Café The Queen's Head

 
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Kitchy elegance in the Zeedijk
Unpretentious and friendly bar originally opened in 1998 by drag queen Dusty and John, overseen since 2004 by Don, with partner Arjan going 50/50 in 2010. There's a warm lushness to the place, with plants, banquettes and shades of maroon giving a cozy/classy boudoir feel, which provides an appropriate backdrop to "bingo hostesss" in drag every Tuesday. Bears have their own night, and the occasional leatherman, skinheads and up-and-coming youth also figure in the bar's special mix. There's even a canal view out back. 2009 winner of the Gouda Peuk Award for Amsterdam's best smoking room.

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    • fantastic bar
      Friendly bar day and night, worth a visit

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      mg.adriano Over a year ago
      Loves it

      very interesting place
      The most interesting place I visited in Amsterdan, handsome guys, low price and beautiful view from canal (river).

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      DaddyWayne Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Great crowd and good staff
      Friendly pleasant bar service even when really busy and this place gets very busy at times. Great to be able to sit outside and enjoy the nice weather, and people watch the passing trade

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      djmurph Over a year ago
      Loves it

      great spot
      Nice bar. Cool tunes. Great staff and crowd

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      nyhunkyguy Over a year ago
      Loves it

      from Bears to Bingo
      friendly non-scene bar.. neighborhoody, relaxed and unpretentious. Bear events on some Sundays, Bingo(in English) every Tuesday night lef by the ineffable Ms. Windy Mills...She sings (lipsynchs) great songs by the Kinsey Sicks

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      yimm Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Very nice bar
      Specially the bingo tuesday from 10:00-1:00 is hot. The only weekly bingo presented by a tranvestite. Its theater, bingo and a big show! ( opinion of a local)

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      Albert Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Just take it easy and relax
      A great place to be for all kinds of gays. especially also if you want to taste the real "Amsterdam atmosphere" you should pay a visit. To my understandig one of the best, if not THE best, gay bars in the city