The only walk in Jazz-bar in Amsterdam! This hidden gem is always packed, but not many find it!
Hidden amongst the tourist restaurants and bars, Café- Alto can be spotted by the huge saxophone which hangs above its entrance (on a road just off just off Leidseplein).
Duck into this cool and cosy bar. The friendly bar staff will make you feel more than welcome and you slip back to 1920s. Look up to the ceiling and all around, as you begin to see this intimate jazz bar hung with photos of iconic musicians. Even if you claim that Jazz isn’t your cup of tea, this bar will heavily change your perspective on it, once you enter you’ll never want to leave!
Whilst Jazz dominates the musical agenda although blues bands play from time to time. If you’re fitting a visit into a busy schedule, try and make a Wednesday. This is because the locals favourite jazz quintet plays beats which will make you want to move your feet!