The Waterhole Live Music Bar

The Waterhole Live Music Bar, Amsterdam: Hours, Address, The Waterhole Live Music Bar Reviews: 4.5/5

The Waterhole Live Music Bar

The Waterhole Live Music Bar
4.5
Concerts • Bars & Clubs • Dance Clubs & Discos
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12:00 - 03:00
Monday
12:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 03:00
Thursday
12:00 - 03:00
Friday
12:00 - 04:00
Saturday
12:00 - 04:00
Sunday
12:00 - 03:00
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The Waterhole Is A Live Music Bar In The Centre Of Amsterdam With A Varying Line-up Of All Popular Music Genres. We Have The Best Happy Hours Of Amsterdam Starts At 12:00 Till 21:00. For Some Play Fun We Have 3 Pool Tables.
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Neighbourhood: Centrum
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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Simosod
Rotterdam, The Netherlands1 contribution
Feb 2022 • Friends
The atmosphere, live music and the friendliness of the staff are a unique combination that puts a good mood on anyone who enters; although the bar was very busy during my experience, the positivity, courtesy and kindness of the staff (in particular a girl named Rosanna) are characteristics that will surely make me come back very often
Written 20 February 2022
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EB1189
3 contributions
Nov 2021
Great bar, great atmosphere, the live music was outstanding! Have already recommended family and friends to visit and would encourage everyone visiting Amsterdam to go to The Waterhole!
Written 4 November 2021
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Biffman01
Dronfield15 contributions
Oct 2021 • Friends
The best bar in Amsterdam!! Friendly manager (always remembers us, each year) great atmosphere and music. Couldn’t recommend high enough
Written 29 October 2021
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GiuseppeAmsterdam
Amsterdam, The Netherlands1 contribution
Oct 2021 • Solo
The Waterhole Live Music bar is right in the centre with good live music and also a happy hour with cheap drinks!!
Written 9 October 2021
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Паша Б
1 contribution
Oct 2021
Mostly it was good but it was no food in bar. That bar doesn’t have any dishes. But drinks are tasty and cheap. I can recommend this bar for another visitors only for drinking.
Written 6 October 2021
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Gareth E
Amsterdam, The Netherlands21 contributions
Jul 2021
Live music is back in Amsterdam and The Waterhole is leading the way. Wednesday night’s jam session with Stan, Joyce and Sin (of Fischer Z) was high class fun! Some cool jammers and great to take part. Some new beers on tap, including the delicious Punk IPA. As always, friendly bar staff and helpful sound engineer. I made new friends from Czech Republic, Hungary and Haarlem!
Written 3 July 2021
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Rowan
1 contribution
May 2020 • Solo
Just a great bar! The vibes are good, the frosty pints are cheap and the staff is just amazing! Great live music and I can go on and on. Just go there already!
Written 30 March 2021
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Dank je wel !!!!
Written 30 March 2021
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Beth R
Maesteg, UK69 contributions
Mar 2021 • Friends
I lived in Amsterdam for 7 years until 2013 and The Waterhole was my several times a week (sometimes every night) hangout on Leidseplein. Open late, great drinks, great live music, great staff... It is everything I want in a bar. I've seen it from quiet and relaxed through the day, all the way to packed with people crowd surfing during weekend gigs and every atmosphere in between. I miss it very much.
Written 29 March 2021
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Thank you !!!! Hope to open en see you soon !!!!
Written 30 March 2021
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Matt B
4 contributions
Apr 2020 • Friends
Went here a few months back and couldn’t have asked for better bar. Great drinks, friendly staff. Would go back!
Written 29 March 2021
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Thank You!!! Till next time !!!!
Written 30 March 2021
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Mirko C
Amsterdam, The Netherlands1 contribution
Sep 2020
One of my favourite places in Amsterdam to hang out with friends to listen to live music on a good beer and have some pool matches, lately there's been a refreshing of the staff, and particularly one Dutch waitress is very aggressive in maintaining the order required by the Corona prevention rules( example if I'm out sitting I can't almost stand up for taking a cigarette that she will start her over dramatic aggressive request) it almost become a problem getting to the toilet without having a battle for the reason for which I was standing,and I can unfortunately see that she's acting in this way with the let's say "non local" people, which is sad since they make most of the revenue.. I personally work in horeca from more than 10 years, if is such a frustrating experience having to do with guests and maintaining rules , change occupation.
Written 30 September 2020
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The Waterhole Live Music Bar is open:
  • Sun - Thu 12:00 - 03:00
  • Fri - Sat 12:00 - 04:00
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