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Bar Oldenhof

Closed Now: 6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Open today: 6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
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Cosy Speakeasy on a wintry night

Went for post dinner drinks with my nephews who in their 20s would have possibly preferred to hit a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SJF21
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London, United Kingdom
via mobile
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 19 June 2018
John P
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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3 weeks ago
“Cosy Speakeasy on a wintry night”
19 Jun 2018
“Fabulous spirits & cocktails in an atmospheric bar”
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Elandsgracht 84, 1016 TZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Easy to miss when walking by, ring at the door and wait for the door to opened for you. Jazz music in the background, funky old style green wallpaper and comfortable English style couches and a great selection of coktails; try the Penicillin. Also a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really lovely bar with a mysterious feel to it. Ringing the door bell and being let in really gave the place a mysterious feel and an element of surprise. The place had beautiful decor and we felt like we were in a secret hideout. The...More

Thank sophiebL3888ZO
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ahhh, it's like a speakeasy! So cool! We were kinda weirded out by the doorbell and almost didn't go because that was so unusual, but we are so glad we did. Margarita was our server and she was such a doll. I had the wildest...More

1  Thank LMM1983
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for post dinner drinks with my nephews who in their 20s would have possibly preferred to hit a louder nightspot! However, I thoroughly enjoyed the experience... we had a ten minute wait post ringing the door bell. The service was great, the drinks menu...More

Thank SJF21
Reviewed 25 September 2018 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 thomastD3842RH
Reviewed 25 September 2018 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 19 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 2 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
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