HMMMMMM, this special menu at envy you would like to taste!
Happy bday to Envy! This month restaurant Envy on the Prinsengracht is celebrates it’s 10-year existence.
With a special menu full with classics from the card from the Chefs who ever cooked in this restaurant. Every time when I’m at Envy I become surprised by the good food and wonderful service. With much knowledge of fine wines and an eye for guests.
The dishes are not only beautiful, but taste at least as good. It is not surprising that most former chiefs of Envy by now work at a Michelin star restaurant or have their own restaurant. Especially for the 10th anniversary have Envy-veterans Remco Remco van de Weerd (The Dylan* and soon The Gin Sum Club), Nick Bril (The Jane*, Oud Sluis***), Richard van Oostenbrugge (Bord’Eau**) and current executive chef Michael Wolf (Oud Sluis***, Vila Joya**, Wolf Atelier) five historic signature dishes again on the menu.
5 classic courses
The five-courses menu can be ordered from July 13th, a day after the official birthday of Envy, till July 22th for €53,50. We already tasted the menu! From ceviche of Hamachi till a poached and baked farm egg with Pata Negra and Hollandaise sauce till baked scallops and braised beef cheeks. You would like to taste it!
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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