Amsterdam Weekend Guide October 17, 18 & 19


Amsterdam Weekend Guide for October 17, 18 & 19!

17 October 2014

Amsterdam Weekend Guide for October 17, 18 & 19!

Amsterdam is taken over by ADE! But don’t worry… If you don’t want to party until 6 in the morning there are plenty other nice things to do this weekend. Did you hear that indoor food market De Foodhallen is open already? You can check it out for food and drinks! Discover these and many other tips in the Amsterdam Weekend Guide. Enjoy!

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Every Friday around 11.45 am I share some of my favourite things to do on Amsterdam FM!

– THE big news of last week… De Foodhallen opened the doors! I’ve been there 3 times already and I love it there. Many food stalls with great food, a bar for drinks and a nice crowd who likes to food too.

– Have you been to Remise47 yet? Also located at De Hallen but then at the design hotel. Nice spot for dinner and cocktails.

– October 19 there’s a Pure Markt at the Beatrixplark in Amsterdam.

– I know that you all like to dine out just as much as I do! So here’s the checklist with 20 of the newest restaurants in Amsterdam.

– Yourlbb created lists to guide you through all our favourite spots:
* 9 best places to drink G&T’s in Amsterdam
* 10 restaurants where parking your car is no problem
* 48 terraces for sunny days
* 10 summer hotspots from urban beach to rooftop
* 20 new places for coffee and lunch 
20 new restaurant hotspots
10 favourite healthy spots
* 5 Saturday food markets 

– Coming soon:
* George Burger Bistro

More foodie proof recs that are around every weekend:

Brunch is hot in Amsterdam!
* Here’s a link to all the brunch spots in Amsterdam Yourlbb loves.
*Saturday and Sunday you can book your spot on G’s (former G&T’s) brunch boat! Sailing at 11 am or 13.30 pm. Reservations via

– 2 pop-up restaurants in Amsterdam! Foyer (LOVE this place!!), Henk (until December 2014)!

– Best oyster happy hour in Amsterdam! Every Saturday and Sunday between 3 – 7 pm at Hugo’s Bar & Kitchen. All oysters for only € 1,-! Great deal right?! And soooo NY ;-).


– Pop-up store Gekaapt is back! You find this cool store with local indy brands for 6 months at the Bilderijkstraat. With Nikki Namasté, Doing Goods, Cup of Jo & others. More info & photos here >>.

– New concept store in town! Bij LOCALS shop je alleen producten ontworpen zijn door Nederlandse designers. Spuistraat 272.

– The Wunderkammer is one of the best flower boutiques in Amsterdam. True artists! They now have their shop for a week again with theme ‘Into the woods’. Until October 19 at Herengracht 366 -368.

Miuse is a new concept store at De Pijp for a collection of beautiful labels for ladies. Gerard Doustaat 80.

– 3 stylish pop-up stores in Amsterdam: Zoe Karssen Things I Like, Things I LoveMP 211

Anna + Nina, one of my favourite concept stores in Amsterdam opened a 2nd location. More info here.

– Drie of my favourite vintage shops in Amsterdam:
* Tatski & Kar at Koningsstraat 27a.
* Libertine is a gallery slash store for vintage curiosities at the Prinsengracht.
Kaufhaus is a cool vintage clothing and furniture store at the Sweelinckstraat 21 in Amsterdam.


– One of the best new markets in Amsterdam is the Local Goods markt at De Hallen. Only local brands and on Saturday a beer special with local breweries. October 18 + 19.

– Sunday October 19 you can support your friends who run the Amsterdam Marathon! Always fun at all the bars and cafes next to the track ;-).

– Tip for dinner and a movie: De Filmhallen at De Hallen go for dinner to Halte 3 or Meat West before the film starts!

– Discover the underworld of Rio de Janeiro at the new photo expo by Steef Fleur called ‘The Other Seleçao’. Until October 25 at gallery Lokatie Laurier.


– Last weekend! Stedelijk museum: Opera in het Stedelijk. Until October 19.

– Last weekend! If you like photography check out the new expo at the Tropenmuseum: Masters of Photography with the best pictures from National Geographic photographers. Until October 19.

– New expositions in photo museum FOAM:
* JH Engström – Close Surrounding | until December 10
* Winner Foam Paul Huf Award 2014 – Daniel Gordon | until November 2


– Last minute shortlist for Amsterdam Dance Events:
Check out Ticketswap to see if you can still get a ticket for one of these parties:

Friday October 17:
* Nghtdvsn Ade Special – Amsterdam Roest
* Awakenings Ade Special – Gashouder
* Dave Clarke Presents @ ADE – Melkweg
* Rauw & Decked Out met Joost van Bellen – Tolhuistuin

Saturday October 18r:
* Straf_werk – Kromhouthal
* O.w.a.p. Intiem Ade – Het Sieraad
* DGTL presents Kompakt ADE – Scheepsbouwloods
* Thuishaven Wintercircus Opening – Zaventemweg

My long list of hotspots that I’ve been to recently or that are top of my mind!

The 20 new hottest restaurants in town in one list.

– New bar in town! Bar Jones at the Nes. Just a laid back place for drinks with a vintage interior.

– Sotto is a nice pizza place who now has a second location at the Roelof Hartstraat. Pizza, like pizza is supposed to be!

– Back to Black is a new coffee bar in the heart of Amsterdam. At this cool concept everything is for sale. More about Back to Black here.

– Geflipt is a new burger joint at the Van Woustraat. A juicy burger is always a good idea right?

– Psssst… did you know that the Marie Stella Maris archive has a cute coffee and water cafe in the basement? Just saying ;-).

– Betty Blue is a cool new pastry store in the city center which is all about sweet stuff. Yum!

PS: more hotspots are in the Amsterdam Little Black Book. A city guide to Amsterdam with the best restaurants, shops and things to do. Always new addresses coming up so check out your online Little Black Book daily for the latest hotspots in town!

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