Places to eat and drink in Amsterdam

Whether you're looking for Michelin standard cuisine or a cosy local joint, you'll find plenty to please your palate in Amsterdam. Make sure you check out the thriving bar scene too - watch the world go by from a canal side terrace, or head to stylish cocktail bar if you're after something a little more shaken and stirred.


Dutch restaurants

To truly experience all that Amsterdam has to offer, you’ve got to go all out and embrace the cuisine of the country. Sample the food the locals love at one of these Dutch food restaurants in Amsterdam.

New in town

There's a culinary discovery around every corner in Amsterdam. New restaurants, bars and delis are opening every day: from new hip hotspots in upcoming neighbourhoods to hidden gems in the city centre.

Michelin star restaurants

Going to a Michelin-rated restaurant can be quite the treat, and the Netherlands certainly isn't short on options.

Best restaurants in the Amsterdam Area

Brasserie Bakboord Almere

Sophisticated seaside dining or a fashionable modern eatery? Venture into the greater Amsterdam Area!

Browse all restaurants

Amsterdam's food scene has something for everyone. So no matter your budget, dining style or craving, you'll find the perfect restaurant.

Bars and cafés

Brown bars

Amsterdam Dutch local cafe bar, Marie-Charlotte Pezé
These local watering-holes are a quintessential part of Amsterdam’s culture – and are favoured by some colourful local personalities.

Coffee bars

The Coffee Virus Amsterdam
It's essential to be properly caffeinated when exploring Amsterdam. Read on for a list of some of our favourite coffee haunts.

Beer bars

Covering everything from creative young local breweries to well-stocked craft beer bars, Amsterdam's craft and speciality beer game is strong. 

Cocktail bars

For a delightful evening out, stop by one of Amsterdam’s best cocktail bars to sip some well-made classics or inventive new mixes.

All bars and cafés

Bar Botanique
Find the best cafés, bars and casual bistros for relaxing over a craft beer, cocktail or locally distilled jenever.

Eat and drink outside

Taste the world in Amsterdam

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