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Poollokaal De Gracht

Nieuwe Achtergracht 110, 1018 WT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 620 1908
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Most layed back pool hall with excellent competitions

I was looking for place to play pool without that "we are so hip" mentality. Found it in de Gracht... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2016
Good place but not lively

Maybe my brother and I were unlucky, but we came here and it wasn't very lively. Which isn't a bad... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2016
Bart B
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Pool lokaal De Gracht is a place where you can play pool, play biliards, darts, poker, watch sports and drink beer and mingle with the dutch
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25 Aug 2016
“Most layed back pool hall with excellent competitions”
5 Mar 2016
“Good place but not lively”
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Nieuwe Achtergracht 110, 1018 WT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Plantage & the East
+31 20 620 1908
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

I was looking for place to play pool without that "we are so hip" mentality. Found it in de Gracht! 14 full sized tables and excellent players without capsones. Nice local beer collection on a canal side location. They keep a challenge table for those...More

Thank Etienneverheem
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Maybe my brother and I were unlucky, but we came here and it wasn't very lively. Which isn't a bad thing cause you don't have to wait to get a pool table. We came here to play pool and that's what we got, but if...More

Thank Bart B
Reviewed 14 November 2015

It is close to the university. We like to go there after classes. Friendly staff, spacious, many tables. Maybe need to queue during weekends evening. So come during the happy hours!

Thank Zhenzhen F
Reviewed 23 September 2015

I am an ex pat in Amsterdam, I have been playing in the Gracht for the past 6 years. I have always been made to feel welcome. Excellent staff, good tables, and friendly locals. Definitely worth a visit if you are in Amsterdam and fancy...More

Thank Lord_Stewart
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

I do not play pool and this to me was a first. I've loved it!! It's a big, somewhat divy place on a canal, with something like twenty tables. As soon as we entered this beautiful bottle of laphroaig triple wood started smiling at me...More

Thank Jeanne A
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

We visit Poollokaal De Gracht a few times a year, usually with a group of 10 people. The atmosphere is really good. Tables are clean, cues are straight, you can pick the songs and for smokers there is a room in the back. But most...More

Thank ozgengungor
Reviewed 2 May 2015

The waitresses are stunning and keep you ordering the great local beers. The level of play is excellent so one can always find a money game. If you want to loose money, ask for Ali!

Thank Jan V
Reviewed 31 March 2015 via mobile

I organised a pool competition for a group of us who were visiting Amsterdam on a stag party. It's a lovely place, with high quality tables and ques. To top it off, they have their sound system hooked up to an app that let's you...More

Thank Gordon M
Reviewed 2 January 2015

This is a great pool hall with plenty of quality tables, friendly staff and locals. Prices for tables and beer are very good, with a smoking room, card tables and darts boards perfect for your pub sportsman. With Satellite TV, you will usually get 1...More

Thank Chuckles884
Reviewed 5 March 2014

Compared to the pool halls you'd get in the UK, this is by far the best I've ever been to. House cues are all straight, the 7ft tables are all very good with no lean and cloths are all in good condition. Service is excellent...More

Thank WaitroseCarpark
Plantage & the East
The eastern edge of central Amsterdam provides
visitors with the chance to imagine the city that
Rembrandt called home (and to tour his historic house)
while shopping like the thriftiest of locals at
Waterlooplein’s massive flea market, or even enjoying
a craft beer beside the tallest wooden windmill in The
Netherlands. This verdant, serene, and stately part of
town is home to Artis Royal Zoo, one of Europe’s
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