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63 X the best coffee bars in Amsterdam that you don’t want to miss

7 September 2022

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.

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these are the best coffee bars 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.

coffee bars in amsterdam

Back to Black Amsterdam West

Coffee bars in Amsterdam East – Best Coffee in Amsterdam

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.

Hartje Oost – shopping, coffee and good food!

Rum Baba – coffee and homemade cakes.

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.

De Wasserette – classic for coffee, sandwiches and a stroll on the Albert Cuijp market.

De Wasserette Amsterdam

De Wasserette Amsterdam

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!

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.

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.

Lot Sixty One Amsterdam

Lot Sixty One Amsterdam

Coffee bars in Amsterdam City Centre – Best Coffee in Amsterdam

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.

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!)

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.

Enjoy these coffee spots!

Amsterdam Bucketlist
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!)
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:
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
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.
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.

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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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