Café Gollem | Amsterdam,
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Café Gollem
Excellent based on 69 ratings
Type: Bar

Raamsteeg 4
Amsterdam, Netherlands 1012 VZ [ print map ]
020 3302980

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Hours: Mon-Thu 16.00-01.00 Fri-Sat: 12.00-02.00 Sun 12.00 - 01.00


Mayor: sic1314 (3) | Taps: 14 | Bottles: 200


Café Gollem

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Beer Available At Café Gollem (arranged by most recent)
Gollems Precious IPA 93, St Feuillien Saison 96, Jopen Stripbier 2014; Polleke Bolleke 52, Eem Madiba , Oedipus Thai Thai 71, Eem Xtreem Warrior (2014 -) 76, Oedipus Panty 95, The Musketeers Gollem Blond 70, Westmalle Dubbel 99, Zundert Trappist 91, Mort Subite Gueuze Lambic 51, Chouffe Houblon Dobbelen IPA Tripel 99, Westvleteren 12 (XII) 100, Boon Oude Geuze 94, Emelisse Black IPA 95, Texels Skuumkoppe 49, Brand Dubbelbock 72, Jopen Barrevoet India Pale Ale 65, Jopen Barrevoet Barley-Wine 92, Troubadour Magma Special Edition 2013 Galaxy 97
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69 reviews for Café Gollem
 Ambiance  81%
 Service  76%
 Selection  79%
 Food  70%
 Value  75%
 Overall  77%
 Rating  90%
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82
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
Jimmythespoon  (90) , Cyprus | October 30, 2013
I had my fist westvletern at this place. Amazingly cozy pub, with a big selection of belgian beers. Great ambiance but can get very crowded since it’s small.
80
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
badhack  (30) San Francisco, California | October 19, 2013
Excellent selection, small and not much atmosphere.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Boudicca  (657) London, England | October 12, 2013
Gollem is a delightfully old fashioned brown cafe in a side alley between Singel (one of the central ring of canals) and Spuistraat. It has a great beer list with about 15 taps and numerous bottles. It’s full of character. The bar is downstairs and there’s a small mezzanine balcony overlooking it. The mismatched furniture is dark brown wood and there are bottles and tin plaques lining the walls alongside the blackboards listing the beers. The furniture looks home made, as do the simple wooden slats which have been installed over the bar to hold the glasses. There’s also an intriguing box with slots, each of them labelled with a person’s name. It turns out that until about two years ago locals could have a tab; their receipts were put into the appropriate slots and they would settle their bill on a monthly basis. All in all it’s a great place (although I have to say I wasn’t overly enamoured by the barman’s choice of music, which was dreadful French torch crooning). (Visited 29 September 2013).
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
BRW  (46) Barcelona, Spain | October 10, 2013
Great atmosphere, good service, good selection of beers both in tap and bottle, mostly dutch and belgian brews.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
Brugmansia  (380) Jylland, Denmark | October 8, 2013
Visited september 2013. What a great place, cosy relaxing atmosphere, friendly smiling staff, and a great beerselection as well :-).. Being close to the train station an ideal place to start a sunday pub crawl in Amsterdam. Beers served in good condition, really a great beer spot to visit.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Fin  (535) Merton, Oxfordshire, England, England | October 3, 2013
After numerous attempts at visiting this place over the years were foiled through poor timings, it being closed for a while etc, we finally managed to get here on Monday 30th September 2013. You enter abd tge bar is immediately in front of you to you left. This place reminds me a little of the small bar in Antwerp near the church in the centre, that place also has a small upper floor where you can look down on the bar area. Beer wise it was great to see the likes of Dochtor de Korenaar Belle Fleur and Troubadour Magma Galaxy Hop version on tap both were great. This bar is very small and dark and would be a great stop off in the depths of winter. Really liked this place and being so close to Bier Temple and Bier Koning it us in a great beery area.
70
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
sic1314  (353) Leiden, Netherlands | July 13, 2013
First time visited since it re-opened. Was very quiet (a Wednesday in February, but still), the beer range seemed very old and jaded, especially those on tap. Very little ambiance, a sad decline - hope it can recover. Revisited July 2013. Getting better again, still not very busy.
64
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 10/20
DocFi  (15) , Australia | July 9, 2013
A v cute little bar and a good selection but is pretty blokey although I drank wine the night we visited and the barman was v accommodating so he gets extra ticks for that.
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
fluffheady  (100) Chicago, Illinois | April 23, 2013
A really cool, tiny Belgian beer bar. They have a lot of Dutch beer as well. The bottle list is interesting, but they were out of a lot of things. They had Chimay Rogue on draft when I was there.
72
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
larsga  (209) Oslo, Norway | April 16, 2013
Small, dark pub with lots of old, scratched wood. Some of the panelling doesn’t look so good, but the overall feel is still very welcoming. They play music of many kinds, but all of it high quality. The pub cat wanders around, going to sleep on people’s jackets if it’s quiet enough. Mostly Belgian selection, but also some Dutch, German, and British. A lovely place to spend an afternoon. The cheese platter is also very good.

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