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11 Places to Watch the UEFA Euro 2024 in Amsterdam

16 June 2024
Photo credit: © Westergasterras, @westergasterras

Now that the orange games are approaching again, you might wonder: where is the best place to watch the UEFA Euro Cup in Amsterdam? Which pubs and cafés have a big screen, and which are best to avoid? We’re here to help with the following spots where you can cheer on the Dutch national team with peace of mind (and a cold beer in hand).

Where can you watch the UEFA Euro 2024 in Amsterdam?

It’s good to know that there are currently three dates for the Dutch national team’s matches: Sunday, 16 June 2024, at 3:00 PM against Poland; Friday, 21 June, at 9:00 PM against France; and Tuesday, 25 June, at 6:00 PM against Austria. Mark these in your calendar. Now, the question remains: where is the best place to watch the UEFA Euro 2024 in Amsterdam? We have the answer to that, too. The following pubs, cafés, and restaurants will be your go-to spots in the coming weeks.

Westergasterras

Few terraces are as large and surrounded by greenery as the always cosy Westergasterras. The enormous screen ensures that even the back tables on the large terrace won’t miss the game. Reservations can be made for 4, 6, or 8 people.
Klönneplein 6, Amsterdam, westergasterras.nl

O’Donnell’s

Looking for a classic Irish pub to watch the UEFA Euro 2024? Then O’Donnell’s on the Marie Heinekenplein is the place to be.
Ferdinand Bolstraat 5, Amsterdam, odonnellsamsterdam.nl

Watch the UEFA Euro 2024 in Amsterdam

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Café Thijssen

A no-brainer, as a brown café like Café Thijssen in the Jordaan is bound to show all the UEFA Euro 2024 matches. This is the place to be to watch a football game in the city’s heart.
Brouwersgracht 107, Amsterdam, cafethijssen.nl

Panache

Café Panache is, as always, perfect for enjoying the UEFA Euro 2024. If you’re lucky, they’ll serve bar snacks and oysters.
Ten Katestraat 117, Amsterdam, cafepanache.nl

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Bar Kantoor

Did you miss out on a spot at the Westergasterras? Then, Bar Kantoor is an excellent alternative. This cosy spot also offers a wide selection of craft beers and snacks.
Haarlemmerweg 8, Amsterdam, barkantoor.nl

The Butcher Social Club

Want to watch football in style? As much as that’s possible, they manage it at The Butcher Social Club in Amsterdam North. The best part is enjoying a cocktail while watching the Netherlands national team.
Overhoeksplein 1, Amsterdam, the-butcher.com/socialclub

Watch the UEFA Euro 2024 in Amsterdam

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Vondeltuin

The Vondeltuin is a great spot with a large terrace and an almost equally large screen during the UEFA Euro 2024. This relaxed spot will be transformed into an orange haven during the tournament. Arrive early to secure a spot.
Vondelpark 7, Amsterdam, devondeltuin.nl

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Café ‘t Papeneiland

It doesn’t get much more Amsterdam than Café ‘t Papeneiland. By day, the elderly Jordaan locals enjoy coffee with apple pie here (and, admittedly, the occasional small beer), but it’s much livelier during the UEFA Euro 2024. Snag a spot upstairs for the best view and an authentic Amsterdam experience.
Prinsengracht 2, Amsterdam, papeneiland.nl

Watch the UEFA Euro 2024 in Amsterdam

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Café Schinkelhaven

The vast terrace, tasty burgers, and welcoming staff make Café Schinkelhaven a favourite spot. But did you know you can also watch football on a big screen here during the UEFA Euro 2024? This is the place to watch the matches live.
Amstelveenseweg 126, Amsterdam, cafeschinkelhaven.nl

Watch the UEFA Euro 2024 in Amsterdam

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Café Kiebêrt

Café Kiebêrt is known for its lively atmosphere, and during the UEFA Euro 2024, they’re taking it up a notch. Extra portions of bitterballen have already been ordered, and the beer kegs are ready to go. All you need to do is secure a good spot.
Marathonweg 2, Amsterdam, cafekiebert.nl

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Amsterdam Bucketlist & Things to Do
(DIGITAL) ART EXPERIENCES IN AMSTERDAM:
Fabrique des Lumières
NXT Museum
STRAAT street art museum
MOCO Museum for street and modern art
Amaze, an audiovisual labyrint
FOOD EXPERIENCES IN AMSTERDAM:
Food Tasting Tour of Jordaan area
Albert Cuyp Market Food Tour
Sightseeing Boat Cruise with unlimited drinks
Pancake Cruise
Micro Brewery Beer Tasting Tour
BEST BIKE TOURS IN AMSTERDAM:
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
FIRST TIME VISIT TO AMSTERDAM – MUST SEE & DO’S:
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
INSTAGRAM MUSEUMS IN AMSTERDAM:
Discover the Instagrammable experience WONDR
Youseum
The Upside Down
DAY TRIPS FROM AMSTERDAM:
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 >>
AMSTERDAM WITH KIDS:
Visit Artis Royal Zoo
Go an a bike tour with the kids
NEMO Science Museum
SPIRNG / SUMMER IN AMSTERDAM:
Paddle board tour on the canals
Go for a kayak-tour in Amsterdam
FALL / WINTER IN AMSTERDAM:
Amsterdam Light Festival boat tour
Amsterdam Light Festival bike tour

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Our favourite hotels in Amsterdam:
TOP LUXURY // €€€
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.
VERY VERY NICE // €€
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.
AFFORDABLE (FOR AMSTERDAM PRICES) // €
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 @yourlbb.amsterdam you can find more recommendations and new hotspots in town.

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