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Café ZILT is a small and intimate bar on the Zeedijk, in the heart of Amsterdam. They like fine flavors and try to express this in a large range of choice, but also in quality and personal service. Café ZILT has 50 different beers to choose from, of which there are always 12 on draught. Brands as Jupiler and Hertog Jan are permanently available but on the other hand it is always a surprise how the "line-up" is composed. Blonde, dark, sweet, bitter, local, European, American: anything is possible. In the cellar, bottles and casks of many beers are waiting peacefully untill they will be consumed.

Café ZILT is a whiskey bar as well: they love whiskey and proudly present a growing number of single malt whiskeys and bourbon (the counter is now at 134). Also different other brands can be ordered like Zacapa and Don Papa rum, Ocho tequila, Baron Otard cognac and Tanqueray Ten as well as Hendrick's gin. Furthermore you are at the right place for a nice glass of gin from 't Nieuwe Diep, Wees or Zuidam. At Café ZILT they are eager to share their love, knowledge and enthusiasm for the wonderful products they sell. To share this with their custumors they organize tastings on a regular basis. During these special events, an assortment of whiskies is served accompanied with matching bites. For more information click here

Red Bull & Bieber free environment

The music they play matches the assortment of drinks: the best music in town. No disco, bubblegum, R&B and greasy kids stuff. They like to think of thereselves as an ‘orphanage of hits’. Every third Thursday of the month you are welcome for the legendary PopQuiz. In Café ZILT you use free Wi-Fi. Be welcome, taste and enjoy. 

Opening hours

  • Daily 5pm until 3am
  • Friday and Saturday until 4am

News letter

Monthly news (in Dutch)