Terrace Restaurants

Fine restaurants with an outdoor terrace

The restaurants mentioned are special for the food, but also for the ambiance, location, view and more!

Amsterdam's best terrace restaurants


Restaurant Ambassade  €€€

Excellent French restaurant with waterside terrace at Amsterdam’s most prestigious canal.

Centrum / Canal Belt

De Plantage   €€

friendly restaurant with large outdoor terrace near Artis Zoo's entrance gate

Centrum / De Plantage

Restaurant Elkaar   €€€

Friendly restaurant with beautiful terrace overlooking an old city gate

Centrum / De Plantage

Bosco   €€

Cafe/restaurant with sunny terrace in trendy Oud-West neighbourhood

West / Oud-West


Café Loetje   €€

Bustling café/restaurant known for its 'biefstuk' and other classic Dutch dishes.

Zuid / Oud-Zuid


Mata Hari   €€

hip bar & restaurant with a canal-side terrace

Centrum / Old Centre


De Kas   €€€

Trendy restaurant & nursery in greenhouse with fixed daily menu.

Oost / Oud-Oost

Hemelse Modder    €€€

small restaurant near Red Light District with lovely atmosphere and nice terrace

Centrum / Nieuwmarkt

in de waag

In de Waag   €€

All day dining with a fairytale ambiance on a historic place

Centrum / Old Centre

de italiaan

De Italiaan   €€

charming Italian restaurant with nice tree-covered outdoor seating

West / Oud-West

Miri Mary

Miri Mary    €€€

Classic Indian dishes with an Amsterdam touch, with plenty of veg options.

Zuid / De Pijp


Brasserie NeL   €€

located in the wooden Amstelkerk on a lovely square

Centrum / Canal Belt


Vinkeles   €€€€

high-end restaurant with a romantic hotel garden terrace

Centrum / Canal Belt


Het Molenpad   €€

eetcafé with a canal side terrace on Prinsengracht at a fantastic location

Centrum / Canal Belt


Pastis   €€

Paris style bistro with good French food and relaxed atmosphere.

West / Oud-West


Lion Noir   €€€

eclectic chic restaurant with lounge, cocktail bar and a beautiful hidden garden

Centrum / Canal Belt


Ikaria Park    €€

Greek hidden gem in the small Bilderdijkpark serving delicious souvlaki skewer, spanakopita, loukoumades, and more.

West / Oud-West

Hotel de Goudfazant   €€€

hip and cool restaurant in former car garage with still oldtimer cars in it

Noord / Nieuwendammerham


Contrast   €€€

Exceptional food on a ship overlooking the IJ River. Each week, the 8-course menu changes.

Noord / NDSM

Price categories
€        Inexpensive < €35
€€      Moderate spend €35-55
€€€    Special occasion €55-90
€€€€  Expensive > €90

Avg. price for 2-course meal (starter + main course) for 1 person, excluding drinks
All restaurants listed here are reviewed by the editors of this website, who visit anonymously and pay for their own meals and drinks.