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Amsterdam Nightlife

Wynand Fockink

  • Pijlsteeg 31 and 43 Map It
  • The Old City Center (Het Centrum)
  • Bars/Pubs
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 10/04/2012

Fodor's Review

This is Amsterdam's most famous—and miraculously least hyped—proeflokaal (tasting room). Opened in 1679, this dim-lit, blithely cramped little bar just behind the Hotel Krasnapolsky has a menu of more than 60 Dutch spirits that reads like poetry: Bruidstranen (bride's tears) and Boswandeling (a walk in the woods) are just two favorites. Call ahead for a guided tour of the distillery.

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Pijlsteeg 31 and 43, Amsterdam, North Holland, 1012 HH, Netherlands

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Updated 10/04/2012


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