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23 x hotspots on the Van Woustraat in De Pijp to go to right now

16 August 2017

These are the nicest hotspots in the Van Woustraat Amsterdam

The Van Woustraat at De Pijp in Amsterdam is typically one of those streets where you always find booming and sparkling vibes. And culinary vibes! Whether you feel like a burger, a healthy salad, Italian food or a sandwich. At the hotspots on the Van Wou you can get it all! In this blog you will therefore find the 23 x best hotspots on the Van Woustraat in Amsterdam. Let’s go!

19 x food & drinks in the Van Woustraat Amsterdam

Restaurants in the Van Woustraat
Fou Fow Ramen: our favourite noodle soup spot Fou Fow Ramen located in the city center has opened a second location and we are so pleased with that. Many more evenings enjoying their delicious noodle soup are bound to come.
Geflipt: where would the Van Wou be without a good burger bar. At Geflipt you can order one with beef, chicken or a veggie one. With or without fries.

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Geflipt Amsterdam // © Geflipt Amsterdam

Cafe Carbon: this restaurant is one for the meat lovers and is very loved by the locals. They serve big pieces of delicious meat; perfect for shared dining!
Fa. Pekelhaaring: this Italian restaurant with delicious pastas has been popular since they opened their doors in De Pijp. It is therefore recommended to make a reservation. The vitello tonnato and white chocolate cheesecake remain our favourites!
Chiapas Taco Cartel: of course a touch of Mexico cannot be missed in this culinary street. For delicious tacos and burritos you can go to Chiapas!
Spaghetteria: it’s always crowded here, but it’s definitely worth the wait. Here they serve great fresh pastas and spaghettis for an affordable price!
Tapmarin: at this bar you go for a beer (you can make a reservation for your own tap!), G&T’s, karaoke, pub talk and a burger from The Beef Chief, a quality burger bar that is fully integrated in the cafe. Sounds perfect right?
Soi74: for all your Thai favourites you can visit the new kid on the block Soi74. Tom Ka Kai, Pad Thai, saté, curries, they serve it all. And also available for take-out!

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Soi74 Amsterdam // © Soi74

Lunch on the Van Woustraat

Juice Brothers: for your daily vitamins and minerals you have to go here! This juice bar sells juices, smoothies, salads, tea, chiapudding, shots and healthy raw cake. Our favourite? The Bodybuilder!

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Juice Brothers Amsterdam // © Juice Brothers

Take-out on the Van Woustraat
Stach Food: at this deli you can get your freshly baked bread, nice cheeses, sausages and healthy fresh meals.
Landmarkt: of course you go to Landmarkt for your biological products of top quality. Big chance that your cravings will start immediately here ;-)
Bulls and Dogs: your delicious hot dog can be eaten right at the spot, but is available for take out as well. And we’re not just talking about regular hot dogs, these are very, very good hot dogs!
Vlaamsch Broodhuys: sandwiches the luxurious way is what you get at Vlaamsch Broodhuys. At this location in De Pijp you can also read a paper at one of the small tables. Our favourite here? The tuna sandwich!
De Turk: a spot where you can go for a coffee and lunch or to buy some Turkish delicacies to take home!

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De Turk Amsterdam // © De Turk

2 x shopping in the Van Woustraat Amsterdam

Hutspot: great concept store on the Van Woustraat! Here you can get a really nice lunch and they make really good coffee!


Mrs. Highbrow: like they say at Mrs. Highbrow: life is all about finding the perfect brow shape for your face, right?  At this brow bar they are specialised in finding the perfect brow fit for you!

Waxx Kappers: a hairdresser that makes you feel at home right away! Here they know exactly how to spoil you and what type of hairdo suits you best!

These are our favourite spots on the Van Woustraat in De Pijp. Were you actually planning on doing something in Amsterdam West? Then take a look in the Kinkerstraat and check out fun shops like Gekaapt and Marvin.

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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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:  Fou Fow Ramen

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