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New Amsterdam - CLOSED

YuYuan Street | Yuyuan Street, Lijiang, China
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good12%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
25 Oct 2012
“NEW AMSTERDAM HAS NOW CLOSED DOWN”
11 Apr 2012
“A fine place to unwind; great music”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Bar, Pub, European
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YuYuan Street | Yuyuan Street, Lijiang, China
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1 - 10 of 15 reviews

Reviewed 25 October 2012

New Amsterdam, in Lijiang closed down a few months back, but the onwer Jack has opened a new Cafe BIG CITY CAFE, which is near the North Gate of the Black Dragon Pool. So expect the usual good service, great music and those brugers.

Thank AdrianinChina
Reviewed 11 April 2012

Owner Jack Peeters simply has the best soundtrack imaginable. His place was always a retreat for me and my 2 colleagues when we spent more than a month in Lijiang. We wandered into New Amsterdam, always receiving a cheerful greeting and glass of Yunnan Red...More

Thank Holly662
Reviewed 1 November 2011

Was invited by a friend to a BBQ during the rugby world cup final- kind of rivate party- met fantastic people there- owner is Dutch - very nice person

Thank andonget
Reviewed 17 October 2011

I should have written this review long ago. This place deserves my recommendation. It is listed as a restaurant, but is more pub like and honestly I traveled throughout Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Philippines and China in the last year and a half and this is...More

Thank tws4nr
Reviewed 22 September 2011

New Amsterdam is a relaxing place. We had a couple of beers, played some pool and had dinner. We even had a burger with real cheese! Where do you find that in China?! Good place to spend some time.

Thank L_and_L_2001
Reviewed 18 September 2011

Three of us went to watch football, and if that is what you want to do, seemed like only place to do so. Drawbacks are the food which is very average, and small beer selection. And a little smoking with some bar flies hogging the...More

Thank joan f
Reviewed 13 August 2011

A bit hard to find. Across from KFC, take a left after passing china construction bank. Very friendly owner. Western menu of burgers, sandwiches, pizzas, pastas, english breakfast. Fair prices. We had a Jacked Up burger and the chicken sandwich. Portions were large and good......More

Thank pandaxpress
Reviewed 28 July 2011

hi if you are sick of chinese food,then new amsterdam is the place for a big and very nice burger.the selection of alcool is like beeing at harrys bar in London and the pool table is good to relax.You can also watch some football matches...More

Thank villabubu
Reviewed 8 May 2011

We went to this place to watch some football on TV, and the owner was helpful, but the patrons . . . let's just say that some are 'special'. If you need to watch a game on TV, they seem to gather to this, but...More

Thank janealexander1976
Reviewed 27 April 2011

This is my number 1 favorite Bar in the whole of Lijiang. Forget the centre of the old town with its crazy high prices, check this place out for good western food, (Burgers are good), stimulating conversation and excellent music...the owner Jack, has a very...More

1  Thank AdrianinChina
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Restaurant Details

Cuisine
Bar, Pub, European
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: YuYuan Street | Yuyuan Street, Lijiang, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Yunnan  >  Lijiang
Description
Owner Jack is a convivial bartender with great music and good comfort food and fully stocked bar! Very friendly, great place to go and watch sports with his full satelites service.
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