Restaurants for ADE 2017

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28 x the best restaurants for ADE 2017: for the perfect start

4 October 2017

the perfect meal to dance the night away!

YES! Soon it’s time for the Amsterdam Dance Event 2017 and we can party all night long again. Great chance that you are already brainstorming over what ADE parties you and your friends should go to. But… all night dancing on an empty stomach is of course a bad idea. That’s why we’ve listed the nicest restaurants for ADE, which are close to the most popular clubs, to go to with friends. Because yes, a good start is half the work ;-) These are the best 28 x restaurants for ADE 2017!

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these are the best restaurants for ade 2017 for the perfect start

Restaurants near Westerunie / Gashouder
Brouwerij Troost:
 This place has everything you need for a perfect start for a wild night. Burgers, steaks, nachos and beer!
Mossel & Gin: Do you prefer fish over meat? Then Mossel & Gin, only a few steps away, is just the right fit. G&T’s are obligated ;-)


Mossel & Gin // © Mossel & Gin

Restaurants near Warehouse Elementen
A bit further away from the Westergas you’ll find Warehouse Elementen. On your way over here you can stop as well at Brouwerij Troost and Mossel & Gin, but also Café de Walvis is a perfect possibility. Those burgers are just so tasty!

Restaurants near NDSM / Undercurrent
 Are you on your way to the NDSM? Pllek is the place to be. After you had drinks and dinner here, you automatically get in the party mood!
Noorderlicht: Here they love to party, so of course they organise their own ADE-parties. Get in the mood and get here asap for the perfect preparty.
Loetje aan het IJ: Is their any meal better than fries and steaks to survive the night…? Guess not ;-)

Restaurants near Paradiso / Melkweg
Ron Gastrobar ParisHere you’ll find the typical gastrobar concept, but with a touch of French. On the menu you’ll find oysters, frog legs and escargots. Great start!
Waterkant: A great amount of bar bites, Gin & Tonices and long drinks. That’s exactly all we need!


Waterkant // © Waterkant

Restaurants near Het Sieraad
 Pretty dishes, pretty drinks and pretty people. That’s what you get at Panache. And yes, with all those pretty drinks you’ll need a good meal with that.
Cafe Amoi: Ice cold Bintang beers and tasty Indonesian dishes only five minutes away from Het Sieraad.
Lokaal Edel: In the same building, so what else do you need? ;-)

Restaurants near De Marktkantine
Graceland BBQ:
 This one’s easy, because Graceland is right next to the Marktkantine. And that’s very handy to see if there’s already a queue.
Bar Spek: They love to serve you some good G&T’s over here ;-)
Hendrix: Besides the soul food, they also serve notorious Mexican flag shots here, including a sombrero…

Restaurants near Amsterdam Studio’s
Restaurant Girassol:
 The fries! They taste so good over here. The same goes for the tuna steak. Not to light, not to heavy, perfect if you want to dance afterwards.
Canvas op de 7e: If you have to cycle all the way to Amsterdam Studio’s, you might as well stick around Canvas for a while. But be careful, with those drinks and pretty view you want to stay all night!
Restaurant C: Cute bar tenders, upscale dining and strong cocktails!
The Pool: Next to C you’ll find The Pool and yes, this is where Club Trouw used to be. The perfect place to reminisce memories at the start of a night full of new memories.
LaLotta: Affordable pizzas and a quick, friendly service. What else do you need?

la lotta

LaLotta // © LaLotta

Restaurants near Ziggo Dome / Heineken Music Hall / Amsterdam Arena
 This restaurant, located in the Jaz in the City hotel, is made for nights like these. Nice music, cocktails and burgers are being served.

Restaurants near Shelter
 Straight from the ferry T.H.T is already screaming your name. Fish, meat or vega, they serve everything you want!
Madam: Where dinners become clubbers is the slogan of Madam. Hmm, sounds like the perfect motto for the evening, right?

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Restaurants near Bitterzoet / Chin Chin Club
Mr Porter:
Located on the top floor of the W hotel. A beautiful venue, fine drinks and pretty dishes will make one perfect evening.
The Butcher Nine Streets: For the quick bite – burgers – and cold beers The Butcher is the perfect place to be.

Restaurants near Claire
Cannibale Royale Handboogstraat:
late night dining with spare ribs, steaks, beer and side dishes for everyone. that’s totally worth the eight minute bike ride to Claire.

Restaurants near RAI
The Roast Room:
 Directly next to the RAI you find The Roast Room. Here you get meat, meat and more meat. Oh, and of course drinks!
But of course the neighbouring De Pijp also has many nice spots, check them out here.

roast room

The Roast Room // © The Roast Room

Restaurants near VLLA / De School
Lokaal Edel:
 There’s a big chance that you’ll pass Edel on your way to VLLA and that means the perfect place for a pitstop. The place feels like a cozy living room so hello good times!
Frits: Another fine spot only ten minutes away of VLLA. At bar Frits they always welcome you with a friendly vibe, beer and burgers!

Have fun at these restaurants for ADE 2017! Of course the day after must be survived also. And why not with a boozy brunch? Check out 8 x the best boozy brunches in Amsterdam. Enjoy!

Amsterdam Bucketlist
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!)
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:
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
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.
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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