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Cuckoo' s Nest
gay cruise bar
mon-thu 13:00–01:00, fri-sat 13:00–02:00, sun 13:00–01:00
38 reviews
Rated 2.8/5 based on 55 user reviews
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Nieuwezijds Kolk 6
1012 PV  Amsterdam, Netherlands

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What is it?

Cuckoo' s Nest is a small gay bar... with a huge play area in the basement. There is a labyrinth with different types of cabins. The water sports area is not hard to find: just follow your nose...

Action in the Cuckoo's Nest starts right from the early afternoon, and gets quite busy after work (17:00). This place is also popular early in the evenings as the cruise bars in the Warmoesstraat do not get busy before midnight.

Condoms are available from the bar or the dispensers. Don't forget to order a drink first before you go downstairs.

Leave any valuables at the coat check, dark places always attract pick pockets.

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Features

coat check, darkroom, private cabines, cruising area, glory holes, golden shower area

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www.cuckoosnest.nl

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mon-thu 13:00–01:00, fri-sat 13:00–02:00, sun 13:00–01:00

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30 days ago   

Mostly mouldy oldies here. Like being in a horror movie full of zombies, only with much worse music (no Goblin here, just a bunch of wrinkled gremlins). Whatever appeal Amsterdam may have held for cruisy gay men once, it's dead and buried now.

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1 months ago   

I fucked a hot guy in his tight ass with my hard cock here yesterday. Made me laugh all the more at the many old men pointlessly going around in circles in the basement, super-anxious to get their leg over and never succeeding. Hilarious.

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1 months ago   

This used to be a great place to get some action, but for the past eighteen months or so the (sparse) crowd here has largely consisted of old and creepy men. The same goes for all the other cruising venues in this boring, phoney tourist trap of a town full of ancient mingers. RIP Amsterdam.

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2 months ago

Was here briefly around 1:30 a.m. on a Friday night. There was practically nobody there. Amsterdam is a city without nightlife.

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3 months ago   

Full of OAPs (Old-Ass Phaggots).

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3 months ago   

If this place had a Western theme it would be called "The Old, the Fat and the Ugly". I guess Grindr has killed the cruising scene for good, and only human flotsam (like me) still frequents places like this.

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4 months ago   

Too many old guys.

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5 months ago   

I love this bar! As a youthful man in his early seventies I find this the perfect place to go cruising for young guys in their fifties and sixties. Juicy!!!

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5 months ago   

I visited the Cuckoo's Nest, Dirty Dicks and Eagle last Saturday (i.e. Pink Saturday as well as the Pride opening night) and was somewhat surprised to find that these places were no less quiet than usual.

In fact, when visiting Dirty Dicks at 11 pm I found all of three people there, one of whom was a youngish tourist, who left in a hurry when he saw what was (not) on offer. Management had thoughtfully removed the bar stools to make more room, but that turned out not to be necessary at all.

Later, a few people turned up, but they were all in their sixties at least.

Let's face it: the Amsterdam Pride has become a party for babymakers, who get to congratulate themselves on how tolerant they are. It's about "culture", "tolerance", "acceptance" and a whole slew of admirable ideals, but I was left wondering what happened to the gay stuff.

Did anybody manage to get laid in Amsterdam last weekend?

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6 months ago   

Nothing but ugly old men here, all weekend long. The same was true for Dirty Dicks, the Web and Eagle. Amsterdam is dead.

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10 months ago   

Allemaal opaatjes.

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11 months ago

Largely empty on Saturday. Too many old guys for my taste. Dirty Dicks was even emptier.

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11 months ago   

I spent the entire evening (5 pm till 11 pm) visiting various gay cruising places and saw no action whatsoever. In fact, I haven't managed to get my leg over in the "scene" in five months! (I am an average-looking guy in his early forties.) Warning to tourists: Do not believe the PR machine! Amsterdam as a gay destination is DEAD!

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over a year ago   

Ik kom vaak in de Cuckoo's Nest, zeker twee of drie keer per week. Het is er gastvrij, de muziek is er vaak leuk en in de zomermaanden is het er goed cruisen. Buiten het seizoen is dat laatste helaas niet het geval: jong en oud, dik en dun, mooi en lelijk -- het loopt urenlang rondjes, maar er gebeurt vrijwel niets. Maar goed, het bier staat koud en soms draaien ze Motown...

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over a year ago   

Love this place, special these dominant guys in the cellar. Here I met a guy who took me to what he called the Popperpark in Amsterdam West, a small garden with action in the bushes.

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over a year ago   

No different from two weeks ago: busy, but full of old men and old-men stink.

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over a year ago   

Full of old mingers.

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over a year ago   

This place is pretty cool. Staff are friendly and helpful (except for one guy) and they charge no admission. There was a good crowd there last weekend, even some young guys (although, to be honest, there was nothing going on in the cruising basement).

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over a year ago   

Deze tent ligt op vijf minuten lopen van het Centraal Station, hij gaat ’s middags al open en je kunt er voor de prijs van een biertje cruisen. Waarom is het hier dan zo vaak zo leeg? Wat zit er toch in het leidingwater van Amsterdam dat hier zo weinig geneukt wordt? Waar hangen de geile homo’s uit?

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over a year ago   

Net als vorige week vrijdag was het hier op vrijdag- en zaterdagavond doodstil. En opnieuw was de gemiddelde leeftijd van de bezoekers erg oog. Een halfuur voor sluitingstijd was de tent leeg. De Amsterdamse scene is zo dood als een pier.

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