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“Excellent place”
Review of The Old Sailor

The Old Sailor
Ranked #19 of 285 Nightlife in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Excellent place”
Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

Great beer and atmosphere, really enjoyed the music.
Perfect place to watch people negotiate with the sex workers next door!

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Houston, Texas
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Good pub”
Reviewed 12 July 2014 via mobile

Its overpriced, but the staff is great. Restrooms are a wreck and the crowd can be almost as bad. That said, i will be back.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great Pub!”
Reviewed 18 June 2014

Great pub with tons of history. Lots of activity going on in and around the pub. A must see on you list of tourist attractions.

Visited April 2014
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Thank JTimmer
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Cairo, New York
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59 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great outdoor seating”
Reviewed 18 June 2014

Great wee bar in the heart of the Red Light Area... This bar is great for sitting outside in the Sun and watching the world go bye... It also plays some great music, and serves some great beer including Amstell Guinness and Heinkein... Beer is 5 Euro a pint!

Visited April 2014
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Nice Amsterdam Pub”
Reviewed 18 May 2014

This is a great example of a nice Amsterdam pub. If you are looking for a brown cafe then look elsewhere, this place is for drinking.
The bar staff are really friendly and there is a fair selection of beers on draught as well as the usual bottled candidates.
This place is usually packed but there is a fair turnover of punters, it is frequented by stags but they tend to stay for only a few minutes before staggering to the next pub (staggering, get it?).
There is a red light window opposite the pub and we all took great delight at cheering when men would enter and come out again within a matter of minutes, childish I know but was a great laugh.
Only downside is the toilets. There was a queue of about 5-6 guys there the whole night, I never did manage to get in. My advice is use one of the outdoor urinating pod things that are dotted about the RLD, there is one just opposite on the canal.

Visited May 2014
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