29 x hotspots in the haarlemmerbuurt you don’t want to miss

18 September 2017

find out the must-visit hotspots in the Haarlemmerbuurt

One of our favourite neighbourhoods is the Haarlemmerbuurt. The Haarlemmerstraat, Haarlemmerdijk and Westelijke Eilanden are full of the nicest hotspots. The neighbourhood is known for the many nice shops and coffee spots. But of course you can also go here for a nice lunch, dinner or drinks. That’s why we listed the best restaurants, lunch & brunch hotspots, coffee bars and shops in the Haarlemmerbuurt for you. Read here our blog with the 29 x best hotspots in the Haarlemmerbuurt in Amsterdam!

18 x Food & drinks in the Haarlemmerbuurt Amsterdam

Restaurants in the Haarlemmerbuurt Amsterdam
Café Keyser: At Café Keyser Amsterdam you can order lunch, brunch and dinner. Good food for a nice price, which you can enjoy at their big terrace. Can it get any better?
DIS Amsterdam: At deli DIS you can get seasonal dishes, which are simple and healthy. Think of sandwiches, soups, salads, fresh juices and hot meals. Our favourite? The vegetarian curry of eggplant and sweet potato with spinach!
Mos: A beautiful restaurant overlooking the IJ and a very good French cuisine. At Mos it is all about the overall experience and there is a real good atmosphere. A very nice spot in the Haarlemmerbuurt if you ask us!

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De Pizzabakkers: We love the pizzas of De Pizzabakkers. A crispy, thin bottom pizza that is best served with a glass of prosecco, they find here. We agree!
Ibericus: At this deli and tapas bar you go for delicious Spanish hams, cheeses and good wines.
Wolf Atelier: Wolf Atelier lies on the old bridge near Westerdok in Amsterdam. There are several tables with a good view on the kitchen where you can see the team at work.

Coffee and lunch in the Haarlemmerbuurt Amsterdam
Vinnies: A nice place to have breakfast or lunch, have a good cup of coffee or to buy nice items for your home. Almost everything they have is for sale!
Het Warenhuis: You will find Het Warenhuis across from Vinnies. And just like at Vinnies you can also go here for breakfast and lunch. Het Warenhuis is a great place to chill. The large windows overlook the busy Haarlemmerstraat and you can relax in the window sills. But you can also come here for dinner. Nice for shared-dining!
The Breakfast Club: The Breakfast Club on Haarlemmerplein is an all day breakfast spot. But there’s more! Besides the famous pancakes you can also find sandwiches on their menu. And delicious omelettes, croissants and cereals.
Another great coffee spot. With a cool Scandinavian and Japanese design, a chill vibe and delicious breakfasts! At Toki Amsterdam you can have coffee from 7:30 AM, perfect for an early breakfast meeting!
Juice Brother x Van Leeuwen: At Juicebrothers at the Haarlemmerplein you can not only get super nice and healthy juices, vegan bowls and snacks, you can also get vegan ice cream from Van Leeuwen. YES!
2: Who doesn’t know this great coffee spot in Amsterdam? Check your mail here and have a large cup of coffee. Do not forget to order a delicious piece of cake with it!

Take out in the Haarlemmerbuurt Amsterdam
Papabubble: For the candy lovers among us! Here they make their own candy with different themes and flavours. So it’s real art candy! All handmade and made at the store. Super nice! Extra nice: you can even make your own candy here!
Petit Gâteau: A French patisserie where you will find delicious macarons, madeleines, éclairs and various French pastries. Mmm!
Stach: You can find Stach everywhere now, also in the Haarlemmerbuurt! A nice deli with the best organic products and delicious bread.

Bars in the Haarlemmerbuurt Amsterdam
Vesper Bar: Vesper bar Amsterdam is our favourite in the Haarlemmerbuurt. Vesper is classy but not too high end, feels like a small café, but then with better drinks! The crowd is a fun mix of expats, locals and tourists and the cocktails are delicious.

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11 x Shopping in the Haarlemmerbuurt Amsterdam

Sukha: Our absolute favourite in the Haarlemmerbuurt! At this concept store you buy beautiful items to wear or for your home.
Concrete Matter: Concrete Matter Amsterdam on the Haarlemmerdijk is a cool concept store for men. A store where you’ll feel like a real world traveler, because you’re surrounded by globes, antique furniture and vintage products from all over the world. Concrete Matter is a candy store for men full of coolness.
RestoredRestored is a nice, trendy concept store in the Haarlemmerbuurt. The collection exist of clothing, living accessories, books and jewellery. All very nice, mostly handmade and so unique. Nice detail: you can compose your own necklace by choosing the length and a charm. A nice personal gift!


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Marbles VintageAt Marbles you’ll find a huge selection of clothes, shoes, and accessories for a small price. One of our favourite vintage shops in Amsterdam where you can buy clothing that’s from the 50s, 60s, 70s, & 80s, and they still look great. Enough reasons to check out Marbles Vintage!
Tenue de Nîmes: Fan of jeans? Go to Tenue de Nîmes! This jean concept store is not only perfect to score a good pair of jeans, but also ideal if you are looking for nice shoes, scarves, bags and other accessories.
Six and Sons: This large concept store sells very cool vintage items: from (men) clothing and tableware to old country maps.
Jutka and RiskaAt Jutka & Riska you can buy vintage clothing, their own label and the prettiest accessories! I like to come here to look for a new hat or a cute bag. The shop has a lot of unique products to offer which is why the prices can be a bit pricier.
Store Without a HomeAt Store Without a Home in Amsterdam there are beautiful living and homeware that you want to take with you  ;-). From furniture and lighting to artistic wall tiles and tableware.
&Klevering: From beautiful chandeliers to a nice marble plateau to stall your favourite stuff on – can we please just have everything?

Have fun discovering the Haarlemmerbuurt!

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

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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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