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Spanjer en van Twist

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, European, International
Leliegracht 60, 1015 DJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 639 0109
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good49%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Leliegracht 60, 1015 DJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Small little place with light bites/desserts and drinks. Came here for drinks at night on a Friday, it was quite empty, which attracted us. Relaxing environment and nice staff.

Thank Emily S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Marvellous terrace situated at a small canal with beautiful trees for the shade. And the lunch was perfect as well :-)

Thank JLa54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very fun restaurant! We discovered it when looking for somewhere to have an early dinner after visiting the Anne Frank House. It was a warm, sunny evening, so we waited to nab a table by the canal. The servers were friendly and...More

Thank Katharine S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this place after getting off a canal boat, a perfect spot right on a small canal. The tables were lined up literally on the edge so a perfect place to watch the boat traffic and the occasional traffic jam! We chose a...More

Thank LizM99
Reviewed 15 May 2018

This restaurant is best enjoyed in good weather, which we had during our visit. The outdoor sitting is situated right on a canal. The service is very casual and pleasant. You might have to wave a server down, but they are happy to help once...More

Thank Smartblonde
Reviewed 24 April 2018

I found this little gem wandering around the canals on my first afternoon in Amsterdam. It was an unusually pleasany, sunny, and warm Friday. Many of the restaurants off of the main canalways had their outdoor seating filled. Spanjer + van Twist is located off...More

Thank Leilani M
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

This place has a great location by the water with lots of tables outside with evening sun. Unfortunately, the service has a lot to work on. The staff is very polite a and friendly, although they have to recognize new costumers. While we were there,...More

Thank Frida R
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Just walking home from a day trip and spotted this restaurant. Glad we did ,great food ,friendly staff and a nice outdoor eating area.

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Walked around looking for somewhere to have dinner, and happened across this delightful restaurant. Wecome is genuine, and although the menu isn’t extensive, the food is of very good quality. The only problem was that one of our family was vegitarian, and their choice was...More

Thank AG1953
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Good food right on the canals. The staff were friendly and overall atmosphere was quite cozy and relaxed. They have newspapers and other reading material available. I had the camembert with honey and thyme to start, and it was warm and delicious.

Thank crosswordbeginner
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically
significant as it is perennially popular. Whether
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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Leliegracht 60, 1015 DJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 639 0109
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