Restaurants

Top Choice Cafe in De Pijp

Avocado Show

A world first, this cafe uses avocado in every dish, often in ingeniously functional ways (burgers with avocado halves instead of buns, salad 'bowls' made from avocado slices…). Finish with avocado ice cream or sorb…
Top Choice Deli in Nieuwmarkt, Plantage & the Eastern Islands

Sterk Staaltje

With pristine fruit and veg stacked up outside, Sterk Staaltje is worth entering just to breathe in the scent of the foodstuffs, with a fine range of ready-to-eat treats: teriyaki meatballs, feta and sundried tomato…
Top Choice Cafe in De Pijp

Bakers & Roasters

Sumptuous brunch dishes served up at Brazilian-Kiwi-owned Bakers & Roasters include banana-nutbread French toast with homemade banana marmalade and crispy bacon; Navajo eggs with pulled pork, avocado, mango sals…
Top Choice Cafe in Southern Canal Ring

Buffet van Odette

Chow down at Odette's, a white-tiled cafe with an enchanting canalside spot, where delicious dishes are made with great ingredients and a dash of creativity. Try the splendid platter of cured meats and dips, or main…
Top Choice Cafe in Medieval Centre & Red Light District

Gartine

Gartine is magical, from its covert location in an alley off busy Kalverstraat to its mismatched antique tableware and its sublime breakfast pastries, sandwiches and salads (made from produce grown in its garden plo…
Cafe in Southern Canal Ring

Dignita Hoftuin

Set in the garden behind the Hermitage, this cafe serves a brunchy menu of Ottolenghi-style salads, sandwiches and light snacks. Its walls are glass, and the place is flooded with light; there are also chairs and ta…
Cafe in De Pijp

Scandinavian Embassy

Oatmeal porridge with blueberries, honey and coconut, served with goat's-milk yoghurt; salt-cured salmon on Danish rye with sheep's-milk yoghurt; muesli with strawberries; and freshly baked pastries (including cinna…
Cafe in Western Canal Ring

Vinnies Deli

Only organic, locally sourced produce is used in Vinnes' extensive breakfasts, gourmet sandwiches, lush salads, hot specials such as kale-and-mushroom frittata or roasted miso-marinated aubergine, and creative cakes…
Cafe in Medieval Centre & Red Light District

Aardbei Amsterdam

Aardbei is Dutch for 'strawberry', which is the star of every dish at this light, bright crowd-funded cafe. Strawberries come in cups or waffle cones or on sticks (plain or choc-dipped), as well as in smoothies, fro…
Cafe in Medieval Centre & Red Light District

Ivy & Bros

Except for the life-size replica megalodon shark jaws suspended above the open kitchen, all of the artwork at this hip cafe is for sale, as is the furniture and crockery. Most of its hot dishes, sandwiches and salad…