Eggs, eggs and more eggs at Omelegg Amsterdam
Omelegg Amsterdam is a very nice all day breakfast hotspot at De Pijp. It’s open for a few months now and I finally got the time to go there and try their omelets. Omelegg is located at the Ferdinand Bolstraat on the part south of the Ceintuurbaan. Two hipster brothers (with lovely mustaches!) started Omelegg together and the concept is a huge success in Amsterdam. They use 3.000 eggs per week to make the delicious egg dishes!
When I firs heard of Omelegg it made me think of an omeletterie I once went to in Madrid. But this place is so much cooler! On the menu you find so many different omelets that it’s hard to pick the most delicious one. I decided to try something completely new. An omelet with smoked salmon and dille called ‘The Viking Fisherman’. Omelets are served with a choice of corn or whole wheat bread. My omelet was delicious and exactly the proper food after my night of partying the day before. On my next visit to Omelegg I’m going to try the Shakshuka with spicy chorizo that my love had. It smelled and looked solo good!
What I really loved about Omelegg is the cool interior design. The place has a vintage farm style interior with a lot of wooden elements and a great open kitchen. There are notebooks for guest comments hanging above the tables. Funny to read everyone’s experiences! There are some really talented guests at Omelegg ;-).
Address: Ferdinand Bolstraat 143, Amsterdam
Neighbourhood: Amsterdam De Pijp
Price level: moderate
Perfect for: a great breakfast or brunch with delicious omelets or just a coffee.
More hotspots are in the Amsterdam Little Black Book. A city guide to Amsterdam with the best restaurants, shops and things to do. Always new addresses coming up so check out your online Little Black Book daily for the latest hotspots in town!
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.
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Anne de Buck