It may be short on canals, but Amsterdam’s charmingly bohemian De Pijp district is home to the daily Albert Cuyp market , the Heineken experience, the urban oasis of the Sarphatipark ... and loads of great restaurants.
Here’s our pick of the best addresses to stop for a quick bite of something more substantial.
No one treats brunch with as much reverence as the Aussies. The Melburnians behind this cool cafe showcase the craft coffee, globetrotting dishes and laidback attitude of their home city with flair,
and the kimchi bloody mary with sriracha is practically compulsory.
A sister venue to the slightly more formal Cafe Reuring over the street, Paskamer serves small plates too creative to just be called tapas,
and matches them with an irreverent wine list that offers dozens of interesting examples by the glass.
Across four locations, the Butcher grills superlative burgers in handsome spaces a million miles from a typical fast-food joint. The Albert Cuypstraat branch has a secret: call ahead for a password for its cool cocktail bar, accessible via a hidden door.
We know the Scandinavians do fashion as well as they do food and drink, and this stylish café/shop is a showcase for both.
There are striking clothes and accessories alongside single-origin coffees and creative healthy breakfast and lunch plates. And cinnamon buns, of course.
Before crowdfunding and opening their almost-eponymous wine bar in 2017, Jan and Marije worked in some of Amsterdam’s best restaurants.
They’ve created a perfect homage to timeless French cooking; think rustic terrines, béarnaise-laced rib-eye steaks and deliciously rich tartiflette .