If you are hoping to learn about where to buy wine, liquor, and beer in Amsterdam you have definitely come to the right place. Our alcohol guide will try to cover the topic in as detailed of a way as we possibly can so that you can make the right decision on how to proceed.
A list of the best local liquor stores and wine shops in town will get us going. Anyone that is ready to go pick up a bottle of vodka, tequila, wine, or a case of beer will get their info quick and be ready to head out the door.
Up next we will dive into the best breweries and beer bars near you, and a list of Amsterdam wine bars will follow that up. Wineries and vineyards in your area will get a shout out, and we will wrap this up by mentioning some of the best local happy hours where you can buy cheap alcoholic drinks after your work day ends.
Towards the end you will find an alcohol map for the area with all of the various venues we are mentioning pinned on it. And everyone is welcome to read some of our other blogs about where to drink some liquor in Europe.
Best Liquor Stores & Wine Shops In Amsterdam
Whether you want to buy a case of beer, some vodka, tequila, wine, or just about any other alcoholic drink you should be able to get them at any of these best liquor stores and wine shops in Amsterdam:
- Liquor Store & More at Reguliersdwarsstraat 95E
- West Liquor Store at Overtoom 424
- Amsterdam Liquor Store at Haarlemmerplein 13-HS
Liquor Store and More sells hard liquors, beers, wines, champagnes, cold drinks, and cigarettes every day from 11am to 10pm. A wide range of beers, wines, spirits, and liquors in your area are available at Amsterdam Liquor Store on weekdays from 12pm to 8pm and from 1pm on weekends.
Breweries & Beer Bars In Your Area
When you want to go sample some new suds or just watch the game with some pals these local breweries and beer bars are a great option:
- Birrificio Oedipus at Gedempt Hamerkanaal 85
- Walhalla Brewery at Spijkerkade 10
- Butcher’s Tears at Karperweg 45
- The Converted Suster at Kloveniersburgwal 6
- De Prael brewery at Oudezijds Armsteeg 26
- Lion’s Head Restaurant & Brewery at Van Woustraat 36
- Brewery ‘t IJ at Funenkade 7
Birrificio Oedipus has beer tasting events in Amsterdam that you will want to check out. Some of the best local ales as well as a range of snacks are offered at Walhalla.
Butcher’s Tears sells chilled bottled beers and fresh growlers. Tours and tastings take place at De Prael Brewery on weekdays from 9am to 5pm.
Lion’s Head Restaurant and Brewery provides great food and beers from 5pm to 1am Tuesday through Sunday and 1pm to 1am on Saturday. Brewery ‘t IJ has been brewing specialty beers near you since 1985 and also offers tastings.
Wine Bars In Amsterdam
Wine bars in your area are a great place for a date, a business meeting, or to hang out with a big group of friends:
- Shiraz Wine Shop at Lijnbaansgracht 267 HS
- Wine Bar at Eerste van der Helststraat 50
- Glou Glou at Tweede van der Helststraat 3
- Alex + Pinard at Dapperstraat 10
- Clos Amsterdam at Beukenplein 50
- Winehouse Somm at Baffinstraat 1
- The Wine List at Van Breestraat 107A
Wine tastings take place at Shiraz on weekdays starting at 3pm and 1:30pm on weekends. Wine Bar serves 35 types of drinks as well as classic French meals and even sells 100 wine varieties from 3pm to 12am Tuesday through Friday and from 2pm on weekends.
Gloy Glou is open on weekdays from 4pm to 12am and from 3pm on weekends. Alex + Pinard serves excellent food and authentic wines near you seven days a week.
Winehouse Somm is open on Thursday and Friday from 4pm to 10pm and 3pm to 8pm on weekends. A fine selection of Eastern European wines and homestyle international dishes are offered at The Wine List from 4pm to 11pm Wednesday through Saturday and 1pm to 7pm on Sunday.
Wineries & Vineyards Near You
Vineyard Amsteltuin at Langs de Akker 5 is a great event venue serving local wines from 9am to 4pm Monday through Thursday. Don’t forget about the tastings at Cave Rokin and Hart’s from our best wine shops lists.
Best Local Happy Hours
These happy hours in Amsterdam can be a great option to buy cheaper alcoholic drinks after work when you need to unwind:
- Belushi’s at Warmoesstraat 129
- Susie’s Saloon at Oudezijds Voorburgwal 254
- Irish Pub Slainte at Warmoesstraat 87
- The Good Companion at Westerstraat 264
- The Seafood Bar at Van Baerlestraat 5h
Belushi’s is open seven days a week serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, and alcoholic beverages along with live DJ performances and also offers one of the longest happy hours in your area.
For over 25 years Susie’s Saloon has been offering some of the best happy hours in Amsterdam from 3pm to 6pm and features pool tables, pinball, jukebox, large TV screens, and a smoking room.
You can also read our posts on:
- Where To Drink Beer In Rotterdam
- Where To Drink Beer In Antwerp
- Where To Drink Beer In Brussels
- Where To Drink Beer In Hamburg
Enjoy Drinking Wine, Liquor, & Beer In Amsterdam
For the time being that is all we have to share but check back in because we will do our best to keep this page updated. After reading about all of those local liquor stores, wine shops, breweries, beer bars, wine bars, wineries, vineyards, and happy hours near you we think you are ready to accomplish your goal.
Do us a favor and mention if we got anything incorrect or if any of the above places have closed down in the comments so we can keep the lists up to date. Now have fun drinking wine, liquor, or beer in Amsterdam.