Best schools in Amsterdam

Check out the top schools in Amsterdam, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Lokaal Edel
1. Lokaal Edel
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111 local reviews
1 Postjesweg, Amsterdam-West
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+31 20 799 5000
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Toby
Great terrace next to the water. A beautiful Amsterdamse School building ('Het Sieraad'). Perfect for coffee o…
Lucas
Situated in one of the most beautiful buildings in "Amsterdamse School" stijl, this restaurant / cultural cent…
Nina & Benjamin
Nice terras near the water plus an additional floating terras. Go here when it's sunny. When cold, the atmosph…
1. Lokaal Edel
1. Lokaal Edel
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111 local reviews
1 Postjesweg, Amsterdam-West
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+31 20 799 5000
Toby
Toby
Great terrace next to the water. A beautiful Amsterdamse School building ('Het Sieraad'). Perfect for coffee on a sunny day.
Lucas
Lucas
Situated in one of the most beautiful buildings in "Amsterdamse School" stijl, this restaurant / cultural center serves excellent drinks, ex…
Nina & Benjamin
Nina & Benjamin
Nice terras near the water plus an additional floating terras. Go here when it's sunny. When cold, the atmosphere inside is cozy. The buildi…
2. Pathé Tuschinski
2. Pathé Tuschinski
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68 local reviews
26-34 Reguliersbreestraat, Amsterdam-Centrum
+31 900 1458
Movie theaterPoint of interestEstablishment
Natasha
A spectacular interior in the style of Amsterdam School, Jugendstil, Art Nouveau and Art Deco.
Wendie And Hans
Most pro-fined art deco (dutch Amsterdamse school) in the Netherlands. A must see, buy on a rainy day a ticket…
Gui
Tuschinski is considered as one of the most beautiful cinemas in the world. The interior and exterior are a sp…
2. Pathé Tuschinski
2. Pathé Tuschinski
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68 local reviews
26-34 Reguliersbreestraat, Amsterdam-Centrum
+31 900 1458
Natasha
Natasha
A spectacular interior in the style of Amsterdam School, Jugendstil, Art Nouveau and Art Deco.
Wendie And Hans
Wendie And Hans
Most pro-fined art deco (dutch Amsterdamse school) in the Netherlands. A must see, buy on a rainy day a ticket for No. 1 and you'll have a w…
Gui
Gui
Tuschinski is considered as one of the most beautiful cinemas in the world. The interior and exterior are a spectacular mix of styles; Amste…
3. Scheepvaarthuis
3. Scheepvaarthuis
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4 local reviews
108 Prins Hendrikkade, Amsterdam
020 551 2512
Establishment
Nathan
Spectacular, beautiful, example of the 'Amsterdamse School' architecture. Must see for fans. Now a hotel.
Mathijs
Built in 1913-15, the Scheepvaarthuis is often regarded as the first building designed in the style of the Ams…
Kenneth
Scheepvaarthuis, now the Amrath Hotel, was originally built to house a group of Dutch shipping companies. The …
3. Scheepvaarthuis
3. Scheepvaarthuis
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4 local reviews
108 Prins Hendrikkade, Amsterdam
020 551 2512
Nathan
Nathan
Spectacular, beautiful, example of the 'Amsterdamse School' architecture. Must see for fans. Now a hotel.
Mathijs
Mathijs
Built in 1913-15, the Scheepvaarthuis is often regarded as the first building designed in the style of the Amsterdam School. This Art Deco-i…
Kenneth
Kenneth
Scheepvaarthuis, now the Amrath Hotel, was originally built to house a group of Dutch shipping companies. The building, a jewel of the Amste…
4. The Movies
4. The Movies
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85 local reviews
161 Haarlemmerdijk, Amsterdam-Centrum
Closed · Opens 1:00 PM
+31 20 638 6016
Movie theaterPoint of interestEstablishment
Mees
This old school movietheatre has an unique vibe and will not be your everyday movietheatre. Not every blockbus…
Reinier
For a great old school movie experience. Located a the end of a nice shopping street.
Peter
A neighborhood movie theater with a good selection of quality films. The adjacent bar and restaurant provide t…
4. The Movies
4. The Movies
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85 local reviews
161 Haarlemmerdijk, Amsterdam-Centrum
Closed · Opens 1:00 PM
+31 20 638 6016
Mees
Mees
This old school movietheatre has an unique vibe and will not be your everyday movietheatre. Not every blockbuster will play here so to see a…
Reinier
Reinier
For a great old school movie experience. Located a the end of a nice shopping street.
Peter
Peter
A neighborhood movie theater with a good selection of quality films. The adjacent bar and restaurant provide the potential for a full evenin…
5. Café Nol
5. Café Nol
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31 local reviews
109 Westerstraat, Amsterdam-Centrum
Open · Closes 3:00 AM
+31 20 624 5380
CafeFoodPoint of interest
Simone
Real old school Jordanese style bar. Not my favorite place to be, but certainly good if you like to taste a bi…
Lotte
Typical 'old-school' Amsterdam bar
Rogier & Inge
One of the most famous cafes in Amsterdam. You should go there at least once!
5. Café Nol
5. Café Nol
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31 local reviews
109 Westerstraat, Amsterdam-Centrum
Open · Closes 3:00 AM
+31 20 624 5380
Simone
Simone
Real old school Jordanese style bar. Not my favorite place to be, but certainly good if you like to taste a bit of the 'real' Amsterdam
Lotte
Lotte
Typical 'old-school' Amsterdam bar
Rogier & Inge
Rogier & Inge
One of the most famous cafes in Amsterdam. You should go there at least once!
6. OT301
6. OT301
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17 local reviews
301 Overtoom, Amsterdam
Point of interestEstablishment
Thomas
Alternative hang out that used to be a squat, and before that the school of cinema. Has a vegan restaurant, It…
Juel
Vegan restaurant, bar, cinema and club. It's an old squatted school building serving a more alternative, punky…
Alex
Very interesting venue that offers all sorts of entertainment from ping pong Tuesdays to yoga lessons and gigs…
6. OT301
6. OT301
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17 local reviews
301 Overtoom, Amsterdam
Thomas
Thomas
Alternative hang out that used to be a squat, and before that the school of cinema. Has a vegan restaurant, Italian wine bar, dub club, cine…
Juel
Juel
Vegan restaurant, bar, cinema and club. It's an old squatted school building serving a more alternative, punky crowd.
Alex
Alex
Very interesting venue that offers all sorts of entertainment from ping pong Tuesdays to yoga lessons and gigs. Vegan restaurant - booking…
7. Café Cook
7. Café Cook
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95 local reviews
2 James Cookstraat, Amsterdam-West
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+31 20 612 0547
CafeFoodPoint of interest
Nienke
Local restaurant with superb food. Also veg. Located at a beautiful quiet square built in 'Amsterdam School' t…
Helen
"A great restaurant with a big terrace with nice view on the 'Amsterdamse school' buildings."
Evert
Tiny local restaurant with superb food. Also veg. Located at a beautiful quiet square built in 'Amsterdam Scho…
7. Café Cook
7. Café Cook
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95 local reviews
2 James Cookstraat, Amsterdam-West
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+31 20 612 0547
Nienke
Nienke
Local restaurant with superb food. Also veg. Located at a beautiful quiet square built in 'Amsterdam School' type architecture in my street!…
Helen
Helen
"A great restaurant with a big terrace with nice view on the 'Amsterdamse school' buildings."
Evert
Evert
Tiny local restaurant with superb food. Also veg. Located at a beautiful quiet square built in 'Amsterdam School' type architecture. Recomme…
8. Rijsel
8. Rijsel
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63 local reviews
52 Marcusstraat, Amsterdam-Oost
Closed · Opens 6:00 PM
+31 20 463 2142
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Cecily
Excellent restaurant in a former school building - with lovely details kept intact. Great wines and classic Be…
Alexandra
Its all about the food in Rijsel. Located in an old school building to the locals know Rijsel for its height q…
Roos
One of the best restaurants in Amsterdam, located in an old school building. Serving the fantastic spring chic…
8. Rijsel
8. Rijsel
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63 local reviews
52 Marcusstraat, Amsterdam-Oost
Closed · Opens 6:00 PM
+31 20 463 2142
Cecily
Cecily
Excellent restaurant in a former school building - with lovely details kept intact. Great wines and classic Belgian/French dishes including …
Alexandra
Alexandra
Its all about the food in Rijsel. Located in an old school building to the locals know Rijsel for its height quality, affordable food-made b…
Roos
Roos
One of the best restaurants in Amsterdam, located in an old school building. Serving the fantastic spring chicken!
9. Museum Het Schip
9. Museum Het Schip
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26 local reviews
45 Oostzaanstraat, Amsterdam-West
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+31 20 686 8595
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Mathijs
One of the most remarkable buildings designed by Amsterdam School-style architect Michel de Klerk: 'the Ship' …
Guyon
Museum Het Schip explores the Amsterdam School style of architecture in its social, political and artistic con…
Freek
Museum Het Schip is a unique social housing estate built in the famous Amsterdam School style of the early 190…
9. Museum Het Schip
9. Museum Het Schip
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26 local reviews
45 Oostzaanstraat, Amsterdam-West
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+31 20 686 8595
Mathijs
Mathijs
One of the most remarkable buildings designed by Amsterdam School-style architect Michel de Klerk: 'the Ship' in the Spaarndammerbuurt. It's…
Guyon
Guyon
Museum Het Schip explores the Amsterdam School style of architecture in its social, political and artistic context. The museum is located in…
Freek
Freek
Museum Het Schip is a unique social housing estate built in the famous Amsterdam School style of the early 1900s. Responding to the towers o…
10. Hollandse Manege
10. Hollandse Manege
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4 local reviews
140 Vondelstraat, Amsterdam
020 618 0942
Establishment
Marike
For horse-lovers and for architecture lovers. In the middle of the city this beautiful old ridingschool. For a…
Bogy
The oldest equestrian riding school in the Netherlands and a museum.
Kenneth
The Hollandsche Manege (riding school in simple English) is the oldest riding school in the Netherlands. Built…
10. Hollandse Manege
10. Hollandse Manege
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4 local reviews
140 Vondelstraat, Amsterdam
020 618 0942
Marike
Marike
For horse-lovers and for architecture lovers. In the middle of the city this beautiful old ridingschool. For a coffee or maybe a short ride?
Bogy
Bogy
The oldest equestrian riding school in the Netherlands and a museum.
Kenneth
Kenneth
The Hollandsche Manege (riding school in simple English) is the oldest riding school in the Netherlands. Built in 1881 to serve the elite in…
11. Rapa Nui
11. Rapa Nui
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12 local reviews
27 Boulevard Barnaart, Zandvoort
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
023 573 7060
Establishment
Jeroen
Relaxed beach bar, family friendly, good food, delightful terrace, nice atmosphere. Adjacent to the surf schoo…
Gertrud
Another nice place on the beach for drinks and food! There's also a surf school if you want to try out the Dut…
Lonneke
Chill and very child friendly beach club. Just to hang out, have a drink or a bite to eat. Also there is a sur…
11. Rapa Nui
11. Rapa Nui
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12 local reviews
27 Boulevard Barnaart, Zandvoort
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
023 573 7060
Jeroen
Jeroen
Relaxed beach bar, family friendly, good food, delightful terrace, nice atmosphere. Adjacent to the surf school. Besides Woodstock, one of t…
Gertrud
Gertrud
Another nice place on the beach for drinks and food! There's also a surf school if you want to try out the Dutch waves ;-)
Lonneke
Lonneke
Chill and very child friendly beach club. Just to hang out, have a drink or a bite to eat. Also there is a surf school.
12. Old School Restaurant | 020-6615929
12. Old School Restaurant | 020-6615929
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7 local reviews
3 Gaasterlandstraat, Amsterdam
Closed · Opens 6:00 PM
020 661 5929
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Miguel
Cool place; good restaurant and parties. In a formal school, very spacious. Take the metro to RAI station and …
Misja
Worth the travel! This former school is now a restaurant but the furniture and design of the restaurant will r…
Lucie
A nice hidden gem. Really good food and a nice atmosphere in this old school building
12. Old School Restaurant | 020-6615929
12. Old School Restaurant | 020-6615929
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7 local reviews
3 Gaasterlandstraat, Amsterdam
Closed · Opens 6:00 PM
020 661 5929
Miguel
Miguel
Cool place; good restaurant and parties. In a formal school, very spacious. Take the metro to RAI station and walk 3 minutes.
Misja
Misja
Worth the travel! This former school is now a restaurant but the furniture and design of the restaurant will remind you of a classroom. Whe…
Lucie
Lucie
A nice hidden gem. Really good food and a nice atmosphere in this old school building