Prik is a very popular gay bar on the Spuistraat (behind Royal Palace). The bar has been voted best gay bar of The Netherlands in several years.
The name Prik comes the bubbles in Prosecco which they serve on the tap. The bar has a popular terrace in summer. You can get, snacks and cocktails. Various DJs on weekdays and in the weekend.
The bar has very friendly staff, good vibe by a various public. The décor is fresh, colourfully cosy, retro but modern. One of the hot spots in town.
What the owners write:
PRIK was voted #1 gay bar of the Netherlands, thank you for voting!
PRIK is hidden in the heart of Amsterdam and offers a friendly, no-nonsense environment where you can come and relax either indoors or on their lovely terrace. The menu consists of yummy bites and surprising drinks - with or without a little ‘prik’ (as prik means bubbels in Dutch). You’ll love the wide variety of unique cocktails like the Strawberry Cheesecake and Dutch Pepper Bomb. And what about the Prik (Prosecco) from tap in white and pink!
Prices are just as friendly as the boys serving you. In the weekends this loungy bar turns into a packed out mini dance club, with the exception that there’s never a cover charge, the music is always great and the crowd always fun! Amsterdam’s best gay DJ’s spin an eclectic mix of vocal dance, hot pop and funky disco. Check out the website what's going on right now. Some of their specials include: Every Monday Pints (1/2 liter) 4,-, Tuesdays Gin&Tonics 25% off, Thursdays cocktail SALE, Sunday Prosecco 3,-.
PRIK has been serving Amsterdam since July 2006 and won numerous awards since, like “most popular gay bar of the Netherlands”, the Rainbow Award for best gay bar and "best gay venue of amsterdam" twice by time out magazine and also best LGTB terrace Amsterdam.
The crowd is super relaxed and easy to connect with, a mix of all ages and types of locals, expats and visitors. This cute unique place is a must when you visit Amsterdam!