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“Amazing place” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Tales and Spirits

Tales and Spirits
Lijnbaansteeg 5-7 | 1012 TE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 6 55356467
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Ranked #56 of 2,480 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Price range: $10 - $45
Cuisines: International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Tales & Spirits is a craft cocktail bar and restaurant in the historical center of Amsterdam. Serving exquisite cocktails and delicious food for affordable prices all with a big smile and extraordinary hospitality. T&S is a grown up eating & drinking establishment, admittance reserved to ladies & gentlemen over the age of 21. Our focus lies on providing incredible experiences, using classic and innovative culinary & mixology techniques, stunning presentation and serving vessels, all designed and served in a fashion that will continually 'wow' you. But above all, we believe in having fun..... don't you?
Seoul, South Korea
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Amazing place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I had to review this place before leaving Amsterdam because it comes highly recommended by all my friends and the place did not disappoint.
Amazing place, just fantastic atmosphere!

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sydney, Australia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 44 cities Reviews in 44 cities
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
“Epic place to visit.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Wanting a place to go away from the tourist trap we visiting Tales and Spirits this week. It was the most inviting and welcoming bar that I went to in Europe. Sure we only had some (very tasty)bar snacks and a couple of cocktails but totally dedicated and exceptionally friendly staff ensured that our experience was 100%. Thanks, I will be back.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bucharest, Romania
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
“the most welcoming place in all Amsterdam”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

We've been to quite a few restaurants/pubs in Amsterdam during our stay, but this was definitely unforgettable. The two waiters amaized us with their people skills and with their good mood. They adviced us cornening what cocktails to drink, they asked us later about them and yes, the drinks trully are fabulous! Creative, delicious and unique. Take for example "what if" and stick to more rum for a nice mojito. Mmmm!

Visited April 2014
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Southport
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Cocktails and Yummy snacks at the bar”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I went with friends who live in Amsterdam, it was their first time their too. The atmosphere was great really relaxed and friendly. The cocktail menu was extensive and the experienced bar tender devised individual cocktails to meet the taste buds of our group. The bar food was excellent quality and the whole experience was fantastic, would love to go back again.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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15 restaurant reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“A must visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a fantastic cocktail bar - small but full of charm and authenticity with the bartender really understanding his art!

The cocktail menu is wonderful and the bartenders are excellent at understanding what you will like.

The atmosphere in this little place is such that you could quite easily stay here for hours and lose total track of time.

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