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Cafe Pollux

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Address: Prins Hendrikkade 121, 1011 AM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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+31 20 624 9521
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Absolutely wonderful service and atmosphere!

Absolutely wonderful service and the food was great! We had the pollux omelet which was delicious and serviced with a salad.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
MMRR10023
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely wonderful service and the food was great! We had the pollux omelet which was delicious and serviced with a salad.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Helen gave me 'drop', cheese and i will come back anytime!! Staff is very friendly and helpful. Nice bar good food and drinks! Everyone should visit this bar to enjoy pure Amsterdam hospitality

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Secretly the best bar in amsterdam, sssssst!!!! Don't tell any one!!! Everything you want all in one place😍

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Derby
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

Fantastic cafe next to our hotel. I visited last March and this February. So chilled and lovely staff! Drinks are a good price and the live music was fab! We will be back

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Schio, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

It's weird, but the atmosphere is friendly and welcoming, it's kind of a mix between a stereotypical american dive bar and pink/purple bonanza. the drinks and the prices are very good, there's also a jukebox!

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

As the intoxicated friend in question (see Loveswellsurf's review below), I must also express my immense gratitude to the member of staff at Cafe Pollux who kindly cared for me and fed my friends on New Year's Eve. I am informed that you really went above and beyond the call of duty, so thank you and I wish you all... More 

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

I happened to be near Café Pollux for New Year's Eve, in the early morning. One of my friends was pretty intoxicated so we thought we could go inside to warm him up for 5 minutes before we continue our journey - and found a very welcoming bar with a staff member that gently gave us a few glasses of... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Wonderful little bar which manages to capture so much of what makes Amsterdam a brilliant place to visit! Very chilled out atmosphere, good selection of drinks and fantastic staff who make you feel very welcome no matter where in the world you're from!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

myself and girlfriend were staying 2 minutes up the roaqd at City Hotel and fancied a drink. went into the Pollux and it was really small but amazing. ended up staying for more then one. JUSTIN was the barman and he is amazing. great english and always made sure we were given great service. thank you justin. definately will come... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We were going to our hotel and we stopped just for a beer before sleep. But staff, atmosphere, drinks were so amazing that we stayed for 3 hours more! Highly recommended!

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