For generous portions of basic but reliable Dutch food, eetcafé De Duvel ticks all the boxes. The fare includes hearty steak, fish and vegetarian dishes and a passable (although not particularly authentic) Indonesian pork satay.
De Duvel is also one of the few eetcafés that serves its wine in wine glasses and not the stackable beakers found in so many Amsterdam bars (my pet hate). There is also more than one wine available by the glass and it's more or less drinkable. As a non-beer drinker, this is an important consideration for me.
De Duvel is on a side street just off Albert Cuyp market and has a nice terrace in the summer and a dark, cosy interior in the winter. It also doubles as a bar so can get crowded and noisy, particularly at weekends. The place is popular all week though, so it's a good idea to reserve a table on any day.
Mon 16:00-01:00, Tue-Thur 11.00-01.00; Fri-Sat 11.00-03.00; Sun 12.00-01.00
Telephone: 020 675 7517
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