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Vesper Bar

#469 of 2,994 Restaurants in Amsterdam
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Vinkenstraat 57, 1013 JM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Today
20:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 01:00
Tue - Thu 20:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 03:00
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went there this weekend. Best cocktails ive ever had! Would defintly recommend and i will be coming back when i next visit amsterdam

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Thank Stewart C
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although a James Bond themed cocktail bar may sound cheesy, Vesper is anything but. Offering amazing drinks prepared by friendly and very knowledgable bartenders, this is the perfect place for a classy pre-dinner drink. Those looking for a classic will love Vesper’s Manhattan, while for something more adventurous there is a well-crafted list of specialty cocktails. We had a really... More 

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Thank Sarah M
Alexandria, Virginia
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137 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At 49 years old, I have been to a lot of bars around the world. Without question, the best mixed drinks I have ever had. We are from the U.S., where the hand-blended mixologist craze has been running for some time...but THESE Guys really know what they are doing! Fresh fruits, fresh herbs, select small batch vodkas, esoteric mezcal tequilas,... More 

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Thank tate3441
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best cocktail bar ever, every detail is refined and perfected. I went for the Mai Tai and Ricardo blew me away with the "Italian Mai Tai" The best cocktail I have ever had. Place should be on your bucket list.

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Thank KamloopsBlazer
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We visit Amsterdam several times a year and have been to Vesper Bar many times....definitely the best cocktail bar we have been to in Amsterdam, can't wait to go back in a few weeks....I hope they still have that strawberry cocktail with the goat cheese and balsamic vinegar....wow! And beware of Dr. Drunk it only takes one lol...

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Thank csharplaw
Amsterdam
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70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

With today's cocktail rave going around this place has gotten some great, professional, reviews. It sure looks great, realizing what kind of dump it used to be. But there seemed to be something missing in the staff's enthusiasm and pride. The cocktails seem to be priced Amsterdam style, i.e. on the very high end and their name giving Vesper tasted... More 

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Thank BaldwinNL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely bar hidden away in the Jordaan area. The staff are extremely friendly and attentive. Each cocktail is themed on a Bond girl and tasted amazing. Perfect spot for cocktails.

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Thank Soap28
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Small bar in the Jordaan area but is a very classy and interesting bar. Staff were great and the decor was amazing - loved the theme! My tip would be to go for the leap of faith - where they make a cocktail for you. Loved it!

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Thank Jennifer S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Found the recommandation on the web and thought: why not? It is a small local and quite crowded. But once you're seated the staff is very friendy and thanks to their great cocktail chart you'll easily find what you want. Prices are ok for what you get

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Thank William M
Galway, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

This is tucked away in the Jordaan area, a little secret with the nicest cocktails you will ever have. You have to try the green smoke :) You won't regret it

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
20:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
20:00 - 01:00
Thursday
20:00 - 01:00
Friday
17:00 - 03:00
Saturday
17:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vinkenstraat 57, 1013 JM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighbourhood: Centrum

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Centrum

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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 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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