our favourite cheese platters in amsterdam in one list
It’s time for cheese! How great is it to enjoy drinks with a cheese platter on a cold day in Amsterdam? Especially now the cozy winter months are coming, you’ll find us in the afternoon with a glass of red wine and a platter of Kef cheese at home in the weekends. But since outdoor with friends is even more fun, we have listed our favourite cheese platters in Amsterdam for you from North to West. Enjoy!
8 x try a delicious cheese platter in Amsterdam
Kef: Is your Friday evening only complete with wine and cheese? Then the new Kef Amsterdam, or Fromagerie Abraham kef, will be your new go to place to celebrate the weekend. Enjoy wine- and cheese tastings in the tasting room.
De Kanarie Club: In De Hallen you’ll find the Kanarie Club. At this all day spot you can work or socialise from breakfast till drinks. End your work day in the perfect way and order those drinks and cheese platter.
Stadscafe van Mechelen: At Van Mechelen in Amsterdam West they offer two sorts of cheese platters. Not only is there an amazing cheese platter for the wine lovers. For the beer drinkers under us there is a special cheese and beer platter. Perfect for a date or drinks with friends.
Boca’s: We already know Boca’s has great tapas. At both locations at the Jordaan and de Pijp you can order a delicious cheese platter. Bring all your friends and go for the large platter with cheese. For the wines a fine selection has been made by the men of Grapedistrict.
Razmataz: At Razmataz on the Hugo de Grootplein they know exactly what you want while drinking. They serve the most delicious G&T’s and their barbite menu is quite extensive. Yes, cheese platter included which makes it the perfect way to spend your Sunday.
Pllek: Sunshine or rain? Pllek in North is always a good hang out. During a lazy Sunday its’ great to go here for drinks and of course cheese! The cheese platter is finished with fresh fig compote and crackers. Yummy!
Stuyvesant Wijnlokaal: We just love to come at Stuyvestant Wijnlokaal to taste one (or three, four, five, ten) of the 110 different wines. But hey, where there’s wine there needs to be cheese as well. Voila!
De Vergulden Eenhoorn: The Vergulden Eenhoorn is an old farmhouse in Amsterdam East. This place has such a relaxed atmosphere. In the pick-nick garden or the old cow-shed you can enjoy drinks with your friends. Ideal if you want to avoid the hectic of city centre. The cheese platter with three sorts of cheeses, apple syrup and fig compote are to good!
What’s your favourite cheese platter in Amsterdam? Let us know!
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.
Let’s get social
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