good wines and fine dining at thirty5ive wine & food bar
The fact that Amsterdam East is full of lovely restaurant isn’t news, but if we can tip off one restaurant then it has to be Thirty5ive Wine & Food bar on the Javaplein. This hotspot has been there for a while and I’ve been there quite a few times for drinks, but I’ve never had a real meal there. As you can understand, that had to change. Recently me and my lover had a delicious dinner at Thirty5ive Amsterdam. For a while now there’s been a new Chef in the kitchen and my-oh-my, you’re really going to want to try it out for yourself.
What I like so much about Thirty5ive Amsterdam is that the atmosphere is so relaxed, but that you can eat really well there. The seating against the wall is really nice, because you have a view of the entire place, but still get the feeling that it’s really just the two of you. Go here on date night with your lover or with your friends, taste lots of stuff on the menu and ask the owner and sommelier Simo to pour the matching wines. It’s so cool to see how much knowledge he has!
The menu is adjusted every night to the wine selection of the day and Chef Brian cooks with farm to table products as much as possible. In the season and organic or sustainable where it’s possible. During our night we enjoyed a delicious meal and tried a lot from the menu. Piece by piece it was SO good! If you’re looking to go out to dinner in Amsterdam East soon at a good restaurant, where they have a lot of wine knowledge, then you’ll definitely want to go to Thirty5ive Amsterdam. Check out the photos to get a good impression!
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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Javaplein 35Amsterdam (Amsterdam East)
Anne de Buck
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