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Duck District Amsterdam: for bao buns, summer rolls and gyoza’s at Central Station

6 September 2017

Finally tasty snacks at CS because of Duck District Amsterdam

Ai ai ai, we have some good news on this early Thursday morning! From today on you can order the tastiest Asian snacks such as bao buns, summer rolls and gyoza’s at one of the busiest place in Amsterdam: at Central StationThe DuckTruck, the famous Asian food truck that you’ve probably spotted at festivals as De Rollende Keukens and Zeezout last year, opened this Asian walhalla on Central Station. Duck District Amsterdam is the name and they will stay for at least a year in the new passage: Lil ‘Amsterdam at the station. Lucky us!

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Ps: also, Lil ‘Amsterdam officially opens its doors today. It’s a passage filled with 19 different shops and restaurants that are focussed on art, culture, design, food and fashion. Read this blog for all the ins and outs!

Asian comfort food at Duck District Amsterdam

Back to Duck District Amsterdam. At this new Asian spot they serve South East Asian comfort food dishes. Think of slow cooked beef bao buns, summer rolls with BBQ chicken, crispy glazed gyoza’s (vega) and of course the famous Duck Bao with papaya pepper and hoisin skin. Are you getting cravings already? This sounds so good… What’s also nice at Duck District Amsterdam is that all the dishes are halal! A delay with the train is all of the sudden not that bad, right!?

Amsterdam Bucketlist
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
FAVOURITE MUSEUMS:
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
SEASONAL:
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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Duck District

De Ruijterkade 31

Amsterdam (Amsterdam City Center)
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