Amsterdam’s Dining house

De Vier Pilaren

Just across the Marriott hotel near the Leidseplein,in a little beautiful park( het Leidsebosje) stands the typically Dutch Poffertjes & Pancake house. The “poffertjeskraam” used to travel the carnivals(funfairs) of Holland,but is now (almost 20 years) a favorite among tourists & locals forPoffertjes & Pancakes.For the pancake. It’s been used: *organic flour *fresh fruits*Dutch cheese *Dutch bacon/ham only.

Address: Leidsebosje 5 | Stadhouderkade 11, 1054 ES Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Librije’s Zusje

{ Librije’s Zusje is like a posh cocoon—gray walls, plush chairs, white table clothes—hidden away inside the Waldorf Astoria and overlooking a garden. The intimacy is a fitting ambiance for the sister restaurant to the renowned, three-Michelin-starred De Librije (“zusje” literally means sister in Dutch), in the northeastern city of Zwolle.Optional wine pairings are available with the tasting menus. Executive chef Sidney Schutte, a De Librije alum, holds his own with two stars of his own. Dutch ingredients mix with global influences to create innovative dishes like local lobster flavored with lemon geranium and lychee.}

Address: Herengracht 542-556, 1017 CG Amsterdam, Netherlands

The White Room

(With its tall columns and metallic flourishes, it would perhaps be more accurate to call this restaurant the “White and Gold Room.” Jokes aside, it’s considered the oldest restaurant in Amsterdam, having opened in 1885 inside the Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky on Dam Square.

What should we be drinking?
The wine list mixes well-known and surprising bottles, including many natural wines. Guests have the option to add wine pairings with the tasting menus.)

Address: Dam 9, 1012 JS Amsterdam, Netherlands

Ron Gastrobar

(Much like the cuisine, the design at Ron Gastrobar is stylish yet accessible—clean lines, neutral tones, and an open kitchen. It’s the brainchild of chef/owner Ron Blaauw, one of the most well-known culinarians in Amsterdam. In 2013, he closed his two-Michelin-starred restaurant and reopened this more easygoing spot in its stead. Since then, the Gastrobar has been setting the tone for Amsterdam’s unpretentious, next-gen dining scene.

What was the crowd like?
Ron Gastrobar attracts a discerning crowd of enthusiast eaters of both the local and touristic variety.

What should we be drinking?
The restaurant offers a selection of wines from around the world, available by the bottle and the glass. There’s also a selection of cellar wines. Gin and Tonics are the standout cocktails.

Main event: the food. Give us the lowdown—especially what not to miss.
There’s an eclectic mix of expertly-executed small plates, like dim sum-style shrimp dumplings in shiitake and chorizo broth. But the restaurant is really known for its dry-aged steaks. If you’re in an indulgent mood, opt for the six-course tasting menu ($78).

What’s the real-real on why we’re coming here?
Ron Gastrobar is an ideal choice for a quality meal in Amsterdam that won’t break the bank.)

Address: Sophialaan 55 -1075 BP Amsterdam


(Moon is the kind of place you go to impress a date or a client: Chef Jaimie van Heije’s multicourse tasting menus have as much wow factor as setting on the 19th floor of the A’DAM Tower, with panoramic views of the city.)

Address: Overhoeksplein 3, 1031 KS Amsterdam, Netherlands


(Vermeer offers a simple choice between four, five and six courses. The ingredients are all seasonal, so the dishes vary daily. Our Sommelier has selected forty top wines specially chosen to compliment your menu. For the wine connoisseur there is also a very well-stocked wine cellar, representing the whole world of wine.)

Address: Prins Hendrikkade 59-72 – 1021 AD Amsterdam

Proeflokaal A. van Wees

(This brown cafe, in operation since 1973 on the Herengracht, is located inside a former distillery dating back to the 19th century.

What do they have to eat?
Sandwiches, salads, soups, bar snacks, and fondue made from Dutch cheese.

It’s the perfect place to refuel with a snack or drink while shopping in the Nine Streets.)

Address: Herengracht 319 -1016 AV Amsterdamengracht

De Kas

(De Kas has its own greenhouses and garden near the restaurant, where we grow vegetables, herbs and edible flowers. We also have a large field about 10 kilometres from Amsterdam in the Beemster region, where we grow seasonal vegetables outdoors.

With 8-metre high glass it provides spectacular views during the day and is beautifully lit at night. Our advanced heating and air conditioning system makes it a pleasant place to enjoy a meal in both summer and winter.)

Address: Kamerlingh Onneslaan 3, 1097 DE Amsterdam


(The wine list features bottles from around the world but also includes a few surprising choices from the Netherlands. In keeping with the Dutch theme, they also offer several Dutch beers, as well as jenever.

Main event: the food. Give us the lowdown—especially what not to miss.
The dishes by chef Joris Bijdendijk are playful yet precise, and usually include a few international ingredients. Think fermented celeriac embellished with coconut and sambal, or gray shrimp from the North Sea with seaweed potato and harissa.)

Address:  Museumplein 2, Amsterdam, Holland 1070 DN, The Netherlands

De Belhamel

(De Belhamel is situated at the junction of Amsterdam’s picturesque Brouwersgracht and Herengracht, in a quiet neighbourhood on the border of the Jordaan. In the summer, you can have lunch or dinner while enjoying the charming view from our waterfront terrace.

The restaurant and bar, with their original art nouveau features, conjure the romantic atmosphere of fin de siècle Paris.

One of Amsterdam’s favourite eateries, De Belhamel is listed in the Michelin Guide and has been awarded several Bib Gourmands.)

Address: Brouwersgracht 60, Amsterdam, North Holland 1013 GX, The Netherlands

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