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Wynand Fockink

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Great historic place to try Jenever

Hidden in the back streets is this fine historic bar and shop. There is a large range of Jenever to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Great place with authentic staff!

Absolute must visit when in Amsterdam , great liquors and very knowledgeable staff. Also recommend... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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In around 1679, Wynand Fockink opened his spirits and liqueur distillery on the Pijlsteeg in the bustling city center of Amsterdam. In those days distilleries usually included a tasting house and a shop; Wynand Fockink's was no exception. Today...more
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Pijlsteeg 31, 1012 HH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Red Light District (De Wallen)
+31 20 639 2695
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Hidden in the back streets is this fine historic bar and shop. There is a large range of Jenever to try (don’t call it gin!) and the knowledgeable bar staff will recommend one for your tastes. They are served in small schooners, in the traditional...More

Thank Andythebaggie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Earlier this evening, this place was racist to me, my family and my colleagues. We went there shortly after 8 PM, and the tasting room already had a few customers. We were asked where we were from and answered, saying we are from Turkey. We...More

Thank papayasoap
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolute must visit when in Amsterdam , great liquors and very knowledgeable staff. Also recommend to try the tasting tour in the weekend!

Thank 495elines
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a great little place to visit. We had the lovely Max take us through our tasting - very friendly and knowledgeable. The Jenever was amazing and will definitely visit again on our next trip. Thanks Guys.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting and old place. Place is working from 1679. Very tasty liquors super barman. Every time barmen talk about his making liquor stores

Thank Сергей С
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We were recommended to go here by a local but in fact they only had 5 beers and they could only serve them in half pint glasses so we had one and moved on. It looks like a great place if you want to try...More

Thank Zaphod125
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing. Visit during the day while it is quiet and the man there will be able to talk you through the history of jenever, all the different tastes and recommend a few for you to taste, it is then time to choose...More

2  Thank Figarogir1
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Glad we found this place, it was quiet when we visited so the guys there had plenty of time to explain the history and talk us through the drinks on offer. Slurping your gin in the traditional manner is a must!

Thank PJ1996
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Heard abut this from a number of sources. Really couldn't quite figure out what it was. A tour? Tasting room? Pub? Reservations needed? Well, we finally just WENT to it. It's in an alley right near the Dam. As you face this century old shop,...More

Thank chimayred
Reviewed 6 September 2018

My husband and I were recommended this bar by some local friends for an authentic jenever experience. The bar itself is small, dimly lit and cosy and only allows a few people in at a time, although we spotted many people stopping by for a...More

1  Thank Danica W
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Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the
Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its
saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to
view some of the city’s most picturesque canals,
historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples
of traditional local architecture – not to mention
Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist
temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some
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27 May 2018|
Response from TheBrizzieWalls | Reviewed this property |
We ate on the edge of the Red Light district at Piccolo Mondo.
Ibiba O
29 February 2016|
Response from Sarah M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is only a small room but people spill into the passageway as well.