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Het Dokterje

Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Dam Square)
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Ranked #108 of 161 Nightlife in Amsterdam
Description: A noteworthy and pleasant tavern that serves beer and the popular "geneever," a local drink made of gin.
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English first
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
8 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

Tiny bar crammed with dusty rubbish, playing background jazz. The barman helped us choose genevers. Pleasingly weird

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70 reviews 70 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2011

I don't mind the dust and cobwebs on the walls, chandeliers and ceiling, but having dirty glasses is unacceptable. Not to mention the unfriendly service. This place is in the heart of the city and should be welcoming to all visitors, not just the locals.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2011

We went in to this bar without knowing what's behind the door. As we sat down we quite soon paid attention to those very old lamps on the ceiling with dust on them. My husband went to ask wheter the dust is real and the bartender, a real gentleman, said, yes they are over 100 years old. That's where the... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2004

The best bar I've ever been in. Cozy, messy, delightfully dusty. Kind of like getting invited into someone's basement. The silver bar top is beautiful and the bartender is a pleasure to talk with. The trick is finding it open, because, as a family run business, they only seem to open it when they want to. But, when you do,... More

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