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BAUT Paradijs, Amsterdam

Speaking of gastronomy, the word that's now on everybody's tongue in Amsterdam is the BAUT pop-up restaurant, which has quickly become a legend in itself...

VINNIES, Amsterdam

Nowadays Amsterdam seems to be packed with arty bohemian delis offering the very best organic fair-trade locally grown goodness. But VINNIES is not just another deli. It’s the right one...

Orangerie, Amsterdam

Orangerie is one of the most highly favoured cafes by the people of Amsterdam, and arguably, it's also one of the most romantic. The fact that it is located in the legendary...

De Plantage, Amsterdam

It's hard to imagine a more vibrant restaurant location than that of De Plantage – a few dozen metres away from the Artis Royal Zoo, and right next door to Microbia...

Stedelijk Restaurant, Amsterdam

Even though a museum restaurant might seem to be an unoriginal recommendation for a lunch spot, the Stedelijk Restaurant in the...

Screaming Beans, Amsterdam

Screaming Beans is marked as the best of the best among the countless coffee bars on the city map. It has even created its own coffee academy...

Van Harte, Amsterdam

It is nice to know that in some European metropolises - which are not generally known for having low restaurant prices...

In de Keuken, Amsterdam

A true gourmet spot, opened quite recently, in May 2006. It features degustation menu, exquisite servings and cozy interior elements - for example, heaps of cook books...

Bar Arc, Amsterdam

A stylish and cosy little bar with a friendly and ever-busy atmosphere. The décor was designed by B.Inc.Design...

Walem, Amsterdam

A classical trendy place, owned by the same people as De Jaren. An open kitchen and a small back garden, excellent for knocking back a cocktail or two on...

Cinema Paradiso, Amsterdam

An Italian restaurant in Amsterdam doesn't strike as anything out of the ordinary. This one is different: it is a swimming pool become...

Casa di David, Amsterdam

One of the best Italian restaurants in Amsterdam: always jam-packed, quite noisy...

La Place, Amsterdam

A self service restaurant or a huge food market next to the V&D department store, in the very centre of Amsterdam. Everything is fresh and prepared right in front...

Puccini, Amsterdam

The perfect place for breakfast or a light lunch. You will feel like you were in a home kitchen: pass a cooker as you enter, then pick one of the few tables. On a warm...

Fifteen Amsterdam, Amsterdam

Fifteen is a good enough reason to jump on your bike and head for the Amsterdam docklands. Fifteen Amsterdam is a franchise of the London restaurant...

Back To Black, Amsterdam

Right on the corner of Weteringstraat – an area so quiet and peaceful it is hard to believe that the buzzing crowd of Museumplein is just a stone’s throw away...

Foodhallen, Amsterdam

Amsterdam has recently gotten a new epicentre of gastronomy. Foodhallen is located in a former tram depot at the western end of the city...

Pho 91, Amsterdam

Once known as Amsterdam's Latin Quarter, the De Uode Pijp neighbourhood was a bastion for students and artists, but now it has become a multicultural mix...

OCCO, Amsterdam

The style hotel Dylan, which many remember as Blakes - or more precisely as the junior partner of Anouska Hempel's legendary London Blakes Hotel...

Café Restaurant Amsterdam, Amsterdam

Yet another restaurant in an industrial environment, the renowned Café Restaurant Amsterdam has been located in the former engine room of...

Hotel de Goudfazant, Amsterdam

The name of the Hotel de Goudfazant (Golden Pheasant Hotel) restaurant comes from the song De Burgerij (Les Bourgeois), composed by Belgian singer...

Mazzo, Amsterdam

Mazzo is the brainchild of IQ, one of Amsterdam's best-known creative groups. Located in what was once a popular discotheque...

Brasserie Harkema, Amsterdam

Ambience-wise slightly reminiscent of Dauphine (see Where to Eat): an impressive room...

De Taart van m'n Tante, Amsterdam

A totally gaga sort of "cakery", the ultimate kitsch experience - located in the fashionable Pijp neighbourhood next door to a stylish urban street style store. The...

Morlang, Amsterdam

The Morlang interior is slightly reminiscent of a long and narrow passage in a mostly reddish brown colour scheme, separating a bar and a dining area. Said passage...

Dauphine, Amsterdam

The location is neither particularly inspiring nor noteworthy in any way: a residential and office neighbourhood. And yet you would do well to visit the place for two...

Krua Thai Classic, Amsterdam

A small two-storey restaurant serving authentic Thai cuisine and very friendly, equally authentic staff. It is located in a tiny street not far from the Opera: very convenient...

Café De Jaren, Amsterdam

An ideal spot for a Sunday brunch or a soup/salad at the time of the day when majority of Amsterdam eateries are still closed. Impressive size: the main hall of the café...

Envy, Amsterdam

An excellent fusion-style restaurant with equally excellent location, De Negens Straatijes or "neighbourhood of the nine streets". It is tall, sleek and trim like a super...