At the VT-meeting we went for lunch to the Café Luxembourg (at Spui). Most of us ordered a 'broodje kroket' (Sandwich kroket). A kroket is a typical Dutch hot snack served on a sandwich.
I like it,... more
Sitting on a bench at a long table with mostly young folk and lots to choose from on the menu---the fresh juices are amazing and the food is better than some---mostly noodles and rice dishes. The open... more
Food just ok, but the service is simply terrible! After 1 hour waiting, we asked about our food and the Argentinian young waiter 'TAKING CARE" of us started shouting in the middle of the rooom "what... more
The Café and Bar Americain is part of the American Hotel, a well-known landmark at the Leidseplein.
Nowadays the hotel in art-deco style is part of the Eden group.
The café and the terras stayed a... more
We thought that this would be very romantic and it was. The dinner was so-sobut it was pricey. It was about 69.00 euro per person. It included a five course meal, two 1/2hourcruise around the canals,... more
The decor in this place is extremely artistic, well imagined and elegantly executed, with nice gentle ambient lighting. Unfortunately, even with so many great singers and musicians that Argentina is... more
We ate lunch at this restaurant/bar one day when visiting the Leidseplein area, the Three Sisters Amsterdam. Really nice interior with a lot of wood, tasteful decorations, and a classy yet laid-back... more
De Zotte is a café with great pubfood and 130 kinds of Belgian beers.
Small dinner prices range from 8.50 tot 16.50 Euro's.
Kitchen hours: 6PM - 9.30PM.
Reservation recommended. Belgian Beer and... more
Convenient for the Museum Plein attractions - the Small Talk Coffee Corner and Eating House is across the street from the Stedelijk Museum and nearly adjacent to the Van Gogh Museum. They serve nice... more
If you like to overindulge, get suited up in proper attire with a dinner jacket and tie, or formal evening wear for the ladies, then this is your spot for an evening of dining extravagance.
The formal... more
January 17th 2003 (original)
Kitchen open: Mon-Thur 11.00-01.00, Fri tot 02.00, Sat 09.00-02.00, Sun 9.00-24.00
Located in a former protestant church (Gereformeerde kerk) built in the 19th century.... more
This bistro type restaurant is conveniently located on the Amstel near the Rembrandt House and the Jewish Museum and represents a good choice for lunch ( dinner also served ). The crowded room drew us... more
This tiny little place along not so heavily populated Huidenstraat in Joordaan is a right gem. The exterior doesn't look much and the interior is rather dull with an allure of a frat house living room... more
The atmosfere over there is amazing from out of the busy city you really feel you're somewhere else. And the herbs/flavours they use you don't find in many other kitchens. its an vegetarian menu
Restaurant Song Kwae is located just off the Nieuwmarkt at a lovely canal called the Kloveniersburgwal. The people who vist is a mix of locals and tourist. It is not a fancy restaurant but it not... more
Highly recommended by the folks at New Amsterdam tours, as was told to check it out by both Stacey and Kevin, we decided to check it out. We had just missed the main restaurant but the waiter who... more
Is you fancy some Turkish food, Ankara Restaurant at Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 16 is a good choice. It's five minutes from the Centraal Station walking east, the restaurant is on the right side of the... more
Brasserie Luden is a high quality restaurant with branches at Utrecht, The Hague and Amsterdam.
The building has entrances at both the Spuistraat and the Singel canal; at the latter the restaurant... more
Had been here before a few years back and had great sevice and food so reserved for a 15 person business dinner 2 weeks in advance. In the 2 years between my last visit and this one the mighty have... more
Very close to the Heineken Experience and on the way to Albert Cuyp market there is a nice local pub , not touristic called O'donnell's.
The pub is very nice , there is a big selection of beers and... more
Great Italian restaurant. Located at a calm street, close to tram station (line 16). Normal prices, at least cheaper that other Italian restaurants at Amsterdam. We tried pepper filet and of course... more
Amsterdam has more than 2000 restaurants. About any kitchen you can imagine is represented. Have a look at the tips our members wrote. Look beyond the most popular, because there are so many hidden...
Amsterdam has more than 2000 restaurants. About any kitchen you can imagine is represented. Have a look at the tips our members wrote. Look beyond the most popular, because there are so many hidden gems.
PetraE and I have taken several breaks in Amsterdam between 2002 and 2007 because we love it so much. This place is fun and lively and colourful and there is so much going on and so many interesting...
Amsterdam, our historical and (too) tolerant capitol has a name that goes in between famous and infamous. The canals with their typical houses enchant many tourists, the Dam(-square) is a great place...