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15 X the best cheese fondue in Amsterdam for cheese lovers

1 February 2024

Cosy around the table and enjoying delicious cheese fondue in Amsterdam at one of these eateries. Baguette, fresh vegetables, and the most delightful melted cheese… Especially in winter, there’s nothing cosier than an evening of cheese fondue in Amsterdam, in our opinion. For all cheese fondue enthusiasts in Amsterdam, we’ve compiled a list of eateries known for serving the tastiest cheese fondue in the city. Perfect for a get-together with friends or family. Prefer a cheese fondue night at home? No problem, also find our favourite places in Amsterdam to grab cheese fondue for home. Enjoy your meal!

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15 X the best cheese fondue in Amsterdam


In the charming Nine Streets area, you can eat the most delicious cheese fondues with various flavours at Smelt. All the cheeses at Smelt come from De Kaaskamer, so that’s a good assurance. This year, they’ve opened a second location in Westerpark for the winter season! I was there recently, and the Italian cheese fondue comes highly recommended. Find out more about Smelt here >>
Runstraat 12 & Gosschalklaan 7, Amsterdam –

De Dakduif: At café De Dakduif on Albert Cuypstraat, you can enjoy a pot of cheese fondue. Here, you can choose between classic or truffle-infused cheese fondue. The fondue at De Dakduif is made with authentic Swiss Emmentaler and Gruyère.
Eerste Sweelinckstraat 12, Amsterdam –

Le Petit George: The restaurants within the George Group are Amsterdam classics where you know exactly what to expect. In Amsterdam South, you can now enjoy a delightful pot of cheese fondue at Willemsparkweg. Here, too, you can choose between the classic version or truffle-infused cheese fondue!
Willemsparkweg 223, Amsterdam –

’t Blaauwhooft: For a tasty cheese fondue right in the heart of the city, head to ’t Blaauwhooft. After strolling through the city, come over to this cosy café on Bickerseiland.
Hendrik Jonkerplein, Amsterdam –

Café Bern: This café is renowned for its excellent cheese fondue. Here, you won’t just get any cheese fondue; it’s Gruyère cheese fondue! Definitely worth a try.
Nieuwmarkt 9, Amsterdam –

Fondue & Fondue: As the name suggests… here you can enjoy fondue in Amsterdam! Choose from a fish fondue, a meat fondue, and a cheese fondue. The cheese fondue is served with 6 types of vegetables, bread, and a tasty salad.
Overtoom 415, Amsterdam –

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Fondue Fondue

More Places for Cheese Fondue in Amsterdam

Maxwell: Located at Beukenplein in Amsterdam East, this cosy café offers cheese fondue served with crudité and bread. You can opt for extra fondue options such as blue cheese, charcuterie, or grilled beef fillet. Reportedly, this place offers one of the best fondues in Amsterdam!
Beukenplein 27, Amsterdam –

Café Sarphaat: Not trendy at all, but a spot where you can enjoy cheese fondue throughout the year and a place I’ve been visiting since I first moved to Amsterdam. This eatery in De Pijp serves its cheese fondue with bread, various vegetables, salad, and even fries! Big fan of blue cheese? You can have it added to your pot.
Ceintuurbaan 157-A, Amsterdam –

Het Karbeel: According to my Facebook followers, this cheese fondue restaurant in the Red-Light District is a must-have on this list of the best cheese fondue spots in Amsterdam. I’ll make sure to check it out soon on Warmoesstraat!
Warmoesstraat 16, Amsterdam –

cheese fondue in amsterdam Het Karbeell

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More tips for cheese fondue in Amsterdam

Bistrot Des Alpes: This restaurant on Utrechtsedwarsstraat is all about cheese fondue with the finest ingredients from the Savoie region!
Utrechtsedwarsstraat 141, Amsterdam –

Proeflokaal A. van Wees: If you live in Amsterdam, you’ve probably cycled past this place a thousand times without ever stepping inside. What to expect at the ‘Admiraal’? Well… this winter, they have a cheese fondue on the menu made exclusively from Dutch cheeses. Delicious!
Herengracht 319, Amsterdam –

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At these spots, you can get the best cheese fondue to enjoy at home

Kef: At Fromagerie Abraham Kef, aside from their variety of delicious cheeses, you can also get a delightful cheese fondue to prepare at home. You can also order the cheeses online and have them delivered to your doorstep!
Marnixstraat 192 & Van der Pekplein 1B & Czaar Peterstraat 137, Amsterdam-

De Kaaskamer: From a delicious Swiss cheese fondue, a fondue only made from Dutch cheeses, a fondue package, or the ready-to-eat fondue from De Kaaskamer. All of them are incredibly tasty and perfect for home enjoyment.
Runstraat 7, Amsterdam –

L’amuse: At L’amuse, you can grab various tasty cheese platters, fondue kits, and tasting sets for home enjoyment. A perfect hotspot to get your cheese fondue fix at home.
Olympiaplein 111, Amsterdam –

more Amsterdam tips

Amsterdam Bucketlist & Things to Do
Fabrique des Lumières
NXT Museum
STRAAT street art museum
MOCO Museum for street and modern art
Amaze, an audiovisual labyrint
Food Tasting Tour of Jordaan area
Albert Cuyp Market Food Tour
Sightseeing Boat Cruise with unlimited drinks
Pancake Cruise
Micro Brewery Beer Tasting Tour
Fatbike e-bike tour (also to Amsterdam North)
Rent a bike by yourself and explore like a local
Outside of Amsterdam: windmills & Zaanse Schans
3 hour biketour: backstreets & hidden gems
Private Canal Boat Tour
Rijksmuseum with the Dutch masters
Van Gogh Museum, a staple in Amsterdam
Stedelijk Museum for modern art lovers
Canal Cruise in the evening
Discover the Instagrammable experience WONDR
The Upside Down
Get out of town and into the Dutch country side of Giethoorn
Drive-it-Yourself Tulip Fields GPS Audio Tour
⋙ Catch a direct train from Amsterdam to Antwerp, Brussels, London or Paris, starting at € 20,-! Check tickets & prices >>
Visit Artis Royal Zoo
Go an a bike tour with the kids
NEMO Science Museum
Paddle board tour on the canals
Go for a kayak-tour in Amsterdam
Amsterdam Light Festival boat tour
Amsterdam Light Festival bike tour

| TIP: Buy an I amsterdam City Card. Save money on entrance fees to museums and attractions, public transport and profit from discounts on everything from restaurants to concerts. You can also skip some lines to make the most of your time in Amsterdam! You can buy a card for 24 hours up to 120 hours. Check the prices here >>

Our favourite hotels in Amsterdam:
Pillows Maurits at the Park: this newly opened hotel is all about luxury.
Pulitzer Amsterdam: on the canals at the border of the Nine Streets and the Jordaan.
L’Europe: recently renovated, this hotel has the best spa with a view in Amsterdam.
Conservatorium Hotel: located in one of the most beautiful buildings in town.
Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam: if you have something to celebrate this is the one.
W Amsterdam: with lively restaurants and a posh rooftop bar with swimming pool.
The Hoxton: favourite lifestyle hotel right on the canals with great all day bar.
Hotel Jakarta: the most sustainable hotel ánd great value for money with a spa.
Hotel V: with two locations and a great restaurant, in the city center and East.
Sir Adam: with the coolest view over Amsterdam from the North side.
Sweets: a unique stay in former bridge houses.
Hotel Dwars: small scale and around the corner of the trendy Utrechtsestraat.
Hotel Mercier: pretty new hotel in the cosy and historic Jordaan district.
INK Hotel: lifestyle hotel in the heart of the city by MGallery.
Morgan & Mees: boutique hotel with restaurant in Amsterdam West.
Conscious Hotel Westerpark: in a beautiful building at the industrial Westergas area.
Ruby Emma: eco design hotel with a great skybar near Amstel station.
Generator Hostel: the best poshtel of the city located in a park.
The Social Hub budget proof in trendy East district close tho the subway.
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 several locations in Amsterdam.

Let’s get social

I really hope you enjoy your time in Amsterdam! On my Instagram account @yourlbb and you can find more recommendations and new hotspots in town.

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