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Nieuw Amaterdam: Bar and Eatery Melbourne

You’ll find Nieuw Amsterdam on Hardware st in the Melbourne CBD. They’re a bar and eatery with a one page menu and an entire book of drinks to choose from. There’s seating both up and downstairs and the decor a mix of dark woods and cool marble. The name is deceiving, Nieuw Amsterdam actually refers to a Dutch settlement on Manhattan Island and you’ll find the food here has an American flavour. The waiter who served us was both friendly and efficient and was great with running us through the menu. Nieuw Amsterdam is doing what everyone in Melbourne seems to be right now and offering a majority tapas menu with only a few difficult to share dishes. Starving from the flight over from Perth and with bodies confused by the 2 hour jump forward we went for a large selection of foods, we were warned that it was a lot, but we pushed ahead regardless. First to come to the table was a refreshing kingfish ceviche. The flavours were light and nuanced, it wasn’t …