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Jazz bar in Amsterdam

This bar is right in the heart of Amsterdam in Nieuwmarkt. Me and three friends were renting out an... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Stephen B
Bristol, United Kingdom
fun history

throw back in time with decor. go on saturday for live jazz. had fun learning some history from the... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2016
Cranston, Rhode Island, United States
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7 May 2017
“Jazz bar in Amsterdam”
21 Mar 2017
“Best afternoon Jazz with few cold ones!”
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Nieuwmarkt 5, 1011 JP Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 626 6192
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

This bar is right in the heart of Amsterdam in Nieuwmarkt. Me and three friends were renting out an apartment just down the street across the canal. We visited three or four times during our stay. There is plenty of seating outside which we took...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Every saturday at 1600; live band play there till 2000, great place, had nice chats with the place owners, really love the vibes there, its part of my Amsterdam rituals!

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Reviewed 14 October 2016

throw back in time with decor. go on saturday for live jazz. had fun learning some history from the bartender

Thank reillybooth
Reviewed 21 September 2016

As jazz fans, we sought out the Cotton Club, where they hold jazz sessions every Saturday afternoon. The bar isn't really set up for serious listening, with only a small number of bar seats close to the band, but the music is easily audible throughout...More

Thank jenesaisfckall
Reviewed 20 March 2016

We liked this place for our testing and enjoying of beer. This place had soul and a lovely service. It can get pretty crowded in the weekend. We accidentally went to this place when it was closed ignoring the sign that was not lit. Probably...More

Thank Taavi P
Reviewed 12 February 2016

After walking around the red light district, we were looking for a place that was still open. It was after midnight and we happened upon this place. Unlike most other places, this was open past 12:30. Very inexpensive, mosly locals there as its out of...More

Thank Dennis C
Reviewed 10 January 2016

Had a couple of friends over, who happen to like jazz. Checked Cotton Club's website (which says and i quote "live jazz every saturday") AND called to make sure i had the time right. Showed up later ordered a beer and this is how the...More

5  Thank Cruz_Arg
Reviewed 18 November 2015

I can say for sure that I'll back to this place during my next visits to Amsterdam. The atmosphere is very friendly, the prices are really acceptable. Although, there wasn't live music during our visit, a local dj was putting on really good music which...More

Thank Тагир А
Reviewed 10 August 2015

CHEER'S (TV FAME) and a really old Jazz venue combined.... Saturday afternoon starting at 5PM live jazz by some absolute fine local musicians...My advice is to arrive no later than 4:30PM as the place is small and packed. This is one of the oldest Jazz...More

Thank bajamed75
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Saturday evening in Central Amsterdam. Great stomping jazz in a packed bar of a top jazz venue at Nieumarkt, Amsterdam. This joint was jumping. Please note this is not a reference to the other kind of joints said to be prevalent in Amsterdam. Go feel...More

Thank WanderingexBrummie
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