amsterdam weekend guide

Amsterdam Weekend Guide

Amsterdam Weekend Guide for November 25, 26 & 27

24 November 2016

Is your Netflix running overtime as well at the moment? With these gray skies, hard winds and rain drops binge watching is the best there is. Unless… super cool pop-ups are popping up un the city, then the temptation to go outside is hard to resist. I mean, how satisfying is it when you score a super exclusive item for a bargain price, jus before the holidays? Exactly, that’s a once in a lifetime opportunity if you’d ask me ;-) And I didn’t even mention the many sample sales, such as the one of Fabienne Chapot or LaDress– this weekend. Oh my, who was talking about Netflix again? Discover the six pop-up stores that you don’t want to miss, the very best sample sales and all the other fun to do’s in this Amsterdam Weekend Guide >> Enjoy!

PS: it’s Black Friday and that means you can shop online with huge discounts. Some discount codes are only valid today others the entire weekend. We made a shortlist for you, check it out here! 


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TEMPLATE WEEKEND GUIDE F&D– Three lists to make the weekend even more fun:
>> 19 x the best hotspots with beautiful fireplaces in Amsterdam
>> 8 x the best heated terraces in Amsterdam
>> 7 x the best green shops for original gift shopping

– Two favorites are teaming up, Restaurant Jacobsz and Two Chefs Brewing are hosting Night Out In Japan. A dinner for you and your friends with exquisite food, drinks and music. Limited seats available, so hurry up!

– We waited for it for a long time but the Kanarie Club in West is finally open. We went for dinner to this new hotspot and in the updated blog you can read all about this experience!

– YES! Restaurant 5&33 has a new Truffle Menu and if you love truffles just as much as I do you might want to go there for a night of wining and dining. This video had over 10.000 views on Facebook last week but you can watch it here too:

– This Friday is your last chance to join a delicious 6-course Nordic Cuisine menu at Scandinavian Embassy. You can make reservations via their facebook-page and the arrangement includes wine!

– Uh oh! Your Friday afternoon is about to get wild with the Friyay drinks at EdelWise.

– And after that you and your friends can compete during the Pubquiz in ‘t Blauwe Theehuis.

– Saturday and Sunday you can go to Marvin on the Kinker for All Day Breakfast and Brunch Baos. The baos are made by Bao Buns Amsterdam, mmm!

– Finish your Sunday shopping spree with oysters and a glass of bubbles at Zilte Zondag of Razmataz!

– Sunday brunch day! At Wilde Westen in Bos and Lommer the Bottomless Brunch is waiting for you!

– Also Bar Kauffmann celebrates the Sunday brunch. You’re welcome from 10.00 hours.

The best Friyay drinks in town:
* Of course EdelWise!
* Check our blog with 14 x the best Friday After Work drinks in Amsterdam!

Three delicious foodie lists for a very tasty weekend:
>> 10 x the best cheese fondue in Amsterdam
>> 6 x the best croissants in the city
>> 10 x the perfect bowls in Amsterdam
We have many more lists! Check them here >>


– Guess who’s coming to the Utrechtsestraat this Saturday between 14.00 and 17.00 hours? SINTERKLAAS!

– Another fine combination: Vincent on Vrijdag & Pluk de Nacht are teaming up. That means the Van Gogh museum is turned into a cinema (the famous Pluk the Nacht beach chairs included) to show you the exclusive sneak preview of the animation movie Loving Vincent.

– And IDFA is still in town. Discover the best movies and documentaries in our blog about this cool documentary festival.

Amsterdam Weekend Guide shopping

– From Friday 25 to Sunday 27 you can shop till you drop at the sample sale of Fabienne Chapot aks as FAB.? For the best wallets, bags and other accessories.

– And another great sample sale. Say YES to the DRESS at the Ladress sample sale this Saturday and Sunday. Invites only, so get your tickets here>>

– The stylish Ibana is also part of team sample sale this weekend. On Saturday and Sunday you can shop fake fur and leather coats!

– The sample sale of NSMBL cannot stay behind. At Cafe de Paris this Saturday. Cash only!

– And it just doens’t stop. On Saturday and Sunday you can also shop at the sample sale of Herschel Supply & Dr. Denim.

– Like I said in the intro, sample sales are very well represented this weekend. How about the sample sale of Samsøe & Samsøe this Friday and Saturday?

– And we have not even talked about the wonderful pop-up stores in the city, like the ones of The Souks or Mon Petit Paris. Discover the 6 pop-up stores that you don’t want to miss in this blog.

– The Kloffie Market, the very first edition of Amsterdam’s newest secondhand clothing market, will take place in De Hallen this Saturday.

– And more good news for your home. Huis Gekaapt – the newest member of the Gekaapt family – is still waiting for you. In this beautiful store you shop the best items of Doing Goods, Hunting the Pretty, Brût Amsterdam and Stoned. Only open on Friday and Saturday!

– And also at the Wintermarket on Blijburg you can forget about time while snooping around in vintage, art, design & handcraft. Score your ultimate netflix outfit with those Peruvian slippers and Swedish woollen sweaters ;-)

– Last weekend it got cancelled because of the stormy weather, but this Sunday the Pure Market is back in Park Frankendael!

– Discover the city in a complete new way this fall with my tips from the Amsterdam City GuideOf course you shop this andWanderlust at Hutspot, YAY, Hartje Oost, All The Luck In The World, Pluk, Toon, MaisonNL, Ninour, Restored and Mendo!

– And of course there are many other shops on the blog. Check them here >>

More hotspots


Amsterdam Art Weekend is taking over the city. For the fifth year in a row more than 50 participating museums, galleries and project spaces are showing remarkable expositions, performances and movies that you can visit!

– The exhibition of the Swiss artist Jean Tinguely in the Stedelijk Museum will definitely make an impression. His arts consists of moving machines, very cool! Until March 5!

– At the Tropenmuseum you can check out the newest exhibition “The Boeddha”. This expo will learn you all about the Buddha and Buddhism. Until January 29!

– You can still go to the cool street art of Banksy in the MOCO museum until December 31.

– In Foam you can check out the impressive pictures of the Chinese photographer Ai Weiwei about the refugee crisis. Until December 7!


– Meneer Nieges invites mister Joost van Bellen for a night of fun with support of Disco Dollyy Soundsystem this Saturday. And the best thing: entrance is free!

– Also Waterkant celebrates the Saturday with Bun Switi x de Feestzusjes.

– Flee from the lousy weather and dive into the tropics at Roest’s Tropicalismo.

– Have you also heard our Happy Weekend Playlists? Check our playlists here! >>

PS: there’s a new editor’s letter online! Check it out here!

Have a great weekend!



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