HOME > Chowhound > International Archive >

Herring Stand in Amsterdam

pizzafreak Jan 31, 2009 06:25 AM

I had some incredible herring at a stand near the Riks museum. When I went back in 2007, there was construction at the site, and the stand was closed. Does anyone know if it has reopened?

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
  1. dutchgrub RE: pizzafreak Mar 30, 2009 12:21 PM

    Just read an article in Amsterdam local paper "Het Parool" that the famous herring stand by the Rijksmuseum has been demolished:


    Owner Piet van Altena was famous for serving the best herring in town. According to the article he had bad health and was frustrated over endless quarreling with the county.


    Show Hidden Posts