At the Biertuin, or the Beer Garden, as it translates, they totally get the art of beer drinking. We’ve all been there, after a couple of pints you start thinking about a bite to eat, and rather not a bowl of peanuts but something heartier.
The Biertuin understands this perfectly and serves a perfect moist chicken with a spicy crispy crust accompanied by different kinds of sauces to dip the chunks of meat in.
The chicken are griddled on the restaurants own roasting spit and served with a generous helping of their ‘lazy gals’ fries and a fresh salad.
After that, you can go on all night long and enjoy tasting the 15 beers on tap and many more bottled beers.
Although very tasty, roasted chicken is not the only appetizing thing on the menu.
Like their German equivalent, de Biertuin also serves bratwurst with sauerkraut.
And like most good cafes serving pub food, the familiar Black Angus sirloin steak is also present.
For real meat lovers the Carnivore comes highly recommended, combining a tasting of the chicken from the spit, a culinary hamburger and pulled pork.
But vegetarians aren’t forgotten either, as a warm salad of buckwheat, grilled vegetables and salsa verde or a vega burger of chickpeas, hazelnuts and red cabbage.
Beer, but different…
Even though delicious food is in abundance, the real Foodies highlight can be found at the bar.
Here you find the first and only Hopinator in the Netherlands. An ingenious device that can add all kinds of subtle flavors to draft beer.
The steel tap is replaced by a glass pipe that showcases the flavor makers, like lemon, ginger, basil, coriander seeds or fennel.
A cool feature as now you can actually see what is brewing.
We tasted an ale with the fresh hints of lime and a touch of ginger; in one word delicious! The Biertuin experiments heavily with the flavor combinations and challenges you to join them.
Leave your suggestions on a beer mat and get two free beers if it’s a tasty success.
Oost is upcoming
You find the Biertuin across the Oosterpark and the Tropen Museum in neighborhood East. Formerly a bit of a dull part of town, but those days are over.
East is rapidly transforming from a rugged residential area into a vibrant part of town. It seems like almost every day a new trendy coffee place is opening next to the many hip boutiques.
And the area is still off the beaten track, even though it’s only 10 minutes away from Amsterdam’s city center.
In the many bustling cafes and stylish cocktail bars you won’t find many tourists but mostly neighborhood locals enjoying themselves.
In short, for those who seek the explore the undiscovered visiting East is a must.
Monday: 11.00 – 01.00
Tuesday: 11.00 -01.00
Wednesday: 11.00 – 01.00
Thursday: 11.00 – 01.00
Friday: 11.00 – 03.00
Saturday: 11.00 – 03.00
Sunday: 11.00 – 01.00