Introduce yourself to Amsterdam's nightlife with a cold Amstel beer from a busy outdoor cafe before heading out for a show. You'll find Amsterdam's theatre district around Leidseplein with plenty of English-language plays on offer. Amsterdam locals love nightlife, especially dancing, so follow them to the clubs of Rembrandtplein.
Head along to the popular bars around Wolvenstraat and Leidseplein where Amsterdam's nightlife turns its attention to cocktails and designer decor. For a taste of old-fashioned Amsterdam nightlife sip local ales like Amstel and Heineken at wood-panelled bars in Zeedijk. Or experience Amsterdam's proeflokaals tasting houses to try Amsterdam drinks like juniper-flavoured jenever gin. Sink pints over friendly games of pool in the all-night bars of Amsterdam's Red Light District.
You haven't really experienced Amsterdam nightlife until you've danced with 2000 others in the glitzy superclubs of Rembrandtplein. But because Amsterdam's locals love their nightlife, you can dance the night away at lively clubs all over town. You'll find smaller clubs playing house and jazz in Rozengracht. If you like samba and salsa experience Amsterdam's lively Latin American scene.
After dark you'll find that the nightlife around Amsterdam's Leidseplein comes alive with locals and tourists alike flocking to Amsterdam's theatres to catch big international shows and comedy nights. Later on, another side to Amsterdam's nightlife livens up as the casinos around Rembrandtplein do a roaring trade. Take an evening stroll through elegant Amstel to find Amsterdam's nightlife best cabaret and comedy shows.