comfort food from the wood fired grill at wyers bar & restaurant
Dishes that are being prepared on an open wood fired grill. We notice a true trend set in restaurants that are cooking like this! Good news, because from the spring of 2017 onwards you can visit Wyers Bar & Restaurant Amsterdam for such comfort food from a grill. This new restaurant in the centre of Amsterdam will open its doors in the (also new!) Kimptom De Witt Hotel situated at the Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal. Fun, fun, fun! A new hotel that we can visit for a staycation and a restaurant that, based on the first information, will makes us very happy. I’ve stayed in Kimpton hotels before in the USA and it was always a very pleasant stay.
Menu x Wyers Bar & Restaurant Amsterdam
What can we expect from the menu at Wyers Bar & Restaurant Amsterdam? The menu will be refined but accessible; and in charge of the open kitchen is the creative mind of Executive Chef Sam DeMarco (a.k.a. Sammy D). The menu he created consists of well-known international classics with a primal Dutch twist. Think of dishes like veal tartare and chicken lollipop wings (my personal favourite that you’ll often find on the menu at Indian restaurants!) that are guaranteed to taste good. Besides that you’ll find unique and suprising dishes like a Yorkshire pudding sandwich (the ‘samwich’) and (YESSSSSS) Sammy D has his own interpretation of the famous Dutch ‘bitterbal’. For that last dish alone we’re bound to visit with the team of YOURLBB.
the location of WYERS BAR & RESTAURANT AMSTERDAM
I can hear you thinking… Another new hotel in Amsterdam? BUT WHERE? Well, at the Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 5 and in a building with a rich history. Wyers Bar & Restaurant is opening on the exact spot where J.P. Wyers ran his textile industry during the 50’s. Unfortunately we don’t have any photos yet, but Studio Modijefsky is going to work with lots of brass details (WE LOVE), weathered shades of blue and green, leather and marble which will make the design timeless. And by the sound of it these are all the ingredients needed for a new hotspot. Only thing to complete it is a good price/quality ratio for the menu, A+ service and quality that is consistent and you have got yourself a hit.
There’ll be room for 140 guests in Wyers Bar & Restaurant, divided into three differrent atmospheres: low wooden tables, bar seating and high tables. Perfect for every moment of the day. From a coffeedate in the morning to a drink in the evening and an extensive dinner.
Extra fun: House Bar en Miss Louisa Coffee & Beignets will be opening their doors in the same building.
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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Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 5Amsterdam (Amsterdam City Center)
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- 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 >>