Eating, drinking and shopping at Schiphol

Following the government's measures, all indoor eating and drinking facilities before security (such as Schiphol Plaza) will be closed. Take away services are still available. In addition, the outside terraces of La Place and Café Rembrandt are open between 12 PM and 6 PM. More information can be found on this page later. In the area after security, limited food and beverage outlets with seating will remain open. Take away services are still available here as well.

You also have to take the following into account:

  • Essential shops such as grocery stores, drugstores, the pharmacy, Service Point (Plaza), Seal & Go and financial service providers such as banks are open at Schiphol. From now on non-essential stores will be open again from 6.00 AM till 8.00 PM.
  • When visiting a shop, please follow the regulations and follow the instructions of the staff.
  • Besides that there is an alcohol ban at Schiphol between 20:00 and 07:00: it is not allowed to buy and consume alcohol at the airport during these hours.

Terraces - eating and drinking establishments

There are two terraces at Schiphol that will open from April 28, namely the terrace of café Rembrandt and the terrace of La Place. Both terraces can be found at Jan Dellaertplein in front of Schiphol Plaza. They are open from 12 PM till 6 PM under strict conditions. View the regulations need to be followed here.


All shops are open again, both before and after security. You can visit them without a shopping appointment. Every store must follow to the rules set by the government. Additional conditions apply for non-essential stores, such as a maximum of 1 customer per 25 square meter. Since each store has a different size, the maximum number of customers per store is different. At the store itself you will hear when you can enter. You must obey the store rules. Non-essential stores may be open between 6 AM and 8 PM. Essential stores still have their regular opening hours.

Which eating and drinking establishments are open?

Below you’ll find where you can go for a bite to eat and something to drink.

After security

B- and C- Pier

D pier

E-, F- and G-pier

Before security

Also open at Plaza

  • Service Point, opening hours 07:00-19:30
  • Pharmacy, opening hours 08:30-18:00
  • Etos, opening hours Mon-Fri 07:00-20:00, Sat and Sun 08:00-18:00
  • Hema, opening hours Mon-Fri 07:30-16:00

*Due to the alcohol ban, it is not allowed to buy alcohol at Schiphol between 20:00 and 07:00

Relax & Enjoy

Most Schiphol services are available. Opening hours may differ from the times mentioned on the website however. The services listed below are open:

For your own safety, measures against COVID-19 are in effect in all shops and eating and drinking establishments. We help you maintain a 1.5 metre distance throughout the airport by indicating the proper walking routes and meeting points. You can disinfect your hands at each entrance. You can also pay contactless everywhere. Do you want to have a bite to eat and something to drink after security? You can sit with the people you are travelling with at one table, provided that you come from the same household. Making reservations is not necessary.

Looking for face masks, disinfectant wipes and gloves? You’ll find these in the shops and in special vending machines next to the revolving doors in the departure halls and at Schiphol Plaza.