The 7 Best Things to do at Night in Amsterdam

It’s no surprise to learn that liberal Amsterdam has a wild nightlife. The Red Light District is world famous and people often visit the city just to see this infamous area, but Amsterdam is a great place for a party, cocktail or quiet drink, with the Concertgebouw concert hall and late night cafes to seek out too. These are the best things to do at night in Amsterdam.

Jimmy Woo

It doesn’t matter how many people are inside Jimmy Woo; there’s always a line. Easily one of Amsterdam’s hottest clubs (and one of the hardest to get into), Jimmy Woo attracts the famous and the wealthy. The decor is very oriental, a mixture of ancient Hong Kong and modern cool, with dark lighting and black tables. The music varies nightly and visitors can expect to hear anything from hip-hop to house to electronic and soul pumping out of the impressive sound system. Chic and trendy, Jimmy Woo is easily accessible from all the top hotels in Amsterdam. The party doesn’t get going until well after midnight and carries on into the early hours of the morning.


Concertgebouw - Best Things to do at Night in AmsterdamConsidered one of the finest concert halls in the world, thanks to its exceptional acoustics, Concertgebouw is one of the great prides of Amsterdam. The incredible sound quality means that catching a concert here is a unique and highly enjoyable experience; you really will struggle to find the same richness of tone elsewhere. Originally opened in 1881, the hall was designed by A. L. van Gendt, and has benefited from many successful renovations over the years. The Concertgebouw is among the most visited concert halls in the world, so it’s always best to ring ahead to make sure that you get a seat. You can expect performances of the highest caliber from world-renowned performers.