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Big, dark and dirty basement, and there's a bar too
Opened in 1984 and overseen since 1985 by Cain 'Cal' Berlinger and partner Gail Laarhuis during the golden age of leather, the Cuckoo's Nest now attracts a more casual manliness, though one expressed readily in the basement darkroom. The well-equipped subterranean play space apparently ranks among the continent's largest, with the bar's website providing a map of its labyrinthine layout. Smoking is allowed in about half of the basement area. Since 2004 the bar has been run by Arjan Kröner — the gay-friendly brother of Alexander, who ruled the Nest from the late 1980s until his death in 2004. This neighbourhood bar is located between NZ Voorburgwal and the Nieuwendijk, just near the Web and just minutes from the Warmoesstraat.

Tags: Men Only, Leather, Cruise Bar, Backroom, Smoking Area, Rubber

Nieuwezijds Kolk 6
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland 1012 PV

+31 20 6271752
Mon to Thu 1pm—1am; Fri and Sat 1pm—2am; Sun 1pm—1am


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