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Located in the rich historic city centre. Café de Jaren is a captivating place to get together, celebrate and enjoy the view.

Besides the spacious café and terrace, there are two spaces that can be hired for private parties and celebrations. The first floor with rooftop terrace can be hired and is perfectly suitable for big occasions. Enjoy a spectacular view on the Amstel river from the terrace, at the same time you can check the bar that hums with a friendly local buzz.

Café de Jaren can be reached with public transportation and by car. Metrostation Rokin and Waterlooplein are in easy walking distance. The closest parking garage is at the Stopera theatre at Waterlooplein and is an easy five minute walk to Café de Jaren.

First floor and terrace

The first floor has an accessible character and large-opening glass doors overlooking the terrace. This is a unique venue, as the terrace is directly adjacent to the stunning Amstel river and Amsterdam’s city centre. In the summer months the sunny and sheltered terrace is perfect for drinks with groups of up to 200 people. Enjoy the beautiful view and the hustle of the city, a brilliant spot for your event.

The first floor is well suited for large groups and can be transformed to suit your event requirements.

  • Minimum spend (on drinks and/or snacks) €1250 ( as a downpayment at the time of booking!)
  • Standing: up to 200 persons
  • Private Dining: 30 to 100 persons (buffet style), see underneath
  • ONLINE BOOKING/DEPOSIT UP TO 50 PERSONS. PLEASE INDICATE THE EXACT NUMBER IN THE REMARKS SECTION OF THE RESERVATION !

Drinks at the bar

Host relaxed drinks at our bar in the café. A section of the bar will be reserved for your event to enjoy a social gathering with family and friends. Centered around the bar this spacious spot instantly becomes a cozy bubble. The atmosphere in the café is cosy, accessible and a mix of people, such as students, local residents, theatre lovers and tourists. The bar offers a fine selection of wines, specialty beers and delicious bites.

Both during summer and wintertime the café is well suited for a get together.

  • Capacity: up to 50 persons
  • No minimum spend
  • Snacks menu is served, see below (no dinner)

Bar menu

Pitch? Presentation? Graduation Party? There is always something to celebrate. Complement your social gathering by serving a selection of delicious snacks to accompany drinks. Suitable for smaller and bigger groups and served all day long.

Our bar menu offers a choice of a variety, from luxury appetizers to comforting bites. Think fancy Italian crostini with grilled salmon and grilled vegetables (only on the first floor). Or go for tasty finger food like rich olives, old cheese and mixed nuts from Gotjé – and yes, bitterballen are on the bar menu too.

Take a look at our sample menu below to get a flavor of what you can expect.

Private Dining

Our entire top floor, or roof terrace with stunning views over the Amstel River, as your private restaurant. With linen-covered tables and dedicated staff included in the price, we offer three special buffets. The informal character of a walking dinner combined with the stylishness of a seated dinner or lunch. From 30 persons up. Perfect for receptions, company parties or private family dinners.

Private lunch, aperitivo and dinner for groups

Italian Menu – If you’re a fan of Italian cuisine, you will love the menu Zenzero catering has created. Lunch, aperitivo or dinner, be sure to get to taste different flavours and exciting dishes. Iconic appetizers such as antipasti, frittata, focaccia pugliese, caponata, lasagna and cannelloni are a wonderful start to get you in the mood to taste the mains. A buffet is set up with an abundance of delicious foods, all prepared with fresh ingredients straight from Sicily.

Indonesian Menu – Surprise your taste buds with the tantalizing Indonesian menu from our catering partner Kemang. In this Indonesian dinner buffet, you will find an immense variety of flavors, spices and exotic ingredients. Discover traditional Beef Rendang, a rich and creamy stew prepared with spices and coconut milk. Have a bite from the tasty Indonesian vegetable dishes such as Sayur Lodeh, Terong and Oerap.

  • Private Dining possible with groups of 30 up to 100 persons
  • Lunch, aperitivo & dinner arrangements only possible at the first floor and terrace as a private venue, personnel costs and linen covered tables included, but excl. drinks.
  • ONLINE BOOKING AND DEPOSIT FOR UP TO 50 PERSONS ONLY. PLEASE INDICATE THE EXACT NUMBER IN THE REMARKS SECTION OF THE RESERVATION !