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9 x new restaurants in Amsterdam to have on your radar

24 April 2017


Bye Bye April! The month where we were able to wear a T-shirt, our winter jacket and probably celebrating Kingsday in the rain. We’re having hope for May, ’cause the sun needs to shine sometime right?! Thank god a lot of restaurants opened their doors last month that made us forget about the cold. Of course we put them on a row, so quickly check the 9 new restaurants in Amsterdam. Dating time!

Of course there are lots of restaurants that are opening soon and for that we’ve thought of something nice. In our  ‘Coming Soon‘ list you’ll find all of the restaurants that are opening their doors soon, but that we don’t have a lot of information on yet. As soon as they open you’ll be the first to know.

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De Prael Houthavens: De Prael Houthavens Amsterdam is your favourite new to got to, to celebrate the weekend with friends. Not because they have one of the biggest terraces in Amsterdam, but most of all because they have the tastiest beers and the best dishes to serve with them. Testing time!

restaurants in amsterdamFerilli’s: Ferilli’s is the Italian hidden gem in Amsterdam where you want to book a table this spring. You can find the high-end restaurant with classic Italian dishes at The College Hotel in Old South.

restaurants in amsterdamBoemboe Club: On Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening you can try out the best Indonesian dishes at the Boemboe Club at your favourite coffee spot Clubkoffie at the Krugerplein in East. 

restaurants in amsterdamPoesiat & Kater: Poesiat & Kater is your favourite if you like beer and cosiness. Because honestly, who doesn’t love that? ;-). Poesiat & Kater is a brewery and tasting room in one where you can stay all day. restaurants in amsterdamHet Paviljoen: Between the Jordaan and the Westerpark, there’s grand café Het Paviljoen. It’s not only a great hotspot for dinner, it’s also a great location for lunch and drinks. They have a (rooftop)terrace so finding a spot in the sun here in no problem at all!

restaurants in amsterdamMama Makan: Mama Makan is a paradise for everyone who loves satay, rice tables and other Indonesian snacks, with a twist. At Mama Makan in Amsterdam East you can enjoy dishes with an Indonesian touch, but also order Dutch mash and French crab cakes.

restaurants in amsterdamQuies Tea: Oké not a restaurant, still nice! Quies Tea is the first tea bar in Amsterdam where your caffeine cravings will not be stilled… Sorry not sorry, you can only find the best teas over here. We like!

restaurants in amsterdamBaowowow Yippieyoyippieyay: We needed to wait a little while, but we can finally order our favourite sandwich of the moment at the FoodHallen; the bao bun. YES! Baowowow Yippieyoyippieyay is open for hungry bao buns addicts like us, and if that’s not enough we can also go there for delicious ramen bowls.

restaurants in amsterdamI-Scream Waffle: Egg waffles are hotter than hot and they finally flew over from cities as New York, London and L.A. to Amsterdam. I-Scream Waffle opened stand at the FoodHallen with the famous egg waffles.

restaurants in amsterdam

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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