a VirtualTourist member from Swansea
Does anyone have recommendations for happy hours/cheap beer in central Amsterdam
bulldog hostel/hotel bar, great outdoors when the weather is warm
Stay away from the bars at the main squares.
PJ is right: just stay away from the main squares and tourist areas and you should be fine.
We found Amsterdam in general to be a reasonable place for lifting a pint, and what your exchange rate being much better than ours ( I live in the U.S.) you shouldn't have any trouble stretching your pounds.
If you're for cheap beer at a supermarket, then Lidl (supermarket) has 0.5 l cans of excellent German beer at around 70 eurocents per can. Even Bitburger is about 89 cents, if I remember correctly (I usually buy Veltsins). Same goes for Aldi, a similar low priced supermarket chain.
heres a link to Bulldogs:::::http://www.bulldoghotel.com/default.htm
they say it's not as good as it use to be, but when i stayed there, I had a great time and HH8-9pm,when done, you walk up to your room and pass out
cheers tommy x