Are you looking to discover the best nightclubs in Amsterdam?
Then we have you covered!
On this page, you’ll find the official shortlist all the nightclubs in Amsterdam. (More in-depth further below). And, each with why its best to go.
Feel free to check out each nightclub’s official profile to find out more and to find out which is best for you.
We’ve also created seperate shortlists for each music genre you might like to hear at a club on your night out.
So check out these articles aswell:
- Hip Hop Clubs in Amsterdam
- EDM Clubs in Amsterdam
- Techno Clubs in Amsterdam
- RnB Clubs in Amsterdam
- House Music Clubs in Amsterdam
- Latin Clubs in Amsterdam
- And finally: Our Complete Guide to Amsterdam’s Nightlife
Furthermore, you can get on the guest list or book a table with bottle service on some of the more exclusive clubs. We are happy to help you out with either.
The Best Places to go Clubbing in Amsterdam
1. Air Amsterdam
AIR opened its doors in Amsterdam in 2010, which is famous for having a vibrant nightlife in all of Netherlands. Moreover, the club has also stated their exceptional need to uphold the important values of tolerance, diversity, creativity, quality, and freedom in this club. Everyone is welcome, and everyone should be prepared to party all night. This club is open from 11 pm to 4 am on Thursdays and Sundays, and 11 pm to 5 am on Fridays and Saturdays. In addition, the music playing in this club consists of RnB, Urban, hits, dancehall and many more. Lastly, the club also hosts various themed nights such as ‘OMG its Sunday’ that has RnB and hip hop music all night long.
2. Bourbon Street Amsterdam
Bourbon Street is a nightclub in Amsterdam that remains open all week long. You can visit it from 10 pm to 4 am on weekdays. On Weekends, you can visit it from 10 pm to 5 am. Moreover, this nightclub is also a live music venue as well as a pub, so come on over to this multipurpose venue and enjoy your nights surrounded by good music, drinks, and people. In addition, the genres of music playing in this club consist of classic rock, acoustic, and live. Moreover, the drinks in this club are also affordable and tasty. The age limit for entrance in this club is people above the age of 18. Lastly, the club also has a large dance floor so you keep dancing along to the tunes all night long.
3. Bitterzoet Amsterdam
Bitterzoet is not only a club, but it is also a live music venue. This venue provides a platform for people, whether young or old, to exchange ideas, knowledge, and ideas. Moreover, the club hosts a wide variety of projects such as exhibitions, shows, club nights and even concerts, so be sure to keep a lookout for what’s happening each night. In addition, the club also hosts many themed nights such as babe rainbow, which is a themed night every Thursday that plays music from the genres of modern psychedelic, rock, vintage pop and many more. Moreover, the drinks are also happily affordable here. Lastly, the age limit for entrance in this club is 18 and above.
4. Panama Amsterdam
Club Panama opened its doors in Amsterdam in 2001 and has since then remained a public hotspot for the locals. In addition to being a hot nightclub, it also serves as a live music venue. Furthermore, the music playing in this club consists of house and techno. Moreover, the club is also known for having a different experience every night. In addition, the club also hosts various themed nights such as ‘International Student Festivals.Students from all over Amsterdam come to celebrate and take part in this large party. The venue is also up for rent to host private parties.
5. De ClubUp Amsterdam
The Club Up is a club that is located in the heart of Amsterdam and is a crowd-loved club. It is part of the Artists society. Moreover, it is open on Thursdays, from 11 pm to 4 am and on Fridays and Saturdays, from 11 pm to 5 am. The club also has an age limit for entrance, which is ages 18, and above. Moreover, the club also has a wide variety of themed nights throughout the week that also incorporate music that fits the theme. Examples include ‘All the way up’ Saturdays, that include urban, hip hop, RnB and classics in the music roster. Lastly, the age limit for entrance is 18 and above.
6. Escape Amsterdam
Escape is a venue that incorporates the perfect clubbing experience under one roof. You enjoy a four-course meal here. You can also get VIP access to the club later in the night. Moreover, this club was founded in 1986 and has remained in business for more than thirty years, making it a venue that is loved by the locals. In addition, the club also has an impressive sound system, with tunes from the genres of house afrobeats, and mash-ups playing all night long. The club also has a massive dance floor that can hold a large crowd who wish to dance. Lastly, the club remains open all week long from 11 pm to 4 am on weekdays, and 11 pm to 5 am on weekends.
7. Club Prime Amsterdam
Club Prime is Amsterdam’s most exotic and vibrant club that is located in the city center. It is also a club that promotes dressy attire, so dress up and come on over for a night you will not forget. Furthermore, the club remains open all week, from 8 pm to 3 am on weekdays, and from 8 pm to 5 am on weekends. In addition, you can also dance on the large dance floor in the club. In addition, the club also hosts a variety of themed nights such as the famous Amsterdam dance event that plays dance music all night long. The club also hosts DJs to come host nights and also play their famous mash ups for the crowd. The music playing consists of hip hop, RnB as well as chart-toppers.
8. Club Smokey Amsterdam
Located in the heart of Amsterdam is the famous Club Smokey. This club is an easygoing café by day where you can enjoy tasty food and hot coffee over a game of pool, and at night, watch this café transform into an eclectic nightclub. Moreover, the club is also the perfect place to catch a weekend football game with the gang and enjoy a beer or two, at affordable prices. In addition, the club also has a wide roster of DJs playing the best tracks from genres of chart-toppers, hip hop, RnB and many more. Lastly, the club remains all seven days a week and is open until 5 am.
9. Claire Amsterdam
Claire is a nightclub located in the most popular and growing part of Amsterdam. This club is also very eclectic, vibrant and colorful, attracting people from all over to come and experience a night filled with good music, drinks and much more. In addition, it remains open from Wednesday to Sunday, from 11pm to 4 am on weekdays and 11 pm to 7 am on weekends. As the timing shows, this club is the perfect place to party all night in. Moreover, the club also has a casual dress code policy, so dress comfy and get ready to party all night long. Lastly, the music played in this club consists of disco, mixes and mashups, chart-toppers and many more. They have very recently introduced a Jazz-themed night as well.
10. Club Mystique Amsterdam
Club Mystique is a unique club located in the city center, Amsterdam. This club offers customers with two separate areas, a cocktail bar, lounge area, dance floors of premium quality, a stage, and an impeccable interior and décor. Furthermore, the club can host up to 350 people at a time. In addition, the music played in this club consists of Latin, dance party music, salsa, bachata, merengue, and DJ mixes. In addition, the club also has several activities for customers, such as dance classes and other special events. The club has a dressy attire policy. Dress up and come party all night in this club. Lastly, the club has a small entrance fee, and entrance is limited to people of ages 18 and above.