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Hiding in Plain Sight

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Address: Rapenburg 18, 1011 TX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 3:00 am

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I researched a few cocktail/ speakeasy bars before we went to Amsterdam as myself and my husband do love a good cocktail. Its in the back streets of Amsterdam so if you decided to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I researched a few cocktail/ speakeasy bars before we went to Amsterdam as myself and my husband do love a good cocktail. Its in the back streets of Amsterdam so if you decided to give this place a try you would have to research where it was before you ventured out. The cocktails and service and the atmosphere and style... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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38 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stumbled upon this place while strolling the streets of Amsterdam. I loved the name, so walked in to see if we could grab a cocktail. The hostess informed us they were full with reservations, but she let us have the prime upstairs table for one hour until the reservation arrived. How wonderful! We enjoyed peering over the balcony, watching... More 

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Liking our cocktails I had researched a few before we visited Amsterdam. This was closest to our hotel so we visited here on our first night. We walked past the place first as on a dark road and it was quite early (7pm) so the area was quiet. In fact we were the only customers in there when we arrived... More 

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Madrid
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although small is a great bar to enjoy the music and dance. Good selection of whiskeys. Good atmosphere

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Thank morromico
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our cocktails at this intimate speakeasy cocktail lounge. I got the flip fantasia and a mezcal version of an old fashioned. Both were excellent, like the vibe.

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Doncaster, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

I'm a big fan of a Speakeasy style bar, so I made it my business to seek this place out prior to a visit to Amsterdam with friends for my birthday. Big bonus that this little place is located close to our hotel (Ibis Stopera) and had our visit not been so busy, we'd have loved to have spent more... More 

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Melbourne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

I don't know where to begin. This is a small place yet packs a huge punch when it comes to service, passionate bar staff and end product. I had a Negroni with a twist and it was sensational. The barman was consultative and clearly loves making sure people get what they want. You just don't see this anymore so it... More 

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Thank dreamonixx
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

I went here with some friends looking for a place that locals might go for good cocktails, sort of off the beaten track. And this place delivered. The cocktails are a little pricey, but they are worth it. The atmosphere is great and the host was very helping giving us advice on what to try based on our tastes. My... More 

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Thank Joanne F
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

Hidden away from everything on a back street is this little gem of an cocktail bar that feels like time forgot.. Magnificent cocktails well worth the find...

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Thank JulieSamantha
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

This place is one of the most atmospheric bars I've ever been too, transported straight back to the twenties. Beautiful decor, extremely attentive staff. The cocktails are without a doubt utterly amazing. A must do in this amazing city. Worth every penny. The staff are so friendly and are constantly topping you up with water and popcorn.

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Plantage & the East
The eastern edge of central Amsterdam provides visitors with the chance to imagine the city that Rembrandt called home (and to tour his historic house) while shopping like the thriftiest of locals at Waterlooplein’s massive flea market, or even enjoying a craft beer beside the tallest wooden windmill in The Netherlands. This verdant, serene, and stately part of town is home to Artis Royal Zoo, one of Europe’s oldest (and still best kept) zoos, and Hortus Botanicus, one of the oldest botanical gardens in the world. It's also an ideal setting for the Dutch outpost of St Petersburg’s Hermitage.
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