this is where you’ll find good food on the zuidas amsterdam
The Zuidas Amsterdam a place where only the businessmen come? A grey neighbourhood with just office buildings? Not true! Lately more and more hotspots open around the Zuidas. So many, that choosing where to eat gets harder every day. We made a list with all our favourite hotspots near the Zuidas in Amsterdam. Enjoy!
15 x best food spots on the zuidas amsterdam
Sla: a healthy hotspots that mainly serves salads. But if you want a soup, juice of a veggie bowl, you should go here too!
Bowls & Buns: this is where you go if you want a pokébowl or bao bun. A poké bowl and bao bun cost 12 euros together, so perfect for an evening out during the week.
Strandzuid: it opens in May. At Strandzuid they have lunch, dinner and drinks. A cozy spot next to the water where you can sit all day.
Gustavino: Italian food and with many different wines on the menu. Sounds perfect right?
Wagamama: craving Asian food? Go to Wagamama for the best buns, dumplings and more. Yumm!
Frozz: need to cool down? Get a frozen Yoghurt at Frozz and pick your own toppings!
Dickys: at Dickys you’re welcome for a good cup of coffee, lunch, dinner but also for drinks. All in one!
The Breakfast Club: pancakes? Yes please! You can get them at The Breakfast Club on the Zuidas. In the morning, or in the afternoon. At this spot, you can eat breakfast all day. Yum!
The Basket: this hotspot it located on the VU campus. Lunch, drinks or dinner. Oh, and they have a rooftop terrace. Perfect for summer. We can imagine ourself here with a drink in the sun!
Bolenius: Bolenius is a quite luxurious restaurant located on the Zuidas Amsterdam where you can expect healthy and tastfull dishes.
Grand Café Mahler: pure, honest and prepared with love. That’s how you describe the food at Mahler. Also available for take-away!
Mech: if you want a good sandwich and coffee you should go to Mech. A nice spot with many dishes on the menu!
Dagelijks Lekkers: cheap sandwiches (1 euro 80!) and yes, they are goooood. They also have fresh juices on the menu.
The Roast Room: are you a meat lover? Then you want to visit this hotspot on the Zuidas in Amsterdam. A great place for drinks with a beautiful interior.
Market 33: a roodcour near the Zuidas in Amsterdam. What they have here? Everything! Asian, flammkuchen, fish and so on. Handy if you’re with a bigger group.
Koetjes en Kalfjes: they’re open every weekday. For a cup of coffee in the morning or drinks in the evening.
Loetje: who doesn’t know Loetje… You can get the famous steak on the Zuidas. And let’s not forget about the lovely fries and the amazing desserts ;-)
Oliver’s: at Oliver’s you can order good meat dishes. No time to stay? Order it as take-away!
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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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Photocredits: The Roast Room, Gustavino, Bolenius, The Basket