Cafés & Bars in the Jordaan District in Amsterdam


Amsterdam offers a wide variety of cafés, bars and pubs. There is a café, bar or pub for every type of traveller, business and pleasure. There are the traditional “brown cafés”, but also contemporary style cocktail bars and lounge bars and everything in between. These are our recommendations for cafés, bars and pubs in the Jordaan district in Amsterdam.
Go to the details & reviews page of Café 't Smalle in Amsterdam This unpretentious and cosy café in Amsterdam's Jordaan neighbourhood offers a quiet, canal side terrace. They serve breakfast, drinks and a light meal. You can dock your (small) boat next to the terrace and even enjoy your beer and some finger food on your boat.

Inside are many preserved elements from the former distillery. Café 't Smalle is located at the Egelantiersgracht, a picturesque side canal of the Prinsengracht, nearby the Western Church and Anne Frank House Museum.
Address:
Egelantiersgracht 12, Amsterdam
Contact:
+31 20 623 96 17
Open:
Daily: 10.00 to 01.00
Fri & Sat: till 02.00
Go to the details & reviews page of Café Festina Lente in Amsterdam Festina Lente serves good coffees, lunch, dinner and drinks with finger food. For dinner they serve all the components of a meal separately, you can combine fish, meat, vegetables, potatoes and pasta, however you like it. Festina Lente also organises a monthly poetry contest and other (cultural) activities.

The terrace outside has a wonderful view on the picturesque Looiersgracht. Festina Lente is a cosy café, serving as a living room outside your own home.
Address:
Looiersgracht 40b, Amsterdam
Contact:
+31 20 638 1412
Open:
Mon: 12.00 to 01.00
Tue to Thu: 10.30 to 01.00
Fri & Sat: 10.30 to 03.00
Sun: 12.00 to 01.00
Go to the details & reviews page of Café Thijssen in Amsterdam Café Thijssen is located on the corner of the Lindengracht and Brouwersgracht, in the Jordaan district. Visitors are locals, students and tourists. In the morning you can have a coffee with homemade apple pie, for lunch they serve soup, salad and sandwiches. Café Thijssen has a large choice of wines and beers, accomponied by finger food.

Outside there is terrace at the side of the cafe but you can also sit at a table on the little square on the Lindengracht.
Address:
Brouwersgracht 107, Amsterdam
Contact:
+31 20 623 89 94
Open:
Sun to Thurs: 08.00 - 01.00, Fri and Sat 08.00 - 03.00
Website:
Café Thijssen
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