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.

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...

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 10 cocktail bars

Amsterdam is home to some incredibly unique cocktail bars that push mixology boundaries in delicious ways. Read on to discover the very best cocktail ...

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...

Top 10 arty coffee houses

Amsterdam is full of great art museums and galleries, and there is certainly no shortage of cool cafés, either. But what about combining the two? In a...