these are the best coffee bars in amsterdam!
Also a coffee lover and crazy about all those nice coffee bars in Amsterdam? I can’t imagine a life without good coffee. Honestly… when I don’t have a coffee before 9 am I turn into a grumpy cat. So in every neighbourhood I know the best places to go for a good coffee in Amsterdam ;-)
In this blog I collected my favourite coffee hotspots in Amsterdam so you can enjoy them too. And please let me know if your coffee spot is missing. I’m always open to discover new places.
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Coffee bars in Amsterdam East – Best Coffee in Amsterdam
Coffee and Friends – cosy coffee bar at the Czaar Peter.
Bistro Zebra – for a nice cup of coffee made from locally roasted beans.
Lunchroom Eerlijk – honest coffee and other goodies at Lunchroom Eerlijk.
Clubkoffie – for good coffee and sandwiches!
Benji’s – coffee and urban jungle vibes on the Wibaut.
Coffee Bru – cosy coffee spot at the Beukenplein where you can enjoy specialty coffee and cakes.
Boterham – this coffee hotspot is packed with fashionistas for good coffee and sandwiches.
Hartje Oost – shopping, coffee and good food!
De Ruyschkamer – coffee from boca’s and macarons from Tout <3
Rum Baba – coffee and homemade cakes.
Bedford Stuyvesant – cosy coffee spot at the Javastraat.
Beter & Leuk – cosy coffee and living room cafe that’s also vegan proof.
Stek – all day breakfast and coffee at the Wibautstraat.
Coffee bars in De Pijp – Best Coffee in Amsterdam
Scandinavian Embassy – one of the best coffee bars in town!
Bakers & Roasters – for good coffee and pies.
Hutspot – a concept store with quality coffee.
De Wasserette – classic for coffee, sandwiches and a stroll on the Albert Cuijp market.
Coffee bars in Amsterdam North – Best Coffee in Amsterdam
The Coffee Virus – coffee on the other side of the IJ.
Coffee bars in Amsterdam South – Best Coffee in Amsterdam
Caffènation – hotspot from Antwerp now also in our city!
Coffee Concepts – coffee cafe meets pr agency meets cosy vibes.
Anne & Max – coffee, sandwiches and good wifi!
Ox and Bucks – for good coffee on the Zuidas.
Coffee bars in Amsterdam West – Best Coffee in Amsterdam
Back to Black – homely coffee bar with good, black coffee and delicious apple pie.
Selma’s – for coffee and Scandinavian delicacies.
Monks Coffee Roasters – nice coffee spot with coffee counter, seating areas and reading table.
Coffee and Juices – for a good cup of coffee, a healthy juice or a tasty healthy snack.
The Maker Café – delicious coffee and sweets in the Foodhallen.
Idéfix – for coffee with a view of the Bloemgracht in the Jordaan.
Koffie ende Koeck – vegan hotspot for coffee and the best cinnamon rolls!
Trakteren – espresso bar on the Jan Pieter Heijestraat.
Koffie Academie – here they roast their own coffee beans.
White label coffee – for coffee cravings in De Baarsjes.
Espresso fabriek – go for a stroll in Westerpark and have a coffee here.
Berry – cosy coffee bar with ‘no wifi’ policy.
Lot Sixty One – small but one of the very best in West.
Coffee bars in Amsterdam City Centre – Best Coffee in Amsterdam
Miss Louisa Coffee & Beignets – here you can get the best coffee and beignets to go.
De Koffieschenkerij – authentic coffee spot at the Red Light District.
Toki – new Scandinavian meets Japanese coffee cafe.
Zuivere Koffie – hidden gem at the Utrechtsestraat.
Vascobelo V-Bar – coffee and books.
Koffiespot – coffeebar at the Elandsgracht.
Cloud Art & Coffee – art and coffee in the Jordaan!
2 coffee bar – two locations for great iced lattes.
Six and Sons – coffee and vintage shopping.
De Laatste Kruimel – coffee and the best cake of Amsterdam.
Gartine – coffee and high tea (make a reservation!)
Vinnies – two locations for great coffee and sanwiches.
KOKO – great coffee and very cool concept store.
Cut Throat Barber & Coffee – coffee and a hair cut for men at the Warmoestraat.
Back to Black – coffee and concept store where you can buy everything.
Quartier putain – coffee at the Red Light District.
Il momento – Italian coffee on the canals.
Marie Stella Maris – drink coffee in the hidden basement.
Betty Blue – coffee with the yummiest cakes close to the Nieuwmarkt.
Sweet Cup – good coffee near Leidseplein.
Enjoy these coffee spots!
THINGS TO DO:
⋙ Canal Cruise by day or in the evening
⋙ A bike tour through Amsterdam OR Rent a bike by yourself
⋙ The best view over Amsterdam from the A’DAM Lookout
⋙ Visit Artis Royal Zoo
⋙ Rijksmuseum with the Dutch masters
⋙ Van Gogh Museum, a staple in Amsterdam
⋙ Stedelijk Museum for modern art lovers
⋙ MOCO Museum for street art
⋙ Photography museum FOAM
⋙ Amsterdam Light Festival (during winter months)
⋙ Cruise like a local with your own boat (great with good weather!)
ONE OF A KIND:
⋙ Discover the Instagrammable experience WONDR
⋙ Red Light District tour
⋙ Get out of town and into the Dutch country side of Giethoorn
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Our favourite hotels:
AFFORDABLE // €
☾ Generator Hostel: the best poshtel of the city located in a park.
☾ The Student Hotel: budget proof in trendy East.
☾ 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 locations at
VERY VERY NICE // €€
☾ Hotel V: with two locations and a great restaurant, in the city center and East.
☾ Sir Adam: with the coolest view over Amsterdam.
☾ Sweets: a unique stay in former bridge houses.
☾ Park Plaza Vondelpark: located next to Vondelpark and beautifully renovated.
☾ Hotel Dwars: small scale around the corner of the trendy Utrechtsestraat.
☾ Pillows Anna van den Vondel: great hotel close to Vondelpark.
☾ Hotel Mercier: new hotel in the cosy and historic Jordaan district.
☾ INK Hotel: lifestyle hotel in the heart of the city.
☾ The Hoxton: favourite lifestyle hotel right on the canals.
☾ Morgan & Mees: boutique hotel in Amsterdam West.
☾ Conscious Hotel Westerpark: in a beautiful building at the industrial Westergas area.
☾ QO Amsterdam: eco design hotel with a great skybar.
TOP LUXURY // €€€
☾ Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam: if you have something to celebrate this is the one.
☾ Pulitzer Amsterdam: on the canals at the border of the Nine Streets and the Jordaan.
☾ L’Europe: this hotel has the best spa with a view in Amsterdam.
☾ Conservatorium Hotel: located in one of the most beautiful buildings in town.
☾ W Amsterdam: with great restaurants and a rooftop bar with swimming pool.
Let’s get social
I really hope you enjoy your time in Amsterdam! On my Instagram account @yourlbb you can find more recommendations and new hotspots in town.
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Anne de Buck