new all day hotspot in the east of amsterdam with delicious asian food
What started with the moving of Korean BBQ restaurant Yokiyo has now turned into Bar Sue Amsterdam. A completely different concept, but luckily still the same Korean Kimchi on the menu. And lots of more deliciousness. Bar Sue Amsterdam is a place where everyone has to feel welcome. Doesn’t matter if you come in for just a cup of coffee or if you visit in the evening to taste all the bao buns of the menu… Bar Sue is for everyone. An all day café that opens as early as 9AM during weekdays, and at 11AM in the weekend. The café is actually divided in two parts, and the left part next to the kitchen will be used as an exhibition space for young artistic talent later.
Menu x Bar Sue Amsterdam
Recently I went to Bar Sue in the East of Amsterdam for an extensive tasting. You have to understand: once I saw the bao buns and the bowls on the menu I had a gut feeling that nothing could go wrong with this concept. And my oh my, these bao buns at Bar Sue are delicious! I think we probably tasted them all, but the pork, chicken and beef have to be my favourite. The fun thing about the menu for me is that you can order lots of tasty dishes and share that with your friends, but you can also walk in by yourself and order a generously filled bowl. The bowl come in several styles. One with salmon which passes as a poké bowl, but also other styles with sweet potato and chicken, and pork with kimchi. The bowls are not just Asian anymore, but more like fusion with worldly tastes. We had a kale salad with it which was very good as well! We haven’t tried the noodle dishes this time, but we’ll make sure to order those another time.
And if you don’t feel like cooking some time… Well good news, because Bar Sue will deliver at your home (in almost all of Amsterdam!)
THINGS TO DO:
⋙ Canal Cruise by day or in the evening
⋙ A bike tour through Amsterdam OR Rent a bike by yourself
⋙ The best view over Amsterdam from the A’DAM Lookout
⋙ Visit Artis Royal Zoo
⋙ Rijksmuseum with the Dutch masters
⋙ Van Gogh Museum, a staple in Amsterdam
⋙ Stedelijk Museum for modern art lovers
⋙ MOCO Museum for street art
⋙ Photography museum FOAM
⋙ Amsterdam Light Festival (during winter months)
⋙ Cruise like a local with your own boat (great with good weather!)
ONE OF A KIND:
⋙ Discover the Instagrammable experience WONDR
⋙ Red Light District tour
⋙ Get out of town and into the Dutch country side of Giethoorn
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Our favourite hotels:
AFFORDABLE // €
☾ Generator Hostel: the best poshtel of the city located in a park.
☾ The Student Hotel: budget proof in trendy East.
☾ Het Volkshotel: affordable and with a cool rooftop bar.
☾ CitizenM: all you need is that XL bed (location near Amstel is great).
☾ Motel One: budget design hotel with locations at
VERY VERY NICE // €€
☾ Hotel V: with two locations and a great restaurant, in the city center and East.
☾ Sir Adam: with the coolest view over Amsterdam.
☾ Sweets: a unique stay in former bridge houses.
☾ Park Plaza Vondelpark: located next to Vondelpark and beautifully renovated.
☾ Hotel Dwars: small scale around the corner of the trendy Utrechtsestraat.
☾ Pillows Anna van den Vondel: great hotel close to Vondelpark.
☾ Hotel Mercier: new hotel in the cosy and historic Jordaan district.
☾ INK Hotel: lifestyle hotel in the heart of the city.
☾ The Hoxton: favourite lifestyle hotel right on the canals.
☾ Morgan & Mees: boutique hotel in Amsterdam West.
☾ Conscious Hotel Westerpark: in a beautiful building at the industrial Westergas area.
☾ QO Amsterdam: eco design hotel with a great skybar.
TOP LUXURY // €€€
☾ Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam: if you have something to celebrate this is the one.
☾ Pulitzer Amsterdam: on the canals at the border of the Nine Streets and the Jordaan.
☾ L’Europe: this hotel has the best spa with a view in Amsterdam.
☾ Conservatorium Hotel: located in one of the most beautiful buildings in town.
☾ W Amsterdam: with great restaurants and a rooftop bar with swimming pool.
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I really hope you enjoy your time in Amsterdam! On my Instagram account @yourlbb you can find more recommendations and new hotspots in town.
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Insulindeweg 1Amsterdam (Amsterdam East)
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