Top 10 Bars in Amsterdam Centrum

the best bars in Amsterdam's city centre

All bars mentioned on this website are popular spots that are visited by locals and not mainly targeted at tourists

Best places

molenpad

Het Molenpad

Canal-side terrace, students

Prinsengracht 653 / Canal Belt

lottis

Bistro Berlage

Recently opened spot for lunch, dinner or a drink.

Beursplein 1 / Dam Square

occo

Libertine Cafe Cafe

Marble table tops, open kitchen, pizzettas.

Wolvenstraat 22 / De 9 Straatjes

het-paleis

Café Het Paleis

An oasis near bustling Dam Square, frequented by locals

Paleisstraat 16 / Dam

blue

Blue Amsterdam

Relaxed panorama bar with 360° view of the city

Singel 457 / Kalverpassage

occo

OCCO

Cosmopolitan bar & brasserie at The Dylan Hotel, urban chic.

Keizersgracht 384 / Canal Belt

lottis

Lotti's

Café, Bar & Grill at The Hoxton, open from early morning until late at night

Herengracht 255 / Canal Belt
occo
tloosje

Café 't Loosje

Cosy Old-Dutch café with outdoor terrace, perfect for watching passing people; oven baked omelet; billiard table

Nieuwmarkt 32-34 / Nieuwmarkt

esprit

Caffe Esprit

popular meeting place with great outdoor terrace on picturesque square

Spui 10 / Spui
in t aepjen

"Stay with the monkeys" in a wooden house from the 15th century.