must know places for the best French toast in amsterdam
French toast in Amsterdam… you can order it at so many places now, but where can you find the best dish? French toast and pancakes are my favourite guilty pleasure on an early Sunday morning. When they’re both listed on the menu, I’m always in doubt what to choose. Luckily I know by now where to go for the best french toast in Amsterdam. Check our list with our favourite spots and plan to go for breakfast with friends this weekend!
13 x French toast in amsterdam to try
Little Collins: A french toast made with brioche, caramel, banana, peanut crumbs and whipped cream. Uh, YES!
G’s: At G’s you want to order the french toast, because you’ll get crusty bread with cinnamon and banana. Top it with some bacon for the perfect sweet / salty combination.
Metropolitain: Metropolitain is perfect for everyone who’s a sweet tooth. The sweet breakfasts over here are so good! Especially the french toast made with cinnamon bread, quite a lot of mascarpone and fresh fruit is highly recommended.
Bakers & Roasters: A french toast made from nut bread, homemade banana jam and crispy bacon. Hallelujah, is the only thing I can say about it.
Louie Louie: At Louis Louis you get a very special french toast. Corn bread with avocado, pancetta and agave syrup. We want to try!
Anne & Max: My favorite brunch spot close to the Amstelveenseweg on a Sunday morning is Anne & Max. Get the french toast with jam and clotted cream and a large energy shake!
TEDS: At TEDS you want to try the french toast. It’s made with a thick brioche, topped with quite a lot of maple syrup, bacon and banana.
Bar Spek: Simpel but so good. At Bar Spek you get the classic french toast with red fruit and sour creme.
Bar Botanique: Our favorite new hotspot in Amsterdam East. You want to go to this place to order a coffee and enjoy the tropical interior. And of course to order a french toast with cinnamon butter and fresh fruit. It’s is so good!
Stek: At Stek you won’t get french toast with bacon and banana, but with lemon, ricotta, fresh compote and crunchy nuts.
Tinner: Tinner (not thinner!) has two different french toasts to offer. Go for the French toast made from banana bread, bacon, maple syrup, sour cream and powdered sugar. Or the french toast with sugar bread, berry maple syrup, cream and icing sugar.
De Wasserette: Don’t the name confuse you, De Wasserette is not a place to wash your clothes. Here you can order a delicious french toast!
Staring at Jacob: At Staring at Jacob you get the french toast jackpot. 2 brioche rolls with banana-caramel sauce, bacon and a compote of seasonal fruit. OMG!
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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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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Photocredits: Tinner, TEDS, G’s