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Pianobar Maxim

Leidsekruisstraat 33-35, 1017 RG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 6 30364965
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Better than waffles

Everyone loves waffles. True? Yes. This place is better than waffles. The music is just... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
So_reviewy
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Truro, United Kingdom
Fabulous night

Excellent service - loved the guy on the piano, it was a relatively quiet Wednesday night - he was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hoppo74
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The one and only pianobar in Amsterdam. A classic pianobar with live entertainment seven days a week.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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Hours Today: 9:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Leidsekruisstraat 33-35, 1017 RG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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+31 6 30364965
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone loves waffles. True? Yes. This place is better than waffles. The music is just fantastic and on the two occasions I’ve ended up here during stag do’s, we have had a fantastic time! Well done to all involved in this place.

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TeamMaximPianobar, Guest Relations Manager at Pianobar Maxim, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your kind words, See you next time! Team MAXIM

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service - loved the guy on the piano, it was a relatively quiet Wednesday night - he was so entertaining, funny and a cracking entertainer! Wish we’d gone there again but had far too many other things to do - make this a must...More

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TeamMaximPianobar, Guest Relations Manager at Pianobar Maxim, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your kind words, See you next time, Team MAXIM

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

This was a great musical experience for us in Amsterdam. Excellent service, superb ambience and the pianist is extremely talented. You can give your choices and he plays almost any song you request. The bar was also not crowded. ample amount of space for almost...More

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leon v, Manager at Pianobar Maxim, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Dear Aditya, Thank you very much for your kind words! See you next time... Team Maxim

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

I'm sure that when this place first opened, they were there to promote great music played live to a sophisticated audience who could and would pay for the privilege of some cool entertainment. We went late on a Friday night expecting such and came away...More

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TeamMaximPianobar, Guest Relations Manager at Pianobar Maxim, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Dear Jules, Thanks for your extensive review and sorry that the music wasn’t what you came looking for. We are glad you still enjoyed your stay! ;-) Just a few remarks: the €5,- cover only on Fridays and Saturdays when the house is full. From...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

A nice Good Looking place with Good staff and they give great service and attention to the guests. Live entertainment starts at 10pm till clothing time. Do a request and if the pianoplayer knows it he plays it. A great place to spend your evening!

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TeamMaximPianobar, Guest Relations Manager at Pianobar Maxim, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you very much, Adele! (And sorry to say: we will stay dressed until closing time ;-)) Grtz Team Maxim

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Reviewed 25 January 2018

While visiting Amsterdam last week I was in search of a live music bar. I came across Pianobar Maxim, right in the middle of the busy nightlife area in the city. Great atmosphere, I met and spoke to a few friendly Dutch locals, and a...More

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TeamMaximPianobar, Guest Relations Manager at Pianobar Maxim, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you Robb for your kind words! See you next time... Team Maxim

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Reviewed 25 December 2017

Lovely evening in this piano bar. Good music by a singing pianist who is more likely to play requests if they're paid for! Tips! Drinks average in price for Amsterdam which overall isn't the cheapest to drink out and about (I'm from London therefore that...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

This is a complete rip off! Firstly we live in Amsterdam, 2 nly they charged €1 per jacket (obligatory) & then 50 cs for a pee,yes even for Paying customers! Just don’t bother.More

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HansDeLau, Guest Relations Manager at Pianobar Maxim, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Dear Griffmarsh, I am sorry we didn't live up to to your expectations. We have live entertainment every night with the best piano entertainers available. Only a cover charge on weekends when MAXIM is really packed. The rest of the week a mandatory €1,- coat...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

One of the few piano bars in Amsterdam — it is fun - quality of music varies - drink list not too good — easy to get to a block from the tramMore

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HansDeLau, Guest Relations Manager at Pianobar Maxim, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Actually we are the only pianobar in town... Glad you think it's fun, we do to... We do have an extensive winelist, cocktaillist, wiskeylist, champagnelist, and a full range of premium softdrinks, beers and spirits. And indeed we are just a few steps from Leidseplein...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

After a big meal, we wanted to hear some live music. We wandered for a little while and stumbled upon this bar. The doorman demanded we remove our coats at the door and pay a 1 Euro coat check fee. We then sat at the...More

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