Amsterdam bars - local favorites

1. De Nieuwe Anita

8.9
Frederik Hendrikstraat 111-115, Amsterdam, North Holland
Cocktail Bar · Frederik Hendrikbuurt · 36 tips and reviews
Proeflokaal Arendsnest is one of Amsterdam bars - local favorites.

2. Proeflokaal Arendsnest

9.2
Herengracht 90, Amsterdam, North Holland
Beer Bar · Grachtengordel-West · 249 tips and reviews

Spotted by Locals - city guides by localsSpotted by Locals - city guides by locals: Try out their private beer-tastings! Read more.

Café Pakhuis Wilhelmina is one of Amsterdam bars - local favorites.

3. Café Pakhuis Wilhelmina

7.4
Veemkade 576, Amsterdam, North Holland
Music Venue · Oostelijk Havengebied · 12 tips and reviews

Spotted by Locals - city guides by localsSpotted by Locals - city guides by locals: A must visit every first Thursday of the month for their Hardrock Karaoke! Read more.

Conservatorium Hotel is one of Amsterdam bars - local favorites.

4. Conservatorium Hotel

9.3
Van Baerlestraat 27 (Paulus Potterstraat), Amsterdam, North Holland
Hotel · Museumkwartier · 84 tips and reviews

Spotted by Locals - city guides by localsSpotted by Locals - city guides by locals: Check out their bar 'Tunes', great cocktails! Read more.

Tunes Bar is one of Amsterdam bars - local favorites.

5. Tunes Bar

8.1
Van Baerlestraat 27 (Conservatorium Hotel), Amsterdam, North Holland
Hotel Bar · Museumkwartier · 26 tips and reviews

Spotted by Locals - city guides by localsSpotted by Locals - city guides by locals: A great place to start a classy night out! Read more.

Bitterzoet is one of Amsterdam bars - local favorites.

6. Bitterzoet

8.1
Spuistraat 2 (Kattengat), Amsterdam, North Holland
Music Venue · Kuip · 65 tips and reviews

Spotted by Locals - city guides by localsSpotted by Locals - city guides by locals: Come here on a Thursday night! Read more.

Sound Garden is one of Amsterdam bars - local favorites.

7. Sound Garden

8.4
Marnixstraat 164-166, Amsterdam, North Holland
Dive Bar · Jordaan · 74 tips and reviews

Spotted by Locals - city guides by localsSpotted by Locals - city guides by locals: Very international, and great for playing table football (fussball) Read more.

Club Up is one of Amsterdam bars - local favorites.

8. Club Up

7.0
Korte Leidsedwarsstraat 26-1, Amsterdam, North Holland
Night Club · Kuip · 20 tips and reviews

Spotted by Locals - city guides by localsSpotted by Locals - city guides by locals: Friday and Saturday nights are always good, but check out their full program in any case! Read more.

Toko MC is one of Amsterdam bars - local favorites.

9. Toko MC

Polonceaukade 5 (Westergasfabriek), Amsterdam, North Holland
Caribbean Restaurant · Spaarndammer en Zeeheldenbuurt · 19 tips and reviews

Spotted by Locals - city guides by localsSpotted by Locals - city guides by locals: Great parties here! If you're not here to party, try out their peanut soup! Read more.

Café De Tuin is one of Amsterdam bars - local favorites.

10. Café De Tuin

8.3
Tweede Tuindwarsstraat 13 (Tuinstraat), Amsterdam, North Holland
Bar · Jordaan · 52 tips and reviews

Spotted by Locals - city guides by localsSpotted by Locals - city guides by locals: Lovely laidback place, great to start or end your night. Or just stay there the whole night :-) Read more.

De Pilsener Club is one of Amsterdam bars - local favorites.

11. De Pilsener Club

7.6
Begijnensteeg 4, Amsterdam, North Holland
Bar · Kuip · 19 tips and reviews

Spotted by Locals - city guides by localsSpotted by Locals - city guides by locals: Try the jenever! Read more.

Spargo is one of Amsterdam bars - local favorites.

12. Spargo

Linnaeusstraat 37A, Amsterdam, North Holland
Restaurant · Dapperbuurt · 37 tips and reviews

Spotted by Locals - city guides by localsSpotted by Locals - city guides by locals: Great dinners! Read more.

Pacific is one of Amsterdam bars - local favorites.

13. Pacific

7.9
Polonceaukade 23, Amsterdam, North Holland
Bar · Spaarndammer en Zeeheldenbuurt · 105 tips and reviews

Spotted by Locals - city guides by localsSpotted by Locals - city guides by locals: Cosy up to the fireplace in winter! Great parties too! Read more.

Canvas op de 7e is one of Amsterdam bars - local favorites.

14. Canvas op de 7e

Wibautstraat 150 (7e verdieping Volkskrantgebouw), Amsterdam, North Holland
Bar · Weesperzijde · 61 tips and reviews

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Café Restaurant Hesp is one of Amsterdam bars - local favorites.

15. Café Restaurant Hesp

7.3
Weesperzijde 130+131, Amsterdam, North Holland
Bar · Weesperzijde · 56 tips and reviews

Spotted by Locals - city guides by localsSpotted by Locals - city guides by locals: 40 different beers for you to try out! Read more.

Café Brecht is one of Amsterdam bars - local favorites.

16. Café Brecht

9.2
Weteringschans 157, Amsterdam, North Holland
Bar · Centrum · 172 tips and reviews

Spotted by Locals - city guides by localsSpotted by Locals - city guides by locals: Try out the original black forest beer "Tannenzäpfle" Read more.

Basis Amsterdam is one of Amsterdam bars - local favorites.

17. Basis Amsterdam

Vijzelstraat 66 (Keizersgracht), Amsterdam, North Holland
Bar · Grachtengordel-Zuid · 11 tips and reviews

Spotted by Locals - city guides by localsSpotted by Locals - city guides by locals: Great music, not so alternative Read more.

Café Zola is one of Amsterdam bars - local favorites.

18. Café Zola

Kinkerstraat 87, Amsterdam, North Holland
Bar · Stadsdeel West · 19 tips and reviews

Spotted by Locals - city guides by localsSpotted by Locals - city guides by locals: Can get quite loud, but it's great for after work drinks! Read more.

Chicago Social Club is one of Amsterdam bars - local favorites.

19. Chicago Social Club

7.2
Leidseplein 12, Amsterdam, North Holland
Night Club · Kuip · 22 tips and reviews

Spotted by Locals - city guides by localsSpotted by Locals - city guides by locals: Entrance fee for Friday and Saturday, rest of the week is free of charge. Try out the apple martini! Read more.

Golden Brown Bar is one of Amsterdam bars - local favorites.

20. Golden Brown Bar

7.7
Jan Pieter Heijestraat 146, Amsterdam, North Holland
Bar · Overtoomse Sluis · 43 tips and reviews

Spotted by Locals - city guides by localsSpotted by Locals - city guides by locals: Trendy, yet informal. Perfect place for pre-dinner drinks! Read more.

Café De Groene Vlinder is one of Amsterdam bars - local favorites.

21. Café De Groene Vlinder

6.8
Albert Cuypstraat 130, Amsterdam, North Holland
Café · Oude Pijp · 35 tips and reviews

Spotted by Locals - city guides by localsSpotted by Locals - city guides by locals: Great snacks to accompany your drinks! And in winter their terrace is heated (great for smokers) Read more.

'Skek is one of Amsterdam bars - local favorites.

22. 'Skek

8.0
Zeedijk 4-8, Amsterdam, North Holland
Pub · Amsterdam-Centrum · 43 tips and reviews

Spotted by Locals - city guides by localsSpotted by Locals - city guides by locals: By students, and for students! Read more.

Studio/K is one of Amsterdam bars - local favorites.

23. Studio/K

8.4
Timorplein 62 (Borneostraat), Amsterdam, North Holland
Indie Movie Theater · Indische Buurt West · 53 tips and reviews

Spotted by Locals - city guides by localsSpotted by Locals - city guides by locals: Every last Wednesday of the month, Jazz nights! Read more.

Whisky Café L&B is one of Amsterdam bars - local favorites.

24. Whisky Café L&B

Korte Leidsedwarsstraat 82-84 (Leidesekruisstraat), Amsterdam, North Holland
Whisky Bar · Kuip · 88 tips and reviews

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25. Café Wildschut

7.0
Roelof Hartplein 1-3 (Cornelis Anthoniszstraat), Amsterdam, North Holland
Bar · Museumkwartier · 42 tips and reviews

Spotted by Locals - city guides by localsSpotted by Locals - city guides by locals: Simple dinner, or pre-dinner drinks! Read more.

The College Hotel is one of Amsterdam bars - local favorites.

26. The College Hotel

7.2
Roelof Hartstraat 1 (Roelof Hartplein), Amsterdam, North Holland
Hotel · Museumkwartier · 50 tips and reviews

Spotted by Locals - city guides by localsSpotted by Locals - city guides by locals: Come on the last Sunday of the month for their Jazz nights! Read more.

Amsterdam Roest is one of Amsterdam bars - local favorites.

27. Amsterdam Roest

8.9
Jacob Bontiusplaats 1, Amsterdam, North Holland
Music Venue · Oostelijke Eilanden en Kadijken · 130 tips and reviews
't Gasthuys is one of Amsterdam bars - local favorites.

28. 't Gasthuys

7.2
Grimburgwal 7HS, Amsterdam, North Holland
Bar · Amsterdam-Centrum · 45 tips and reviews

Spotted by Locals - city guides by localsSpotted by Locals - city guides by locals: Beers in a cozy setting! Very 'Amsterdam' Read more.

29. CC Muziekcafé

Rustenburgerstraat 384, Amsterdam, North Holland
Music Venue · Nieuwe Pijp · 14 tips and reviews

Spotted by Locals - city guides by localsSpotted by Locals - city guides by locals: Genuinely good live music! Read more.

Club 8 is one of Amsterdam bars - local favorites.

30. Club 8

6.6
Admiraal de Ruijterweg 56B, Amsterdam, North Holland
Pool Hall · Stadsdeel West · 17 tips and reviews

Spotted by Locals - city guides by localsSpotted by Locals - city guides by locals: "But there’s more than pool: the whole upper floor is the actual club floor: all kinds of party events, “Kill All Hipsters” putting their hats here once in a month, next to what they do in Bitterzoet" Read more.

31. Hannekes Boom

9.0
Dijksgracht 4 (IJtunnel), Amsterdam, North Holland
Gastropub · Oostelijke Eilanden en Kadijken · 224 tips and reviews

Spotted by Locals - city guides by localsSpotted by Locals - city guides by locals: "Organic food, live music on selected evenings, laziness and good moods" Read more.