Feel like a star at Bar Americain

Bar Americain is a true icon with the locals, known for its craft cocktails, Dutch bitterballen, and terrace which looks out on the Leidse Square. Don’t miss the celebrity photos covering the walls, no other hotel in Amsterdam has welcomed so many famous artists.

Bar Americain

Bar Americain, renewed, familiar and always the place where everyone feels welcome. For over 50 years, hotel guests, tourists and locals have gathered here to enjoy themselves. From a delicious cocktail, a good glass of wine or a nice beer and always a nice chat with the Bar team. Maybe get some bitterballen as well?

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, we are always there for you. The Bar, a place full of stories and nostalgia, history intertwined with music. But above all, always warm and cozy.

Welcome home!

Drinks & Bites

Try one of our signature drinks! Are you feeling like a Dirty Dancer, in the mood for a Coco Jambo or just really want a cold beer? We have it all at Bar Americain. Looking for a bite? Try our cheese platter, samosa’s or get some Dutch bitterballen.


Meet our band members Sarah, Sipke, Rogier and Jolanda! They always want the best for our guests. The finest beers and wines will be served and the most delicious cocktails will be made. Come in, take a seat and enjoy your drink in Bar Americain.


Several music artists are performing in the Bar every week. From dance classics, to modern sweet soul, to old rock. We have it all. Take a look at the event calendar and plan a visit.
Or maybe organize your own party? Bar Americain is available as the venue for your event! Click the button down below for more information.