AMSTERDAM’S red light district has reopened after the coronavirus lockdown - and business is already booming. Print shops? Car rental places? The government will foot up to 80% of the total wage bill. Butchers/cheese shops? Gamma and DIY stores are closed, but you can pick up orders. Coffee shops are open for takeaway up to 8pm. Dutch restaurants are currently closed but a trial is under way to see how they could operate safely. Closings Closing time: Bars & restaurants that have closed during COVID-19 . Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte is expected to impose a tough lockdown Monday night in a speech to the nation as coronavirus infection rates in the Netherlands rise sharply despite a two-month "partial lockdown." Up in smoke: Coronavirus closures hit Dutch coffeeshops Trade at Amsterdam’s famed weed-selling coffeeshops suddenly went up in smoke Sunday night … Are the gyms open? A group of friend have dinner in a so-called quarantine greenhouses in Amsterdam, on May 5, 2020 as the country fights against the spread of the COVID-19, the novel coronavirus. Coronavirus: Dutch to close all schools, bars and restaurants ... everything it takes” to keep Air France-KLM and Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport operating. Christine le Duc? The Dutch government has closed bars and restaurants to counter the sustained surge in coronavirus cases across the nation.. Prime Minister Mark Rutte said that the nation needed to move a … Pubs and bars at the famous Leidseplein have closed their doors in response to a rapidly expanding coronavirus outbreak, in Amsterdam, Netherlands, March 15, 2020. Shoppers, some queueing outside a store, are seen in Kalverstraat in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Monday, Dec. 14, 2020. Some 10,000 of the 21,000 requests which have already been approved come from catering companies, bars, restaurants and the rest of the hospitality sector, the UWV said. Restaurants are open for takeaways, as they have been since October 13. Although restaurants, cafes and bars can reopen from 1 June, with limits on numbers, regional authorities can interpret national legislation. Close. ... Coronavirus: Amsterdam trials 'Covid-safe' restaurant. Companies can apply for help if they expect to lose at least 20% of their income due to the coronavirus measures. The city's famous brothels aren't entirely back to … In these tough times, bars and restaurants are forced to make tough decisions.