We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Paradiso

Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood: Stadsdeel Zuid
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Weteringschans 6-8 | Grachtengordel: East, 1017 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 31 20 626 45 21

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 164 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 105
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Most recent review
Paradiso Boss event

Great place with a good vibe. Floor got sticky making it really hard to dance though. The staff was nice and polite.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
MrEvora
,
Oslo, Norway
Add Photo Write a Review

164 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Korean first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Oslo, Norway
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Great place with a good vibe. Floor got sticky making it really hard to dance though. The staff was nice and polite.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This club is like old castle or church. Very cosy atmosphere inside. The bar isn't very nice, but the barmans works quick and are pleasant. During visit the concert held Frazey Ford and Band. The sound was awesome, but overcrowded public was very interested in music so no one could speak. from side to side could hear shhh :) That... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Starting in the sixties, Paradiso did help "launch" many famous (inter)national pop bands such as The Rolling Stones. Like The Venue in London, Paradiso is THE place the experience good and new music. They have a nice cafe too where you can chill and meet people. Have a nice time!

Was this review helpful? Yes
exmouth
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I love "live" music and this place is perfect....capacity level is notso as you are squashed as its a centre for culture and non profit making, hence I got to see Paloma Faith in "comfort" in an intimate place that the artists love to play for tat reason, it was a church hence sound is lush....so forget the O2 and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
14 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Have been to see a couple of concerts at the Paradiso, it is small, ornate, accessible from the city centre, with a reasonably priced bar and wherever you are, you are close to the stage. Highly recommended!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Zaventem, Belgium
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Superb venue. Rather small and cosy. Went to see Kraftwerk Jan 16th 2015. Free toilets, paying vestiaire (1.5€).

Was this review helpful? Yes
Amsterdam
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Former church. One of the top venues in Holland for many years . Good festivals like London Calling.Wide range of bands who play there.Lot of new bands.Easy to get there by bus or tram. Near the Leidseplein( 1 min).

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Returned to a gig at the Paradiso after 33 years. Loved it at 21, still love the venue at 54! Interesting architecturally, brilliant acoustics, and a fun crowd of all ages. Its good to find a venue like this still going strong.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Manchester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
32 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Absolutely great club , but it gets very hot and crowded. Watched there Bombay bicycle club and must say the sound was really really good. Bars in good location, indoor smoking area just not enough toilets. Very lively and friendly atmosphere.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Houston, Texas
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

In Amsterdam for the London Calling Festival at Paradiso since our son's band (#wildchild) was playing. What a cool venue, in a great location ... Phenomenal stage, awesome bartenders, great sound. This 1500-capacity (?) room manages to feel intimate and has excellent equipment which is expected from the cities premier music spot, I guess (though it's not always the case!)... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Paradiso also viewed

Amsterdam, North Holland Province
Amsterdam, North Holland Province
 
Amsterdam, North Holland Province
Amsterdam, North Holland Province
 

Been to Paradiso? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Paradiso and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Paradiso staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?