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Best cocktail bars in Amsterdam

From chic bars in Jordaan to vibrant speakeasys in Amsterdam-Oost, the Dutch capital has plenty of top bars to discover. Here we guide you through the city, highlighting some of the best places to stop for a drink along the way

Emily Scrivener
Emily Scrivener ,

As well as its charming and old-world appeal, with quaint canals, quiet backstreets and famous flower sellers, Amsterdam also has a varied and vibrant nightlife scene. While the city has plenty of cosy bars and casual cafés, it also has a wealth of hidden drinking dens and cool bars with breathtaking views. Once regarded as a down-at-heel area, Amsterdam-Oost is now a thriving neighbourhood for night owls and offers a range of venues, from speakeasys to champagne bars. Many of Amsterdam’s top bars also offer good food menus – ideal for those wishing to make a night of it. Discover our guide to the best cocktail bars in Amsterdam here.



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