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29 x spots near the Vondelpark in Amsterdam that you want to visit

14 April 2018

29 x near the vondelpark in amsterdam that you want to visit

Walking in the Vondelpark in Amsterdam and want to have something to drink and/or to eat? It’s always nice to bring your own food to the park during the summer and have a picnic with some of your friends, but you can also go to one of the nice restaurants that are located near the Vondelpark. Because yes, there are so many nice spots around the Vondelpark in Amsterdam. Stores, nice cafes, restaurants and even some beauty spots. We listed all the nice spots near the Vondelpark in Amsterdam. Have fun!

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21 x food spots near the vondelpark in amsterdam

Strangelove: At this ‘living room’ restaurant they have the best food and when you’re done eating with you friends or lover you can go to the movies. Because the cinema LAB111 is in the same building. Time for date night?
George Bistro: Want to have some really good fries? Go to George Bistro. Are you going for oysters or lobster on the side?
Vida: After a long walk in the Vondelpark it’s time for a well deserved tapas! And for that you go to Vida. The perfect spot for an evening with friends.
Cafe Dinard: Seafood lovers pay attention, because this is where you want to go. Order dishes to share and don’t forget to order a good glass of wine (or more ;-)) to drink with it.
Da Portare Via: Da Portare Via has multiple location in the city, and lucky for us there is also one near the Vondelpark. Pizza time! Order the espresso martini, that one is so good!
Di Bruno: Want to have some good pasta after an afternoon in the park? Go to Di Bruno. Risotto with truffle, or the ravioli of the day…
Coffee Concepts: Need some extra energy to survive the day? Get a good cup of coffee at Coffee Concepts and don’t forget to order a delicious home made sandwich.

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Dignita: If you want a healthy brunch, go to Dignita. Granola, eggs benedict, pancakes or a raw cake. All so good!
Anne & Max: At Anne & Max, it feels as if you’re in someone’s living room. Order a tasty sandwich, or a carrot cake with homemade lemonade.
Lavinia Goodfood: The interior here is almost reason enough to visit this nice spot at the Amstelveenseweg. Breakfast, lunch or just something to drink. Ps: they have many vegan options.
Sotto: Order a focaccia with rosemary as a starter, pizza as a main course and panna cotta for dessert at this great Italian restaurant. Your evening is going to be delicious.
Carnivoresmokebbq: This is the place to be for meat lovers. Spare ribs, pulled pork, burgers, keep on going!
Carter Bar & Kitchen: Order some bites and cocktails here while enjoying the sun on the terrace. Fun time with friends, and make sure to get a mojito!
Labyrinth: After a long day in the Vondelpark, go to Labyrinth for soulfood and cocktails. Check their agenda, because they organise fun events like poetry readings.
De Pizzabakkers: We love the pizzas from De Pizzabakkers. They are so crispy and perfect to have with a good glass of wine, let’s go!

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Vegan Junk Food Bar: When you’re a vegan, it doesn’t mean you can’t go to snackbars anymore. Because luckily they have a Vegan Junk Food Bar. Vegan bitterballs, vegan cheese, vegan burgers. YES!
Staring At Jacob: Cocktails all day and an amazing brunch you can get at Staring At Jacob. Eat something here and chill in the Vondelpark afterwards.
The Seafood Bar: Fish & chips, oysters, mussels, it’s all there for you at The Seafood Bar. The perfect spot to go to for some delicious oysters after a fun day in the park.
Vondelpark3: Start your day with a good breakfast at Vondelpark3. Make sure to make a reservation, and go for a walk afterwards!
Thrill Grill: Burger time! For good juicy burgers you go to Thrill Grill. We love the fries they have over there.
Teds: Before you head towards the Vondelpark, go to Teds for a yummy brunch. Order the granola with yoghurt, croissants and a fresh orange juice.

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5 x nice shops near the vondelpark in amsterdam

&klevering: If you want to find some nice items for in your home, go to &klevering. It’s almost impossible to leave this place without buying something. Tip: also the perfect spot if you need to buy a present.
Modern Vintage: Time to get yourself some new furniture? Go to Modern Vintage. No time? Check out their webshop.
Dasgaaf: Paintings, vintage furniture and pretty home accessories from the 50s, 60s and 70s you’ll find at Dasgaaf. Trust me, there’s so much to see here!
WEN: We love concept stores! Looking for a nice one near the Vondelpark in Amsterdam? Go to WEN! They have the cutest things ;-)
Following Lucy: At Following Lucy they have great women’s fashion. From nice dresses to bags and scarfs. Happy shopping!

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3 x beauty spots near the vondelpark in amsterdam

Babassu: Now the weather is nice again, it’s time to wear sandals and of course that goes hand in hand with pretty painted nails. Not so good at it yourself? Go to Babassu for a pedicure!
Bergman Clinics: Want to start the summer with a good skin? Go to Bergman Clinics for a boost by going for a peeling. So nice, a soft skin!
Soap Treatment Store: At Soap Treatment Store you can’t just buy lovely products, you can also go here for a treatment. Think of pedicures, messages, peelings or even a spray tan!

What are your favourite spots near the Vondelpark in Amsterdam?

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Amsterdam Bucketlist
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!)
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:
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
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.
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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