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Sams Bar

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Address: Ostergade 17, Copenhagen 1100, Denmark
Phone Number: 3314 9518
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After pub special

After a few pints at the numerous pubs down the main shopping road, the China boxes are the best thing for your walk home! No doubt! I've had one every night since I've been in... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 27, 2015
robynn860
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

Wow, if you want disdainful staff that misjudge people on the basis of their race, this is your place! Tried to come here for late dinner after shopping (before 10pm), was told the buffet and all alcohol was not available to us. Bearing in mind we had been shopping, rather than drinking, for a few hours, we were so put... More 

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Thank Jash_London
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

After a few pints at the numerous pubs down the main shopping road, the China boxes are the best thing for your walk home! No doubt! I've had one every night since I've been in Copenhagen. They are cheap and tasty! Beware the chili though!

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Thank robynn860
London, United Kingdom
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307 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

Came to this place for karaoke, was good and everyone sang quite well. You can smoke inside which is not amazing for non smokers but the fun atmosphere evens out. Not fancy or anything just a regular bar.

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Thank Paula D
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The front of the bar sells "China Box": a takeaway Chinese meal in a box. You are able to eat this in Sam's Bar, where I also purchased a soft drink to go with the meal. Annoyingly, the two purchases have to be made at separate places but you can eat the food inside without buying a drink. Chinese food... More 

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Thank BB90
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

Came here once because of the chinese food that is located right outside. The seller told me I could eat inside... glad I did! Great place to be with friends or alone. Nice place, smoking allowed and great singers and catalog. Just give it a try!

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Thank William J
chester,
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

a small little gem, a group of 13 and we stayed for hours... singing drinking and eating from the street food stall outside, which we were ok to take into the bar,,, good service too

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Thank tat16
Winchester, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

If you don't treat Karaoke seriously then this place is for you. although the locals seem to get priority you'll still get your go. Best with lots of friends and too much drink.

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Thank philip h
Baulkham Hills, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

I'm a huge karaoke fan, so was excited to head to Sam's, but wasn't expecting to be treated like a leper. It's always the way in any karaoke bar around the globe, that the regulars get priority over any newcomer - it's just the way it is. However, to follow this guideline to the point where the newcomers are shunned... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Well.. I had an inpromptu stopover in Copenhagen so dragged myself into town. I walked about for a few hours. What a great place.. Decided I as having just one more beer and ventured into Sam'sSaw it ealier and it had appeal. Dropped in for 1.. Stayed for 2 hours. My god, the PPL sinign were just brilliant but.... but... More 

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Thank andydownunder
Copenhagen, Denmark
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29 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013 via mobile

This is a very very touristy place. It might be alright for you if you like that, and are very fond of karaoke, but you will probably only see hammered tourists and expensive drinks. Find a local place instead is my advice.

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Indre By (Inner City)
This is the heart of old town Copenhagen, with its blend of charming old buildings and bold new architecture, broad avenues and tiny streets as well as picturesque canals and a modern harbor. The inner city is home to the Royal Danish Theatre, which consists of three buildings, two of which are new and situated on the harbor front. The streets, squares and venues of the inner city and its surrounding neighborhoods, are alive all year round with everything from jazz festivals to outdoor ice skating rinks and parachuting at the lakes right in the center of the city. This compact area boasts beautiful old castles, tranquil parks, and bustling squares where you can always find a bench to stretch out your legs whenever you need a break.