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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 multiple 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.

Hire fee from €500,- for 5 hours or less (consumptions not included)

  • Capacity:
  • Standing: up to 200 persons
  • Dining: 20 to 100 persons (buffet style)
  • 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 additional location fee
  • Snacks menu is served, see below (no dinner)

Catering

Café de Jaren always takes good care of its guests. This is why we have created several menus for groups and events from 20 persons up. Perfect for receptions, company parties and intimate family gathering. No matter what kind of menu you will select, you are sure to discover exciting dishes that will suit your preferences.

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 frittata, arancini and anti pasti 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, Sayur beans and Oerap. The menu is applicable for large groups and social gatherings.

  • Lunch, aperitivo & dinner arrangements possible with groups of 20 up to 100 persons
  • Lunch, aperitivo & dinner arrangements only possible at the first floor and terrace (rental fee €500, excl. drinks and the price of the buffets)
  • ONLINE BOOKING/DEPOSIT UP TO 50 PERSONS. PLEASE INDICATE THE EXACT NUMBER IN THE REMARKS SECTION OF THE RESERVATION !

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 crostinis 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.