THE BEST PANCAKES CAN BE FOUND AT PANCAKES AMSTERDAM WESTERMARKt
The best pancakes in Amsterdam can, of course, be found at PANCAKES Amsterdam Westermarkt. With already two location, we knew it wouldn’t take long before they opened a third one. It’s finally here, on the Westermarkt, next to the Anne Frank house.
Us, pancake addicts, couldn’t resist and decided to go to try the famous pancakes of Amsterdam on a sunny Sunday afternoon. With Google Maps at hand we strolled down the Prinsengracht, which wasn’t necessary because the third location of PANCAKES Amsterdam is ten times as big as the first location on the Berenstraat, and so impossible to miss. Once you’re inside you’re not only welcomes by the friendly staff, but also by a large, open space filled with Dutch details and a lot of light wood. Cosy!
APPLE PIE PANCAKE AT PANCAKES AMSTERDAM WESTERMARKt
And now, continuing to the pancakes, because that’s what we came for ;-). After half an hour of staring at the menu we made a decision. We left the traditional pancakes with bacon, cheese, and a lot of syrup behind us and went for the American Pancakes with blueberry sauce and ice cream, and the Apple Crumble Pancake; a pancake with a piece of apple pie, crumble, cinnamon, and vanilla sauce. OMG, so good!
Be sure to check outPANCAKES Amsterdam Westermarkt soon, and try to control yourself when making your order!
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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Prinsengracht 277Amsterdam (Amsterdam City Center)
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