The leather situation in Amsterdam 2018.

The number of leather bars has gone down somewhat, particularly with the closure of the famous Argos bar in 2015. Leather and latex lovers now can still go to the Dirty Dicks and the Eagle (both in Warmoesstraat). Leather men are sometimes now also found in the Cuckoo’s Nest and the Web.

Every year at the last weekend of October the Leather Pride is celebrated and all parts of the leather community join in to celebrate their life style. And during the year several parties are organized.

Leather/rubber shops in Amsterdam are thriving

There are still a number of fetish shops that cater to the gay scene. A map of these shops can be found below on this page.

Leather bars

loading map - please wait...

Cuckoo\'s Nest: 52.376372, 4.894929
Dirty Dick\'s: 52.374730, 4.897131
Eagle: 52.374682, 4.897056
Spijker: 52.366222, 4.884010
The Web: 52.376526, 4.895771
marker icon

Cuckoo's Nest

Cruisy gay bar with darkroom and smoking area

Address: Nieuwezijds Kolk 6
Open: Su-Th 13:00-01:00; Fr-Sa 13:00-02:00

Website: http://www.cuckoosnest.nl
marker icon

Dirty Dick's

Cruisy gay bar with darkroom. Tends to be frequented by older men, bear types.

Address: Warmoesstraat 86
Open: Mo-Th 16:00-22:00, Su 16:00-03:00, Fr-Sa 16:00-04:00
Website: http://www.dirtydicksamsterdam.com
marker icon


Large gay night club with darkroom and smoking area.
Interesting detail: the building currently holds the title of oldest house of Amsterdam, it has been proven to date from 1485.

Address: Warmoesstraat 90

Open: Su-Th 22:00-04:00, Fr-Sa 22:00-05:00
Website: http://www.theeagleamsterdam.com
marker icon


Pub off the beaten track, but well worth the visit. Located in the cellar of a 17th century building, with pool table and open fire place.
De Spijker has a mixed, mostly local crowd leaning towards the leather scene and friendly staff.
Next to the pool table are the stairs leading to the toilets (mirrored!) and a small, very dark darkroom.

Address: Kerkstraat 4
Open: From 4pm
Website: http://www.spijkerbar.nl
marker icon

The Web

Just off the shopping street Nieuwendijk, this bar with high ceilings and a rough, industrial interior is visited by a mixed crowd of leather, rubber, skin, army and regular gay men In the bar they check each other out; upstairs there is the action in it’s surprisingly airy darkroom.

Address: Sint Jacobsstraat 8

Open: Su-Th 13:00-01:00; Fr-Sa 13:00-03:00
Website: http://www.thewebamsterdam.com

Leather/rubber/fetish shops in Amsterdam

Leather/Rubber/Fetish shops

loading map - please wait...

Bronx: 52.365341, 4.885815
Gays & Gadgets/Underground: 52.376359, 4.892641
Mr B: 52.374754, 4.897338
RoB: 52.374980, 4.897804
Black Body: 52.363358, 4.889303
marker icon

Black Body

Gay rubber/leather/latex clothes store. Here you can find all kinds of erotic clothes and accessories.

Address: Kerkstraat 173
Open: Mo-Sa 11:00-19:00, Su closed
Website: http://www.blackbody.nl
marker icon


Bronx is a household name in Amsterdam in gay porn, since 1976. Used to be a sexshop annex cinema with a friendly atmosphere and a knowledgeable staff. Nowadays, the Bronx sells fetish clothes and various kinds of sex toys. There's a small straight section, but the general atmosphere is of a gay store.

Address: Kerkstraat 53-55
Open: Mo-Su 10:00-22:00
Website: http://www.bronx1976.com
marker icon

Gays & Gadgets/Underground

Gays & Gadgets is two stores into one. On the ground floor is Gays & Gadgets with information about LGBTQ Amsterdam, fun gifts and gadgets and some sexy gear. Underground is a fetish store in the basement of Gays & Gadgets. See our more extensive review in this article.

Address: Spuistraat 44
Open: Mo-Sa 11:00-19:00, Su 12:00-19:00

Website: http://www.gaysandgadgets.com
marker icon

Mr B

Well-known leather/rubber/fetish store.

Address: Warmoesstraat 89
Open: Mo-We,Fr 10:30-19:00, Th 10:30-21:00, Sa 11:00-18:00, Su 13:00-18:00

Website: http://www.mrb.nl
marker icon


Leather/rubber/fetish store

Address: Warmoesstraat 71
Open: Mo-Sa: 11:00-19:00, Su: 13.00-18.00
Website: http://www.rob.nl

Leave a Reply