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.

Holiday season dining

The holiday season is the perfect time of year to gather with friends and family to enjoy good food. Whether you’re after high tea, a traditiona...

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...

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...

Bars & cafés

Whether you’re after soaking up the atmosphere of a traditional Dutch brown café, lounging in a city luxurious grand café, enjoying a summer cocktail ...

Best terraces in Amsterdam

Whether you’re in the mood for canal-side cocktails, breathtaking rooftop views or craft beer and bitterballen at your local, these sun-soaked hotspot...

Restaurants & cafés

Amsterdam’s many restaurant and cafés are generally very welcoming to families and children. If this is your first visit, be sure to stop at a pancake...