Amsterdam Weekend Guide


Amsterdam Weekend Guide January 29, 30 & 31

28 January 2016

Weekend Tips for January 29, 30 & 31

It’s already the last weekend of January and I am back in our cold little country. Just in time to go to the Food Soul Festival in Amsterdam North! To eat and drink with friends; catch up and tell them all about my adventures in South Africa. Also a must for this weekend: dinner at one of the 12 new restaurants in Amsterdam! And when you have to keep an eye on your wallet, go to a budget restaurants in Amsterdam for delicious and affordable food.

With this rainy winter weather I must admit, I secretly dream about my next trip to a sunny destination. What about you? Check our Bali Travel Guide video to get inspired! >> Happy Weekend!

PS: you can listen to the Amsterdam Weekend Guide on Amsterdam FM every Friday around 11:45.

BUTTON WEEKENDGUIDE FOOD– Three lists to make the weekend even more fun:
>> 6 x steak tartaar in Amsterdam
>> 7 x tapas bars in Amsterdam
>> 7 x Thaise restaurants in Amsterdam

– YES, let’s go to food festival Food Soul Festival in Amsterdam North this weekend! An indoor food festival of three days with food trucks, soul tunes and fun!

Izakaya organises a Supreme Brunch this weekend! With sushi, cocktails and music.

– Have you already been to De School? Definitely check out their restaurant Restaurant DS!

– Or go eat meatballs at this new American spot in Amsterdam: Eastside!

– This Friday, Frits hosts a birthday party at Strandzuid. A Friday afternoon drink you don’t want to miss!

Bistro Noord is a one of our favourite spots in Amsterdam and this Sunday they host a Texas dinner! With dishes from the Southern Pride Texas Smoker.

– Cocktaillovers: Bar Bra launches a new cocktail menu this weekend and they serve delicious tacos with it. So go to the release party!

– Dinner plans? Check these 12 new restaurants in Amsterdam!

– Do you want to eat at one of the best hotspots of last year? Go check the best restaurants of 2015 for a bite or a drink. Make sure you can check them all ;-)

– Always on a budget by the end of the month? Have dinner at one of these budget restaurants in Amsterdam.

We love these places for Friday afterwork drinks!:
* Check our list with 10 Friday afterwork drinks spots in Amsterdam!
* Pllek is always a good idea for Feeling Friday.
* SoSo Lobi at Waterkant is highly recommended for summer vibes, beer and roti!

These spots just opened!:
* Wrap ‘n’ Rolling
* Chicks love Donuts
* Trela Plein
* Baut Zuidas

Some foodie proof lists to make your life easier :-)
* 30 restaurants in the city center
* 19 nicest breakfast spots in town
* 14 healthy hotspots we love
* 47 great coffee bars in Amsterdam
* 24 cocktail bars in Amsterdam

Check the blog for more lists! >>

– Interested to buy some new artwork? Come to the Tasting Art kunstevenement! An art concept where you can buy affordable art. Extra nice: this weekend they’ll show work of a famous Dutch Instagrammer!

– Ever been to GO Gallery? Thé street art gallery in Amsterdam.

– Going on a date? Check out these first date hotspots in Amsterdam for a drink!

– Also nice to go to: a comedy show! We selected 5 spots.

– Want to ice skate at a pretty cool location? Ice Amsterdam has an ice skating rink at the Museumplein! Another good place for ice skating: Jaap Eden!

– Looking for an inspirational Sunday? Read here all about fun stuff in Amsterdam.

BUTTON WEEKENDGUIDE SHOPPING– Go shop at the outlet of Tenue de Nimes this weekend!

– Been to Lola Luid yet? Not only a fun place for lunch but also a great place to shop!

– Check out The Pelican Studio: a recently opened concept store for coffee, juices and beautiful brands.

–  Read all about the best shops of 2015. You can still check them this year :-)

– There are much more cool shops in Amsterdam! Check them here >> >>

– Shopping at the Utrechtsestraat & De Pijp? Check this video with our favourite spots:

BUTTON WEEKENDGUIDE MUSEUM– Until March 5 the Eduard Planting Gallery presents a unique collection of photographs of Marilyn Monroe. Taken by the famous photographers Milton Greene and Douglas Kirkland.

– Stadsarchief Amsterdam pronounced a new expo: Amsterdamse Parken (Amsterdam parks). All these great parks in Amsterdam, but what do people do there? Photographer Jeroen Hofman shows you.

– A must visit expo at Tassenmuseum Hendrikje: Street CoutureAt this exhibition it’s all about mix and match: high end fashion is combined with street fashion, sports and pop culture.

– Let’s go back to the 60s! At the Tropenmuseum with the The Sixties expo! Fashion, design, music, architecture and photographs from the 60’s are exposed.

– At Foam you can now see a great overview with black and white photo’s of the American photographer Francesca Woodman. Woodman explored themes such as gender, representation, sexuality and body.

– Also fun: this list of 6 museums with nice restaurants close by.

– Want to go clubbing this weekend? Get to know the 13 clubs in Amsterdam where you must go dancing.

Edelwise hosts a party to celebrate their 5th anniversary. Ticket are only for sale at the door and be there on time! This party is almost always sold out.

– In the mood for a wild party? Go to WDLNDS #2 this Saturday. With in the line-up Terron, Pedro Martins and Nicky Elisabeth.

– Feel like dancing but not in the mood for clubbing? On Saturday Pllek is thé place to be! DJs wil play some of the best records at dinner time and late into the night. After dinner the tables will be set aside so you can dance! See you at Beatroots!

– Up for some good weekend music? Every month we make a new playlist on Spotify! Check our playlists here >>

– Feel like clubbing this weekend? This is where you need to be: The Warehouse, Club Closure, De School and Radion. They have great parties every week!

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