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Amsterdam Weekend Guide for December 27 & 28!

26 December 2014

What to do in Amsterdam on December 27 & 28?

Hope you had a great Christmas! And maybe you’re even having some dinners with friends this weekend. The weekend between Christmas and NYE is always a bit slow in Amsterdam. Luckily sooo many new places opened up the last few weeks. Never a dull moment in Amsterdam ;-).

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– HMMMMM! A Parisian style bakery in our very own neighbourhood De Pijp. At My Little Patisserie you can eat the most delicious pastry!

– We already loved Spaghetteria and Holy Ravioli for a good pasta dish. And now we can also enjoy delicious pasta at Eddy Spaghetti in Amsterdam East. Pasta, bruschetta and more!

– Did you already go to Graceland BBQ? Their Sunday brunch aka Graceland’s Country Sunday a very cool!

– Yourlbb is counting down the hotspots of 2014 until the new year. With the top-6 most red hotspots of every month:
* January
* February
* March
* April
* May
* June
* July
* August
ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR >>
//Holidays in Amsterdam//
* 21 cool events in December you don’t want to miss!
//New Year’s Eve in Amsterdam//
* New Year’s Eve parties in Amsterdam: check the guide for last minute tips!
* Looking for a nice eat before NYE? These restaurants that are open on December 31 >>

* Tip: did you see this blog about THE 11:59 moment yet? You can win a trip for 2 for NYE 2015 / 2016. From Alaska to Hawaii and Costa Rica to Singapore!

Pssst… pop-up restaurants Foyer (until end of January!) and Henk (until end of December 2014) are only open for a few more weeks! Go there while you can.

– Hotspots that just opened the doors:
63 graden foodbar
Mercato Campari
Koffie Academie
Crazy Kreeft
Streekmagazijn
Le Coq
Holy Ravioli
The Breakfast Club
George Bistro
CT Coffee & Coconuts
Brasserie Bar Breitner
Roots
The Cold Pressed Juicery
Jacketz

– Some foodie proof lists to make your life easier! Did you check them yet?
* 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

Brunch is hot in Amsterdam!
* Here’s a link to all the brunch spots in Amsterdam Yourlbb loves.
BUTTON WEEKENDGUIDE SHOPPING

– There’s a new pop-up in town! Did you go to the winter edition of The Loft already? The most beautiful curated home and living items at the Vaudeville Theatre on the Singel.

– Sustainable and trendy! That’s GeitenWollenWinkel at the Utrechtsestraat.

– Pop-up store Gekaapt is a cool hotspot at the Bilderijkstraat. With indie brands: Nikki Namasté, Doing Goods, Cup of Jo & others. More info & photos here >>.

BUTTON WEEKENDGUIDE TO DO

– Over 150 artists selling their art on the fair Art in Redlight! Until December 30 at the Beurs van Berlage.

– To the Concert Hall for only € 10,- a ticket. Read all about it in this blog >>

– The Winterparade is in town! Did you hear about this foodie proof art event yet?

– There’s a classic coming to town. Opera La Bohème. Until December 28.

Stay in the holiday mood with:
– Ice skating in Amsterdam: Zell Am Rembrandt at Floor 17 is the petite ice skating rink at 85 meters high. Also check out: Jaap Eden Schaatsbaan & ICE Amsterdam.
– The Amsterdam Light Festival is on! Beautiful light sculptures all over town. Discover them here >>

– Do you like street art? Discover the best street art in Amsterdam and book a tour. Check out our blogs about Street Art Amsterdam tours. Also very cool if you live in Amsterdam!

– Dinner and a movie at De Filmhallen at De Hallen in West. Tip for the pre-movie dinner: De Foodhallen, Remise47, Halte 3 or Meat West before the film starts!

BUTTON WEEKENDGUIDE MUSEUM

– Check out this new expositions at photo museum FOAM:
* NEW in Foam! Araka, Photography of the after life | Until March 11
* Vivian Maier, Street Photographer | until January 28

– Marlene Dumas x Stedelijk Museum until January 4.

– NEW expo in the beautiful Hermitage in Amsterdam: “Portrait Gallery of the Golden Age”. Tip: go for lunch or drinks to Neva afterwards!

Modern Times photography expo x Rijksmuseum until January 11.

BUTTON WEEKENDGUIDE clubbing

– Try to get a ticket for the party of the year! This Saturday it’s Manifesto again.

– The first edition of the new season of Thuishaven! Our fav parties on Sunday :-).

– We Eat DJ’s for Breakfast! Saturday afternoon at Paper Planes.

– My favourite clubs in Amsterdam for techno: Studio 80, Canvas & Club Trouw.

>> TRY to get some last minute tickets for the last weekends at Club Trouw!! >>

– A bit older crowd, great tunes and good vibe: Disco Dolly.

– Always fun: cocktails and dancing at Chapter21!

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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Anne de Buck