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Taboo Amsterdam

Closed Now: 5:00 pm - 3:00 am
Open today: 5:00 pm - 3:00 am
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The place to be!

Very busy small venue packed and unable to move. But friendly and attentive bar staff! Good drink... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
James C
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Brighton, United Kingdom
Decent bar

Nice bar, good atmosphere. Staff were friendly and although very busy never waited long to be... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2019
GR1UK
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 weeks ago
“The place to be!”
4 Feb 2019
“Decent bar”
About
Taboo bar is a favorite hotspot for an after work drink and pre-clubbing cocktail. The evening starts with a daily happy hour from 6 to 7pm. The second happy hour from 1 to 2am is the perfect way to continue your night out when the other bars close...more
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Hours Today: 5:00 pm - 3:00 am
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reguliersdwarsstraat 45, 1017 BK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Centrum
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+31 20 775 3963
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very busy small venue packed and unable to move. But friendly and attentive bar staff! Good drink deals.Colorful and gay inside. They often have drag acts on and can be quite entertaining. A pre-club bar.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank James C
Reviewed 5 February 2019

Nice bar, good atmosphere. Staff were friendly and although very busy never waited long to be served.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GR1UK
Reviewed 19 January 2019 via mobile

Little more popular with gay men, but still a fun little bar! Very cozy so come early to secure the limited seating. Fun lighting and music as well! A good time.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank CMorganM
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Really nice bar, good atmosphere and music. Me and my mate came here a few times over the weekend and enjoyed ourselves. The bar, like most Amsterdam bars wasn't very big so you probably won't be lucky enough to get a table but it's still...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank conorc9
Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

Staff were friendly and the vibe was relaxed. Happy hour was great! Two for one drinks! Toilet door was broken however. Apart from that it was good. Music was good and brilliant that they took requests.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sturian
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

I think the name of the next door bar we were in was Taboo Katrine but please fact check me. Anyway, the main Taboo was too packed so we went across the street for shots then returned to “Katrine” which was relatively empty. It ended...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KennethPages
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Very small bar with music playing at the right level so you can have conversations. As it was small, we were lucky to get a space for 4 of us, but once in we had a few drinks that were served by pleasant staff.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank IanThomas84
Reviewed 22 July 2018

This fantastic experience as straight woman it is a safe place and good energy vibes nice the lovely Emanuel is a fantastic bar tender I really like this place . Must attend .

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank KALI2213
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

One of the best gay bars in Amsterdam with daily happy hours from 18:00-19:00 with a large terrace where you can enjoy the sunny days. On Friday HH starts at 17:00 and at 19:00 they come around with some hot snacks. On Sunday HH is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank airerik
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

In the heart of the city of Amsterdam you find the taboo bar,very Nice vibe!good music,friendly staff and Nice clients!there is a small terrace on the streetside!happy hour is Packed with people and you get a xxl beer or cocktail!order Some dutch bites on the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Esperanza2060
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Centrum
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists
and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the
best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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