Narrow streets, peaceful canals, and quaint 16th-century quarters make the Jordaan district one of the most scenic areas in Amsterdam.
Daytime attractions include novelty boutiques, art studios, and the Anne Frank Huis Museum, while a mix of less touristy bars and nightspots draw a continuous flow of local patrons who prefer the brown bars with their house party scene to the louder clubs in the city center.
On most nights, the taverns, upscale cafés, wine bars, and cocktail lounges in central Jordaan overflow with a well-dressed crowd of young professionals who often spill onto the street, creating a sociable, lively atmosphere.
Party Earth Review “Stout” is a Dutch term used for people who are being naughty or just plain immodest, and the wait staff and bartenders at STOUT! do their best to embody the word – that is, in a friendly ... more
Party Earth Review Gespot (Spotted) may be popular for its posh atmosphere, but it owes its real fame to the extraordinary and unconventional cocktails served at the downstairs bar. Inventive offerings ... more
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"Having already earned a loyal following, Vesper is the the grandaddy of the 'Speak Easy'. Unlike 'Door 74', and most recently 'The Butcher', your welc ..." more
1013 JM Amsterdam
Party Earth Review With the swarm of mingling patrons and high-volume chatter on the street corner outside the bar, it’s nearly impossible to pass by Café Tabac without thinking there’s a great party ... more
Party Earth Review Small and sophisticated, Vyne is a low-key, modern haven for Amsterdam’s true wine enthusiasts – and the owners have chosen to preserve its peaceful, exclusive ambiance by depending ... more
Party Earth Review The Dulac became instantly popular with Dutch students when it began to offer half-price meals to those with a student ID – but even without the discount, the place offers appetizers ... more