1017 CS Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 622 4794

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically significant as it is perennially popular. Whether you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast, shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get lost in a moody meander and a key component to any sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws include the Anne Frank House, the Bloemenmarkt floating flower market, an enviable assortment of independent boutiques along De Negen Straatjes, and of course all of Grachtengordel’s lovely canals and bridges.
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