It’s cold, it’s raining, and the sun goes down at four in the afternoon. How do Amsterdammers manage to survive the winter? Sure, they’ve got ice-skating and pea soup, but really, we think their secret lies in the city’s ultra-cozy bars..
Here, we’ve picked our six favourite spots to cuddle up and share a drink with friends during those long winter nights. These bars have elevated gezelligheid – the Dutch national philosophy of coziness and comfort – to an art form.