Best Clubs in Amsterdam

Best Clubs in Amsterdam

Home to some of the most iconic and wildest places to party in the world, we’ve put together a list of some of the best nightclubs in Amsterdam we think you should visit for an unforgettable night out!

Whether you’re looking to let loose at one of the city’s vibrant techno hotspots or somewhere you can kick back and enjoy the chilled out vibes at a funk, disco or soul night, this city has it all! Renowned for its underground music scene as well as hosting some of the biggest international performers, artists & DJs, there’s something for everybody here no matter how you want to spend your amazing night out in Amsterdam!

Best Clubs in Amsterdam - Escape

1. Escape

One of the most popular nightclubs in the country, Escape Amsterdam has been a long-standing favourite in the Amsterdam nightlife scene since opening back in 1986. Since then, it has undergone three huge renovations but still managed to keep up to date with the rest of the city’s best hotspots. You’ll find a large dancefloor in Escape Club, the venue’s main floor, and a smaller club upstairs called Escape deLux. With an amazing sound system, lighting and fantastic live DJ sets, there’s little to be disappointed with when partying at this club!

📌 Rembrandtplein 11 » | Website »

Best Clubs in Amsterdam - Club NYX

2. Club NYX

A famously lively Amsterdam nightclub in the heart of the city, Club NYX is a huge venue split between three rooms. With a huge main dancefloor and balcony space above, you'll hear everything from house to techno being played here, as well as drum n bass and much more. Situated right by Rembrandtplein and plenty of other awesome nightlife spots, this is a venue worth checking out.

📌 Reguli­ers­dwarsstr.­ 42 » | Website »

Best Clubs in Amsterdam - AIR Amsterdam

3. AIR Amsterdam

Located in one of the city’s most popular nightlife areas, AIR Amsterdam is a world-renowned venue that brings in both regular local club-goers and international visitors who travel to party at this iconic nightclub! Regularly making it into DJ Mag’s Top 100 Clubs in the World list, the venue features a state-of-the-art sound system as well as epic audio-visual elements too. Featuring five bars, three rooms and two smoking areas, this spacious interior is the perfect backdrop to your ultimate night out in the Dutch capital!

📌 Amstelstraat 24 » | Website »

Best Clubs in Amsterdam - WesterUnie

4. WesterUnie

Making use of the city’s former gasworks-turned-hotspot, WesterUnie offers a unique, industrial backdrop to your big night out. Hosting mainly techno and house music events, the venue makes use of the huge concrete buildings here which transform into exciting dance spaces during events. Situated to the north-west of the city, this exciting hotspot is surrounded by open green spaces and hosts a number of cultural events that cover art, music and more. Have a browse through all the best clubs in Ibiza.

📌 Klönneplein 4-6 » | Website »

Best Clubs in Amsterdam - ClubNL

5. ClubNL

A small underground space in the heart of the city, ClubNL Amsterdam is a house and techno music-focused venue that’s open 6 nights a week and offers a fantastic all-round clubbing experience. With a stylish and low-key design inside, the intimate and cosy atmosphere makes it a truly unique place to party. Hosting both national and international DJs throughout the week, you’re guaranteed to have a special night at this Amsterdam favourite. Before you head inside make sure you have lined your stomachs by heading to one of the best restaurants in Amsterdam.

📌 Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 169 » | Website »

Best Clubs in Amsterdam - Warehouse Elementenstraat

6. Warehouse Elementenstraat

Another amazing club space in the city’s formerly industrial north-west area, Warehouse Elementenstraat is a legendary hotspot for underground house music raves in the city, first hosting events back in the 1990s. Since being re-discovered in recent years, the venue has been used to host some of the biggest and best parties in Amsterdam. The venue also hosts events during the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) Festival, an annual celebration of techno and house music that hosts rave nights throughout the week.  

📌 Elementenstraat 25 » | Website »

Best Clubs in Amsterdam - Club Mystique

7. Club Mystique

Formerly a gym and then a cinema before becoming one of Amsterdam’s top clubbing spaces, Club Mystique is an authentic Latin-themed bar and club that has been previously nominated for the World’s Best Bars list. Named after the iconic venue in Miami, Florida, this nightclub hosts regular salsa, merengue and other Latin-themed dance nights. Aside from that, they also offer soul, funk and hip-hop nights for their wider audience.

📌 Smaksteeg 19 » | Website »

Best Clubs in Amsterdam - Club Up

8. Club Up

Hosted in the same space as the prestigious De Kring Artist’s Society, Club Up Amsterdam is a weekend venue that offers amazing house, techno and disco-themed nights. As the name suggests… no matter which entrance you take, you’ve still got to go up to get inside! First opening in 2008, this nightclub has quickly become one of the best in the city and is a well-loved establishment in the busy Leidseplein area, known for its exciting nightlife.

📌 Korte Leidsedwarsstr. 26 » | Website »

Best Clubs in Amsterdam - Disco Dolly

9. Disco Dolly

Open every night of the week, Disco Dolly Amsterdam is a mainly student-orientated late night bar and nightclub that’s both fun and unique. Playing a mixture of house, funk and disco throughout the week, this is a great place to go to if you’re looking for the perfect clubbing experience. With a warm and cosy atmosphere, you can dance the night away here with cheap drinks and opening hours that stretch right up until sunrise!

📌 Handboogstraat 11 » | Website »

Best Clubs in Amsterdam - Chin Chin Club

10. Chin Chin Club

In a nutshell, Chin Chin Amsterdam has a little bit of everything to keep you entertained all the way through the evening! Considered to be more of a social venue than a nightclub to locals, this spacious club offers three separate bars as well as a karaoke room, a restaurant and even an arcade games area! Opening at the weekends, there’s every reason to stick around and see out the night partying here with the club staying open until sunrise.

📌 Rozengracht 133 » | Website »

Best Clubs in Amsterdam - Lovlee

11. Lovelee Amsterdam

A wildly popular club in the Leidseplein area to the south of the city centre, Lovelee Amsterdam is a brilliant nightclub that draws in a young crowd of both tourists and locals alike. Open until the early hours of the morning, this venue hosts DJs and artists from around Europe and further afield at least twice a week, so there's never a bad night to head here on a big night out!

📌 Lijnbaansgracht 238 » | Website »

Best Clubs in Amsterdam - RADION


Another eclectic “social” venue to the south of the city, RADION Amsterdam is a vibrant space that combines a café, bar and events space all under one roof. With a 24-hour license, this arts centre stays open to host a number of different events including its club nights. So no matter if you find yourself in the area during the day or as the sun goes down, this venue is a fantastic place to visit at any time!

📌 Louwesweg 1 » | Website »

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