Café Gollem | Amsterdam,
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Café Gollem
Excellent based on 64 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: kermis (3) | Taps: 14 | Bottles: 200


Café Gollem

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Beer Available At Café Gollem (arranged by most recent)
Oedipus Panty 95, Gollems Precious IPA , The Musketeers Gollem Blond 70, Westmalle Dubbel 99, Zundert Trappist 90, Mort Subite Gueuze Lambic 53, 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 64, Jopen Barrevoet Barley-Wine 91, Troubadour Magma Special Edition 2013 Galaxy 97, De Ryck Steenuilke 55, La Trappe Jubilaris 85, Malheur Dry Five 59, Emelisse Imperial Russian Stout 99, Scheldebrouwerij Oesterstout 92
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64 reviews for Café Gollem
 Ambiance  80%
 Service  76%
 Selection  78%
 Food  70%
 Value  74%
 Overall  77%
 Rating  88%
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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.
96
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
LwaIPA  (1) , England | March 4, 2014
if you don’t like this bar then you don’t like people or beer
92
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
Mjp12  (10) York, England | February 21, 2014
Lovely , small beer bar , specialising in Belgian and Dutch ales. Everything in first class condition .
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
VincentKabel  (20) Haarlem, Netherlands | February 14, 2014
Nice small cafe in Amsterdam. Large selection of beers. Nice ambiance, the feeling of a real cafe.
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
MonMadsen  (124) , Denmark | January 22, 2014
Visited March 2013. Very cosy split level bar. Appropriate music level and style. Great belgian beer list of mostly wellknown beers. Wooden tables and chairs, which were packed at the time of our visist. And a cat! Pour yourself a great Belgian beer and listen to "Jim Croce - I got a name". Then you can feel the atmosphere! :-) Cheers
74
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
JulienHuxley  (181) Hilversum, Netherlands | December 2, 2013
This place is very often packed, I finally managed to get a seat on my third visit. It isn’t all that surprising considering it is a very plesant bar to sit at. Well located in center Amsterdam, easy to get to from many areas. The ambiance is quite enjoyable, laid back very vintage bier café. Didn’t see/try any food unfortunately. The selection was soso - nice varied selection of Belgian beer bottles, but nothing out of the ordinary: all the usual trappists, karmeliet, chouffe, Saison Dupont and Boon lambics. All good stuff, but just nothing needing to go to this particular place. The draught list was also a bit boring, not many dutch micros, lots of belgian macros. Overall I’d say this place is definitely a cool hangout, is worth it if you’re staying a few days in Amsterdam, but as a beer geek you don’t need to sweat it to try this place out. Amsterdam has way better to offer.
82
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
Jimmythespoon  (83) , 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  (28) 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  (617) 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  (43) 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  (356) 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.

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