Hello!

 

We are Job and Anne, the proud owners of ‘De Koffieschenkerij’ since 2013. We are thrilled and so happy to welcome you to our beautiful café.

 

In collaboration with ‘de Stichting Oude Kerk’ (the Old Church Foundation) we transformed this old sacristy into a café. The sacristy dates back to 1517!

 

It was important to us to honor the feeling of antiquity and history. We added our personal touches to create a cosy environment for you to relax and enjoy your coffee in. We feel privileged to welcome our guests to such an authentic and historical place.

 

Our main focus is to make our guests happy! Happy with the simple and really good things in life; a delicious cup of coffee, a pie or a freshly baked piece of cake.

 

Everything we do is done with passion and all our products are carefully curated to meet our high quality standards. Our coffee and most of the products we use are organic. We support our local culinary community and partner with artisan bakeries who deliver their fresh baked treats to us every single day!

 

For the ultimate cozy coffee experience, check out our attic. Please tell all your friends, not foes about this hidden gem. Or… forever hold your peace. It will be our little secret 😉

 

 Enjoy your visit!

 Job, Anne & team

Hello!

 

We are Job and Anne, the proud owners of ‘De Koffieschenkerij’ since 2013. We are thrilled and so happy to welcome you to our beautiful café.

 

In collaboration with ‘de Stichting Oude Kerk’ (the Old Church Foundation) we transformed this old sacristy into a café. The sacristy dates back to 1517!

 

It was important to us to honor the feeling of antiquity and history. We added our personal touches to create a cosy environment for you to relax and enjoy your coffee in. We feel privileged to welcome our guests to such an authentic and historical place.

 

Our main focus is to make our guests happy! Happy with the simple and really good things in life; a delicious cup of coffee, a pie or a freshly baked piece of cake.

 

Everything we do is done with passion and all our products are carefully curated to meet our high quality standards. Our coffee and most of the products we use are organic. We support our local culinary community and partner with artisan bakeries who deliver their fresh baked treats to us every single day!

 

For the ultimate cozy coffee experience, check out our attic. Please tell all your friends, not foes about this hidden gem. Or… forever hold your peace. It will be our little secret 😉

 

 Enjoy your visit!

 Job, Anne & team

De Koffieschenkerij is hidden in the sacristy, which is part of De Oude Kerk.

 

This church was founded as a wooden chapel in a hamlet by the River Amstel. The IJ flowed towards the church where sailors moored and prayed for a safe return home. De Oude Kerk served as a forum for worldly affairs. The fishermen mended their nets and repaired their sails here. Plus, it was a lively meeting place for inhabitants and traders.

 

It is here where they exchanged ideas or strolled around during an organ recital. In the Middle Ages Amsterdam became an important mercantile town. In 1345 the eucharistic Miracle of Amsterdam occurred. Surely, the town transformed into a popular place of pilgrimage for the faithful.

 

Around 1400 it counted more than 3,000 inhabitants. With all these series of events happening at the church, it acquired the nickname: ‘Huiskamer van Amsterdam’ (‘Amsterdam’s Living Room’).

 

Don’t forget to visit the church!

Kleo Berdgess
Kleo Berdgess
10:05 09 Aug 19
We're in love with this place! Cakes and coffee are really good, 10 out of 10. I'd especially recommend carrot cake. I even took one with me on plane (: Wish you the best and thank you for the chance to visit your place!read more
Gat Blau
Gat Blau
14:46 07 Aug 19
Right in the middle of the most touristic area of Amsterdam this bar is a little oasis. It has both indoor and outdoor spaces. There’s a fence that separates you visually from the street and keeps the garden quiet. Reasonably priced.read more
Tarik Celebi
Tarik Celebi
13:03 04 Aug 19
It's an amazing place. Right in the middle of the centre. And prices are optimum.
Dorottya Vekony
Dorottya Vekony
09:46 30 Jul 19
Lovely specialty place in an old sacristy. The garden is really charming, it is relaxing to sit down and enjoy a good organic coffee. Nice flat white (no filters), friendly staff.read more
Mary Smiley
Mary Smiley
09:15 21 Jul 19
Wonderful! The thing they are known for is apple pie but I don't have a sweet tooth. We had just the coffee and really it's amongst the finest we've had in Amsterdam. So smooth and full bodied flavours. We got lucky with the weather as well and sat in the courtyard. It's an old church and among some of the oldest buildings in the city. I think I fell into meditation whilst here - beautiful...read more
sayginkol
sayginkol
11:43 05 Jun 19
A very cozy and warm place nestled in a historical environment. Everything on the menu is delicious and conscientously prepared. Definitely recommended.read more
Shen Gaofei
Shen Gaofei
14:31 28 May 19
Nice affordable cafe just in the back of the church and near the touristy areas. Great latte art and coffee tastes great. Price and atmosphere hard to beat!read more
Peter Cooper
Peter Cooper
07:54 26 May 19
A very good spot for coffee and a cake. My mum used to take me to places like this, with this kind of charm and chill, when I was a kid, a relaxing oasis in the middle of the Red Light District. Love it a lot.read more
Abdulhamed A
Abdulhamed A
08:18 17 May 19
I don't know how to begin to deescribe this place. I think saying it's my favourite coffee place in the world is not enough. The coffee is spot on. The sweets are absolutely delicious AND freshly baked in house. I had the best apple pie. And then there's the place. It's an old building that has been kept the way it is. The outside area is full of plants and trees. I cannot love this place more.read more
Túlio Prado
Túlio Prado
08:21 26 Apr 19
Very nice garden to enjoy summer or spring time. It offers croissants, diferentes kinds of cakes and a good coffee. Nice service.read more
Anca Tataru
Anca Tataru
11:59 23 Apr 19
It was a splendid little place to stop by in the middle of the very busy Amsterdam. Perfect coffee and amazing apple pie - from what I've heard, they have one of the best apple pies in all Amsterdam 🙂 Extra karma points for their biodegradable coffee to go cups 🙂read more
Victoria Vdovin
Victoria Vdovin
08:23 23 Mar 19
Really nice coffee house with authentic churchish feeling and a tasteful decoration. It has a nice hall at the entrance floor, a very cozy "attic' floor and a really beautiful garden to sit in on a sunny day. The menu is mainly hot drinks and really good cakes but if you are hungry, there are also a couple of snacks here.read more
Mario Tuta
Mario Tuta
20:45 05 Mar 19
We have stumbled upon this place by accident and it was one of the loveliest surprises in Amsterdam so far. The cafe offers self service but offers amazing coffee, tea and cakes. Combined with the outstanding interior design an absolutely amazing place. There is so much love into detail here. Go there to recharge your batteries.read more
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De Koffieschenkerij is hidden in the sacristy, which is part of De Oude Kerk.

 

This church was founded as a wooden chapel in a hamlet by the River Amstel. The IJ flowed towards the church where sailors moored and prayed for a safe return home. De Oude Kerk served as a forum for worldly affairs. The fishermen mended their nets and repaired their sails here. Plus, it was a lively meeting place for inhabitants and traders.

 

It is here where they exchanged ideas or strolled around during an organ recital. In the Middle Ages Amsterdam became an important mercantile town. In 1345 the eucharistic Miracle of Amsterdam occurred. Surely, the town transformed into a popular place of pilgrimage for the faithful.

 

Around 1400 it counted more than 3,000 inhabitants. With all these series of events happening at the church, it acquired the nickname: ‘Huiskamer van Amsterdam’ (‘Amsterdam’s Living Room’). Don’t forget to visit the church!

Kleo Berdgess
Kleo Berdgess
10:05 09 Aug 19
We're in love with this place! Cakes and coffee are really good, 10 out of 10. I'd especially recommend carrot cake. I even took one with me on plane (: Wish you the best and thank you for the chance to visit your place!read more
Gat Blau
Gat Blau
14:46 07 Aug 19
Right in the middle of the most touristic area of Amsterdam this bar is a little oasis. It has both indoor and outdoor spaces. There’s a fence that separates you visually from the street and keeps the garden quiet. Reasonably priced.read more
Tarik Celebi
Tarik Celebi
13:03 04 Aug 19
It's an amazing place. Right in the middle of the centre. And prices are optimum.
Dorottya Vekony
Dorottya Vekony
09:46 30 Jul 19
Lovely specialty place in an old sacristy. The garden is really charming, it is relaxing to sit down and enjoy a good organic coffee. Nice flat white (no filters), friendly staff.read more
Mary Smiley
Mary Smiley
09:15 21 Jul 19
Wonderful! The thing they are known for is apple pie but I don't have a sweet tooth. We had just the coffee and really it's amongst the finest we've had in Amsterdam. So smooth and full bodied flavours. We got lucky with the weather as well and sat in the courtyard. It's an old church and among some of the oldest buildings in the city. I think I fell into meditation whilst here - beautiful...read more
sayginkol
sayginkol
11:43 05 Jun 19
A very cozy and warm place nestled in a historical environment. Everything on the menu is delicious and conscientously prepared. Definitely recommended.read more
Shen Gaofei
Shen Gaofei
14:31 28 May 19
Nice affordable cafe just in the back of the church and near the touristy areas. Great latte art and coffee tastes great. Price and atmosphere hard to beat!read more
Peter Cooper
Peter Cooper
07:54 26 May 19
A very good spot for coffee and a cake. My mum used to take me to places like this, with this kind of charm and chill, when I was a kid, a relaxing oasis in the middle of the Red Light District. Love it a lot.read more
Abdulhamed A
Abdulhamed A
08:18 17 May 19
I don't know how to begin to deescribe this place. I think saying it's my favourite coffee place in the world is not enough. The coffee is spot on. The sweets are absolutely delicious AND freshly baked in house. I had the best apple pie. And then there's the place. It's an old building that has been kept the way it is. The outside area is full of plants and trees. I cannot love this place more.read more
Túlio Prado
Túlio Prado
08:21 26 Apr 19
Very nice garden to enjoy summer or spring time. It offers croissants, diferentes kinds of cakes and a good coffee. Nice service.read more
Anca Tataru
Anca Tataru
11:59 23 Apr 19
It was a splendid little place to stop by in the middle of the very busy Amsterdam. Perfect coffee and amazing apple pie - from what I've heard, they have one of the best apple pies in all Amsterdam 🙂 Extra karma points for their biodegradable coffee to go cups 🙂read more
Victoria Vdovin
Victoria Vdovin
08:23 23 Mar 19
Really nice coffee house with authentic churchish feeling and a tasteful decoration. It has a nice hall at the entrance floor, a very cozy "attic' floor and a really beautiful garden to sit in on a sunny day. The menu is mainly hot drinks and really good cakes but if you are hungry, there are also a couple of snacks here.read more
Mario Tuta
Mario Tuta
20:45 05 Mar 19
We have stumbled upon this place by accident and it was one of the loveliest surprises in Amsterdam so far. The cafe offers self service but offers amazing coffee, tea and cakes. Combined with the outstanding interior design an absolutely amazing place. There is so much love into detail here. Go there to recharge your batteries.read more
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