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Amsterdam's best rooftop bars

Amsterdam's canals are beautiful, but they look even better from the best rooftop bars in Amsterdam. Find the perfect place to enjoy a drink and a bite to eat with stunning views, with this ultimate guide to the best rooftop bars in Amsterdam.

To admire Amsterdam, you can bike, boat and walk through the city. But Amsterdam at its most beautiful is from above. Amsterdam Magazine tips the best rooftop bars with the best views.

Oosterdoksstraat 4 (Center)

Top spot among rooftop bars in Amsterdam, where tourists and locals gather to sip cocktails and enjoy the breathtaking panoramic view. A true skyline bar, located right near Amsterdam Central Station. SkyLounge offers dishes from an all-day menu, along with signature cocktails and local beers. Relaxing by day, lively club lounge by night.

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Weesperstraat 105 (Center)

Zoku is a selection of rooftop bars with cozy indoor spaces and lush terraces. The rooftop bar, open from dusk to dawn, is the place to go for drinks and honest food. The healthy food includes fresh, local herbs from the rooftop garden, served with stunning views of Amsterdam's rooftops.

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W Lounge
Spuistraat 175 (Center)

Luxurious and trendy rooftop bar located in the center of Amsterdam. Here you get a really cool view of Amsterdam along with close-ups of the Royal Palace. The stylish indoor glass lounge is complemented by cool terrace balconies equipped with a beautiful rooftop pool. A chic cocktail bar for anyone who wants to try the latest mixology cocktails and nibble on tasty bar snacks, as well as being known for hosting great parties.

Soho House
Spuistraat 210 (Centrum)

Soho House's rooftop has a pool and bar overlooking the city, with a geometric pattern tiled floor, lounge chairs and umbrellas, and chairs and tables for eating and drinking. On the 5th floor, the main membership area overlooks the canal, with bold fabrics, antique furniture mixed with specially designed pieces, geometric rugs and a high-gloss black floor.


Roof terrace Gapp
First Ringdijk Street 4 (East)

Rooftop GAPP is a lush rooftop beer garden. A rooftop oasis surrounded by both flowers and panoramic views of the city skyline. Very open-air, the spacious terrace is perfect for both sunny and sunset drinks, but is also open only when weather permits. The rooftop bar's menu includes an extensive selection of (local) beers, as well as an all-day menu.

Wibautstraat 150 (East)

Canvas rooftop bar offers great views from early morning to late evening. Located seven floors above street level, here you can enjoy panoramic views of the Amstel River and downtown, as well as beers, refreshing cocktails and an extensive rooftop bar menu. Always lively atmosphere, especially during weekend nights when Club Canvas opens for good times and DJs.


Fitz's on the Roof
Mauritskade 61 (East)

Elevate your senses to new heights at Fitz's on the Roof atop the new Pillows Hotel, where breathtaking views of the Oosterpark converge with the comfort of a cozy lounge. The open-air setting allows you to enjoy the warmth of the sun during the day and the beautiful sunset colors at night.


Johan Huizingalaan 763a (West)

On the roof of the startup building B. Amsterdam you will find Bureau, a restaurant and bar with the best view in town. At Bureau you can eat excellent food. Within 3 months of opening, the restaurant was already included in the Gaultmillau. Culinary top so, with delicious natural wines.

A'DAM Lookout
Corner Square 5 (North)

A'DAM Lookout is best known as a viewing platform, but it is actually so much more. Located on 21 floors (or 100 meters above the ground), this is the place for breathtaking panoramic views of Amsterdam, as well as drinks, food and daredevil swings. A ticket to the 360º Sky Deck also gives access to the outdoor rooftop bar, where you can enjoy the view with some snacks and drinks.

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