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Top clubs in Amsterdam

From vast rave caves to intimate basements, check out I amsterdam's guide to the most popular clubbing hotspots in Amsterdam.

Popular clubs and party venues in Amsterdam

As one of the world's biggest exponents of dance music, Amsterdam's thriving clubbing and nightlife scene covers all bases. World famous superclub Trouw may have been confined to history and legend (RIP), but its spirit lives on in clubs all over Amsterdam. From glitzy nightspots to raw warehouses, industrial buildings and hard-to-find basements, Amsterdam is overflowing with places to move your feet and pump your fists until the early hours. 

Here's I amsterdam's selection of some of the city's most popular nightclubs, where you'll find everything from big-room sounds to minimal beats played out by some of the world's biggest DJs and up-and-coming local talent. 

Looking for clubbing listings? Search the what's on guide to find club nights in Amsterdam, or take a look at some of the top regular club nights in Amsterdam.

Top clubs in Amsterdam

De School

The long awaited and highly anticipated new club from the team behind Trouw opened its doors in January 2016 inside a former schoo...


This huge hall on the Westergasfabriek grounds regularly hosts bigger-is-better-style club nights.


Amsterdam’s Sugarfactory is a dynamic, open-minded and creative place where club, live music and theatre meet. The club regularly ...

AIR Amsterdam

Risen from the ashes of the legendary club iT in Amsterdam's city centre, AIR is a house and dance club with an interior designed ...

Club Up

Club Up is a stage for talented young DJs and producers hosted in the swanky art club De Kring – which usually only admits members...


This creative space, located in a former medical office building in Amsterdam’s District of Nieuw-West hosts art, music, dance and...


Located on the lively Rembrandtplein in the city centre, Escape is one of Amsterdam's largest and most popular night clubs.


Located in the bustling heart of Amsterdam, the Melkweg (Milky Way) is one of the city's leading entertainment venues with two hal...


Bitterzoet ('bittersweet') with its slick design functions as a bar as well as a club, music venue and theatre.


A prominent feature in the west of Amsterdam, the Westergasfabriek (a former gas works) is one of the city's thriving creative hot...


Former squat turned multi-media centre and vegan restaurant on the Overtoom.

Canvas op de 7e

Located on the seventh floor of the lively Volkshotel, this bar/club/cafe/restaurant is characterised by an easy-going vibe.


Club Panama is a nightclub located in a historic and atmospheric building in Amsterdam's Oostelijk Havengebied (Eastern Docklands)...


The Tolhuistuin ('Tollhouse Garden') is one of Amsterdam Noord’s latest cultural hotspots.

De Nieuwe Anita

You may feel like you've wandered into somebody's living room when you enter De Nieuwe Anita. Decked out in mis-matched home furni...

The Winston Kingdom

The Winston Kingdom is a club that belongs to the hotel of the same name on Warmoesstraat. The club has a sensual atmosphere but i...

Pakhuis De Zwijger

Pakhuis de Zwijger (De Zwijger warehouse) was built during the heyday of Amsterdam’s Eastern Docklands area and was used as a ware...


A recent addition to the cultural scene in Amsterdam Noord, Undercurrent is a striking floating construction offering breathtaking...


Located on the 20th floor of the iconic A'DAM Tower, Madam is a panoramic restaurant, bar and nightclub with far reaching views ac...

Depot Amsterdam

With an inclusive approach, affordable club nights and raw, industrial decor, this warehouse club in Amsterdam North takes clubbin...

De Marktkantine

Housing a theatre, a restaurant, a club and creative workspaces all under one roof, there’s always a lot going on at De Marktkanti...