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Bar Oldenhof

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Fabulous spirits & cocktails in an atmospheric bar

I had a gin & tonic here one evening, and enjoyed my visit very much. The bar staff were very... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
John P
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Newbury, England, United Kingdom
Speakeasy

We showed up and rang the bell. They were very polite but basically told us they were full and... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
David W
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Dallas, Texas
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19 Jun 2018
“Fabulous spirits & cocktails in an atmospheric bar”
11 Jun 2018
“Speakeasy”
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Elandsgracht 84, 1016 TZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we get to Amsterdam we go here and they have never disappointed us with the quality and service! We showed it to several friends and travellers and they loved it aswell. Very, very good spot for a drink.

Thank Thomas T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So on the plus side, the cocktails that we drank were very nice, the cocktails that were seeping into the denim on my lap, not so much. It all started quite well. We ladies were allowed in by the waiter whose stiff, clumsy attempts at...More

3  Thank RMistry73
Reviewed 7 August 2018

When we were last in Amsterdam we stayed on the same street as Bar Oldenhof but for some reason didn't make it in until our last night in town. We're really glad we did. Great ambiance and friendly, knowledgeable staff. Stop in for a drink!

1  Thank Ostracario
Reviewed 20 June 2018

I had a gin & tonic here one evening, and enjoyed my visit very much. The bar staff were very friendly and attentive, and my G&T was truly excellent, one of the best I've ever had. I did learn, though, that the Dutch make G&T's...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 12 June 2018

We showed up and rang the bell. They were very polite but basically told us they were full and suggested trying again in an hour. So we had a whiskey at another bar nearby and came back. They were happy to see us when we...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Walking past this rather decent place you wouldn’t notice what it hides behind its black curtains. We rang the doorbell and were welcomed by a very nice and mysterious servant who told us to come in. We absolutely had no idea what would await us:...More

2  Thank UnluckyExplorers
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

You wouldn't notice it walking past, it plays on the exclusive/'members club' vibe - you need to know where it is and ring a doorbell to be let in. Once inside the interior is beautiful and cosy, feels like sitting in an old hunting lodge....More

Thank Lizzie R
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Had a few drinks, lovely atmosphere and friendly staff. You won't be short on what to choose to drink.

Thank Megan C
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

On the outside you can hardly see it is a bar, but that is part of the concept. You have to wait to get in and that can take a while because there is limited seating. But it is worth the wait. Once u get...More

Thank Raoul_Olanda
Reviewed 20 October 2017

After spending several years rolling my eyes around the hipster 'havens' of Shoreditch I was looking forward to moving to Amsterdam and getting far away from the calling cards of the 'trendy bar'. The first thing you need to know about Bar Oldenhof is that...More

2  Thank NorthernM307
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Jordaan
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some of the city’s favorite watering holes are but two
of the many reasons to save ample time for a stroll
through this especially convivial warren of narrow
streets with its unfair share of quirky shops and
quality galleries. Historically a haven for the
working class and emigrants, these days the Jordaan is
better known as an enclave for artists and designers.
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