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Cafe-restaurant Hesp

#2,054 of 3,513 Restaurants in Amsterdam
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Weesperzijde 130-131 | 1091 ER, 1091 ER Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 665 1202
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good40%
  • Average24%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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Dutch, Pub, Bar, International, European
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Weesperzijde 130-131 | 1091 ER, 1091 ER Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Popped in here on a sunny afternoon whilst walking along the Amstel. They do have a terrace alongside the river which was nice to sit in for a while. However, the real star is the interior of the café which is superb and you feel...More

Thank david n
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Brown pub next to the Amstel with big terrace and separate room to eat. 30 beers on the tap and many more in bottles. The restaurant itself offers cheap but good quality food. Fish and chips actually comes with vegetables and it’s all home made....More

Thank ehabets
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Cafe Restaurant Hesp is in my opinion one of the very best beer bars in Amsterdam which is high praise indeed when you consider how many great beer bars that this vibrant city has to offer. A short ride on the metro out of the...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

I love to go here to taste and enjoy the numerous beers they have on draught. Often there is live music, and when hungry just go to the restaurant next door. Value for money !

Thank SchipperKees2016
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Beside the river Amstel, this large café is well-worth finding. A sepia stained glass panel at the back celebrates a 50th anniversary in 1947. Candle-lit atmosphere with Xmas decorations added make for a truly lovely welcoming atmosphere.

Thank david n
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Great cheesecake accompanied by fantastic service, we were made to feel very welcome from the moment we walked in. Will be visiting again.

Thank Welkin G
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Grand old, large brown café on the banks of the Ij river. Great beer list. Fab terrace. Noting what a recent reviewer has said about tokens for the toilet, yes it does have a sign which says that they are for customers only but when...More

Thank david n
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We stop here for a drink while walking beside the the river Amstel. It has good outside seating with quick friendly service. The inside it like a Brown pub. The restroom were clean and tidy but it seems that the waiters/waitrees are suppose to give...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Hesp was at the end of our street while we were staying in an Airbnb. It's a great location (fir us anyway!) but sitting the bar area and getting table service from the friendly staff was great! Food and wine was tasty too!

Thank Miss_Phoebe2015
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Cafe Hesp has been going for over a hundred years and sitting inside is like being a part of history. It is a large brown cafe with posters and even a glass etching on the walls. Very comfy. Great range of beers too.

Thank david n
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 27
Dutch, Pub, Bar, International, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Weesperzijde 130-131 | 1091 ER, 1091 ER Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 20 665 1202
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30 Different beers on draugth. Wine by the glass and bottle. During the winter-time on Sundays Live-Music from 16.30 Hr. Big terrace at the Amstel river.
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