However, the interior of the bar was preserved by the family and the bar reopened in 2007.
It remains a central point within the city’s scene, though certainly not the only one on the street: De Engel van Amsterdam and De Barderij have a keen following, while the Queen’s Head is home of the infamous Drag Bingo.
More details about events and businesses on the street can be found on the Reguliersdwarsstraat website.
The area around Zeedijk and Warmoesstraat remains one of the most intensive hubs of LGBT-friendly shops and nightlife in Amsterdam.
At the softer side of the spectrum, Getto provides a cosy and relaxed ‘open to all’ atmosphere while serving cocktails and burgers named after drag queens.