These impressive sluices, or locks, date from 1674 and allowed the canals to be flushed with fresh water from lakes north of the city,...
Freshly overhauled (and renamed) in 2013, the bar at the InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam takes full advantage of its riverside...
A Michelin star and a formal dining room with graciously spaced white-clothed tables and Amstel views make La Rive the perfect venue for...
Lonely Planet review
Bike or boat up to where the Amstel meets the Singelgracht, snag a canalside table under an umbrella and have yourself a swell view of the water and skyscrapers. The dining room becomes a dance floor with DJs on Friday ('80s and '90s) and Saturday (house and club classics). Sunday features live music.