Restaurant & Bar

Café Americain and Bar Americain are legendary venues in Amsterdam and rank among the best places to eat and drink in the whole city.

Traditionally the haunt of notable artists and musicians and with a loyal local following, there’s always an amazing atmosphere thanks to the Art Deco interiors and friendly staff.

  • Café Americain

    Café Americain

    Grab a standout holiday snap at the jaw dropping Art Deco bar, then settle down for service with a smile. Fresh, local produce is crafted into delicious traditional dishes and exciting international favourites, so you’re sure to find something you love.

    Open early in the morning until late at night, Café Americain offers an exciting breakfast menu, a versatile and delicious all-day menu with everything from light bites to three course meals, and a wonderful afternoon tea, so whenever you’re peckish there’s something just perfect waiting for you to try it.

    Whether you’re looking to live the high life with signature cocktails, caviar and oysters or doing Amsterdam like a local with an ice-cold beer and some bitterballen, if drinks and nibbles are your thing, you’ve found your new home from home.

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    Sunday – Thursday

    7 am – 11 pm

    Friday & Saturday

    7 am – 0.00 am

  • Bar Americain

    Bar Americain

    Bar Americain is a true icon with the locals, known for its craft cocktails, Dutch bitterballen, stunning style and welcoming atmosphere, plus a great terrace which looks out on the Leidse Square. The team at Bar Americain always ensure everyone feels welcome, whilst the striking Art Deco bar and the distinctive décor full of stories, nostalgia, and history give instant atmosphere.

    For over 50 years, hotel guests, tourists and locals have gathered here to enjoy themselves. An impressive selection of drinks and moreish nibbles mean there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you’re stopping by after a long day at work or to kick off a party, a first date, or just to see your friends again, our focus is always you.

    • Monday – Wednesday: 5 pm – 12 am
    • Thursday 4 pm – 1 am
    • Friday & Saturday 1 pm – 1 am
    • Sunday 1 pm – 12 am
  • Breakfast


    Wake up your way with an iconic breakfast at Café Americain. Enjoy your choice of light and healthy choices or more indulgent options, surrounded by gorgeous décor and attentive staff. All of our breakfasts use the freshest ingredients and are made from locally sourced produce. Absolutely the best way to start your day in Amsterdam!

    Breakfast Menu

    Buffet Breakfast

    7.00am – 10.00am daily

    À La Carte Breakfast

    7.00am – 11.00am daily

  • Afternoon Tea

    Afternoon Tea

    If afternoon tea is your favourite treat, you can’t afford to miss this one. Café Americain’s version features delicious sandwiches and quiches, pastries, petit fours, macarons, chocolates, and scones. And if you fancy adding an extra special flourish, a glass of champagne goes perfectly with the carefully crafted delicacies.

    Afternoon teas are popular, so be sure to book at least 24 hours in advance to secure your spot. Please call us on +31 20 556 3000


    Please Book

    24 hours in advance

Table Reservations

To book your table or to organise an event please call us on +31 20 556 3000 or email


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