This is where you buy the traditional Dutch NYE Snack!
This is it, the last weeks of 2017 arrived! And it also means that one of my guilty pleasures of the holiday season is allowed again: Dutch donuts, better known as oliebollen! We’ve got a couple of bakeries that are famous for their Dutch donuts. And with the help of the Oliebollenkaart you can locate the best stalls near you! Especially for NYE we selected 10 of the best stalls with Dutch donuts in Amsterdam. Enjoy!
10 x the best dutch donuts in amsterdam!
Hartog’s Volkoren: This bakery is already known for its freshly baked breads and other delicacies. But also between Christmas and New Year’s Eve many people from the city bring a visit to the bakery. Then there is a queue for their famous Dutch donut.
De Oliebollenbakkerij: Especially for the run on Dutch donuts the Bakkerszonen got a pop-up bakery on the Beukenplein in Amsterdam-East. Every day, you get the most delicious doughnuts and apple fritters here.
Oliebollenkraam Hugo de Grootplein: With an average grade 9, this donuts stall is the best place to go for your dosis doughnuts according to the foodies of oliebollenkaart.nl. Once you’re heading to the Hugo de Grootplein, the temptation is hard to resist ;-)
Oliebollenkraam Kinkerstraat/Bilderdijkkade: But also the stall where the Kinkerstraat and the Bilderdijk cross each other is a top scorer. With an average of 8.5 we definitely want to taste those oliebollen.
Remko’s Brood & Taartjes: Another place where people are queueing up leading up to New Year’s Eve. At Remko’s the whole team is giving up on their night’s rest to bake the most delicious Dutch doughnuts for you. From the queue you can spot the bakers preparing the fresh donuts for you.
Oliebollenkraam Surinameplein: Also the Surinameplein has gotten a doughnut stall. According to all the foodies of oliebollenkraam.nl this place scores an 8.
Oliebollenkraam Mercatorplein: Do you live a little bit further into Amsterdam-West? Then the donut stall at Mercatorplein is the place to get your New Year’s deli. The Dutch donuts with currants look delicious!
Gebakkraam Verweij: Last year, they were crowned as the best Dutch doughnut bakery of Amsterdam according to the AD test. Therefore, with a score of 8.5 this bakery at the Bijlmerplein in South East is indispensable in this list.
Oliebollenkraam Hollandse Gebakkraam J.C. van Gemert: In the meanwhile also this bakery at the Cornelis Troostplein in De Pijp is a fixed address for many people from the city. Besides doughnuts with or without raisins, you will also get delicious apple fritters here.
Oliebollenkraam Renzema: Do you live in Old-South? Then the bakery of Renzema is the address for your dozen of donuts. Make some time, because the queue is long!
Where do you buy your favourite Dutch donuts in Amsterdam?
TIP: discover more Amsterdam and travel tips in my books THE AMSTERDAM CITY GUIDE & WANDERLUST!
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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