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15 x hot spots to celebrate your birthday in Amsterdam

13 January 2019
Photo credit: © PAINDEMIE, @paindemie_amsterdam

You probably know it: birthday stress! It bothers me every year. What kind of snacks should you make? How much beer and wine should you buy? How much rubbish do you have to clear after a festive night? Fortunately, in Amsterdam< /a> lots of fun spots where you can celebrate your birthday and let everything go! And where do you order whatever you fancy from the bartender? So, happy birthday to these fun addresses to celebrate your birthday in Amsterdam!

15 X spots to celebrate your birthday in Amsterdam

Chin Chin Club

The Chin Chin Club is a jack of all trades, but real! For old-school karaoke and nostalgic games, cocktails and clubbing until the early hours, dim sum and other tasty Chinese dishes. An evening like this can’t go wrong!
Rozengracht 133, Amsterdam,

CT Coffee and Coconuts

Celebrate your birthday at a very excellent (and beautiful) location! CT Coffee and Coconuts is located in a former cinema in De Pijp! It is nice and spacious, and the drink tastes delicious. Do you want an intimate party? Then, ask if you can reserve the third floor to relax in the bean bags. Put some edamame, fish charcuterie and grilled vegetable hummus on the table and everyone is happy! Tip: start your birthday party at 4:00 PM because CT Coffee and Coconuts closes at 11:00 PM.
Ceintuurbaan 282, Amsterdam,


PAINDEMIE, a hidden sandwich shop with a cosy bar on the first floor, is located on Kinkerstraat in Amsterdam West. If you want to spend some money, this is a great place. You are stuck with a budget per person per evening. In addition to great cocktails, they serve unique sandwiches that would not look out of place for dinner.
Kinkerstraat 122, Amsterdam,

Kopstoot Bar

You can rent the balcony in the Kopstootbar from 50 people. How cool is that? After 10:00 PM, the DJs start playing, and you can dance here with all your friends until the early hours.
Marnixstraat 429, Amsterdam,

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At Waterkant, you can celebrate your birthday well! A drink or a party, it’s all possible. It’s especially lovely in the summer, as this hotspot is on the water. Can you see yourself partying here with your friends? We do!
Marnixstraat 246, Amsterdam,

Duke of Tokyo

Do you like singing karaoke but don’t think your singing skills are enough to jump on stage in a crowded bar? Then, the Duke of Tokyo is the perfect place for you. You can rent a private booth for a party with up to 25 friends.
Reguliersdwarsstraat 37, Amsterdam,

Café R. de Rosa

At Café R. de Rosa (Amsterdam Centre), they serve delicious natural wines at a reasonable price and have matching snacks. If you are with a group of fifteen people or more, you will have a corner on the ground floor, including part of the bar. That will be enjoyable!
Boomstraat 41, Amsterdam,

Vergulden Eenhoorn

An urban farm in Amsterdam East where you like to celebrate your birthday! At the Vergulden Eenhoorn, it is super cosy both outside and inside, and it seems like you are away from the hustle and bustle of the big city. When the weather is nice, you can have a barbecue outside; in winter, you can have a fire inside the fireplace.
Ringdijk 58, Amsterdam,

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Pacific Amsterdam

It is always fun at the Westergasterrein at Pacific Park. Busy, too, so it always feels like there are a lot of people at your party ;-) It is primarily an ideal spot to celebrate your birthday on the weekend. Then there is always live music or a DJ. You don’t have to arrange that anymore!
Polonceaukade 23, Amsterdam,


Celebrate your birthday in Amsterdam East at the Volkshotel! You can rent Petit Canvas on the seventh floor (which costs a bit) with a great city view. Whether you go for a private dinner or a nice drink… it’s all up to you! Still, have energy left at the end of the evening? At Club Canvas, you can still dance until the early hours!
Wibautstraat 150, Amsterdam,

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Café Thijssen

There is always a party at Café Thijssen. You’ve come to the right place for a Friday afternoon drink and coffee and to celebrate your birthday. Depending on the group size, they reserve a cosy corner in their café.
Brouwersgracht 107, Amsterdam,


This hotspot in Amsterdam North is a super cool place to celebrate your birthday. You can dine here with a large group, but throwing a large party is also an option. Everything is possible; it will undoubtedly be a party you will never forget!
Aambeeldstraat 36, Amsterdam,

Happy birthday!
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Amsterdam Bucketlist & Things to Do
Fabrique des Lumières
NXT Museum
STRAAT street art museum
MOCO Museum for street and modern art
Amaze, an audiovisual labyrint
Food Tasting Tour of Jordaan area
Albert Cuyp Market Food Tour
Sightseeing Boat Cruise with unlimited drinks
Pancake Cruise
Micro Brewery Beer Tasting Tour
Fatbike e-bike tour (also to Amsterdam North)
Rent a bike by yourself and explore like a local
Outside of Amsterdam: windmills & Zaanse Schans
3 hour biketour: backstreets & hidden gems
Private Canal Boat Tour
Rijksmuseum with the Dutch masters
Van Gogh Museum, a staple in Amsterdam
Stedelijk Museum for modern art lovers
Canal Cruise in the evening
Discover the Instagrammable experience WONDR
The Upside Down
Get out of town and into the Dutch country side of Giethoorn
Drive-it-Yourself Tulip Fields GPS Audio Tour
⋙ Catch a direct train from Amsterdam to Antwerp, Brussels, London or Paris, starting at € 20,-! Check tickets & prices >>
Visit Artis Royal Zoo
Go an a bike tour with the kids
NEMO Science Museum
Paddle board tour on the canals
Go for a kayak-tour in Amsterdam
Amsterdam Light Festival boat tour
Amsterdam Light Festival bike tour

| TIP: Buy an I amsterdam City Card. Save money on entrance fees to museums and attractions, public transport and profit from discounts on everything from restaurants to concerts. You can also skip some lines to make the most of your time in Amsterdam! You can buy a card for 24 hours up to 120 hours. Check the prices here >>

Our favourite hotels in Amsterdam:
Pillows Maurits at the Park: this newly opened hotel is all about luxury.
Pulitzer Amsterdam: on the canals at the border of the Nine Streets and the Jordaan.
L’Europe: recently renovated, this hotel has the best spa with a view in Amsterdam.
Conservatorium Hotel: located in one of the most beautiful buildings in town.
Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam: if you have something to celebrate this is the one.
W Amsterdam: with lively restaurants and a posh rooftop bar with swimming pool.
The Hoxton: favourite lifestyle hotel right on the canals with great all day bar.
Hotel Jakarta: the most sustainable hotel ánd great value for money with a spa.
Hotel V: with two locations and a great restaurant, in the city center and East.
Sir Adam: with the coolest view over Amsterdam from the North side.
Sweets: a unique stay in former bridge houses.
Hotel Dwars: small scale and around the corner of the trendy Utrechtsestraat.
Hotel Mercier: pretty new hotel in the cosy and historic Jordaan district.
INK Hotel: lifestyle hotel in the heart of the city by MGallery.
Morgan & Mees: boutique hotel with restaurant in Amsterdam West.
Conscious Hotel Westerpark: in a beautiful building at the industrial Westergas area.
Ruby Emma: eco design hotel with a great skybar near Amstel station.
Generator Hostel: the best poshtel of the city located in a park.
The Social Hub budget proof in trendy East district close tho the subway.
Het Volkshotel: affordable and with a cool rooftop bar.
CitizenM: all you need is that XL bed (location near Amstel is great).
Motel One: budget design hotel with several locations in Amsterdam.

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I really hope you enjoy your time in Amsterdam! On my Instagram account @yourlbb and you can find more recommendations and new hotspots in town.

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