and the good news is you can be there!
Chances are this will be the dinner of the year in Amsterdam. Because imagine this: having dinner in the exclusive loft of the A’DAM Toren in the North of Amsterdam with a select few during The Grand Journey of Bombay Sapphire. After a succesful launch last year this dinner and drinks experience is returning to Amsterdam. The Grand Journey is a unique evening were the botanical spiced cocktails and the innovative creations of Chef Jaimie van Heije are brought together for one evening.
A culinary journey that goes from Java to Toscany via Ghana and takes the guests along on a trip around the globe to experience the ten flavours and journeys that Bombay Sapphire used in order to create the perfect gin. Enjoy botanical spiced cocktails and dishes especially designed for this evening by Jaimie van Heije where all the ingredients of Bombay Sapphire gin play the leading part. By means of several courses the lucky few that get to attend the dinner are being taken on the journey that Ivano Tonutti, Master of Botanicals of Bombay Sapphire, made to gather the best ingredients in a sustainable way.
take a chance on winning 4 x 2 tickets for the grand journey
With the photos below we got to give you just a tip of the iceberg of what to expect from this evening. For this exclusive event it’s not possible to purchase tickets. But Your Little Black Book gets to invite a total of 8 readers for this special dinner in The Loft of the A’DAM Toren in the North of Amsterdam. Would you like to be there? On both Instagram as Facebook you can have a shot at winning 2 x 2 tickets for this unique evening on August 24, 2017. The dinner starts at 7.30PM. The winners are announced on August 17.
See you at The Grand Journey!
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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In collaboration with Bombay Sapphire
Anne de Buck
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