Pubs in Centrum


Only Dutch beers.


Bar Saloon  Full menu WiFi available Open 11am or earlier New entry in the Guide in 2019

Cozy corner cafe with a small but well chosen tap list.


Restaurant with a good beer list. Near Leidseplein.


Just off Dam Square, the Beer Temple specializes in American beers with some beers from their Morebeer Brewing.




The original good beer bottle shop.



Brewery Homeland  Fred Honorable Mention Full menu Live Music WiFi available Brewery tasting room, may have limited hours.

Harbor-front restaurant, bar, hotel and brewery. On the grounds of the Marine Terrine, the former home of the Royal Dutch Navy. Beer is served after 11am. No cash accepted, only credit and pin cards.


Cafe Brecht  Open 11am or earlier New entry in the Guide in 2019 Specializes in German Beer

Often some interesting German beers on tap or in bottles.



Tiny, old school Amsterdam beer bar, now with larger sister pubs.


Cafe Kobalt  Full menu Live Music WiFi available Open 11am or earlier New entry in the Guide in 2019

Not a particularly existing tap list, but the location and early hours make it a good stop for a morning beer.


Whiskey Bar with a decent beer selection.


Delirium Café   Full menu WiFi available Closed Sunday Specializes in Belgian Beers


A healthy dose of Palm beers but also interesting guests. Live jazz on Sundays. It is up a flight of stairs from street level so look up when you get the address. Reservations are recommend if you want to eat, especially on weekends.


Quiet, canal front cafe. Not a large number of taps but an impressive bottle list.



On Platform 2b at Centraal Station, an Art Nouveau restaurant with Heineken & Brand Beer, for a last one before leaving.


The Eleventh Commandment -- eat drink and be merry.



't Kelkje  Closed Monday New entry in the Guide in 2019 Often has Franconian Beers

Genever bar with four taps of Franconian and Czech beer.


In the IJ Passage, Centraal Station



Original tap room for De Praal


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