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Sound Garden

Dive Bar, Music Venue, and Rock Club€€€
Jordaan, Amsterdam
  • Luciano D.
    "Great bar with a nice terrace on the back and some arcade machines"(6 Tips)
    Ashley H.
    "Star Trek TNG pinball is a classic and not to be missed."(4 Tips)
    Arjan N.
    "my time in the garden enjoying a Weihenstephaner"(3 Tips)
    Spotted by Locals - city guides by locals
    "Very international, and great for playing table football (fussball)"(3 Tips)
69 Tips and reviews
  • outdoor seating
  • beer
  • weihenstephaner
  • casual
  • lively
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  • Shannon M.
    Shannon MackieFebruary 24, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    They have a delicious berry jenever which is good if you don't normally like jenever. Pay with pin and they need to take out an additional €20 (which you get back in cash).
  • Adrián M.
    Adrián MorenoMay 31, 2015
    Very nice terrace next to the canal with good music selection. They have a foosball table and a pool table. And toilet is free.
  • Jordy L.
    Jordy LichtAugust 23, 2011
    Small but cozy punk bar. The drinks are respectively cheap and the atmosphere is always good. Includes a big terrace, pool table and pinball machines. Helpful and friendly staff.
  • Danny W.
    Danny WilsonJuly 27, 2015
    Great bar! Lots of choice of drinks. Also, pinball, pool, and table football are a plus. And outside seating by the canal.
  • Party Earth
    Party EarthOctober 26, 2012
    This place has some of the cheapest drinks in town, and the crowd is chatty and outgoing. The best spot to kick back is outside on the terrace. Read more
  • Sandrine E.
    Dive bar: good bottle list, cheap drinks, cool music. Great terrace during the day (at night, just a balcony).
  • Sjoerd v.
    Great place to have some beers and shots. Feels like a backpackers pub. Rock and roll music all over the place.
  • Felipe
    FelipeApril 6, 2014
    Come here with good weather and enjoy your Weihenstephaner (German beer) in the terrace facing the view to the canal.
  • Adam N.
    Adam NowekApril 9, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Punk/metal crowd that can be slightly more aggressive than the crowd at The Minds. Awesome patio in the summertime.
  • Matthew M.
    Matthew MMarch 14, 2015
    Great selection of beers, friendly staff and an outside seating area for a smoke and a beer in the sun.
  • Tonia I.
    I love this dive bar, awesome back patio, the inside is like out of a 90s movie. Great beers ❤️
  • Florian L.
    Florian LecoqApril 13
    Been here 5+ times
    Perfect terrasse when it's sunny, good beers and nice people hanging out there!
  • Yuri H.
    Yuri HeggeJanuary 20
    Nice place with an alternative feel.. No fuzz, just drink and enjoy your time. Weihenstephaner ftw.
  • Ashley H.
    Ashley HoltgraverOctober 22, 2013
    Unrelated to Black Hole Sun. Star Trek TNG pinball is a classic and not to be missed. Great brass tacks bartender.
  • Léa T.
    Léa TalocJune 23, 2015
    Nice terrace to enjoy the sun :). Avoid the wine and prefer a beer !
  • Luciano D.
    Luciano DJuly 6, 2015
    Great bar with a nice terrace on the back and some arcade machines
  • Stefan
    StefanOctober 1, 2015
    Bourdain liked it, I had to check it out. No tourists. Good beer, water views. Great place to chill.
  • Spotted by Locals - city guides by locals
    Spotted by Locals - city guides by localsOctober 12, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Very international, and great for playing table football (fussball) Read more
  • Joao P.
    Joao PessegueiroAugust 8, 2014
    Great music, great ambient. One of my favourites places in Amsterdam.
  • Zane E.
    Zane EmbovicaJune 4, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    amazing terrace for the warm evenings, pool and football tables and nice people working there :)
  • Sura N.
    Sura NeijenhuisJanuary 18, 2015
    Very nice terrace. Great music. Good selection of beers.
  • Arjan N.
    Arjan NeeringJuly 2, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Love to spend my time in the garden enjoying a Weihenstephaner with some good alternative music in the background.
  • House of A.
    House of ArtMarch 17, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The best, the only one. Sound Garden! Great environment and beautiful people.
  • Manu L.
    Manu LorenzoOctober 8, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Beer! The terrace is superb and the music is very cool
  • Adriana D.
    Very lively terrace for warm spring/summer days.
  • Amsterdam Magazine
    Amsterdam MagazineJuly 18, 2011
    'Are you looking for classic rock music, alternative vibes and a cool beer on the canal side?' - Amsterdam Magazine Read more
  • Donald B.
    Donald BurkeFebruary 29, 2012
    Rock bar with terrace on the canal. Can't beat it in the summer.
  • Alexis J.
    Alexis JabbourOctober 18, 2015
    Chill place to hang out with friends and play some pool.
  • Stefan W.
    Stefan WtfisswagDecember 17, 2014
    Draft Winestephaner beer got me fucked up I like the place though Amsterdam atmosphere innit
  • Alex M.
    Alex MorrellMay 7, 2014
    Nice place for a drink and a smoke by the canal.
  • Abraham O.
    Abraham Ocón CaballeroAugust 6, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Good place to chill.. specially summer, nice terrace
  • B. M.
    B. MacFebruary 9, 2015
    Try the palm beer and make some friends in the smokers room! Nice place!
  • Samuel S.
    Samuel SpainkillerMarch 10, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    If the weather allows it, get in here, and go to the terras at the back. It's lovely.
  • Sandrine E.
    Dive bar it is! and a nice one
  • Natasha C.
    Natasha CloutierApril 27, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Very relaxed rock music and all, nice outdoor terrace in the summer and German weiss beer on tap.
  • Spotted by Locals - city guides by locals
    Spotted by Locals - city guides by localsNovember 17, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Pinball, table football and rocking music! Read more
  • Jasper J.
    Jasper JonkmanJune 3, 2010
    Come by boat and enjoy the diversity, don't be surprised by the high ratio of alternative people over here
  • €rik - SU2
    €rik - SU2August 23, 2014
    Ask for the beer special!
  • Zoey T.
    Zoey TsopelaJanuary 8, 2011
    Great music- If you're into alternative- and great staff.
  • Timna T.
    Timna TomisaSeptember 13, 2012
    Great music and definitely enjoy a game of pool!
  • Caterine ..
    Caterine .September 18, 2015
    Rock and roll
  • Emre S.
    Emre SeyrekApril 20, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Great terrace on the canal!
  • House of A.
    House of ArtMarch 17, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The best, the only one. Sound Garden!
  • Patrick B.
    Patrick BeekerSeptember 7, 2011
    Frequented by many Italians and Spanish folks.
  • Edo C.
    Edo CostaNovember 25, 2012
    Well just saying: i went out just on time to spot someone trying to steal my bike....
  • Garet R.
    Garet RumenAugust 21, 2014
  • Tamara Y.
    Tamara YadvichukMarch 27, 2013
    Great international place!
  • Amsterdam Magazine
    Amsterdam MagazineMarch 25, 2011
    2 euro beers on their giant terrace.
  • Andrey S.
    Andrey SyschikovJanuary 18, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Try krieg (cherry beer)
  • Federico A.
    Federico AllendeMarch 28, 2013
    The best bar in amsterdam
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