these are The best hotspots at the Gerard Doustraat in Amsterdam
The Gerard Doustraat is one of our favourite streets in Amsterdam to shop and eat & drink something with friends. The cutest stores with minimal jewels, trendy accessories and the best gifts, are gathered at this street in the Pijp. After or in between shopping, you can grab a drink of enjoy a delicious lunch at one of the cozy food & drink spots to complete your shopping spree. these are the best hotspots at the Gerard Doustraat in Amsterdam, enjoy!
5 X food & drinks at the Gerard Doustraat in Amsterdam
De Wasserette: don’t bring your dirty laundry to this place, De Wasserette is one of our favourite coffee and lunch spots in the Pijp. Ps: you can find it at the corner of the Gerard Douplein.
Thrill Grill: go here for the best juicy burgers! It’s the burger place of tv-chef Robert Kranenburg.
Donnies: craving döner? At Donnies you’re getting it in a new and healthy way, ánd you can eat it on their terrace in the sun, nice!
Brut de Mer: Brut de Mer is the first seafood bar in De Pijp and perfect for oysters and bubbels on a sunny day.
Bar Mash: This super tiny bar with Indonesian snacks is just like Brut de Mer located at the Gerard Douplein. The perfect spot for a drink!
6 X shopping in the Gerard Doustraat in Amsterdam
Anna & Nina: at this pretty concept store you buy items for your home. We’re always buying our minimal jewels overhere, they’re so pretty!
Charlie + Mary: shop responsibly! At Charlie + Mary they sell eco-friendly fashion.
All the Luck in the World: vintage items, secondhand clothing, design en art.The best musthaves and other items are sold here!
Felice: ‘fast fashion’ at Felice at De Pijp. Here you can find new items every week, from interior design and clothing to wines!
Brick Lane: shop your outfit at Brick Lane at the Gerard Dou for that party you’re going to.
De Merkenwinkel: we love pop-ups at Yourlbb and that’s why we also love De Merkenwinkel. Almost every month there’s another pop-up store here!
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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Photocredits: Donnies, All the Luck in the World