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Restaurant Europa Amsterdam North: the place for innovative fine dining

6 June 2024
Photo credit: © Restauant Europa, @europa.rest

At Restaurant Europa in Amsterdam North, everything is done differently: from the very long bar to the fixed menu and the chefs who serve the dishes themselves – at Restaurant Europa, it is the order of the day. And so North has a brand new, unique hotspot.

This is what makes Restaurant Europa so special

If a new restaurant comes from the same spots as Euro Pizza and Bar Benelux (they are even neighbours), you can bet you will be surprised. And that was the case when we recently visited Restaurant Europa. Upon entering, you first notice the extended space, which would lend itself perfectly to many tables. That was too obvious a choice for the owners, who previously operated Restaurant Europa at the Hemterrein. Instead, they opted for a substantial turquoise bar stretching from the entrance to the end. This way, you have excellent contact with the service (a plus) and the chefs and other kitchen staff (an even bigger plus!). The food is freshly prepared in front of you, and as soon as a dish is ready, the chef turns around to give a detailed explanation of the ingredients and the idea behind it. Chefs and owners Bastiaan de Groot and Rein op ‘t Root saw this phenomenon happening a lot in Japan and thought it was high time to give it a European twist.

Restaurant Europa amsterdam

© Restauant Europa, @europa.rest

Restaurant Europa amsterdam

© Restauant Europa, @europa.rest

Menu Restaurant Europa

The menu varies based on what the chefs have in store for you. At the long, angular bar (suitable for dining with more than two people, the corners also allow four people to sit together comfortably) the chefs prepare a five- or seven-course tasting menu for €55 and €75, respectively. The menu provides original drinks, from alcohol-free pear cider to tasty champagnes and unique beers. It is a fact that an original fine dining concept requires at least such original drinks – and they know this better than anyone at Restaurant Europa.

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(DIGITAL) ART EXPERIENCES IN AMSTERDAM:
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NXT Museum
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FOOD EXPERIENCES IN AMSTERDAM:
Food Tasting Tour of Jordaan area
Albert Cuyp Market Food Tour
Sightseeing Boat Cruise with unlimited drinks
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Micro Brewery Beer Tasting Tour
BEST BIKE TOURS IN AMSTERDAM:
Fatbike e-bike tour (also to Amsterdam North)
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Private Canal Boat Tour
Rijksmuseum with the Dutch masters
Van Gogh Museum, a staple in Amsterdam
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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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Restaurant Europa

Gedempt Hamerkanaal 81

Amsterdam (Amsterdam North)
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