From coffee to lunch. The best new hotspots in Amsterdam!
I love to spend my weekends having coffee and lunch dates with friends. The last few months lots of new hotspots opened the doors that are perfect for coffee and lunch in Amsterdam. Time to share some of my favourite newbies in the Amsterdam lunch and coffee scene with you!
SLA Zuidas | lunch hotspot in Amsterdam
Healthy food for breakfast, lunch or a salad to take home after work. With the new SLA shop we all want to work at the Zuidas!
More information and photos of SLA Zuidas here.
Werkplaats | lunch hotspot in Amsterdam
The ground floor cafe of the hot and new Volkshotel in Amsterdam East. For breakfast, lunch, coffee while catching up with friends.
More information and photos of Werkplaats here.
Nacional | lunch hotspot in Amsterdam
The Paris or New York feeling in the heart of Amsterdam. From breakfast to lunch or just a coffee. Nacional is one of the newest hotspots in town.
More information and photos of Nacional here.
Hartje Oost | lunch hotspot in Amsterdam
This Coffee Boutique (love that concept!) is perfect for coffee, lunch or cake. Located at the upcoming Javastraat.
More information and photos of Hartje Oost here.
Headfirst Coffee Roasters | coffee bar in Amsterdam
Great coffee roastery and coffee bar at the Westerstraat in the heart of the Jordaan area.
More information and photos of Headfirst Coffee Roasters here.
Rum Baba | coffee bar in Amsterdam
Yummy cake and good coffee at this cosy cafe in Amsterdam East.
More information and photos of Rum Baba here.
Lavinia Good Food | lunch hotspot in Amsterdam
Healthy food, lovely interior, central location. Sounds good, right?
More information and photos of Lavinia Good Food here.
Dophert | lunch hotspot in Amsterdam
Vegan, vegetarian and healthy. That’s Dophert!
More information and photos of Dophert here.
Cafe De Ceuvel | lunch hotspot in Amsterdam
Waterfront hotspot in Amsterdam North. It’s a really cool place!
More information and photos of Cafe De Ceuvel here.
Filter | coffee bar in Amsterdam
Coffee and mainly organic food just around the corner of Artis.
More information and photos of Filter here.
Swych | lunch hotspot in Amsterdam
Pop-up cafe for every moment of the day. Cute small patio near the canals.
More information and photos of Swych here.
Porter Bar & Kitchen | lunch hotspot in Amsterdam
Lunch (and dinner) spot on a corner in Amsterdam Old South.
More information and photos of Porter Bar & Kitchen here.
Rein | lunch hotspot in Amsterdam
Healthy juices, yoghurt, sandwiches and coffee at the Rijnstraat.
More information and photos of Rein here.
Stach Food | lunch hotspot in Amsterdam
Now Amsterdam West also has its own Stach Food store. With lunch cafe!
More information and photos of Stach Food here.
Juice & Salad cafe | lunch hotspot in Amsterdam
Juices and salads in Amsterdam West and at the Zuidas. Two new locations!
More information and photos of Juice & Salad Cafe here.
G’s Brunch Boat | lunch hotspot in Amsterdam
Brunch on a boat. Perfect combination.
More information and photos of G’s Brunch Boat here.
Lite/Dark | lunch hotspot in Amsterdam
Chocolate, super foods, raw foods and good coffee. The new Lite/Dark location has it all.
More information and photos of Lite/Dark here.
Coffee Concepts | coffee bar in Amsterdam
The newest coffee hotspot in Amsterdam Old South with a cute interior design.
More information and photos of Coffee Concepts here.
Vinnies | lunch hotspot in Amsterdam
Vinnies Deli is now named Vinnies and opened a second location.
More information and photos of Vinnies here.
Bennys and Marrys | lunch hotspot in Amsterdam
Weekend pop-up brunches at Cafe Struik by Bennys and Marrys on Saturday and Sunday.
More information and photos of Bennys and Marrys here.
Did you discover a new lunch or coffee hotspot that opened recently and that’s not in this list yet? Please let me know in a comment!
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.
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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Anne de Buck
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