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The Tara

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Neighborhood:
Red Light District (De Wallen)
Bar, Pub, Gastropub, International
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Rokin 85-89 | Nes 100, 1012 KL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 421 2654
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10:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 am
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Paris, France
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice place to go and have drinks ! The only negative point ... should have a DJ ... the place is incredible with all the different rooms but the music is really poor !

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Thank AleQP
Atlanta, Georgia
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tara was a nice place for a business dinner. Food was good, service was attentive and not too loud so conversations could take place. Nice atmosphere for business dinner.

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Thank VegasMDATL
Harlow, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited twice for a drink and really enjoyed the experience. Looking through the window (front and back) it looks a very modern place, however when you enter, there are lots of little alcoves that enable you to have a private conversation in a relaxed atmosphere. Recommended

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Thank TheAssessor
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for good one evening and it was pretty good, however, the menu was a bit pricey and I take exception to being charged 75c for tomato ketchup!

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Thank Richard T
Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Called in for a few mid afternoon pints to refresh our weary souls. It was in the higher price bracket for beer in Amsterdam and the beer wasn't great. It could pass as any bar in Ireland or the UK. In its defence, it had a couple of open fires and could probably cope with a bigger group.

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Thank Rumolloy
Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017

Came here on a very cold snowy day and asked if they would play the Burnley Chelsea football match....the young Welsh lad put it on straight away. We were made very welcome and served straight away. Drinks were good and reasonable..he had to switch the football off at 80mins...in favour for some wired game called rugby..that is played with weird... More 

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Thank heyssuzanne
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48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2017 via mobile

Lovely bar and Lovely staff Esme Damian and Karin are just the best. Very friendly and just what the bar needs such a lovely crew made me so welcome such and asset ,some very rude lady came up to the bar and kicked right off for no reason , just can't get the customers !!! The crew took it so... More 

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Thank frazerrailton
Grimsby, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

A bit off the beaten track but well worth finding, great cocktails at reasonable prices (for Amsterdam) and a pretty cool & quirky layout

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Thank simonmackenzie
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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84 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

Took a break here, beer (for me) and coffee (for the missus) and got a nice spot by the fire. Score!

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Thank Kris G
London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

Break stop on walking tour. 16 euros for 2 drinks. Nice place but very expensive. Fake Irish bar. ..

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $23
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Gastropub, International
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rokin 85-89 | Nes 100, 1012 KL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Neighborhood: Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 421 2654
Description
The Tara is an International pub, where you can have a drink at one of the beautiful bars or lounge on a sofa near the fireplace . Watch sports or play pool or to eat a tasty meal. It is also possible to reservate for larger groups.

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Staying in Red Light District (De Wallen)

Neighborhood Profile
Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to view some of the city’s most picturesque canals, historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples of traditional local architecture – not to mention Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some less salubrious activities drawing the curious to this age-old part of time. Nevertheless, the Red Light District is still a very safe and incredibly fascinating area where at the turn of a corner you can be transported from the dingy glow of modern day neon red to a glorious 16th century Delft blue dreamscape.
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