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Sams Bar

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Address: Oestergade 17, Copenhagen 1100, Denmark
Phone Number: 3314 9518
10:00 am - 5:00 am
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 am

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Smokey karaoke bar

We had a blast here on our first night in Copenhagen. Cheap beers, karaoke, and a fun staff. My only complaint was that it was a smokey bar.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed April 30, 2016
Danielle W
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, this is a bar that (like many other bars in CPH) allows smoking inside, so you're gonna have to wash everything the next day if you're a non-smoker. Your hair, your clothes - even your underwear is going to be stinky and disgusting. Some of the staff are nice while some look like they've never smiled their... More 

Thank Lise M
Singapore, Singapore
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80 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

Having visited karaoke bars the world over, I would have to say that this is one of THE most fun pubs in the world. Some people can properly sing (the bar staff are amazing!), others just go up for the giggles. The atmosphere is so realxed and everyone just has a laugh. Do not expect a fancy place. It certainly... More 

Thank FKSG
Copenhagen, Denmark
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200 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

After a good dinner with great friends and lots of wine, we through it was time to go sinning. What a terrible place Sams bar is. The door man is grumpy, you need to pay a fee for entrance, smoking is allowed, draft beers are flat and the song we ordered to sing never came on. Will never go again

Thank Jane P
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114 reviews
95 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

We had a blast here on our first night in Copenhagen. Cheap beers, karaoke, and a fun staff. My only complaint was that it was a smokey bar.

Thank Danielle W
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2016

This place was completely accommodating when we turned up with 20 stags unannounced. This is a busy bar. 80% men but great fun. Less expensive than some other places. It's down and dirty karaoke - great fun but don't expect up scale drinking!

Thank Jilly M
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

Wow, if you want disdainful staff that misjudge people on the basis of their race, this is your place! Tried to come here for late dinner after shopping (before 10pm), was told the buffet and all alcohol was not available to us. Bearing in mind we had been shopping, rather than drinking, for a few hours, we were so put... More 

1 Thank Jash_London
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

After a few pints at the numerous pubs down the main shopping road, the China boxes are the best thing for your walk home! No doubt! I've had one every night since I've been in Copenhagen. They are cheap and tasty! Beware the chili though!

1 Thank robynn860
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

Came to this place for karaoke, was good and everyone sang quite well. You can smoke inside which is not amazing for non smokers but the fun atmosphere evens out. Not fancy or anything just a regular bar.

Thank Paula D
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2015

The front of the bar sells "China Box": a takeaway Chinese meal in a box. You are able to eat this in Sam's Bar, where I also purchased a soft drink to go with the meal. Annoyingly, the two purchases have to be made at separate places but you can eat the food inside without buying a drink. Chinese food... More 

Thank BB90
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

Came here once because of the chinese food that is located right outside. The seller told me I could eat inside... glad I did! Great place to be with friends or alone. Nice place, smoking allowed and great singers and catalog. Just give it a try!

Thank William J

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This is the heart of old town Copenhagen, with its blend of charming old buildings and bold new architecture, broad avenues and tiny streets as well as picturesque canals and a modern harbor. The inner city is home to the Royal Danish Theatre, which consists of three buildings, two of which are new and situated on the harbor front. The streets, squares and venues of the inner city and its surrounding neighborhoods, are alive all year round with everything from jazz festivals to outdoor ice skating rinks and parachuting at the lakes right in the center of the city. This compact area boasts beautiful old castles, tranquil parks, and bustling squares where you can always find a bench to stretch out your legs whenever you need a break.
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