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“cheap beer.” 4 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 #107 of 544 things to do in Amsterdam
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“cheap beer.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

This was the best bar we frequented in amsterdam! Better drink prices than the other local bars.
5 euros for a big amstel. Great bar for sitting and watching the characters of the rld go by!
Only negative was that the gents toilet is a bit strange!

Visited September 2013
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“An absolute bargain!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

So the first drinks of the night were at a bar 2 streets away from the old sailor. 1 beer and one cocktail cost 22 euro! Pretty standard amsterdam prices really..... however, 2 big beers and 2 shots of jager were only 14 euro in this pub! The old sailor is a bargin. Swift service, good product range (ladies you should try the rose beer!) and great location for a break from window shopping. Definitely worth a visit.

Visited September 2013
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“Busy Sailer”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013 via mobile

The Old Sailer is located in the heart of the "district", its a great place to pause when shepherding a group of friends/colleagues through the area. Great people, cold beer, readonable prices and lots of fun.

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Brazil
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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

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 via mobile

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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