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Leiden Square (Leidseplein)

Leidsestraat | Weteringschans, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 422 3285
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Planning a night out in Amsterdam? Head down to Leiden Square (Leidseplein,) which is known as the center of nightlife where you can choose from hundreds of bars, clubs, restaurants and discos that would suit every style and taste.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“coffee shops” (59 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Leidsestraat | Weteringschans, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 422 3285
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Reviewed 3 days ago

You can connect the #1, 2, 5, 7, and 10 on this site. Convenient to the Museum Quarter and the Apple Store. Stay on the area.

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a nice busy place . Lots if bars and restaurants . You can enjoy all the people passing by .. Enjoy something to eat or drink .. Transportation no problem. Hop on a tram No parking

Thank Wendy F
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lots of bars, restaurants, great to sit with a drink & watch the world go by. Lovely part of Amsterdam 👌

Thank Avpp
Reviewed 5 days ago

We found Leidseplein on a tram ride back to hotel and loved it. There are plenty places to eat and the bars are nice and busy. There is plent to do here and is a hive of activity.

Thank H0lidaygirl50
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very lively square with great tram access. Loads of bar/restaurants in area. Kick back with a beer and enjoy .

Thank jimmuld00n
Reviewed 1 week ago

A bustling area with lots of Bars and Restaurants, close to the In the process of having major works on the Tram rails and bridge but when finished it will be nice. Close enough to walk to Vondleparc and along the canals.

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 1 week ago

If throngs of crowds and tourists is what you want, then you will love it here. Of course, you will probably pass by here a couple of times a day as you traverse the city on foot or trams. All shops, cafes and restaurants here...More

Thank ZenHealer7
Reviewed 1 week ago

This area was close to our hotel, and was a great place to people watch. The trams go in all directions from this area, so easy to move through the city. Great options to stop for a beer, snacks, dinner, or a coffee shop. Evenings...More

Thank indymacthedog
Reviewed 1 week ago

Leidseplein is an area that can be better appreciated at night. It is crowdy with a lot of terraces, bars. coffe shops and discos. If you are on party mode try to pay a visit to this place. Also visit the coffe shop "The Bulldog"...More

1  Thank Ricardo n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visit this square with my family and we really enjoy it. Is is wonderful and vary particular. Everyone should visit it!

Thank longofrancesco00
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Leon S
16 March 2017|
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Response from garylomas | Reviewed this property |
Hi, As you walk into the square from the main road, go to the left side of the square, bottom corner to halfway there is a nice coffee shop that you have to go down 7 steps or so, good juice, coffe, and staff, relaxed... More
Nina M
14 July 2016|
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Response from Mae-and-Abdulla | Reviewed this property |
The taxi fare is about Euro 50. We usually take one from the taxi stand just outside the ariport...but we've also reserved taxis online. You can see the reviews on TripAdvisor.
Jerry M
11 November 2015|
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Response from biggdaniel | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about 858 to Keukenhof, but we took the 197 to Schipol on a Friday afternoon. It stops in front of the American Hotel and you pay the driver 5 euros. It takes about 1 hour and lets you off about 100 meters... More