Amsterdam Weekend Guide April 24, 25 and 26!

24 April 2015

Weekend tips for April 24, 25 and 26 >>

Yes! This Monday it’s time for Kingsday, finally!  This means that your weekend will be

a day longer than usual. Still need to make some last minute plans for your Kingsday? Check out our Kingsday Festival Guide 2015 for the best festivals and parties! Rather party on kingsnight? Then the Kingsnight Guide will help you choosing a party! And did you see me in the e-book of Albert Heijn yet with my favourite recipes made with organic ingredients? So cool they featured Yourlbb! Perfect if you want to impress your love with breakfast ;-) >> Enjoy your weekend! 
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– Time for a new list! The 43 coolest restaurants in Amsterdam West. Just so you can always find a new place to go for dinner!

– And what if you don’t want to go out for dinner and you don’t feel like cooking? Then this list with the best take-out addresses will help you!

– Do you know Ivo’s kitchen? A nice and new place in Amsterdam West!

– Are you a true meat-lover? Then you must visit Roastroom: a butcher, roastbar and rotisserie!

– A new restaurant is added to the George-family: San George! An Italian chique restaurant nearby Leidseplein!

Pressroom is an all day hotspot where you can have delicious lunch or dinner! Still have to finish some work this weekend? Then Pressroom is the ideal location as well!

Jump aboard at Gekaapt at the Bilderdijkstraat! Drop by for some Lentebock beer from Brand, a Bodega Brooklyn BBQ and music from DJ Nice Guy Eddy. Saturday April 25th from 16:00 till 20:00!

– YES, we can finally share one of our favourite lists: the 48 best terraces in Amsterdam!

– Let the summer begin… chill out at one of these 10 summer hotspots this weekend.

– Tips for drinks on Friday!
* SoSo Lobi at Waterkant: the best friday-afternoon drinks!
* Later in the evening: Fissa at Chapter 21!

 – Some foodie proof lists to make your life easier! Did you check them yet?
* the coolest hotspots at the Jan Pieter Heijestraat
* 13 new favourite restaurants
* 11 x of the best Italian food
* 12 burger bars you must know
* 17 nicest breakfast spots in town
* 9 x cheese fondue in Amsterdam
* 14 healthy hotspots we love
* 9 cool spots with a fire place
* hotspots in Amsterdam where you can eat gluten free!
* 16 x the best brunch spots
* 15 great bars and cafes in Amsterdam
* 5 spots in Amsterdam for Italian coffee
* 5 favourite hotspots for hot coco
* 36 great coffee bars in Amsterdam
* 18 best cocktail bars in Amsterdam
* 8 spots for free wifi, good coffee & lunch
* 20 of the newest restaurants in Amsterdam
* 9 best places to drink G&T’s in Amsterdam
* 10 restaurants where parking your car is no problem
* 20 new places for coffee and lunch
* 20 new restaurant hotspots
* 10 favourite healthy spots
* 5 Saturday food markets

– This weekend the Local Goods Market (in De Hallen) has a special edition: the Fair & Green special!

– On Sunday you can also visit the Pure Markt in Park Frankendael!

– And there is another market on Saturday in Amsterdam-North: the Pekmarket: vintage stuff & biofood!

– Want to have a special experience? Then visit 5 spices in Radion on Saturday the 25th! An event created by artists that will stimulate all your senses! Check out the video:


– Vrijdag April 24 the William Kentridge exposition will open in EYE Amsterdam. William Kentridge (Johannesburg, 1955) is famous for his special animation films, charcoal paintings and room-filling installations! This will be his first exposition in the Netherlands (till August 25)

– Also nice at the Tropenmuseum: Bodyart! This exhibit is all about Bodyart from all over the world. Warning: you might want a tattoo after visiting ;-). Read all about the expo here. (Until August 30)

– Saturday the 18th of April is the start of the World Press Photo  exhibition! A must see! (Till July 5th )

– In the city archives of Amsterdam there is a cool exhibition with photos of Cor Jaring! This selfmade photographer is a true “Amsterdammer” and made several photo’s of rebellious activities in Amsterdam. (Till July 12th)

– The English design duo Jimmie Martin, famous for their special furniture, will open their first exposition in the Urban Art House Gallery Store in Amsterdam. Famous costumers are Kylie Minogue, Kelly Osbourne, Jamie Oliver and Madonna. Go and have a look! (from April 10 till June 30)

– A publication of Terry O’neils new Rock ‘n’ Roll photo book at the Eduard Planting Gallery! Come and see a great selection of the stars of the music industry, like The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Elton John, David Bowie, Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Presley, Amy Winehouse, Diana Ross and many others (till May 23).

– Visit these nice expositions at the FOAM photo museum: Broomberg & Chanarin (till June 6) + Geert Goiris – Flashbulb Memories, Ash Grey Prophecies (till may 24)


– Pay a visit to the Rollie Shoes pop-up store at the Haarlemmerdijk! Really cute summer shoes.

– Did you go to concept store TITS yet? Must visit if you like fashionable stuff!

– We LOVE the shoes of Mipache with the happy Aztec print. They now have a store in Amsterdam too!

– if you’re going on holiday soon and need a new swim suit the Kabana Resort Wear store is a must visit! Or check out the Ani Ani pop-up store at De Pijp.

– Are you familiar with the sneaker-brand ETQ ? This cool brand is created in Amsterdam and has a  warehouse sale this Saturday! So make sure to be there on time and score some beautiful sneakers!

-Still looking for a leather coat?  Goosecraft hosts a sample sale at Westergasterrein on Saturday the 25th and Sunday the 26th!


– Friday April 24th you can party at STRAF_WERK at the Marktkantine! (Sold out sadly enough, but who knows you’ll find some tickets on ticketswap).

– Or have your Kingsnight pre-party on Saturday at Waterkant x Vunzige Deuntjes

– Of course there will be loads of parties during Kingsnight and Kingsday! Check out our guides!

– Did you go to these cool clubs in Amsterdam yet?! The Warehouse, Club Closure and Radion. They have great party’s every week!

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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