enjoy green food at these healthy hotspots in Amsterdam
A healthy soup, fresh juice, salad or other healthy food. It makes me happy! Not because it’s trendy to eat healthy food, but because I just think healthy food is really delicious and it’s perfect if you want to go out for dinner without counting the calories. Are you a healthy food lover like me? I know exactly where you should go! In this blog a list with Yourlbb’s favourite healthy hotspots in Amsterdam! Have we overlooked one? Let us know!
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24 x healthy hotspots in amsterdam you want to know
The Dutch Weed Burger: These burgers are meed of seaweed and chances are you’ve already come across them in their food truck somewhere at a festival. Super tasty, guilt-free and vegan!Nicolaas Beetsstraat 47, Amsterdam – dutchweedburger.com
Juice By Nature: For your vitamines you go to Juice By Nature at the Warmoesstraat. Get your vitamines by taking the cold pressed juices, smoothie bowls or power shots. Not into drinks? Go for one of the cakes of snacks. Juice by Nature is the place to be, nice!
Warmoesstraat 108, Amsterdam – juicebynature.com
The Avocado Show: Yay, the first avocado restaurant in the world is here and we’re so happy it’s in Amsterdam! Really everything here is about avocado and every dish is another piece of art.Daniel Stalpertstraat 61HS, Amsterdam – theavocadoshow.com
Beter & Leuk: Do you eat healthy or are you vegan? Beter & Leuk in the East of Amsterdam has juices, salads and sandwiches for you! And on Sunday there’s even a vegan brunch buffet!
Eerste Oosterparkstraat 91, Amsterdam – beterenleuk.nl
Vinnies: Ever since the opening of Vinnies this is popular hotspot in the Haarlemmerbuurt for a healthy lunch. A true all time favourite! Extra nice: Vinnies has a second location the center of Amsterdam and third one in the Scheldestraat!
Haarlemmerstraat 46HS, Nieuwezijds Kolk 33 & Scheldestraat 45BG, Amsterdam – vinnieshomepage.com
Restaurant MOER: At restaurant MOER they cook with only biological products and they have been locally harvested as well. The main part here is played by the vegetables so this spot is ideal for the vegetarians among us!
Amstelveenseweg 7, Amsterdam – restaurantmoer.nl
SLA: Ever since the opening of SLA this is a Yourlbb’s favourite salad bar in Amsterdam. Because you can create your own salad here! Though of course you can also order one of the tasty salads on the menu.
Verschillende locaties, Amsterdam – ilovesla.com
Benji’s Amsterdam: An urban jungle in the East of Amsterdam. Besides the fact that the interior is super cute here, you can also have a great and healthy meal here! Especially the bowls are recommended. Also a great spot to do some work on your laptop.
Wibautstraat 196, Amsterdam – benjis.amsterdam
Meatless District: This new hotspot is inspired by New York and has delicious vegan and vegetarian food. Good to know: even the wine is vegan. Enjoy!
Bilderdijkstraat 65-67, Amsterdam – meatlessdistrict.com
Juice Brothers: This juice bar at the Van Woustraat sells cold-pressed juices. That means that the nutrients in the juices are better preserved. Sounds good right? And in case you’re hungry: they sell snacks like raw chocolate that fit with a healthy diet. There are now 3 establishments in Amsterdam!
Van Woustraat 151, Raamsteeg 2 & Gustav Mahlerlaan 24, Amsterdam – juicebro.com
Salad & The City: Next to Happyhappyjoyjoy on the Bilderdijkstraat you find healthy spot Salad & the City. A take-away and delivery salad bar where you can order delicious salads.
Bilderdijkstraat 164, Amsterdam – saladandthecity.nl
CT Coffee & Coconuts: Doesn’t matter if you’re a flex worker or you just want a nice breakfast, lunch or dinner: CT Coffee & Coconuts has something for everyone. The coconut pancakes and banana bread are really to die for!
Ceintuurbaan 282-284, Amsterdam – coffeeandcoconuts.com
Photocredits: Jasper de Waal
Pluk: For fresh juices, smoothies, salads and sandwiches Pluk is a must! Pluk is located on the Reestraat and the Berenstraat in the Nine Streets and the perfect pit stop during or after an afternoon of shopping. Must try: the banana pancakes for breakfast!
Reestraat 19 & Berenstraat 19, Amsterdam – pluk-amsterdam.com
Roots: Healthy bites and juices are at Roots to go or to stay! Pure, organic and full of power foods. A nice to know spot in Amsterdam South and therefore a not to miss spot in our healthy hotspots in Amsterdam list!
Amstelveenseweg 164, Amsterdam – rootsamsterdam.nl
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Ninour: Have you ever planned couscous for lunch? This hotspot makes it possible. The menu of this healthy hotspot is inspired by the Moroccan kitchen. Extra advantage: you can bring literally every friend to this place. All dishes are sugar-free, organic and vegetarian. We like!
Eerste Jan Steenstraat 109, Amsterdam – ninour.nl
Vegabond: This healthy hotspot is the place for vegans and vegetarians in Amsterdam. With tasty sandwiches to eat, but also with beautiful products to shop around.
Leliegracht 16, Amsterdam – vegabond.nl
Dr. Blend: Fruit and vegetable juices in the center of Amsterdam at Dr. Blend! Here they make good use of various superfoods so you can start your day full of energy.
Herenstraat 10, Amsterdam – drblend.nl
Lavinia Good Food: Lavinia Good Food is a hidden gem in Amsterdam. Perfect for lunch or breakfast! Here you will only find healthy dishes made with local ingredients and without any unnecessary additives. They now have a second location in the South of Amsterdam!
Kerkstraat 176 & Amstelveenseweg 192, Amsterdam – laviniagoodfood.nl
Cold Pressed Juicery: Fresh, organic and healthy. And I’m referring to the juices at Cold Pressed Juicery in the Old South and now also in the city centre. A spot in the healthy hotspots in Amsterdam list that you will not want to miss.
Nieuwe Passeerderstraat 12 & Willemsparkweg 8H, Amsterdam – thecoldpressedjuicery.com
DopHert: Vegan is hot! And Dophert is the number one vegan hotspot at the Spaarndammerbuurt. Doesn’t matter what you choose, everything here looks like a piece of art!
Spaarndammerstraat 49H, Amsterdam – dophertcatering.nl
De Laatste Kruimel: Ok, let’s forget about the sweet they have on the menu of De Laatste Kruimel. Go here for the savoury meals: traditional quiches, authentic scones, fresh bread, juices and smoothies.
Langebrugstreeg 3, Amsterdam – delaatstekruimel.nl
Vegan Junk Food Bar: Whoever says junkfood is necessarily unhealthy? The Vegan Junk Food Bar now already has two locations and if we got to decide, many will follow… guilt-free snacking has never been this good!
Staringplein 22 & Marie Heinekenplein 33, Amsterdam – veganjunkfoodbar.com
Venkel: Another great salad bar in Amsterdam is Venkel at the Albert Cuypstraat. Venkel works with locally sourced produce! So salads with typically Dutch vegetables and fruit from Dutch ground.
Albert Cuypstraat 22, Amsterdam – venkel.nl
What’s your favourite healthy hotspot in Amsterdam?
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
COMFORTABLE // €€
☾ 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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Anne de Buck