All bars mentioned on this website are popular spots that are visited by locals and not mainly targeted at tourists
Canal-side terrace, students
Prinsengracht 653 / Canal Belt
Recently opened spot for lunch, dinner or a drink.
Beursplein 1 / Dam Square
Marble table tops, open kitchen, pizzettas.
Wolvenstraat 22 / De 9 Straatjes
An oasis near bustling Dam Square, frequented by locals
Paleisstraat 16 / Dam
Relaxed panorama bar with 360° view of the city
Singel 457 / Kalverpassage
Cosmopolitan bar & brasserie at The Dylan Hotel, urban chic.
Keizersgracht 384 / Canal Belt
Café, Bar & Grill at The Hoxton, open from early morning until late at night
Cosy Old-Dutch café with outdoor terrace, perfect for watching passing people; oven baked omelet; billiard table
Nieuwmarkt 32-34 / Nieuwmarkt
popular meeting place with great outdoor terrace on picturesque square
"Stay with the monkeys" in a wooden house from the 15th century.