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Pulitzer's Bar

#397 of 3,136 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
Bar, European
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Keizersgracht 234, 1016 DZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 523 5282
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15:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 15:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 15:00 - 02:00
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Oslo, Norway
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Dapper bartenders mix their magic behind the bar with an extensive cocktail menu. Well groomed and charming, the keep the ladies entertained while working their craft. A step back in time with some Art Deco inspiration and smaller rooms inspiring good conversation.

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Thank Peter J
Cary, North Carolina, United States
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very nice bar, comfortable seating and very attentive bar tendor and wait staff. Enjoyed a drink every evening at the end of the day.

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Thank Bill Z
Montreal, Canada
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128 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The bar looks pretty nice but we were disappointed with the atmosphere. On our first visit we had great service and the bar was pretty busy but just enough to make it lively. We returned on the following night, and despite having the exact same staff we received horrible service. The barman had to tell our waiter that we had... More 

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Thank ScotchAndSuits
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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161 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great bar in the Pulitzer Hotel. There's a good selection of food and non alcoholic cocktails. It wasn't too crowded when I went and I found a table in a small room next door. Service was fairly fast. A little pricy

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Thank emma b
London, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We had a pre-dinner drink here during our recent trip to Amsterdam. It was a busy Saturday evening but we were able to find a table with a nice view off the canal. We particularly liked the ambience. We had wine but they had a good really cocktail list. The snacks they serve with the drinks are a nice touch.... More 

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Thank Jennifer C
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2 reviews
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We found ourselves loving this bar because it has the Best Bar Tenders and they make the Best drinks after a long day of walking!

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Thank Jennifer B
maarn
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161 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Yesterday I visited the bar with our youngest daughter. She was treated like a queen. Two perfectly made non-alcohol cocktails for her and for me a Negroni style but softer, more tender. We enjoyed our little visit very much. The bar is dark, with secret corners, couches and books. Nice.

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Thank hrn69
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93 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Very nice bar with a nice atmosphere and art decorations. Seating is good. Staff were friendly. All drinks came with some nuts etc to nibble on. Prices arnt cheap either but the quality is good The menu is not the most extensive and surprisingly there were some drinks not on the menu but visible in the bar, unless these were... More 

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Thank Leon V
Vienna, Austria
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

the barchef knows exactly what he is doing and makes excellent drinks. The place is very quiet and suits perfect for business or private gettogether

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Thank easy_vienna
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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649 reviews
310 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This time in the evening for drinks. The waiters and cocktailshakers are good. They even make cocktails which are not on the menu. I like that service!

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Thank FayeInAmsterdam

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, European
Meals
Drinks
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 01:00
Monday
15:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
15:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
15:00 - 01:00
Thursday
15:00 - 01:00
Friday
15:00 - 02:00
Saturday
15:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Keizersgracht 234, 1016 DZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 523 5282
Description
The glamour of long lost times enters the modern day at the Pulitzer's Bar. This timeless hotel bar tells a contemporary tale of cocktail history through a classic menu and an effortlessly elegant atmosphere. Thanks to its makeover in 2016, the interior captures the accessible elegance of old school hotel bars in a monumental Amsterdam building with its own entrance at the Keizersgracht. One could easily flee the bustle of the city, yet overlook its signature canals, in one of the comfortable armchairs around the fireplace or talk the night away at the impressive Art Deco style bar.

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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically significant as it is perennially popular. Whether you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast, shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get lost in a moody meander and a key component to any sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws include the Anne Frank House, the Bloemenmarkt floating flower market, an enviable assortment of independent boutiques along De Negen Straatjes, and of course all of Grachtengordel’s lovely canals and bridges.
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