Cafe Nol

Cafe Nol, Amsterdam: Address, Phone Number, Cafe Nol Reviews: 4.5/5

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Neighborhood: Centrum
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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4.5
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John K
Skipton, UK123 contributions
Sep 2019 • Friends
We were recommended this by a waitress as somewhere to hear Dutch music and what a palace of chintz. Very lively and full of locals having a great sing along to euro pop well worth a visit
Written September 22, 2019
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AL273
Den Bosch, The Netherlands405 contributions
Dec 2019 • Friends
Café Nol has a classic Jordaan atmosphere and runs as a party-café from 21.00hrs

Receipt is friendly and the door man keeps control. Tips for the coat- hanger and doorman are expected.

Beer can be ordered in a crate by ringing a classic bell, wine is served in 70’s wine glasses.

As a foreigner you will not understand any song, but if your rythm will be OK, so will you.
Written December 14, 2019
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Akxsel
Rotterdam, The Netherlands434 contributions
Sep 2018 • Friends
Dutch folklore music, singing along out aloud while partying traditional-Dutch style. Fun for some hours. Then run away and never get back :-)
Written September 10, 2018
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Anna K
2 contributions
Jan 2020 • Friends
Actually u need to pass at least B1 level of dutch if u want to go inside. The security will ask u before if u are able to speak dutch, how long have u been living in Amsterdam..100% rude attitude. I felt so unwelcome.Just wanted to have a beer in a nice local bar next to my flat. But the staff was rude. They should not treat customers in this way. After we “passed” the interrogation in front of the door the lady in the clock room tried to take off my jacket immediately and screamed at me that we need to take off our jackets. The clock room was empty and some people wore jackets inside as well. Please, keep the rules the same for everyone. I sense a kind of racism here and do not feel welcome due to not being native dutch. Sad experience.
Written January 25, 2020
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magohs
Roma4 contributions
Jul 2015 • Friends
Two euros for a glass of water (small), only one kind of beer, supremely rude service.
If you're looking for a pub the area is full of nice places, you can find better!
Written July 3, 2015
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Jimbopimbo
Newton Le Willows, UK292 contributions
Dec 2019 • Couples
My wife and I visited here for the second time on our recent trip to Amsterdam. Fantastic bar with live singers. Atmosphere is great and full of locals who are having a good time.
Written December 16, 2019
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focusoutphoto1992
Glasgow, UK11 contributions
May 2016 • Couples
Ended up here by chance! We were told about this place by a local waiter at a near by restaurant so headed over. You can't miss it at night! Bright pink neon lights outside... and the inside is pretty similar!
Very busy inside and was slightly intimidating at first but before we knew it we were up dancing eating nibbles at the bar and drinking all night! An amazing atmosphere and genuinely a hidden treasure!
Written January 5, 2017
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SMETravels
Stuttgart, Germany125 contributions
Jun 2016 • Friends
We were taken here by some locals we ran into. It is a pretty surreal place with the pink lights, the older bartenders and the dude singing traditional dutch songs. It is rather small with a crowd of mostly locals. We ended up dancing on the tables, drinking ice cold Amstel and socializing with the locals. It really was a one-of-a-kind experience. Check it out if you're up for one crazy night and some local feel.
Written June 20, 2016
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DarioCarbone86
St. Thomas16 contributions
Jul 2015 • Friends
We were a group of foreigners, despite all living in Amsterdam, and we were treated differently than other locals. We know this as we asked them what they had! Higher prices for less beer, two euros for a glass of water with more ice than water. The waitress was extremely rude both getting our orders and afterwards, just to add bad to bad things.

Never, ever again!!
The surroundings are full of other pubs, just go to another one!
Written July 4, 2015
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Jax8487
Chicago, IL141 contributions
Mar 2015 • Friends
This place was absolutely fantastic, lively and fun! This place definitely stands out- with the hot pink lights illuminating on the street. We were brought here by a local collegaue after we told him we were looking for an authetic dutch experience- and this couldn’t have been more on point. No one spoke english, the crowd was packed in, they were energetic singing traditional dutch songs and it made for a unique and delightful experience. The only call outs are the fact that you must check your coat at the door, you are also expected to tip the door man (assuming this applies only to the visitors/non-locals) & smoking is allowed inside- you actually stand out if you aren’t smoking- so you will definitely stink like an ashtray when you leave. They really packed the patrons into this place, the tight crowd added to the fun of this place- certainly not a spot you could spend lots of time at, but definitely worth a visit- it made our stay in Amsterdam truly unique and fun!
Written May 28, 2015
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