The 10 Best Bars in Amsterdam in 2017
If you are in Amsterdam, for sure you will want to enjoy the vivid nightlife and you will be asking yourself “which are the best bars in Amsterdam to hang out in the evening?”. Fear no more, we did all the hard (drinking) work for you and we are proud to present you the top 10 picks for a night out in Amsterdam in 2017.
#1 Roest, Website: www.amsterdamroest.nl
This is an industrial city beach. It also holds a day restaurant which is called Super De Bar. There are also markets, warehouse parties, and festivals. City beach in summer & a hip place to be at any other time of year, Roest has a laid-back vibe, live DJ every night & lots of special events. Situated in a red brick converted building.
Address: 213-B Czaar Peterstraat.
#2 Bar Bukowski
Bar Bukowski Amsterdam is a cozy all day cafe at the corner of the Oosterpark and the Beukenweg. Bar Bukowski Amsterdam is named after the American poet and writer Charles Bukowski. Exceptionally well-decorated bar that attracts a young, hip crowd. The adjacent cocktail bar makes a few of the finest cocktails in town.
Address: 10 Oosterpark
#3 Pacific Park BV
Pacific Parc is a refreshing alternative local hangout away from the hustle and bustle of the center. They serve dinner most evenings and on weekends there are DJ’s and occasional live bands. They call themselves a rock’n’roll bar and dance bistro. However, on sunny days they also have the biggest terrace in the Westerpark.
Address: 23 Polonceau-kade
#4 Brouwerij ‘t IJ
Brouwerij ‘t IJ (The IJ Brewery) is a small brewery in Amsterdam next to the De Gooyer windmill. The factory allows tours and tastings and has a pub with an outdoor terrace. The IJ Brewery, certified organic beers can be sampled at the tasting room or large terrace under the De Gooyer windmill. Daily from 15:00-20:00pm. Tram 10 (direction Azartplein): STOP Hoogte Kadijk
Address: 7 Funenkade
#5 Heineken Experience
This is a museum about the Heineken beer and brewery, which is located in the former Brewery. The museum offers a tour, exciting interactive exhibits, and two bars. Its entrance fee will get you two glasses of Heineken for free.
Address: 78 Stadhouderskade
#6 The Golden Brown Bar
Golden Brown Bar is one of the hottest spots on the west side of Amsterdam, and it is well known for its cozy atmosphere, the good thai food and the large drink and beer menu.
Address: 146 Jan Pieter Heijestraat
#7 SkyLounge Amsterdam
This fancy bar is located at the top of the DoubleTree Hilton hotel, so you have to enter the hotel and take the lift to the top floor. The bar will provide you with stunning views of the city of Amsterdam.
#8 Gollem’s Proeflokaal
This is an excellent place to go if you are looking for great beers – local or Belgium ones. It also has some tables outside, suitable if you are lucky enough to fall into a sunny day in Amsterdam.
Address: 160II Overtoom
#9 Café Maxwell
This place can suit many different needs of yours such as sitting on the terrace or enjoying it inside; having a brunch, lunch, snacks and dinner, or just enjoy great local beers and top-notch cocktails. Its service is more than friendly.
Address: 27 Beukenplein
#10 Vesper Bar
This is a cute tiny little cocktail bar, where you could spend a lovely Friday evening. Here you can enjoy some inventive cocktails in a cool atmosphere.
Address: 57 Vinkenstraat