Pssst… there’s a new Italian hotspot in town: meet San George Amsterdam
San George in the heart of the city center in Amsterdam was my hotspot for a lazy Sunday brunch this weekend. This new Italian bistro just opened the doors and is located next to the NH Hotel close to Leidseplein. The interior design of San George Amsterdam is stunning. I love the use of green and blue and it’s just so classy… Love it! I see myself going there with a group of friends sitting on the huge green couch. San George Amsterdam has the New york chic style to add a little bit of glamour to the Leidseplein in the city center.
Menu x San George Amsterdam
The menu at San George in Amsterdam is really great. Lots of medium sized dishes you can share or combine in a night of wining and dining. As a sucker for burrata of course I had to try and taste it when I spotted it on the menu. I have to see, it’s delicious! As a main course I had the tuna tartare, also very good. My love had the pasta with lobster which looked not only great but tasted it as well. All in all… great Italian food in a very nice interior.
Since I was there on the second day they were open I think the operations didn’t run as smooth yet as they should. And don’t get scared when going to the restroom. It seems they forgot to remodel that part of the building. Beside that: San George is a great new restaurant hotspot if you’re looking for great food near Leidseplein.
San George Amsterdam
More hotspots at Amsterdam City Center?
>> Food & drinks >>
Pressroom >> Vinnies >> Kitchen & Bar Van Rijn >> Waterkant >> San George >> Salmuera >> Woo Bros >> De Huyschkaemer >> Hannekes Boom >> Lite / Dark
>> Shopping >>
Koko Coffee & Design >> Locals >> GeitenWollenSokken >> The Darling >> Jan >> Tenues de Nîmes >> Les Deux Frères >> MaisonNL >> Back To Black >> Samsøe & Samsøe
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
| TIP: Buy an I amsterdam City Card. Save money on entrance fees to museums and attractions, public transport and profit from discounts on everything from restaurants to concerts. You can also skip some lines to make the most of your time in Amsterdam! You can buy a card for 24 hours up to 120 hours. Check the prices here >>
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.
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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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