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Cafe Pollux

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Address: Prins Hendrikkade 121, 1011 AM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 20 624 9521
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Excellent bar, exceptional staff!

I stopped here in the morning before an appointment for a coffee and returned in the evening for drinks. Great music, friendly and welcoming place. Just lovely and Lydia and Fleur... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Michael K
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stopped here in the morning before an appointment for a coffee and returned in the evening for drinks. Great music, friendly and welcoming place. Just lovely and Lydia and Fleur were wonderful and kept my drinks always full. Highly recommended!!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great cafe serving great beer. Staff made our multiple visits worthwhile. Nothing was too much for them to help you. Atmosphere superb.

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Thank NWMale12345
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a brilliant warm welcome we were given. Great cocktails.. And much cheaper than the city centre pubs ..

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Thank Angie R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent most of our holiday in this place. Staff are amazing. So friendly and couldn't have done anymore for us. Cocktails were lovely

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Thank Chelseajane89
Vallauris, France
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Horrible Never order cocktails : mijotos With no Lemon and old mint with low cost rhum. Fortunarely, the waitress was nice

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Thank mnowitz
Tanja H, General Manager at Cafe Pollux, responded to this review

Dear guest, As you can see from all the other reviews this never happens and we take great pride in our products and quality. So we are so sorry something has gone wrong with your cocktail. Could you please describe the staff member that made you this drink, as it was clearly not done by the recipe as we normally... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the hotel next door and we came to this wonderful bar every night while we stayed in Amsterdam! Staff are so friendly and prices were really reasonable! The bar topped our nights off and I can't wait to come back! I work in an airport and for people that go to Amsterdam ive told them to visit... More 

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Thank Emily P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Found this bar as soon as we'd dumped our bags in the hotel on our 1st night... in the 3 days we were in Amsterdam we've been in here 5 time!!! Staff, atmosphere, drinks selection all 5 stars! We didn't try the food but the burgers looked fab! Thanks to the staff at Pollux for making us feel so welcome... More 

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Thank Rebecca W
Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Walking around Amsterdam we came across this little restaurant. We were not really hungry but could have a quick snack. We ordered the snack platter and a couple of beers. It was just perfect, delicious, great price, waiter very nice. Highly recommend it. Most likely any tourist will come across this place. Almost next door to St Nicholas Basilica. Across... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Cafe Pollux is located next door to Find Seasons Hotel and what a bar to have next to your hotel. The 2 guys who worked each night we were there were so welcoming and great fun. The music is amazing and it was obvious that both locals and tourists alike rated this bar. Dancing is a must as everyone joins... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Luckily enough our hotel was right next to Cafe Pollux, went in several times during our visit and loved every minute. Friendly (and fluent in English) staff who pull good pints and serve good food. Recommend if you're after a more chilled out vibe away from the core of the city.

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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 hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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