The unique pinewood Amstelkerk was erected in 1668 as a noodkerk (makeshift church) under the direction of the city architect, Daniël...
Inside there's a mellow brasserie on one side and a stylish bar on the other, but on a sunny afternoon there's nothing better than...
Get transported to Thailand amid the serenity of this wood- panelled dining room. Classics range from red and green curries to noodle...
The southern end of the street used to terminate at the Utrechtse Poort, a gate to the nearby city of Utrecht, hence the name. This popular artery, stocked with enticing shops, designer bars and cosy eateries, seems a world away from the gaudy lights of Rembrandtplein, a stone's throw to the north.
Lack of space becomes a charm as the trams, confined to a single line apart from passing points on the bridges, play a game of stop and go, and passers-by marvel at the choreography of it all. Many stores on Utrechtsestraat stay open even on Sunday, making this a prime weekend shopping-eating-drinking trinity.