Gay Bars in Amsterdam

Important note: Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, many places are closed or opening hours may have changed. Please check the websites and Facebook pages of the respective venues for the latest information.

Terrace reopening 28 April 2021, 12:00 – 18:00
Gay and lesbian music bar. Occasionally with drag shows.
@ Amstel 54
Amsterdam 1017 AB

Terrace reopening 28 April 2021; daily 12:00 – 18:00
New bar in Amsterdam's famous gay street.
With drag shows and bingo nights.
@ Reguliersdwarsstraat 41
Amsterdam 1016 BR

LGBT-friendly cafe-bar for breakfast and snacks, coffee and wine.
@ Utrechtsestraat 19
Amsterdam 1017 VH
Tram: Rembrandtplein, Keizersgracht

The grande dame of Amsterdam's gay & lesbian nightlife. It was the first gay bar in the Netherlands (and one of the first in the world) when it was opened in 1927. Reopened in 2008 with a preserved interior, 't Mandje today is a small cozy bar with a mixed clientele. Music: Dutch ›Schlager‹, chansons, Pop.
@ Zeedijk 63
Amsterdam 1012 AS

Gay bar in 'après-ski' style, next to Club NYX.
Mixed crowd. Busiest after 01:00.
@ Reguliersdwarsstraat 42a
Amsterdam 1017 BM
Tram: Koningsplein

Small gay bar by the Amstel river in the center of Amsterdam.
@ Amstel 50
Amsterdam 1017 AB

Small bar with local drag shows and karaoke.
@ Utrechtsestraat 4
Amsterdam 1017 VN

Popular Dutch Pop and Schlager music pub.
@ Halvemaansteeg 17
Amsterdam 1017 CR

Terrace reopened April 2021; Friday-Sunday 12:00 – 18:00
Popular gay cocktail bar. Modern and friendly atmosphere. Snacks available.
Gets busy early.
@ Spuistraat 109
Amsterdam 1012 SV
Tram: Nieuwezijds Kolk

Small gay bar for black and coloured men & friends.
@ Reguliersdwarsstraat 129
Amsterdam 1017 BL

Reopened April 2021; Thursday-Sunday 12:00 – 18:00
Big gay lounge bar with London pub style.
In good weather with street terrace.
@ Reguliersdwarsstraat 36
Amsterdam 1017 BM

Terrace reopening 28 April 2021; daily 15:00 – 18:00
Traditional gay jeans bar with pool table.
›Separating the men from the boys for over 40 years.‹
@ Kerkstraat 4
Amsterdam 1017 GL

Terrace reopened April 2021; daily 12:00 – 18:00
Very busy gay bar in the Reguliersdwarsstraat. Mixed ages.
With weekly drag shows and popular street terrace.
@ Reguliersdwarsstraat 45
Amsterdam 1017 BK

Terrace reopened April 2021; daily 12:00 – 18:00
Bar with street terrace and snacks, right next to the Taboo bar.
@ Reguliersdwarsstraat 43
Amsterdam 1017 BK

Terrace reopening 28 April 2021, 12:00 – 18:00
Friendly gay bar with weekly drag shows and eccentric bingo shows.
On weekends with DJs.
In the back cozy nook with canal view.
@ Zeedijk 20
Amsterdam 1012 AZ