Gay bars and cafes

Amsterdam has quite a lot gay bars.  Most places are open all week, but most of them only get real busy in weekends. All bars are located in city center, on walking distance. A very nice place to start your evening is bar Prik, close to Dam square. End of evening bars Taboo and Soho get busy.

  • “Popular gay and lesbian bar, you can easily bring str8 friends too”
    logo Prik

    Prik is a very popular gay bar on the Spuistraat (behind Royal Palace). The bar has been voted best gay bar of The Netherlands in several years more...

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    Prik
    Spuistraat 109
    Amsterdam
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    mon - thu 16h - 01hfri 16h - 03hsat 12h - 03hsun 12h - 01h
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  • logo Soho

    Soho is one of the main gay bars in Amsterdam, located in the hearth of the gay street,  Reguliersdwarsstraat more...

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    Soho
    Reguliersdwarsstraat 36
    Amsterdam
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    tue - thu 18h - 03hfri - sat 17h - 04hsun 18h - 03h
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  • logo Taboo

    Taboo bar is one of the most popular gay bars in Amsterdam. It's located in the Reguliersdwarsstraat, the main gay street more...

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    Taboo
    Reguliersdwarsstraat 45
    Amsterdam
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    mon - thu 16:30 - 03hfri - sat 16h - 04hsun 16h - 03h
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  • logo Amstel Fifty-Four

    Amstel Fifty-Four is located on the Amstel river, not surprisingly at number 54. In the bar they play music from the pop charts, Eurovision, some Dutch music more...

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    Amstel Fifty-Four
    Amstel 54
    Amsterdam
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    mon - thu 16h - 02hfri - sat 16h - 04hsun 16h - 02h
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  • Bar Blend is a new gay bar in the Reguliersdwarsstraat (also known as the gay street) in Amsterdam.

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    Bar Blend
    Reguliersdwarsstraat 41
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    mon - thu 14h - 03hfri - sat 14h - 04hsun 14h - 03h
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  • Cafe Fame (formerly Chez) is a small gay bar at the Amstel area. Mostly a younger crowd. They play all the latest hits and party until late every day.

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    Cafe Fame
    Amstel 50
    Amsterdam
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    mon - thu 18h - 03hfri - sat 16h - 04hsun 16h - 03h
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  • Taboo Kantine is the sister bar of Taboo bar. They share the same terrace in Reguliersdwarsstraat, the gay street of Amsterdam more...

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    De Taboo Kantine
    Reguliersdwarsstraat 43
    Amsterdam
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    wed - thu 16h - 01hfri - sat 16h - 03hsun 16h - 01h
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  • logo Montmartre

    Montmartre is small, crowded and noisy but fun. Dutch songs mixed with dance classics, Kylie with ABBA, hysterical guys mixed with old fags and Dutch celebs; everything you expect from a gay bar more...

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    Montmartre
    Halvemaansteeg 17
    Amsterdam
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    mon - wed 17h - 01hthu 17h - 03hfri - sat 17h - 04hsun 17h - 01h
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  • “Gay/Mixed bar with a tropical flavour”
    logo Reality

    Reality is a gay bar with tropical flavour. It's located in the gay street Reguliersdwarsstraat, but on the other side of it, near Rembrandtplein more...

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    Reality
    Reguliersdwarsstraat 129
    Amsterdam
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    mon - thu 20h - 03hfri - sat 20h - 05hsun 20h - 03h
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  • logo Saarein

    Saarein is a mixed gay cafe, but with a strong lesbian accent. Different theme nights attract a mixed audience.

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    Saarein
    Elandsstraat 119
    Amsterdam
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    tue - thu 16h - 01hfri 16h - 02hsat 13h - 02hsun 16h - 01h
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  • logo Spijker

    Spijker is a gay bar with a local crowd. The bar is well known for it's pool table. The bar is very cosy with a fireplace, fresh flowers on the bar and two TV's, one showing cartoons and the other showing hardcore gay action movies :-) Upstairs you'll find the toilets more...

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    Spijker
    Kerkstraat 4
    Amsterdam
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    mon - thu 16h - 01hfri - sat 16h - 03hsun 16h - 01h
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  • “Popular gay bar on Zeedijk”
    logo The Queen's Head

    Cafe The Queen's Head is a popular gay bar on the Zeedijk, very close to Central Station. The decor is very traditional and camp more...

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    The Queen's Head
    Zeedijk 20
    Amsterdam
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    mon - thu 16h - 01hfri - sat 16h - 03hsun 16h - 01h
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  • logo Lellebel

    Lellebel is a very small drag bar on the corner of the Rembrandtplein. This bar has a night licence and is usually popular with all sorts of people (and drags more...

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    Lellebel
    Utrechtsestraat 4
    Amsterdam
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    mon - thu 21h - 03hfri 01h - 01hsat 15h - 04hsun 15h - 03h
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Gayfriendly places
  • logo 't Mandje

    The first, the oldest and most legendary gay bar at the Zeedijk reopened after 25 years. The niece of the first owner of 't Mandje will operate the small bar, which has the exact same interior as it had in the old days more...

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    't Mandje
    Zeedijk 63
    Amsterdam
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    mon tue - thu 16h - 01hfri 16h - 03hsat 15h - 03hsun 15h - 01h
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  • Restaurant, with drag performances.

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    't Sluisje
    Torensteeg 1
    Amsterdam
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    fri - sat 18h - 01:30
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  • Cafe De Jaren is a huge Grand Cafe. Popular place for coffees, lunch, dinner or just a drink. Also nice terrace with view over the Amstel River more...

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    De Jaren
    Nieuwe Doelenstraat 20
    Amsterdam
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    mon - thu 08:30 - 01hfri - sat 08:30 - 02hsun 08:30 - 01h
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  • logo Exit Cafe

    Exit Café gay friendly bar in 'apres ski' style and belonging to club NYX next to it.

    The bar is on the ground floor and shares it door with the club, the entrance for the bar is the right side of the cue, you usually can just walk in, and entry is free more...

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    Exit Cafe
    Reguliersdwarsstraat 42
    Amsterdam
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    mon - thu 12h - 04hfri - sat 12h - 05hsun 12h - 04h
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  • Small but very popular Thai restaurant on the Zeedijk. Very popular with gay guys.

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    Little Thai Prince
    Zeedijk 33A
    Amsterdam
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