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The nicest culinary festival of the year is just around the corner. Save the date for June 2 -5, because on those days, Taste of Amsterdam is back in the Amstelpark with their 9th edition. 4 days longs you can enjoy the most delicious dishes made by Chefs from Amsterdam. Names like Jonnie Boer but also young talents will be there. Taste of Amsterdam is the restaurant festival of the Netherlands where you get the chance to visit a lot of hotspots of Amsterdam and try signature dishes from restaurants. Everything will be prepared as a small tasting dish, so you can try as many different things as you like during your visit to Taste of Amsterdam.
a preview of the restaurants
Want to know which restaurants you’ll come across at Taste of Amsterdam this year? You can go and try dishes at some of these favourites: Happy Happy Joy Joy, BAUT, Pesca, The French Connection, THE BUTCHER, Roast, The Harbour Club, Visaandeschelde, Butcher’s Heaven, Kruidfabriek, ‘t Amsterdammertje and newbie Persijn.
Do you love a glass of bubbles just like I do? Great news because Veuve Clicquot will be at Taste too this year. Visit exclusive locations with the Verve Clicquot like: Occo – The Dylan, Bridges – The Grand and the Okra Hotel led by Onno Kokmeijer, Andrès Delpeut and Dennis Kuipers.
For the real foodies among us that want to nurture their culinary knowledge, there are multiple workshops in the AEG Tasteology. Jonnie Broer and Jan Smink from the Librije*** will show you that you can cook star worthy dishes at home as well, as long as you use the right equipment and ingredients. Are you the lucky owner of a Green EGG? Then you can follow a workshop at Taste to learn how to use your Green EGG to cook even better. Or visit Ketel One to learn how to make the best Bloody Marys.
TIP: Keep and eye on Your Little Black Book because we will be sharing more of our favourites soon!
Taste of Amsterdam 2017
Dates & times: 2 t/m 5 June
Friday June 2: 2 PM – 11 PM
Saturday June 3: 12 PM – 11 PM
Sunday June 4: 12 PM – 11 PM
Monday June 5: 12 PM – 11 PM
Location: Amstel Park, Amsterdam
More information: tasteofamsterdam.com
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.
Let’s get social
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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Anne de Buck
- Amsterdam Tips -
- To do -
(Private) Canal Cruise
Make a boat tour and enjoy the Amsterdam Light Festival from the water during a cruise on the canals.Tickets from € 16,- >>
This new experience with unique and colourful installations is the Instagram hit of Amsterdam.Book a time slot >>
- Stay -
This trendy hotel with a rooftop, restaurant and club is located in hot and happening Amsterdam East.Check the rates >>
This lifestyle hotel is located on Herengracht in the Canal District and also loved by locals.Check the rates >>
- Deals -
Visit the number one photography museum of Amsterdam for exhibits about contemporary photography.Get tickets for € 12,50 >>
Tulips at Keukenhof
One of the most Instagrammable places in Holland during this season!Get that Insta-photo >>