Staring at Jacob x KU West Amsterdam got together!
Your favourite sushi walhalla Ku Kitchen Bar Amsterdam from the Utrechtsestraat opened a second location at the other side of the city in Amsterdam West on the Jacob of Lennepkade. Yes, that means less biking for me ;-) You can find Ku Kitchen Bar Amsterdam or KU West in Staring at Jacob. No worries, you can still drop by for a delicious lunch at this brunch spot. From now on it’s just called; Staring at Jacob x KU West Amsterdam.
Owner Robbie Castelijn took over Staring at Jacob, but combines the golden brunch concept with his sushi galore. During the day you can order your favorite chicken with waffles, eggs and pancakes and in the evening you can go to KU West for the best Japanese bites. Sushi, sashimi, handrolls, they are ready to be ordered at this ‘new’ spot. Nice: Staring at Jacob and Ku Kitchen Bar Amsterdam West do cross their pads sometimes. During the day you can for example order a Japanese pancake and salads with a Japanese touch.
The interior of Staring at Jacob x KU West Amsterdam has also got a nice touch up. There are petrol blue velvet couches (oh my …), the floor is covered with green tiles and there’s Japanese art on the wall. This may be my favorite go to place in the weekend.
I know what I’m going to eat tonight, SUSHI!
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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Photocredits: Staring at Jacob x KU West
Jacob Van Lennepkade 215Amsterdam (Amsterdam West)
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