Restaurant Elo Amsterdam is a place with a deeper layer. Not only do they cook fantastic food there – the chefs previously worked in Michelin star kitchens – but this place also stands for connection. ‘Elo’ means connection in Portuguese – at Elo, they cook Brazilian food and describe themselves as a connecting food hub. Discover everything Elo offers – from a kids club to excellent food.
Why you want to visit Elo Amsterdam restaurant
Restaurant Elo Amsterdam recently opened its doors on Admiraal de Ruijterweg in Amsterdam-West. It’s been super busy since it opened, not just because of the excellent food. You immediately feel at home at Elo; the atmosphere is pleasant, and the quality of the food and drinks is far above average. But that’s not all: in collaboration with changing chefs, producers, and farmers, this place regularly transforms.
Connection is also provided for the younger target group: under the name ‘elo kids,’ there is a special program every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. According to the Montessori method, children aged 18 months to four years take cooking lessons and learn how to prepare a healthy meal at an early age. From planting seeds to learning where food comes from, baking muffins, and choosing the right pumpkin. According to the minds behind Elo, you can’t start early enough.
Menu Elo Amsterdam
The menu of Restaurant Elo Amsterdam varies but always consists of three, four, or five courses, which you can also order à la carte. You can get a three-course menu for €38. As a guest, you are part of the cooking process and dine in a space that flows seamlessly into the kitchen. You are, as it were, eating between the pans. Chefs Renata Szeles and Estela Barroca previously worked at various star restaurants, including Aan de Poel and De Kas.
In addition to Brazilian cuisine being central to everything the chefs cook, the menu changes weekly, sometimes even daily, based on availability. If you are lucky, there is a fish stew or shrimp with lemon. It may sound simple, but we dare to say that you have not tasted something like this before. There is opulent art on the walls, which also changes from time to time. The art provides food for conversation and thought – the owners only hang works with a unique origin or story. It makes Elo a place where the food connects, and the entire experience is one to talk about.
Amsterdam Bucketlist & Things to Do
(DIGITAL) ART EXPERIENCES IN AMSTERDAM:
⋙ Fabrique des Lumières
⋙ NXT Museum
⋙ STRAAT street art museum
⋙ MOCO Museum for street and modern art
⋙ Amaze, an audiovisual labyrint
FOOD EXPERIENCES IN AMSTERDAM:
⋙ Food Tasting Tour of Jordaan area
⋙ Albert Cuyp Market Food Tour
⋙ Sightseeing Boat Cruise with unlimited drinks
⋙ Pancake Cruise
⋙ Micro Brewery Beer Tasting Tour
BEST BIKE TOURS IN AMSTERDAM:
⋙ Fatbike e-bike tour (also to Amsterdam North)
⋙ Rent a bike by yourself and explore like a local
⋙ Outside of Amsterdam: windmills & Zaanse Schans
⋙ 3 hour biketour: backstreets & hidden gems
FIRST TIME VISIT TO AMSTERDAM – MUST SEE & DO’S:
⋙ Private Canal Boat Tour
⋙ Rijksmuseum with the Dutch masters
⋙ Van Gogh Museum, a staple in Amsterdam
⋙ Stedelijk Museum for modern art lovers
⋙ Canal Cruise in the evening
INSTAGRAM MUSEUMS IN AMSTERDAM:
⋙ Discover the Instagrammable experience WONDR
⋙ The Upside Down
DAY TRIPS FROM AMSTERDAM:
⋙ Get out of town and into the Dutch country side of Giethoorn
⋙ Drive-it-Yourself Tulip Fields GPS Audio Tour
⋙ Catch a direct train from Amsterdam to Antwerp, Brussels, London or Paris, starting at € 20,-! Check tickets & prices >>
AMSTERDAM WITH KIDS:
⋙ Visit Artis Royal Zoo
⋙ Go an a bike tour with the kids
⋙ NEMO Science Museum
SPIRNG / SUMMER IN AMSTERDAM:
⋙ Paddle board tour on the canals
⋙ Go for a kayak-tour in Amsterdam
FALL / WINTER IN AMSTERDAM:
⋙ Amsterdam Light Festival boat tour
⋙ Amsterdam Light Festival bike tour
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Our favourite hotels in Amsterdam:
TOP LUXURY // €€€
☾ Pillows Maurits at the Park: this newly opened hotel is all about luxury.
☾ Pulitzer Amsterdam: on the canals at the border of the Nine Streets and the Jordaan.
☾ L’Europe: recently renovated, this hotel has the best spa with a view in Amsterdam.
☾ Conservatorium Hotel: located in one of the most beautiful buildings in town.
☾ Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam: if you have something to celebrate this is the one.
☾ W Amsterdam: with lively restaurants and a posh rooftop bar with swimming pool.
VERY VERY NICE // €€
☾ The Hoxton: favourite lifestyle hotel right on the canals with great all day bar.
☾ Hotel Jakarta: the most sustainable hotel ánd great value for money with a spa.
☾ Hotel V: with two locations and a great restaurant, in the city center and East.
☾ Sir Adam: with the coolest view over Amsterdam from the North side.
☾ Sweets: a unique stay in former bridge houses.
☾ Hotel Dwars: small scale and around the corner of the trendy Utrechtsestraat.
☾ Hotel Mercier: pretty new hotel in the cosy and historic Jordaan district.
☾ INK Hotel: lifestyle hotel in the heart of the city by MGallery.
☾ Morgan & Mees: boutique hotel with restaurant in Amsterdam West.
☾ Conscious Hotel Westerpark: in a beautiful building at the industrial Westergas area.
☾ Ruby Emma: eco design hotel with a great skybar near Amstel station.
AFFORDABLE (FOR AMSTERDAM PRICES) // €
☾ Generator Hostel: the best poshtel of the city located in a park.
☾ The Social Hub budget proof in trendy East district close tho the subway.
☾ 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 several locations in Amsterdam.
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