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“A perfect place to drink and enjoy the evening in Red Light Street” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Old Sailor

The Old Sailor
Oudezijds Achterburgwal 39-A, 1012 DA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 624 7739
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Ranked #29 of 168 Nightlife in Amsterdam
Type: Bars
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“A perfect place to drink and enjoy the evening in Red Light Street”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013 via mobile

I was there in June and it was very good, sometimes crowded but after minutes comfortable. The people in there were polite and amazing. From the Windows we can see all tourists and atractions in Red Light Street.

Visited June 2013
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“Perfect watering hole to watch the world go by”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

I like this pub because they sell cider which is rare in Holland! When it's warm you can sit outside watching the local ladies touting their wares to passers-by in their windows. Most entertaining! This should certainly be on a tour of the red light district

Visited May 2013
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“Best Pub in Amsterdam”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

If visiting Amsterdam a few beers in the Old sailor is a must. It has a very friendly atmosphere and by Amsterdam standards the drinks aren't too expensive either. Also, it's situated right in the middle of the very lively 'red light' area so great for people who like the hustlers or smoking dope or both! Or for people like me who just like to soak up being in real Amsterdam or as it's called in Dutch dialect 'Mokum'. Have fun. Proost!

Visited May 2013
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“Great pub in the red light district”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

This is a great spot - the beer is good value and the atmosphere is great - the staff were super friendly and were great to offer advice and directions. It's also a fun spot to window watch which was a popular tourist pass time!!

Visited April 2013
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