Nam Kee

Local nameNam Kee
LocationChinatown, Amsterdam, Nederland

Nam Kee is a chain of three Chinese restaurants in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The original restaurant opened at the Zeedijk in 1981, followed by restaurants at the Geldersekade 117 in 1992 and at the Marie Heinekenplein 4 in 2010. The name means "Friend Nam" in Chinese, after the owner Nam Chan.Nam Kee is a favourite of many people in Amsterdam and a place to be seen, including by celebrities such as Rijk de Gooyer, Joop Braakhekke and stars from Goede Tijden, Slechte Tijden and also artists and bank directors.Nam Kee became nationally known in the Netherlands after writer Kees van Beijnum released his 2000 novel De Oesters van Nam Kee which was subsequently made into a 2002 Dutch drama film.The Zeedijk restaurant was fined for poor hygiene in 2002.Nam Kee is seen as an Amsterdam icon by The New York Times.

Tags Cantonese CuisineModern CuisineChinese CuisineRestaurant
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Opening hours

Open daily: noon - 11 pm

More information and contact


Official Website



Phone 0206243470

Address Zeedijk 111 - 113 1012 AV Amsterdam, Netherlands

Coordinates 52°22'25.325" N 4°54'1.115" E

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