sea palace amsterdam was the first floating restaurant in Europe!
Sea Palace Amsterdam, who doesn’t know the huge, floating Chinese restaurant near Central Station?! With its characteristic Chinese architecture it’s a familiar image for many people in Amsterdam. But what not everyone knows is that they have really delicious dim sum over here ;-) At Sea Palace Amsterdam you can go for authentic Chinese dishes with specialties in the Cantonese cuisine and dim sum (oh my… it’s so good!). The dim sum is prepared by their own dim sum chef. They by the way also have Peking duck and Chinese fondue that you want to try.
At Sea Palace Amsterdam you really feel like you’re in Asian atmospheres. It’s really a classic Chinese restaurant where the interior looks just as spectacular as the restaurant does form the outside. In terms of food, the choice is infinite. The dim sum menu is long and extensive and you can choose between al lot of different steamed and fried dim sum. The dim sum chef surprised us with lots of different dim sum and we couldn’t stop stuffing ourselves. The food was just so delicious! Don’t forget to order some noodles and other authentic dishes.
Sea Palace Amsterdam is definitely recommended to have an extensive lunch or dinner with friends if you ask us!
Sea Palace Amsterdam is open all year round from 12 AM till 11 PM and the dim sum and lunch is served between 12 AM and 4 PM. The restaurant consists of three floors and there are over 650 (!) seats. In other words, there is always a place for you.
Enjoy the dim sum and other Chinese dishes at Sea Palace Amsterdam!
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.
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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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