discover the tastiest vegan hotspots in Amsterdam of this moment
Gotcha, you’re on the search for vegan restaurants in Amsterdam. Do you want to eat healthier or are you thinking of going for a vegan lifestyle? Or better said, do you want to banish meat, fish, dairy (yes, so no more eggs with melted cheese on top on a lovely Sunday morning), out of your diet? Then you’re probably thinking you can’t eat in a lot of restaurants. Well you thought wrong, there are a lot of vegan hotspots in Amsterdam and we gathered them for you. What is your favourite vegan restaurant in Amsterdam? Are we missing one?
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24 X vegan restaurants in Amsterdam to go soon
Mr. & Mrs. Watson: Mr. & Mrs. Watson proves that vegan food is not boring at all. They serve vegan comfort food with a culinary twist. A tip of the veil: think of dishes like frittata tatin, pulled no-pork, apple-sage sausages, orange soup and a vegan cheesecake.
Linneauskade 3H, Amsterdam – watson.bar
Pizza Heart Bar: Pizza Heart Bar in East is a pizzeria for vegans, vegetarians, meat eaters and even pizza haters. Yes, really. Nice: Pizza Heart Bar Amsterdam has a huge terrace. Perfect for when the sun is shining!
Schollenbrugstraat 8, Amsterdam – pizzaheartbar.nl
Domino’s Amsterdam: Even geen tijd om te koken? Geen paniek want verse vegan pizza’s thuis laten bezorgen behoort nu tot de standaard bij Domino’s Amsterdam. Super goed om te zien dat zij ook opties voor vegans bieden, want je hebt de keuze uit een Spicy Vegan, BBQ Vegan of een Vegan Margarita en Domino’s zit door de hele stad.
The Dutch Weed Burger Joint: After five years of serving burgers from a foodtruck, they now have their own restaurant in a side street of the Kinkerstraat in West. Besides the famous seaweed burger, you can also try other fast food snacks.
Nicolaas Beetsstraat 47, Amsterdam – dutchweedburger.com
Juice Brother x Van Leeuwen: At Juicebrothers you can not only get super nice and healthy juices, vegan bowls and snacks, you can also get vegan ice cream from Van Leeuwen. YES!
Haarlemmerplein 43, Amsterdam – juicebro.com
Vegan Junk Food Bar: Vegan Junk Food Bar at the Overtoom is like the name says a junk food bar where you can only get vegan snacks. Think of vegan ‘bitterballs’, vegan hamburgers, vegan mayonaise. Nice! There are two locations, at the Overtoom and in De Pijp.
Staringplein 22, Amsterdam – veganjunkfoodbar.com
Meatless District: The first one in our list with vegan restaurants in Amsterdam is Meatless District. Take the summer rolls, followed by the famous MD burger with grilled eggplant, cucumber, tomato, red onion, lettuce and mayonnaise served with farmer fries while enjoying a vegan wine. Cheers!
Bilderdijkstraat 65-67, Amsterdam – meatlessdistrict.com
Jackson Dubois: Jackson Dubois, a restaurant at the Spui, has an eye for the vegan lifestyle. You can find dishes from all around the world, with a vegan twist. Risotto, lasagna, cheesecake, tasty.
Spui 10, Amsterdam – jacksondubois.com
Love hummus? Make sure you visit these hummus spots as well.
Mana Mana: Mana Mana is a small restaurant run by Israeli where you can eat very good vegan meals. The menu is mostly vegetarian and vegan, with one meat dish. Falafel, hummus, polenta, tahini, so good. PS: It is very Instagrammable.
Eerste Jan Steenstraat 85, Amsterdam – Facebook
The Meets: At any time of the day you eat the most delicious vegan dishes and sugar and gluten-free snacks at The Meets. Do not feel like cooking? There is also take away.
Cornelis Troostplein 3, Amsterdam – themeets.nl
Beter en Leuk: Someone in for a vegan high tea? At Beter en Leuk you can order the most delicious sweets, soups and sandwiches. You can find this vegan hotspot in Amsterdam East. Oh, and on Sundays there is a vegan brunch.
Eerste Oosterparkstraat 91, Amsterdam – beterenleuk.nl
Roots: You need to go to Roots for everything that’s delicious and healthy. They have a location in Old South and a small shop in the Nine Streets. Oh and btw, the vegan pasta and vegan eggsalad are so tasty!
Amstelveenseweg 164, Amsterdam – rootsamsterdam.nl
Hearth: A concept store where you can also eat a vegan meal, and that on a swing. Tell the staff that you’re vegan, not everything on the card is in fact vegan. Go for a nice soup or one of the cakes.
Albert Cuypstraat 208H, Amsterdam – hearthamsterdam.nl
Vegabond: You’ll find the most delicious vegan cupcakes and sandwiches at Vegabond on the Leliegracht. The dishes are daily fresh made with no added flavor enhancers and other crap. Totally pure.
Leliegracht 16, Amsterdam – vegabond.nl
Golden Temple: This cozy Indian restaurant is called a lowspot instead of an hotspot, a place where you can have delicious food. You want to come back.
Utrechtsestraat 126, Amsterdam – restaurantgoldentemple.com
De Waaghals: De Waaghals is a vegan restaurant in Amsterdam where the organic menu changes every month. Dishes are vegetarian or vegan. If you don’t want to stay and eat, then take your meal home.
Frans Halsstraat 29, Amsterdam – waaghals.nl
Cottoncake: Believe it or not, in this concept store in Amsterdam you can eat the most delicious vegan sandwiches, cakes and grilled sandwiches.
Eerste van der Helststraat 76H, Amsterdam – cottoncake.nl
Koffie ende Koeck: Really into everything that is sweet? Cake, donuts, apple fritters? Then Koffie ende Koeck is your favorite place to go from now. Order a coffee and a cake, sit back and relax.
Haarlemmerweg 175, Amsterdam – koffieendekoeck.nl
Ninour: At Ninour you can eat organic and sugar free. Most of the dishes are vegetarian, but there are also a lot of vegan options. Take the couscous with vegetables or hummus with avocado.
Eerste Jan Steenstraat 109, Amsterdam – ninour.nl
Spirit: Spirit is a new organic restaurant in Amsterdam East where you can eat for hours. Yep, a buffet, but with vegan snacks. How nice is that.
Czaar Peterstraat 2A, Amsterdam – spiritrestaurants.nl/amsterdam
Zest for Life: This raw food café in the South of Amsterdam is perfect for breakfast and lunch. They have a nice menu and they’re also great for some detoxing: you can get massage and beauty treatments here as well.
Van Baerlestraat 45HS, Amsterdam – zestforlife.nl
Café Sage: After an hour of yoga we all feel like having a snack, at Yoga Fest at Haarlemmerweg you can eat right after your lesson. Go for oatmeal to stay in the healthy atmosphere or take a tasty veggie burger.
Haarlemmerweg 4I, Amsterdam – westergasfabriek.nl/locations/cafe-sage
DopHert: At DopHert you can not only order the most delicious cakes, you can also order tasty burgers, gado gado, scrambled tofu and granola bowls. Oh and fries with mayo! You can find DopHert near Westpark.
Spaarndammerstraat 49H, Amsterdam – dophertcatering.nl
Alchemist Garden: Vegan hotspot on the Overtoom. Delicious vegan cakes and they also often organize several events like Jazz nights. Keep an eye on their Facebook!
Overtoom 409, Amsterdam – Facebook
Mastino V: Mastino V on the Bilderdijkstraat is a bit different than Mastino in the Pijp. Because at this pizzeria, they only have vegan (therefore vegetarian) pizzas. Not only really taste, also healthy and gluten-free.
Bilderdijkstraat 192H, Amsterdam – mastinopizza.nl
Mylk: At Mylk you get a plate full of coloured vegetables, which not only vegans and vegetarians are very pleased with. Whether you like meat or not, you’ll really like the tasteful meals at Mylk Amsterdam. The dishes are mostly vegan, although there are also some dishes with fish and / or dairy products. The ingredients are local, seasonal and organic.
Strawinskylaan 77, Amsterdam – mylk.nl
Benji’s: This urban jungle in the East of Amsterdam has lots of different kinds of delicious vegan dishes on the menu. Even vegan rendang! Also a perfect spot to do some working on your laptop.
Wibautstraat 196, Amsterdam – benjis.amsterdam
Well, with this list of vegan restaurants in Amsterdam you can plan a lot of dinner dates. Have fun!
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
COMFORTABLE // €€
☾ 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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