Old Nickel | Amsterdam,
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Old Nickel
Exceptional based on 12 ratings
Type: Bar

Nieuwe Brugsteeg 11
Amsterdam, Netherlands 1012 AG [ print map ]
020 624 19 12


Hours: Daily 09.00-04.00

Mayor: Boudicca (1) | Taps: 6 | Bottles: 60

Old Nickel

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Beer Available At Old Nickel (arranged by most recent)
Texels Tripel 54, Jopen Koyt 88, Jopen Jacobus Rye Pale Ale 87
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12 reviews for Old Nickel
 Ambiance  80%
 Service  63%
 Selection  61%
 Food N/A 
 Value  72%
 Overall  65%
 Rating  70%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 11/20
Boudicca  (704) London, England | October 5, 2014
A nice little brown bar in a small street between the station and the red light district. It’s quite reminiscent of an English pub, with lots of dark wood, a couple of settees and a resident ginger cat. They have six taps - nothing outstanding, but good enough - and a reasonable bottle list with about 15 Dutch, 25 Belgian and 10 other bottles. (Visited 23 September 2014).
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 3/10   SELECTION 5/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 10/20
adamnowek  (55) Amsterdam, Netherlands | September 14, 2014
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 12/20
Rune  (417) Tromsø, Norway | August 6, 2014
A four-sided, British lookalike, pub located in the Red Light District and not so far from the railway station. A brownish pub with a cozy atmosphere. 54 bottles on the menu and four on keg. Mostly Nederlandske bieren and Belgisch trappist, lots of bottles from breweries like Texels and Jopen. Friendly and smiling service from the barmaid. Very quiet on a Monday before noon (visited with Frau Eva 21.07.2014).
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
moleha4  (21) , England | July 3, 2014
Small wood panelled bar, giving the impression a little like a ship’s cabin. Solid beer list with plenty of Belgians though no rarities. Visited 29/6 lunchtime.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Gerbeer  (68) Vancouver, British Columbia | April 21, 2013
Old style pub ambiance. Cat in front booth. Decent selection. Quite and pleasant. Older cliental.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
Fin  (572) Merton, Oxfordshire, England, England | March 11, 2013
This is another bar that I must have walked past on dozens of occasions without giving it a second glance, however this time we did (me & my dad) the beer selection was really pretty good, I have actually forgotten what I had now but recall that it was a pretty decent beer maybe it was the dry hopped version of the Christoffel beer, I think it was come to think of it. We had pleasant 30-40 mins in here and left just before the band were about to start, though they looked quite interesting with a banjo player amongst them. I had actually enjoyed listening to the Cure who were played at a sensible but pleasant enough so you could hear volume. This bar had a distinct cosy old fasioned slightly worn feel to it with plenty of old wood around and a view out of the large windows from where we were sat to the mayhem of this part of town. This is a pretty good bar in a pretty poor area.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
bierkonijn  (11) amsterdam, Netherlands | August 15, 2011
Not the largest selection in the world, but an outspoken and surprising one. That with the great opening hours, and a certain ambiance not every one might enjoy makes this place a just great. For those days you just need a schlenkerla smoked marzen at 3 o’clock at night.
MonMadsen  (124) , Denmark | December 19, 2010| Updated January 22, 2014
Visited July 2010. Went there several times on my holidaytrip. Not so much for the selection of beers, but for the atmosphere. Cosy, almost local atmospere though located in a tourist area. Very nice with the monstercat on the table. Revisited March 2013. Still a monstercat on the table, still cosy.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 5/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 5/20
altonbrownd  (213) Brussels, Belgium | July 7, 2010
Okay place in a horrible part of Amsterdam. Couldn’t find any beers to try though as they are all fairly standard. Ripe for deletion.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 11/20
ogivlado  (297) Zagreb, Croatia | November 15, 2009
Right behind corner from my hostel. Wooden interior, average beer selection, reasonable prices. Same as at Gollem II, there was a big house cat which was sprawling at the table all the time. Found just one new beer here and surprisingly that was neither Belgian or Dutch; it was German.

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