The Best Truly Local Bars in Amsterdam

If you were a drink, what kind of drink would you be? A modest but honest afterwork beer? A mustache-twirlingly innovative craft IPA? A delicate artisanal wine? Perhaps a flashy cocktail with a memorable name? Amsterdam has a local hand-picked bar for you no matter what glass you come in. Our locals have your back, so buckle up, for the night is long and full of wonders.

Bar Bukowski – Amsterdam East’s perfect hangout

Bar Bukowski – Amsterdam East’s perfect hangout

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“Bar Bukowski” is one of my favorite bars in Amsterdam East. I have travelled across the city for its coziness many times. Check out their lunches & coffee

Full Article by Kara Lilley

Brasserie Nel – Best jazz session

Brasserie Nel – Best jazz session

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“Brasserie Nel” is definitely one of Amsterdam’s best jazz jam sessions. Come here on any Monday evening and enjoy Daan Herweg doing what he does best…

Full Article by Felix Hildenbrand

Brouwerij aan’t Ij – Craft beer by the windmill

Brouwerij aan’t Ij – Craft beer by the windmill

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“Brouwerij aan’t Ij” is the brewery ‘below the windmill’ in Amsterdam. Locals beers, a unique mix of guests — two hours are enough to make you euphoric!

Full Article by Ana V. Martins

Café De Wetering – Cosy bar

Café De Wetering – Cosy bar

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“Café De Wetering” is a perfect bar for me — it’s super-cosy and it makes me feel at home, only here they have better drinks and I can meet new people!

Full Article by Felix Hildenbrand

Cafe In ‘t Aepjen – The monkey bar

Cafe In ‘t Aepjen – The monkey bar

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“Cafe In ‘t Aepjen” in Amsterdam is said to have hosted tired sailors and travellers back in the old days. Even its name ‘monkey bar’ is legendary…

Full Article by Ana V. Martins

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