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Pub Quiz Amsterdam (2024 update)

So you want to do a Pub Quiz in Amsterdam? Lucky you! Amsterdam offers many venues where you can spend an evening quizzing. Check out the Amsterdam venues hosting quizzes below.

1. Café Bar Baarsch

Jan Evertsenstraat 91, 1057 BS Amsterdam

Every Monday from 8:30 p.m. there is a Pub Quiz at this cozy bar in the Baarsjes.

Teams of up to five people compete for the prize: the winning team does not have to pay the drink bill.

The cost is 3.50 euros per person and reservations are required. You can sign up for the quiz at the bar or by calling 020 618 1970.

 

Bar Baarsch Amsterdam Baarsjes indoor tables

2. Café Thijssen

Brouwersgracht 107, 1015 GD Amsterdam

One of the city’s most famous pub quizzes can be found at Café Thijssen in the Jordaan. Every Monday you can go there for a fun Pub Quiz at this popular brown cafe.

Teams consist of a maximum of 5 people. You can sign up for the quiz via Thijssen’s facebook page. The quiz, which consists of 8 rounds, starts at 8 p.m. and lasts approximately until 11 p.m. The cost is €3 per person. The winner will receive large Chouffes or a beer package.

Café Thijssen Amsterdam Jordaan indoor bar

3. Cafe Maxwell

Beukenplein 27, 1092 BB Amsterdam

Every Monday night at 9:00 p.m. there is a fun Pub Quiz at Café Maxwell in Amsterdam-East.

The quiz consists of 8 rounds: 6 rounds of general knowledge/actual questions, 1 picture round and 1 music round with its own theme.

The quiz starts at 9 p.m. sharp, so be sure to be on time with your team (maximum 5 people). You can sign up for the quiz by calling or reserving through the website.

Maxwell Amsterdam outdoor terrace

4. Cafe Lust!

Cornelis Trooststraat 49I, 1072 JC Amsterdam

The Pub Quiz at Café Lust in De Pijp takes place every Tuesday night from 8:30 p.m. to about 10:45 p.m. Participating costs 3 euros per person.

Teams of five players will compete for the coveted 1st prize: a bottle of ‘bubbles’ and a week of world fame on the Café Lust! Facebook page. Every last Thursday of the month they host a Theme Pub Quiz.

Café Lust Amsterdam indoor bar and table

5. Brouwerij Troost Oud-West

Bilderdijkstraat 205, 1053 KT Amsterdam

Every Monday night at Troost in Oud-West, the Brouwerij Troost Pub Quiz is held.

In teams of up to five people, you answer questions spread over several rounds. Participation is completely free and the winners of the quiz will earn a shredded drink bill.

Reservations can be made through the widget on the Troost website.

Brewery Troost Amsterdam Oud West outdoors

6. Café Restaurant Czaar

Czaar Peterstraat 281, 1018 PL Amsterdam

Every Monday night, Cafe Restaurant Czaar hosts a Pub Quiz: the Czaar Pubquiz!

“Crack your brain with homemade questions. Gather your team with newspaper readers, blues connoisseurs, soccer fans or other specialists you think you need. You might walk out the door afterwards with great prizes! Sign up your team by booking through their website, calling, on Czaar’s Instagram or just walking in.”

Café Restaurant Czaar Oost indoor bar and tables

7. Cafe Kuijper

Linnaeusstraat 79, 1093 EK Amsterdam

Every Tuesday you can join the Pub Quiz at Cafe Kuijper in Amsterdam-East at 20:00.

The quiz is presented “Quizmistress” Miss Jocelyn. She makes it a fun yet educational Quiz.

You can sign up by phone. Costs are 3.50 euros per person. Reservations are recommended to guarantee a spot. The winner won’t have to pay for drinks consumed during the quiz.

Cafe Kuiper Amsterdam Oud Oost tables

8. Bar Kitchen De Zuid

Azartplein 2-A, 1019 PD Amsterdam

Every month, Bar Kitchen De Zuid at Azartplein hosts a fun Pub Quiz.

Keep an eye on De Zuid’s Facebook page for the announcement of the next quiz. Registration can be done through the website or by contacting them by email or phone.

Café De Zuid Amsterdam Azartplein inside

9. Drovers Dog Atjehstraat

Eerste Atjehstraat 62, 1094 KP Amsterdam

Every month, Drovers Dog in the Indische Buurt hosts an (international) Pub Quiz.

Participating is completely free and you can win something – a nice discount on the bill! There are also prizes for 2nd and 3rd prizes. Reservations are required.

You can sign up for the quiz by sending an email, calling or sending a message on Facebook. Keep an eye on Drovers Dog’s Facebook page for the announcement of the next quiz.

Drovers Dog Amsterdam East outside

10. Café Schinkelhaven

Amstelveenseweg 126, 1075 XL Amsterdam

Every week on Monday nights from 7 p.m. you can join the Pub Quiz at café Schinkelhaven and every 3rd Wednesday of the month there is an international quiz at Schinkelhaven.

Quizmasters Bard & Eduard guide you through the entire quiz. Your team may consist of up to 5 people. The winning team gets a whopping €50 off their bill, and the big losers get a bag of sweets. Reserve a spot on time through their website.

Café Schinkelhaven Amsterdam Schinkelbuurt outdoors

11. Café Zilt!

Zeedijk 49, 1012 AR Amsterdam

Every third Thursday of the month, you can participate in the legendary “Café ZILT PopQuiz” with a team of up to 4 people from 8:30 p.m. onwards.

The quiz lacks any trace of a theme. Participation is free and yet there are fine prizes to be won. Reservations cannot be made, so come on time and in huge numbers!

Café Zilt! Amsterdam Zeedijk outside

12. Cafe De Poort

Haarlemmerdijk 44, 1013 JD Amsterdam

Every month at Café de Poort you can participate in the entertaining Poort Pub Quiz (“De Poort Kwis”), conducted by Oscar Zeegers.

The quiz begins at 9 p.m. and lasts until approximately 11 p.m. Keep an eye on De Poort’s Facebook page for the announcement of the next quiz.

Register by sending an email to info@cafedepoort.amsterdam.

Café De Poort Amsterdam Haarlemmerdijk outside

13. Cafe Dorst

Zeeburgerdijk 3, 1093 SJ Amsterdam

A Pub Quiz is held every month at Café Dorst on Zeeburgdijk. During corona they held several online quizzes, but now they are back where they do best, in the cafe of course!

The quiz lasts from 8:30 p.m. to about 11 p.m. and participation costs 2.50 euros per person. Teams consist of 5 players (more players on a team is allowed, but a 10% point deduction will be charged for each additional person).

For the next quiz, keep an eye on Café Dorst’s Facebook page.

Café Dorst Amsterdam Dapperbuurt outside

14. De Beren Amsterdam-Noord

Buikslotermeerplein 2001, 1025 XL Amsterdam

Every 3rd Thursday of the month a Pub Quiz is organized at Restaurant De Beren in Amsterdam Noord.

Teams may consist of a maximum of 5 people. You can sign up via email, by calling or by sending a message on their Facebook Page. The quiz starts at 8 p.m. and participation costs €5 per person. The winner walks away with a drink bill of €0!

Restaurant De Beren Amsterdam Noord inside

15. Cafe Koosje

Plantage Middenlaan 37, 1018 DB Amsterdam

A Pub Quiz is held every other week on Tuesdays at Café Koosje on Plantage Middenlaan. You can sign up for the quiz by sending a message to Pub Quiz Café Koosje on Facebook, or calling.

Keep an eye on Koosje’s Instagram page for the announcement of the next quiz.

Café Dorst Amsterdam Plantage indoor bar

16. De Kleine Appel

Dusartstraat 51H, 1072 HN Amsterdam

A (international) Pub Quiz is regularly organized at De Kleine Appel in De Pijp. Previously on almost every Thursday, but sometimes on other days as well.

The cost is €5 per person. Teams may consist of a maximum of 5 people.

Keep an eye on the Facebook page for the announcement of the next quiz. You can sign up via e-mail.

De Kleine Appel Amsterdam Nieuwe Pijp entrance

17. Cometa

Kometensingel 152a, 1033 BZ Amsterdam

On every second Thursday of the month, Cometa organizes a Pub Quiz in Amsterdam-Noord from 8 p.m. onwards.

The quiz consists of six rounds and lasts until about 10 p.m.

Quiz teams may consist of up to five participants. Participation is free and there are prizes to be won.

To be on the safe side, reserve a spot with your team through the Cometa website.

Cometa Amsterdam North inside

18. Brasserie Nel

Amstelveld 12, 1017 JD Amsterdam

Brasserie Nel will host the “Brasserie Nel Pub Quiz” on a regular basis starting Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022.

Quiz teams may consist of four to six people at Nel and the winning team will be rewarded with 50% off the bill!

Registration is via an online application form. Keep an eye on Brasserie Nel’s Facebook page for the announcement of the next quiz or call them directly on 020 626 1199.

Brasserie Nel Amsterdam canalside terrace outdoors

The Nieuwe Anita 19.

Frederik Hendrikstraat 111, 1052 HN Amsterdam

The Nieuwe Anita (Frederik Hendrikbuurt) hosts the Jim and Daans Top Best Pub quiz on every second Thursday of the month.

Teams may consist of up to 4 people and participation costs 4.50 euros per person. Reservations are recommended and can be made at robert@denieuweanita.nl.

The winner does not have to pay the drink bill. And there is also a prize for the most beautiful handwriting! For more info, visit The Nieuwe Anita website.

The New Anita Frederik Hendrik Buurt Amsterdam inside

20. De Groene Olifant

Sarphatistraat 510, 1018 AV Amsterdam

De Groene Olifant (Weesperbuurt and Plantage) hosts a Pub Quiz every 1st and 3rd Monday of the month.

The quiz is homemade and teams may consist of up to 5 people. Participation costs 2 euros per person.

The number 1 and 2 of each quiz win a spot for the winner’s edition which is held 4 times a year.

The quiz starts at 8 p.m. and there is room for about 10 teams. Reservations can be made directly through this link.

 

The Green Elephant Weesperbuurt and Plantage Amsterdam pub quiz

21. Lola The Green Aardvark

Mauritskade 100-A H, 1093 RR Amsterdam

Lola The Green Aardvark (Dapper neighborhood) hosts a Pub Quiz every first Tuesday of the month with the one and only Nutella Versace and Dickster.

Quiz teams may consist of 2 to 4 participants at Lola and participation costs 5 euros per person. The quiz begins at 8:30 p.m. and lasts until approximately 10:30 p.m.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling 020 737 0862. Sometimes there are themed quizzes at Lola. For more information, check out their Facebook page.

 

Lola The Green Aardvark Amsterdam Dapperbuurt outdoors

22. Gebrouwen door Vrouwen BAR

Jan Pieter Heijestraat 119D-h, 1054 MD Amsterdam

The Gebrouwen door Vrouwen BAR (Old West) hosts – with one exception – a Pub Quiz every 1st Monday of the month from 8 p.m. onwards.

The quiz consists of questions on a variety of topics, has an extra-long music round as well as a beer tasting round!

Quiz teams may consist of up to five people and participation costs 5 euros per person.

Registration can be done by sending an email to bar@gebrouwendoorvrouwen.nl with your name and how many people you are coming with. More info can be found at their website

 

Brewed by Women Amsterdam Oud-West

23. Feed Amsterdam

Wibautstraat 206, 1091 GS Amsterdam

At Feed Amsterdam (Weesperzijde) in 2023, a (international) Pub Quiz is organized on a regular basis.

Quiz teams may consist of 4-6 people at Feed. The quiz is to general knowledge quiz with music round and you can win fun prizes.

You can register for the pub quiz through the Feed website. Only a limited number of tables are available, so get there early because previous quiz nights have filled up quickly!

 

Feed Amsterdam tables inside

24. Onder de Ooievaar

Utrechtsestraat 119, 1017 VL Amsterdam

At Onder de Ooievaar (Grachtengordel), a PubQuiz is organized on a regular basis.

Quiz teams may consist of up to 4 people. The cost of participation is 10 euros per team and there are prizes to be won.

You can sign up for the quiz at the bar or through their website.

Under the Stork Amsterdam bar inside

25. Ramona

De Clercqstraat 79, 1053 AG Amsterdam, the Netherlands

At Ramona’s (Kinkerbuurt) every last Tuesday of the month starting at 8:30 p.m. there is a Pub Quiz: Ramona’s quiz night!

Your quiz team may consist of up to 4 people. Led by Jordan’s Miss Antonia, it will be an all-out party.

You can sign up for the quiz on Ramona’s website and be on time! At 8:30 p.m. sharp, the quiz will start!

Ramona Amsterdam bar and tables

26. Bar Bukowski

Oosterpark 10, 1092 AE Amsterdam

Bar Bukowski (Oosterparkbuurt) hosts an (international) Pub Quiz on every third Tuesday of the month: the Brain Candy Pub Quiz.

What to expect? A fun evening of quizzing in this lovely bar next to the Oosterpark. Reserve your team table through Bukowski’s website.

For more information, check out their website, or call them directly at 020 370 1685.

Bar Bukowski Amsterdam inside

27. Pension Homeland

Kattenburgerstraat 5, 1018 JA Amsterdam

Pension Homeland (Kattenburg) hosts a Pub Quiz on every 3rd Tuesday of the month in cooperation De Andere Quiz.

Quiz teams may consist of 4 players, participation is free and there are “mystery” prizes for the winners. We suspect Homeland products ;-).

You can make reservations by emailing info@pensionhomeland.com or calling 020 723 2550.

Pension Homeland Amsterdam bar

28. TapZuid

Maasstraat 70, 1078 HL Amsterdam

Tapzuid (Rivierenbuurt) is hosting a Pub Quiz every other week on Mondays starting Nov. 6.

Quiz teams may consist of up to five players and participation costs 3.50 euros per person.

You can also win something; the winning team will get the drinks for free!

Sign up for the PubQuiz at info@tapzuid.nl.

Tapwest Amsterdam PubQuiz

29. Eighty-Four

Oranje-Vrijstaatkade 25, 1093 KS Amsterdam

Grand Café Eighty-Four (Dapperbuurt) hosts a Pub Quiz on every 3rd Saturday of the month starting at 8:00 pm.

Teams may consist of four players (five players is also possible, but you will get 5 points less. Participation costs 9.50 euros per person, this includes a drink on the house and they will also come by with a round of bitterballen. Pre-registration is required.

Learn more at the Eighty-Four website.

PubQuiz location Eighty-Four in Amsterdam

30. SoHo

Reguliersdwarsstraat 36, 1017 BM Amsterdam

Starting June 28, 2023, Club Soho will host a Pub Quiz on every last Wednesday of the month from 8 p.m. onwards.

Prepare for a fun and extravagant evening. The quiz will be prepared and hosted by a drag queen, so expect fun performances in between as well!

Quiz teams may consist of up to 4 people and participation costs 10 euros per team.

You can sign up at sohoamsterdampromo@gmail.com.

PubQuiz location Eighty-Four in Amsterdam

31. PingPongParck

Overtoom 428, 1054 JV Amsterdam

PingPongParck hosts a fun Pub Quiz every other week on Sunday afternoons.

Teams may consist of up to 5 people and participation costs 10 euros per team.

The quiz is homemade and provided by Erwin or Renée. Bring your international friends because the quiz is in both Dutch and English!

On the winning team, a line goes through the bar bill.

You can sign up at the bar or through the website.

PubQuiz location Eighty-Four in Amsterdam

32. Brouwerij Troost De Pijp

Cornelis Troostplein 21, 1072 JJ Amsterdam

Brouwerij Troost De Pijp hosts a Dutch Pub Quiz every Monday and Tuesday from 8 p.m., and an English Pub Quiz every last Tuesday of the month.

Teams may consist of 2 to 5 players (with more players per team, you get minus points per additional team member), and participation costs only 1 euro per person.

You can win several prizes: a dash through the drink bill for the winner, bitterballen for a treasure question and the consolation prize for the straggler.

Sign up by phone, email or through the website.

Pub Quiz at Brouwerij Troost De Pijp Amsterdam

33. House of Watt

James Wattstraat 73, 1097 DL Amsterdam

House of Watt (Watergraafsmeer) hosts a Pub Quiz every other week on Wednesdays in collaboration with Quizitive.

Quiz teams may consist of up to five players and participation costs 15 euros per team.

The questions will be asked in both English and Dutch. There are several prizes to be won.

Up to 25 teams can sign up for the quiz. For more info and registration, visit Quizitive’s website.

Pub quiz at House of Watt in Amsterdam

34. Café GOOS

Maasstraat 74, 1078 HL Amsterdam

Café Goos (Rivierenbuurt) is hosting a Pub Quiz on January 31, 2024, and every other Wednesday from then on, in cooperation with Schokkend Nieuws.

Quiz teams may consist of up to five participants and participation costs 3.50 euros per person.

The quiz begins at 8 p.m. and the questions will be in Dutch.

You can sign up for the quiz through Goos’ website.

Pub quiz cafe Goos Rivierenbuurt Amsterdam

35. Cafe Kosmos

De Wittenkade 190, 1051 AP Amsterdam

Cafe Kosmos (Staatsliedenbuurt) hosts a Pub Quiz once a month on a Wednesday.

Sometimes it is a themed Quiz (think: friendsquiz, moviequiz, 90s quiz), other times a general quiz.

Teams may consist of up to 5 people and participation is free. You can also have a snack beforehand (quizhap).

You can sign up for the quiz through the Kosmos website.

PubQuiz at Cafe Kosmos Amsterdam

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where can you do a pub quiz in Amsterdam on Mondays?

On Mondays, you are most likely to have a pub quiz in Amsterdam at Café Bar Baarsch, Café Thijssen, Café Maxwell, Brouwerij Troost Oud-West, Café Restaurant Czaar, Café Schinkelhaven or De Groene Olifant. Read above to find out how at these locations.

Where can you pub quiz on Tuesdays in Amsterdam?

On Tuesdays, you are most likely to have a pub quiz at Café Lust!, Café Kuijper, Brewery Troost De Pijp, Café De Poort, Café Koosje and Lola The Green Aardvark.

At which Amsterdam locations can you quiz on Thursday?

On Thursdays, you are most likely to enjoy a pub quiz at Café Zilt!, Cometa, De Nieuwe Anita, De Beren Amsterdam-Noord, De Kleine Appel and Café Lust! (theme quiz).

Is there also a quiz about Amsterdam?

Yes. For example, play The Great Amsterdam Quiz on our website!

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