Café Brecht | Amsterdam,
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Café Brecht
Excellent based on 14 ratings
Type: Bar

Weteringschans 157
Amsterdam, Netherlands 1017 SE [ print map ]
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Hours: Weekdays 12-01, Fr-Sa 12-03

Mayor: sic1314 (6) | Taps: 4 | Bottles: 20

Café Brecht

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Beer Available At Café Brecht (arranged by most recent)
Riedenburger Weihnachtsfestbier 51, Störtebeker Atlantik-Ale 85, BrauKunstKeller Pale Ale 69, Hans Müller Backbone Splitter 97, Flötzinger Bräu Original Trachtler Hoibe 28, Mühlen Kölsch 58, Rittmayer Hallerndorfer Aischbüffel 59, BrauKunstKeller Laguna IPA 92, Main Seidla Amber Spezial 53, Weiherer Weizenbock 61, Propeller Aufwind Double IPA 66, Main Seidla Porter 44, CREW Republic 7:45 Escalation 94, Tegernseer Hell 37, Weißenoher Bonator 89, Störtebeker Bernstein-Weizen 49, Schönramer Bayrisch Pale Ale 52, Landskron Goldbock 35, Ott Obaladara 49, Häffner Bräu Hopfenstopfer Incredible Pale Ale 90
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14 reviews for Café Brecht
 Ambiance  91%
 Service  71%
 Selection  76%
 Food  70%
 Value  78%
 Overall  78%
 Rating  85%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
erickok  (180) Tours (and Paris), France | December 30, 2014
An oddity. For one, it is a bar that is of much interest for the beer geek, while not being a beer bar at all itself. Instead its the hip locals who come to relax, drink tea or good beer and enjoy their time. All this in a German themed setting with lots of armchairs and a friendly service. It was vary busy (and apparently usually is) but toatlly worth it. Just come on time. And have the German ticks come in bunches.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
Benzai  (155) Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, Netherlands | December 29, 2014
This place surprised me. I had never heard of it and only visited because Borresteijn, who is a local, took me and some others there during an Amsterdam pubcrawl a while ago. Small bar but a surprising beer list with lots of obscure German beers. I liked the atmosphere as well. Will visit again for sure.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
MrHangover  (66) Den Haag, Netherlands | December 29, 2014| Updated December 30, 2014
Visited here with a small group of fellow ratebeerians. I was amazed when I walked into this place.... there were women in there... good looking women.. in a beer place.. no hairs on their faces, no deep voices, no hairly legs, just really good looking women.. and there were loads of them... wow.. Beer selection is pretty good also btw, some unusual German stuff which is cool to tick.. but the girls.. wow..... actual girls in a beer place.. amazing..
caesar  (308) Bunnik/Utrecht, Netherlands | December 29, 2014
Located on the side of a busy roundabout, which is weird, but inside opens up a very nice scenery. Small bar and a bit bigger seating, or more lounging area. Old style furniture, seats and sofa’s. Supposed to be berlin style, it reminded me more of Victorian style. Mostly german inspired, all beers are german, most quite uncommon. Food isnt german strangely enough: they do serve pretzels and cake, but the sandwiches are italian. Friendly but unknowledgeable staff. And one of the good things is the amount of ladies in the house, which creates a friendly atmosphere.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
goozen  (92) Leiden, Netherlands | November 30, 2014
Like this place looks like an old livingroom, like the German beers they sell here to drink. German Big beers, Regional beers and even German Craft beers. Also a nice plus their main tap beer Budvar and that all opposite the Heineken Expierence. I come back here soon.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
sic1314  (402) Leiden, Netherlands | October 20, 2014
Cracking little bar, slightly off the beaten track. Nice variation from the norm with German and Czech beers in an eclectic layout. More obscure beers from German micros appearing mow.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 16/20
JulienHuxley  (283) Hilversum, Netherlands | October 12, 2014| Updated December 2, 2014
Visited on a Friday evening, was lucky enough to grab a place because it was quite full (average sized place but is obviously quite popular). Ambiance is cool, very relaxed hipster-old furniture and soft warm lighting kind of place, looks like just a fun bar to chill in but they happen to have a nice focus on a rotating selection of bottled German beer, some of which isn’t available in local stores at all, especially some german micro stuff (had some single hop citra pale ale in a bottle there, and a top ranking dunkel). They also have budvar on tap, which is cool, with 2 other rotating german taps. The prices are amongst the lowest I’ve seen in a beerplace in Amsterdam, really good value. I didn’t have any food here but they do serve some snacks. I wouldn’t say this is a top beer destination in the city, but it is a really nice local’s cafe experience that happens to have some good beer as well, worth checking out for sure.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 3/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 4/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
adamnowek  (62) Amsterdam, Netherlands | September 14, 2014
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Jerre  (83) Waregem, Belgium | July 27, 2014
Recommanded by Ymke. Topplace. Small nice cozy. Good people and very good selection of beers. LIKE IT!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Borresteijn  (193) Amsterdam, Netherlands | May 5, 2014
Small, cozy, but also a bit messy Berlin-style bar just off Leidseplein, more or less opposite to the Heineken museum. Seatings are sofa’s, couches, etc, and the stools at the bar. Like an old living room. Small patio as well. Small, but really nice selection of mostly German beers from small breweries, both artisanal and modern craft. Decent prices. Will be back.

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