café/bar

Amsterdam has a long tradition of café culture and nothing beats a few hours spent lounging in a café. Grab a magazine or newspaper, order your favourite beverage and watch the world go by outside the window. There are cosy ‘brown cafés’, beautiful grand cafés and a large variety of bars or café-bar hybrids.

Grand cafés

Occupying a steadfast place within Amsterdam's long tradition of café culture, the city's grand cafés are spacious and stylish places to unwind. Nothi...

Top terrace bars in Amsterdam

Experience Amsterdam with a drink in hand on a social summer evening. There are excellent terrace bars to be found in every neighbourhood and these ar...

Hotel bars

Hotels aren't just for sleeping. With plenty of fantastic hotel bars on offer in Amsterdam – ranging from decadent to über-cool – they are now an exci...

10 x wine bars in Amsterdam

The Dutch may not be typically known for their wine, but wine bars are enjoying an ever growing popularity in Amsterdam. Spend a long, relaxed evening...