• Walvis Amsterdam

Welcome at Cafe De Walvis (The Whale)

De Walvis has been a save haven in the fast growing and working-class Spaandammer district since 2012. A cafe for everyone. De Walvis offers elaborate lunches, dinners and aperitifs in a familiar atmosphere. A well-deserved gin and tonic after work, a specialized beer to close off the weekend or a quick sandwich, De Walvis is ready and open to serve you seven days per week.

Did you know that De Walvis is also a true football fan? We broadcast all Ajax’s matches and those of the Dutch national team on a big screen.

When you have something to celebrate and would like to give a party or would like to go out for dinner with a group of colleagues or friends, De Walvis is open to your questions, suggestions and flexible towards your requirement.


Would you like to reserve for a lunch, aperitif or dinner? Call us, send an email or come by for advice and more information.Or fill out the Seatme form.

Café De Walvis
Spaarndammerstraat 516
1013 SZ  Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Tel: +31(0)20 77 393 74


Curious to what we have to offer?

Here you find our lunch, dinner and aperitifs menu.


De Walvis has found an ideal combination for guests looking for a relaxed aperitif or a nice bite to eat, with a large or small group.

The available space and our long stretched bar on the ground floor is very suitable for birthday celebrations, graduation parties or any other party for that matter! Groups from ten to 100 people, all is possible.

The upper floor of De Walvis also offers the opportunity for a lovely dinner for small and larger groups, which will be organized perfectly from the beginning until the end. De Walvis is always open to suggestions and is flexible towards your requirement.

At De Walvis it is even possible to organize dinners for up to 50 people. We would like to offer you to option to discuss your dinner requirements beforehand. Curious about what De Walvis has to offer?

Please ask our staff about the possibilities or send an email to: info@walvis-amsterdam.nl.