Why is it that we try and squeeze everything we want to do in our lives in 48 hours, only to leave us exhausted by the end of a trip? This, is something I can never figure out. I was in Amsterdam for 3 days, then again for 4 days. There was this moment where I looked at my watch and couldn’t believe how much little time I have left before discovering only 20% of the new places. Every year, new places open and every year they get better. I did however forgot to mention this FANTASTIC fish restaurant… apparently it is the oldest one in town. I seem to have left my camera and the name of the place back in Amsterdam. If anyone know where I am talking about then feel free to let me know! All I know is that it’s blue, we had dinner there and it was sublime!
Here are the few places I recommend to Grab a bite in Amsterdam. Summer plans are already in the making, so share your secrets with me!
Travel Junkie Diary
Grab a bite in Amsterdam
You could see people looking from the window, drooling and just staring like it’s porn. It is actually. Just food porn. That sounds so vulgar, but I promise you, you will understand why this chocolatier won an award in 2014.
1016 ES Amsterdam
T: +31 20-6239554
The Dylan Amsterdam Breakfast
I stayed there one night and woke up early specifically to enjoy the healthy breakfast I heard so much about at The Dylan. If you are there in summer, enjoy breakfast outdoors in the historic garden!
The Dylan Hotel
1016 GB Amsterdam
+31(0)20 530 2010
Did you know that King Lodewijk Napoleon Bonaparte (brother of Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte) favourite food in Holland was Dutch Pancakes. One of my favorite things to eat too! Pancakes is quite tight, like most fabulous places actually and be prepared to queue up. Serves no take away but has delicious pancakes with raw chocolate and GLUTEN FREE! Loved Pancakes!
The first Coffee Company opened its doors in 1996. The CC Leidsestraat 60 was born out of love for coffee and Coffee Dicks Ricks love for the “big city ritual that he met in New York and London. The Coffee Company Amsterdam years conquered them with places like the Helst, Haarlemmerdijk, Doelenstraat and Beethoven Street. Coffee Company coffee enticed a new generation of fans with the versatility of coffee in a relaxed environment.
There are now 37 branches in Amsterdam, The Hague, Utrecht, Groningen, Leiden, Rotterdam and Delft and a distillery / tasting room in Amsterdam. Each with a unique place in the neighborhood. There are regular performances and on the wall place for local designers and artists.
Coffee Company HQ
‘S-Gravenhekje 1 a
1011 TG Amsterdam
One concept. One table. One menu. 16 strangers. Every night. Book your seat. You won’t regret it.