CREA café

COVID-19 measures

As of 15/10/2020, the CREA café is only open for takeout. The entrance to the cafe is temporarily in a different place, please pay attention to the signs. You will be asked to wear a face mask inside the café while you wait for your order. See the adjusted opening hours on the right and the temporary take-out menu below.

Due to the coronavirus your visit to CREA will be different from what you are used to, what can you expect? Check the latest information here.

about the café

CREA Café is the place to take a break or get together after class, before your course starts or after a performance in the theatre. The café serves a nice cup of coffee, the best sandwiches and craft beers from the draft. The place looks industrial with furnitures that could have belonged to your granny.The café is also the foyer of the CREA theatre and CREA music halll.

quality food at affordable prices

The CREA café offers an extensive lunch menu of sandwiches, croques monsieurs, homemade soup and several snacks. Feel like something sweet? The brownies are to die for, the carrotcake is very delish and the arretjescake is a must-try!

real nice coffee, biological sodas and tasty beer

If you like coffee than CREA is the place to be. The coffee is from Badeta Koffiebranders and also the range of teas is very wide.On the drinking menu are changing local beers (from the draft), wines from de Gouden Ton and biological sodas (Bionade en Belvoir).

Temporary: room service!

Since 15/10/2020, the CREA café is open exclusively for take-away. Are you in a CREA studio and are you hungry, thirsty or craving coffee? Check out the take-out menu on this page, place your order via 020 525 1423 (mention your studio number) and your coffee, tea or lunch will be brought to your studio! Payment only possible with pin. Opening hours are different than usual, so keep an eye on that!


As of 15-10-2020, the CREA café is only open for take-out (lunch & drinks), these are the opening hours:
Monday – Friday: 09.00 – 17:00 h

Nieuwe Achtergracht 170
(Mailing adress: Nieuwe Achtergracht 168)
1018 WV Amsterdam
T: 020 525 1423

The CREA Café has wifi

Smoking is not allowed anywhere inside the café or on the campus. There’s no smoker’s area.