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Tales and Spirits

Lijnbaanssteeg 5-7 | 1012 TE, 1012 TE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 6 55356467
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly
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Lijnbaanssteeg 5-7 | 1012 TE, 1012 TE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very reasonably priced really nice and accessible cocktails including the one in honour of the working ladies around town. Atmosphere at the bar a bit stiff with lots of rules, as is the door policy, otherwise a nice place to drop in with work colleagues...More

Thank horatiostreet95
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited last week and were very lucky to get a table, the cocktail bar has limited tables so I would definitely recommend arriving early( I believe they open from 5:30) . The bar is beautiful and we were made to feel so very welcome....More

Thank Paige-Emily F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must visit for unique cocktails and a speak easy atmosphere. I also recommend dining as the food was flavorful and well put together. But give yourself plenty of time to enjoy multiple cocktails because they are so special in both taste and preparation!

Thank Allison K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a cocktail place this restaurant is nicely decorated and service is absolutely great. Their choice of cocktail is vast and made with quality / premium ingredients. I would recommend their cocktails with egg white, as it does bring a nice twist to those. They...More

Thank Ben C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cocktails were brilliant some of the best we have had anywhere. There were a significant number of options available and it certainly took a while to decide! The staff were very friendly and helpful and provided really good recommendations when we asked. The atmosphere...More

Thank Amy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very quirky cocktails, table service and great atmosphere. The Nutcracker and Girl Next Door were delicious! 🍹❤😍

Thank Belinda S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth the expected 30 minutes wait in the rain! But we waited 6-8 min before we were seated in a top spot at the bar. Had a sampling menu from the barsnack menu, and a good sampling from the bar menu. At a place...More

Thank Espen B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

At a wednesday night we were seated right away. The dark room smelled like cinnamon and had candles and music. The host welcomed us and explained the menu. For every drink there’s a story, and you can choose between old fashioned drinks and new and...More

Thank Taina I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place is very unique and cozy. The menu is like a big book of stories, each drink has a little tale written about it. Drinks come in various ways, in a porcelain cup, reguilar class, or even in a burning monkeys head! Fun for...More

1  Thank ville m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just go here....if you want a handcrafted cocktail made with love just go. Each glass represents what kind of drink is inside which I thought was a nice touch and made this place feel even more personal. There is a drink for every taste and...More

Thank LoveLifeTravel2011
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
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Joe C
22 February 2017|
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Response from Hannah J | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure as long as you're not in sports wear etc you'll be fine!
Joe C
22 February 2017|
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Response from Morgan L | Reviewed this property |
No it's really laid back. The staff are super friendly, it's not that type of place where there's someone to tell you you're incorrectly dressed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$45
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 1:00 AM
5:30 PM - 1:00 AM
5:30 PM - 1:00 AM
5:30 PM - 1:00 AM
5:30 PM - 3:00 AM
5:30 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lijnbaanssteeg 5-7 | 1012 TE, 1012 TE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighbourhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 6 55356467
  • E-mail
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.
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