Amsterdam

De 12 Balcken

  Weverstraat 20, Den Burg      (+31) 222 3126 81     more than a year ago
Some places just seem to exude a pleasant vibe even from the outside and this cosy brown bar is one of them. Its unusual name refers to the 12 wooden beams that support this ancient building. Once inside there's plenty more to discover including a menu with lots of surprises. Lamb in all forms, a good variety of seafood and some excellent beef dishes are all made in the open-plan kitchen, but De 12 Balcken is also an excellent place for beer lovers. Belly up to the 10m-long bar and try one of its four homemade brews or one of the other draught beers. History buffs will no doubt appreciate the panels on the wall that offer descriptions of unique places on the island, but, unfortunately, only in Dutch.

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Credit Cards
Air-conditioning
Non-smoking
Live Music
City centre location
Wi-fi
Restaurant

Website

Open

Open 10:00-01:30, Fri 10:00-03:00, Sat 10:00-04:00, Sun 17:00-01:30.

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