Breakfast hotspots for the early birds
Although I used to skip breakfast when I was younger, I nowadays love to bake oatmeal pancakes or make smoothies in the morning. And don’t they say breakfast is the most important meal of the day? So why skip it! And if you don’t want to make your own breakfast, there are many nice places in Amsterdam where you can get breakfast. So whether you have your breakfast with a cup of coffee or you go for something more heavy, Yourlbb set up a list with the best breakfast hotspots in Amsterdam. Enjoy!
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The Meets: Spots like The Meets are the best! Not only because it is a healthy hotspot – here you go for healthy delicious sugar-free and gluten-free dishes – but also because it looks great. Really a place that has is all. Have breakfast here with an Acai smoothie bowl, a granola bowl of porridge.
MOOK Pancakes: MOOK Pancakes is Amsterdam’s newest addition. Here you can have breakfast with pancakes! At MOOK they serve organic pancakes with surprising combinations. Not the typical Dutch pancakes with syrup and bacon. But a pancake with avocado example. Or with bacon, cheese and onion. YUM!
The Breakfast Club: You might now The Breakfast Club from Londen and let me tell you: this is the perfect hotspot to eat all day breakfasts! Think of fresh juices, smoothies and a good cup of coffee. Not to mention the delicious pancakes and healthy sandwiches. Made with local ingredients. Good to know: The Breakfast Club is going to open a second location at Haarlemmerplein!
Corner Bakery: Corner Bakery, the place where you are at the right place for your sweet cravings, has opened a second location in South. In addition to being a very instagram worthy go to place, Corner Bakery is also a place where you can sit down every week for a breakfast with pancakes, sandwiches and freakshakes.
Benji’s: A delicious all day breakfast spot with an urban style with lots of steel, concrete and green touches. At this coffee spot they have also delicious breakfast and lunch dishes, such as a yogurt bowl with banana, strawberry and granola. So good!
Dignita: Perfect for a healthy breakfast or all day brunch. Here they make everything themselves. And with local ingredients as much as possible. Great hotspot for juices, sourdough bread, egg dishes and raw cakes. And therefore a favourite hotspot in the Old South.
Vinnies: Perfect for a healthy, organic breakfast! Start your day with oatmeal, yogurt with homemade granola or croissants. And good to combine with coffee of Boca’s or organic tea. And did you know, Vinnies has two location in town now?
Scandinavian Embassy: In this Scandinavian spot in De Pijp, you can find really good coffee and tasty breakfasts. The menu namely includes healthy sandwiches with a Scandinavian touch. And especially egg-lovercome to the right place here. Tell how you prefer your eggs in the morning, and you get him exactly like that.
Kessens: Fancy a croissant, yogurt, toast or an egg for breakfast? You can get it all at Kessens. I like to order the breakfast menu here, served with juice and coffee. Something to celebrate? They offer a champagne breakfast! ;-)
De Laatste Kruimel: This cute hotspot is perfect for a romantic breakfast. Enjoy their scones, fresh bread or own baked cakes. Also try their homemade lemonade! Why not cheat with a unhealthy breakfast once in a while ;-)
Berry: Start your day with coffee or thee, juice, a croissant and a sandwich with cheese. Or, have a breakfast like Berry and add a bloody Berry! This is a nice and cozy place where you definitely want to start your day.
Bakers and Roasters: At this fun hotspot in De Pijp you can choose from up to eleven egg dishes when you come here for brunch. They also serve pancakes, french toast, burgers and home made pies; great for the weekend! They have a second location in the city center.
Dr. Blend: Start you day with super foods at this hotspot in the Jordaan. Smoothies, fresh juices, sandwiches and fruit salads. And when you’re early, you can get your coffee to go for 1 euro!
Omelegg: The best place for a good anti-hangover breakfast is this place. At Omelegg it’s all about the most delicious egg dishes. And nice to know: you can enjoy there omelettes all day long!
Teds: This hotspot in West is open from 7 to 7 and serves breakfast, lunch and coffee! On the menu you’ll find various egg dishes, yogurt and granola, sandwiches, burgers and soups. Ted is therefor a nice new addition to the Helmersbuurt.
Metropolitain: Every morning from 10am you are welcome at Metropolitain. At the location where Paper Planes used to be. Croissants, fresh fruit, Eggs Benedict, French toast, sandwiches, crepes, salads, burgers… you name it, they have it.
Drovers Dog: At Drovers Dog they love breakfast. All day breakfast. Sweet, savory, spicy, chewy, gooey, crunchy, simple and elegant, like they state on their website.
Pluk: Our favourite breakfast spot now has two locations in the Nine Streets: both on the Reestraat and Berenstraat. Ever since Pluk opened its doors in the Reestraat we’ve been a fan of this hotspot for take away fresh (detox) juices, a healthy breakfast or a tasty lunch and to buy the best presents and must-haves. A must-visit when you are in the Nine streets!
Staring at Jacob x KU West: Staring at Jacob may have a new look & feel, their delicious breakfasts and brunches are still our favourite. Nice: Staring at Jacob and Ku West do cross their pads sometimes. During the day you can for example order a Japanese pancake and salads with a Japanese touch.
CT Coffee & Coconuts: Where you can really have an early breakfast in Amsterdam? CT Coffee & Coconuts at De Pijp! Here you are welcome from 7 o’clock in the morning for overnight buckwheat porridge, various egg dishes, fresh juices and pancakes!
So you doN’t want to make your own breakfast or is there no breakfast in bed by your lover? Then I hope you can enjoy your breakfast at one of these breakfast hotspots in 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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Anne de Buck