Amsterdam and its inhabitants are generally quite laid back. For example it's quite normal to visit the theatre or the ballet wearing jeans, sneakers and a shirt. But this doesn't mean to say that hip and happening can't be found as the sun goes down. Here are a selection of place with hip in their middle name...but don't be led into thinking that hip only means dressing up. In Amsterdam hip can also very much mean dressing down - in a hip kind of way of course!
Jonge Roelensteeg 21
Live music, five-course meals and, oh yeah, it's on a boat!... read more
Korte Leidsedwarsstraat 14
Korte Leidsedwarsstraat 18
Amsterdam's Club of the Rich and Famous... read more
Hip restaurant which transforms into a club at the weekend... read more
A block behind the Flower Market