Terrace Cafés

Amsterdam's most idyllic café terraces

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

most popular cafés with an outdoor terrace

koffieschenkerij

De Koffieschenkerij

Beautiful courtyard terrace, authentic, historic place

Centrum / Old Centre

eye

EYE bar-restaurant

The most stunning views imaginable of the IJ harbour and Amsterdam's Central Station

IJpromenade 1 / IJ Waterfront

toussaint

Café Toussaint  

Nice terrace, child-friendly eetcafé with good food

West / Oud-West

de plantage

De Plantage

Sitting among the old Artisplein sycamore trees, watching flamingos from Artis Zoo

Centrum / De Plantage

pilsvogel

De Pilsvogel  

Bustling eetcafé with large outdoor terrace near Albert Cuyp Market

Zuid / De Pijp

occo

Café 't Loosje

Former waiting room for the horse-drawn tram

Centrum / Nieuwmarkt

esprit

Caffe Esprit

Popular meeting place with great outdoor terrace on picturesque square

Centrum / Spui

bosco

Bosco

Trendy neighborhood café with sunny terrace.

West / Oud-West

dedruif

De Druif

Oldest pub in town, nice terrace, historic place

Centrum / Old Centre

hetpaleis

Café Het Paleis

Conveniently located lunch spot near Kalverstraat, friendly service

Centrum / Dam

luxembourg

Cafe Luxembourg

Watching people from the 'parisien' terrace, elegant meeting place, international reading table

Centrum / Spui

indewaag

In de Waag

Outdoor terrace in front of a mediaeval city gate on Nieuwmarkt square

Centrum / Nieuwmarkt

molenpad

Het Molenpad

Brown café with canalside terrace on the famous Prinsengracht at a fantastic location.

Centrum / Canal Belt

the corner

The Corner  

A good café with sunny terrace near the RAI Convention Centre

Zuid / Rivierenbuurt

esprit

Café 't Sluisje

Popular meeting place with great outdoor terrace on picturesque square

Noord / Nieuwendam


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