These are the best hotspots at the clercqstraat Amsterdam
The Kinkerbuurt knows of course many fun streets, but one of our absolute favourites has to be the Clercqstraat! In the Clercqstraat Amsterdam you can find everything, from a concept store where everything revolves around boobs to a champagneria. Over the few last years, so many great new hotspots have located here. Read this blog to find out about the best hotspots to have lunch or dinner, drink coffee, have drinks and shop in the Clercqstraat in Amsterdam West. Have fun!
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MOOK Pancakes: For super fluffy pancakes you go to MOOK Pancakes. At MOOK they serve organic pancakes with surprising combinations. Not the typical Dutch pancakes with syrup and bacon. But a pancake with avocado for example. Or with bacon, cheese and onion. YUM!
Champagneria Five Brothers Fat: Champagneria Five Brothers Fat is the first champagneria in Amsterdam and makes many hearts race. A restaurant focussed on champagne, I mean, can it even get any better?!
Rotisserie: Rotisserie is a hotspot at the Clercqstraat where it’s all about chicken and burgers and good craft cocktails. A combination that makes us happy!
H Burger: H Burger stands for a fine, approachable place where you can go for delicious, affordable burgers, milkshakes and side dishes. As soon as you enter this place, you’ll notice that you find yourself in a very fresh-looking place. Perfect place to score a burger and fries with friends!
Karakter: At Karakter the emphasis lies on the drinks. They serve cocktails, specialty beers, gin-tonics and fine wines. Drinks with character ;-) The character of the drinks is because of the A brands that are being served and the finger food that you get with your drink, yum!
Pazzi: Pazzi used to be a nice pizza spot in the Jordaan, but grew into a public favourite within months. People loved to take-away their pizzas here, or eat it in the small restaurant. Popularity grew and they expanded to West, where they also serve pizzas now. Yum!
Van ’t Spit: Whether you want half a chicken or just a whole one (to share)… here you’re allowed to eat with your hands! And, you can combine the chicken with bread, organic fries, salad or applesauce. But without side dishes, the chicken is also very, very tasty.
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Hendrix: At Hendrix (named after Jimi) you can have soul food and cocktails. The perfect spot to have drinks with friends. Go for the Make it sloppy nachos with homemade guacamole, spicy meat, cheddar and sour cream and have one of the special cocktails with it. Nice!
Bilder en de Clercq: Bilder en de Clercq is a supermarket where everything has been done to make it as easy for you as possible. There are 14 different recipes (each week, one recipe changes) with a table where you can find all the ingredients in exactly the right amount for one person. Perfect!
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TITS: This concept store has a very catchy and special name: T.I.T.S! It’s actually short for This Is The Shit, but when you walk into the store you can’t miss the real “tits” ;-) The walls are decorated with illustrations of boobs in all sorts and sizes and you can buy items such as shirts and pots with boobs on it. Funny right?
Misc store: The Misc shop has a brick store at the De Clercqstraat in West. This Miscellaneous (long for Misc) shop features all the products you find in the online shop and gives you the opportunity to smell, touch and browse the unique collection of notebooks, pencils and cards. Perfect to score that unique card to complete the perfect gift or to treat yourself on a cute notebook ;-)
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Delight Yoga: In need of a yoga lesson? The lessons at Delight Yoga are very diverse and for all levels. Perfect, because this helps you experimenting what kind of lesson works best for you.
Enjoy these hotspots in the Clercqstraat!
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
| TIP: Buy an I amsterdam City Card. Save money on entrance fees to museums and attractions, public transport and profit from discounts on everything from restaurants to concerts. You can also skip some lines to make the most of your time in Amsterdam! You can buy a card for 24 hours up to 120 hours. Check the prices here >>
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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