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10 x the best chicken in Amsterdam

30 June 2016

the best places for the most delicious chicken in amsterdam

Does your mouth also starts watering when you think of a delicious piece of tender chicken? Well, it does over here! Fortunately, there are plenty of places in Amsterdam who feel the same way as we do. So that’s why we’ve selected the nicest restaurants with 10 x the best chicken in Amsterdam for you!


This place has everything that makes us happy: a vintage interior, open kitchen ánd delicious food. Yes! The fried chicken with cabbage is our favourite. But we also love to come back here for the chocolate mousse with orange wedges ;-) And we’re not the only one, so do not forget to make reservations!
Check here our full blog about Rijsel >>

Rotisserie | chicken IN AMSTERDAM

This is one of those hotspots where you can easily bring your friends to! The vibe is always right here and the chicken is not only soft, but affordable as well. And that combination is never wrong ;-) And extra fun: on Thursday and Saturday they also serve cocktails. Cheers!
Read here all about Rotisserie, in East ánd West >>

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De Biertuin | chicken IN AMSTERDAM

Organic chicken from the spit? Hell yes! And that’s why we go to one of our favourite places: The Biertuin in East! The terrace is a perfect place to spend your summer days. Our all time favourite and must try: the farmers chicken with fries and olives. De-li-cious!
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Kip in het IJ | chicken IN AMSTERDAM

Small wooden tables, soft lightning and a spit behind the bar with roasted chickens. Yes, we love the cute interior of Kip in het IJ. Mmmmm! And extra sweet: here they serve organic chicken that’s affordable as well. You’re not that much into chicken? They also serve delicious cheese fondue!
Check here everything about Kip in het IJ >>

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Van ‘t Spit | chicken IN AMSTERDAM

Oeeeh! Are you also so excited to eat chicken simply with your hands? Van ‘t Spit allows you ;-) Their half chicken with corn is a true feast. But we would also come back for the cheesecake ;-) Tip:  fancy a tasty chicken, but don’t want to go out for dinner? There’s also take-out at Van ‘t Spit!
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Youpz | chicken IN AMSTERDAM

Youpz brings us the perfect combination: chicken ánd lobster. How nice! And here the menu has so much more to offer. I mean, besides the lobster, the chicken with melted cheese and sambal is my favourite. Tip: order all something else so you can share!
Read all about my experience at Yoepz here >>

Braai | chicken IN AMSTERDAM

Yes! BBQ time! At Braai your tender pieces of meat are prepared on South African coals while you watch. Like! Our favourite? The chicken piri piri. And if we’re there anyway…. the humus with grilled vegetables is secretly nearly as tasty ;-)
Read our full blog about Braai here >>

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Eastside | chicken IN AMSTERDAM

At Eastside the food tastes even better than it looks likt ;-) And that’s something over here. For chicken in Amsterdam this sure is a must visit. And the New York hotwings are soooo good, bet you’re going to lick your fingers. Ooops!
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Smokin’ Barrels | chicken IN AMSTERDAM

We just love the terrace at Smokin’ Barrels! It’s one of the best spots on the Beukenplein. And the burger with crispy chicken just tops it all off ;-) But you can also choose the platter with all kinds of different snacks. Than you have all the goods in one place ;-)
Read here all about Smokin’ Barrels >>


Don’t have time to cook? Dan DIS will do it for you! You can go here all day long for freshly made seasonal dishes. Recommended: the Norman Sateh with lemon and chicken is just sooo good! DIS can cook every day for us.
Want to know more about DIS? Check it here >>

Amsterdam Bucketlist
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!)
Discover the Instagrammable experience WONDR
Red Light District tour
Get out of town and into the Dutch country side of Giethoorn

| 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:
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
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.
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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