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“Sneak away from sightseeing”
Review of Tales and Spirits

Tales and Spirits
Ranked #44 of 4,141 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$45
Cuisines: International, Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Centrum
Description: We love food, every second, every minute and every hour we think about food. Eating shouldn't be done only three times a day. We like to eat all day long. That is why our kitchen is open till late in the evening. In our kitchen we don't differentiate between starters and main courses. Just order what you like and if you want to eat more, you order another dish. Our kitchen combines the best of different international cuisines, using classic and avant-garde culinary techniques. Did we mention we love food? Hmmmm.... However we might love our drinks even more! The variety in drinks is so big, that nobody should stick to one drink in their life. At T&S we offer you a wide variety of spirits which all have their own story. We like to introduce you to new flavor combinations in our drinks and tell you the tale of the spirits which come together in your glass.
Reviewed 7 May 2014

We stumbled across Tales & Spirits on a breezy Amsterdam evening, being in a mood for drink and a bite to eat after a busy day and looking for a calm and cozy place. This tiny bar seemed to be the right place, tucked away in a small alley off Singel canal. They serve imaginative cocktails and light snacks in a casual setting amid antique chandeliers, high tables and Prohibition memorabilia. Professional and friendly service, great small place with laid-back and welcoming ambience.

Next time you you feel like you've had enough of sightseeing in Amsterdam, just drop in to Tales & Spirits.

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Thank ElenaNW87RL
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Reviewed 6 May 2014

Didn't eat here, but the cocktails were great! The touch of giving a little bottle of water with each was a really nice idea. Bar staff friendly and music was really good

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Thank Ashleighbel
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Reviewed 2 May 2014

We went to Tales and Spirits on our first night in Amsterdam! Simply AMAZING from the delightful servers to the outstanding food! We started with the oysters which were outstanding. Loved the whole experience and we are hoping to go back again!

Thank MarieLaveau1
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Reviewed 24 April 2014

This is a serious cocktail bar, not a wine bar that also does some cocktails. The fantastic staff put a lot of effort into their cocktail making and service overall was tremendous.

Tales & Spirits has a great atmosphere, everyone really happy and enjoying themselves. Try a Zombie - four different Rums PLUS Absinthe... loads of unique drinks and presentation is extraordinary. The Zombie comes in a 'shrunken head' tankard, while another cocktail is presented in a miniature bath with a Barbie doll taking a dip!

Easy to spend a whole night here into the early hours, especially if you take on board some of their delicious looking food as well.

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3  Thank longbarrow
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Reviewed 21 April 2014

Me & my girlfriend went to Amsterdam for three nights and we wanted somewhere nice to go for a drink on the evening time so we had a look at some local bars and the reviews for this bar looked excellent so we thought we would visit. Firstly the staff are really welcoming and friendly and generally had really good banter which made an excellent atmosphere. Secondly the cocktail menu was amazing, I have visited many cocktail bars in the past and I must say this is one of the best I have seen, prices are average really for cocktails at about 10 -12 euros each on average but are really worth it. I would definitely say if you are staying for a couple of night or longer that you should try and pay a visit here!

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1  Thank Steven W
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