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Another famous gay cafe

Another famous gay cafe but very fun to visit even when not gay. Loads of women go here to be free... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
great bar

Friendly staff which bring you good Drinks in a great location. Only the closing at exactly 3 am... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
Friedrichshafen, Germany
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Amstel 54 is a lively bar on the corner of Rembrantsplein which is popular with both locals and international tourists. Food and drinks are served daily from 4pm to late.
Amstel 54, 1017 AB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
+31 6 12232254
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Well the chandelier is stupendous and then the welcome from Sebastian matched. It makes such a difference to a bar, he was chatty and very helpful. We got recommendations for a couple of places to eat and a drag bingo event so we were spoilt....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank RuislipSteve
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

We stopped in here a few different nights during our trip and had no complaints. Good music, good location and very friendly staff (Sebastion was great with giving local advice and info). Definitely a place to stop and have a drink.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jimmy R
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Had a great time yesterday evening. Chilling out and chatting to Sebastian who was telling us all about Amsterdam and helped us with where to eat and go. We came back in for another drink before we went home. Thank you Sebastian!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank foodanddrinkben
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Got into an argument with someone who started being racist towards me and my friend. The guy said that he was the owner and that we should leave. I tried to tell the bouncer, but wasn't interested. This is not the first time our evening...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Riachu
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Silly put... one of the best bars in town - the staff are attentive and friendly and I get remembered every time I make a return visit - even if they're months apart. Prices are reasonable. There's usually a DJ or a show in the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Another famous gay cafe but very fun to visit even when not gay. Loads of women go here to be free from heterosexual hunters. Great music nice drinks and occasionally drag queens performing.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Andre_C_de_Jong
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I along with another Australian couple went to Amstel 54 as it was the first bar we could find when leaving Amsterdam Icebar. We had no idea it was a gay/drag queen bar until going inside. The four of us were going...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank 20DollaPeanut
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Friendly staff which bring you good Drinks in a great location. Only the closing at exactly 3 am was a surprise, where the staff fill up your bear in cubs and invite you to leave the location now.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Reisende03
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Me and my pals visit this bar every crimbo and have done for years !!! It's a super place, always the same and always a warm welcome

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank thetigger60
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

As mentioned in a previous review, me and my partner have been to Amsterdam a couple of times together and we have visited this bar on both occasions and had a lovely evening. The first time we went there a couple years ago my partner...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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