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The Old Sailor

A Oudezijds Achterburgwal 39, 1012 DA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 624 7739
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Wot a birthday !

In here for a special birthday ! Luv it in here - great atmosphere staff and marvellous views... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
roger m
Llansantffraid-ym-Mechain, United Kingdom
via mobile
Very friendly place

Nice pub near the red light district. It was full of people. We found two seats at the bar counter... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brescia, Italy
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  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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A Oudezijds Achterburgwal 39, 1012 DA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Red Light District (De Wallen)
+31 20 624 7739
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In here for a special birthday ! Luv it in here - great atmosphere staff and marvellous views ! Always call in when I'm area !!!

Thank roger m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice pub near the red light district. It was full of people. We found two seats at the bar counter. After a couple of round of drinks, the barman offered us and drunk with us the third one. Very friendly place.

Thank MPaola25
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Always have at least one pint in the old sailor, gives the feel of being on a ship whilst inside. Defiantly stop in for one.

Thank kungfuostrich
Reviewed 26 June 2017

If you are wandering by the Red Light District and already seen the ladies, maybe you desire a place to sit and relax a bit, maybe a bathroom break, maybe a pint of beer search, The Old Sailor bar is in about the middle of...More

Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Spent a few afternoons here sitting out side with a cold beer and watched the world go by. A visit to the Dam with out visiting the sailor isn't a visit at all. Great pub always a great atmosphere 5 stars

Thank Captain-mojito
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

This place is so much fun! Everyone in the bar was singing along to all the music. Place gets packed, but still able to get beers. Favorite bar in Amsterdam.

Thank nick a
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This café/bar has great ambiance and is decorated in the nautical style as indicated by it's name. We stopped in here after walking the Red Light District and had a great time. Everyone was laughing and having fun. The bartenders were friendly and served you...More

Thank Merritt47
Reviewed 17 May 2017

These folks know how to have fun. We spent an excellent evening at the bar and the barkeeps made us feel like regulars. A must stop when in the area and my favorite memory of Amsterdam. These guys were top notch - and can sing!

Thank Doug H
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Well placed pub as a centre for your walking tour of the red light district. Great for watching all the types wandering round window shopping and more. Otherwise it's just a busy pub.

Thank childofthefifties
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

First visited this noisy bustling pub in the red light district 25 years ago. Dropped by for a few beers and it was like nothing had changed and why would you the joints fantastic as it is

Thank Darren D
Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the
Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its
saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to
view some of the city’s most picturesque canals,
historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples
of traditional local architecture – not to mention
Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist
temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some
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17 April 2017|
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Response from TurkishYeti | Reviewed this property |
I don't know sorry. I think it is just a pub now.