There's not much that beats a drink or dish on an Amsterdam terrace. When the sun is up many of the city's best cafés and restaurants have space for an outdoor terrace – many overlooking the canals or rivers. It makes a great meal that bit more special!

5 perfect picnic spots

Make the most of Amsterdam’s shy sunny days by heading off for a picnic away from the city-centre crowds. From grassy fields to foodie markets and a f...

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...

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...

In de Waag

Nieuw markt 4
There is a part of Amsterdam that never sleeps: Nieuwmarkt. In the middle stands the Weighing House, or Waag. Originally built in ...


mt. Ondinaweg 15-17
The IJ-Kantine is more than just a canteen on the IJ. This striking and transparent brasserie with its fabulous terrace on the NDS...