Café Hesp

Mayor: Zlotta (3) | Taps: 30 | Bottles: 40
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
kermis  (312) The Hague, Netherlands | June 20, 2016
I really liked this place. It’s a fairly spacious brown cafe nicely located on the Amstel (though far from the center). The 20 taps were great when I visited from there own house brew made by Jopen, to things like the Kernel and Septem. Really nice and varied. Staff are friendly and helpful and the prices reasonable for Amsterdam.
78
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 5/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
Karstenborg  (37) Hasselager, Denmark | March 31, 2016
74
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
Plovmand  (83) Helsinge, Denmark | March 31, 2016
Cosy old century style pub. Nice food and 20 beers on tap. Only the cat negates.
72
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD 6/10
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
Guruhso  (28) Grindsted, Denmark | March 31, 2016
Nice old-style 19th centry café - brown and Wooden. A nice selection of draught beers, some what 20 taps. Good food and friendly service.
82
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
BVBEERbE  (9) , Belgium | March 12, 2016
78
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
Zlotta  (137) Amstelveen, Netherlands | November 5, 2015| Updated February 21, 2016
Lovely old brown cafe with lots of wood and other typical inventary, located close to the Amstel river which could attract a lot of people in the summer I assume. Around twenty taps with many of them changing, covering a nice mixture of some Dutch, Belgian and German classics (and their house beer) but also beers from newer, smaller breweries from NL, bringing this bar to another level. Prices are quite ok, not as high as in the centre or at the ’fancier’ bars. The staff (well, the bartender) was very friendly which completed the already pleasant atmosphere. Need to re-rate it after a visit when a few more people attend this place since it was almost empty during a random afternoon. Love this place!
76
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
Boudicca  (1107) London, England | October 9, 2014
A really nice café by the side of the River Amstel some way out of the centre. It has dark wood furniture, some impressive old stained glass (with one back-lit panel commemorating Hesp’s 50th birthday in 1947) and a nice collection of old photographs, newspaper clippings and metal beer signs. There are around 16 taps with a very good selection of beers, half of which were monthly specials. The food looked plain and simple but good. It would have been an ideal lunch spot except that when we visited we were still full from breakfast. (Visited 24 September 2014).
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 9/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 12/20
Fin  (921) Merton, Oxfordshire, England, England | March 5, 2012
Visited here in 2011(summertime) It’s a little bit of a trek from the centre of town but well worth it, food pretty good but Loz inadvertantly picked what was essentially a nice looking sandwich that was filled with raw mince (Fillet American I guess) bless her she had a good go at it but struggled. Service was fine but just a little slow at times and their were some issues with language and the menu (hence Loz ended up with what she did) however I am quite accepting that we should learn a little more Dutch and not expect everyone to speak great English. The beer choice was pretty decent and there were a number of interesting taps on the bar, though as it was a nice day we tended to spend much our time outside.
76
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD 10/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
Han  (1) Amsterdam, Netherlands | December 5, 2011
very nice place to be, good beers on draft.nice service.fine snacks and good food
66
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 13/20
dutchbeerpages  (88) Wilnis, Netherlands | May 14, 2011
Location is beautiful: terras next to the amstel. Good food, try the hesp sate. Selection’s not bad either. Mostly belgian.

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