Guidebook for Amsterdam

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Guidebook for Amsterdam

Food Scene
Design hotel, nice for lunch drinks & dinner.
Lloyd Hotel Amsterdam
34 Oostelijke Handelskade
Design hotel, nice for lunch drinks & dinner.
Across the water. Nice place for healthy juices, good coffee and bagels. Nice owner.
Bagels & Beans
368 Veemkade
Across the water. Nice place for healthy juices, good coffee and bagels. Nice owner.
On the KNSM island in the former (50ties) passenger terminal of the KNSM is now situated Grand Cafe the Kompaszaal. For a nice lunch, relaxed drink, or first class dinner. Superb view from the first floor over the IJ, wireless internet, high tea on saturdays and sundays and once a month movie dinner on wednesday. Very well suitable for larger groups, meetings, drinks and parties.
De Kompaszaal
311 Knsm-Laan
On the KNSM island in the former (50ties) passenger terminal of the KNSM is now situated Grand Cafe the Kompaszaal. For a nice lunch, relaxed drink, or first class dinner. Superb view from the first floor over the IJ, wireless internet, high tea on saturdays and sundays and once a month movie dinner on wednesday. Very well suitable for larger groups, meetings, drinks and parties.
Nice bakery 5 minutes’ walk from our house. Good croissants, fresh orange juice. My favourite is the banana bread!
bakery Neeltje
2 KNSM-Laan
Nice bakery 5 minutes’ walk from our house. Good croissants, fresh orange juice. My favourite is the banana bread!
Relaxed neighboorhood pub, affordable good quality food.
cafe Kanis & Meiland 3.0
127 Levantkade
Relaxed neighboorhood pub, affordable good quality food.
Grand café, good for lazy Sundays
De Plantage
36 Plantage Kerklaan
Grand café, good for lazy Sundays
Unique peanut butter flavours!
De Pindakaaswinkel
169 Czaar Peterstraat
Unique peanut butter flavours!
Hotel De Goudfazant
10 Aambeeldstraat
Good food & drinks. Skating for the kids. http://skatecafe.nl/
Skatecafe
42 Gedempt Hamerkanaal
Good food & drinks. Skating for the kids. http://skatecafe.nl/
Everything's vegan! http://www.spiritrestaurants.nl/amsterdam/
Spirit Amsterdam
2a Czaar Peterstraat
Everything's vegan! http://www.spiritrestaurants.nl/amsterdam/
Drinks & Nightlife
Nice for a beer or a wine! Lots of sun on the terrace with when nice out. Food is okay but takes a long time to serve…
Bar & Kitchen DE ZUID Amsterdam
2-A Azartplein
Nice for a beer or a wine! Lots of sun on the terrace with when nice out. Food is okay but takes a long time to serve…
The Brouwerij t'IJ allows you to combine great beer and a bit of Dutch scenery. Europeans, especially the Dutch, Germans and Belgians, are known for great tasting beer. Explore an Amsterdam local favorite, the Brouwerij t'IJ. This place is especially significant in that it situated at the base of De Gooyer windmill, one of the few windmills left in the city. So if you can't get out of the city long enough to see the Dutch countryside, make your way to the east side of Amsterdam to visit the Brouwerij t'IJ. The tasting room is open from 14:00 to 20:00, and tours are available weekend days at 15:30 and 16:00. (+31 20 320 1786)
Brouwerij 't IJ
7 Funenkade
The Brouwerij t'IJ allows you to combine great beer and a bit of Dutch scenery. Europeans, especially the Dutch, Germans and Belgians, are known for great tasting beer. Explore an Amsterdam local favorite, the Brouwerij t'IJ. This place is especially significant in that it situated at the base of De Gooyer windmill, one of the few windmills left in the city. So if you can't get out of the city long enough to see the Dutch countryside, make your way to the east side of Amsterdam to visit the Brouwerij t'IJ. The tasting room is open from 14:00 to 20:00, and tours are available weekend days at 15:30 and 16:00. (+31 20 320 1786)
Hotel Jakarta Amsterdam, the greenest hotel of the Netherlands. It has a tropical garden in the atrium of the building, This has been achieved in collaberation with de Hortus Botanicus. Wellness with indoor pool! https://hoteljakarta.amsterdam/en/contact/#accessibility cocktails: https://hoteljakarta.amsterdam/en/food-beverage/skybar-malabar/
Hotel Jakarta Amsterdam by WestCord
766 Javakade
Hotel Jakarta Amsterdam, the greenest hotel of the Netherlands. It has a tropical garden in the atrium of the building, This has been achieved in collaberation with de Hortus Botanicus. Wellness with indoor pool! https://hoteljakarta.amsterdam/en/contact/#accessibility cocktails: https://hoteljakarta.amsterdam/en/food-beverage/skybar-malabar/
Shopping
Nice for breakfast and lunch, and shopping (clothes and decoration).
Sissy-Boy DAILY
19 KNSM-Laan
Nice for breakfast and lunch, and shopping (clothes and decoration).
Entertainment & Activities
Roest is a great place when the weather is nice. In summer it is great to sit down in their huge outside area and you even can take a swim. The atmosphere is very liberal with all kind of characters.
Amsterdam Roest
1 Jacob Bontiusplaats
Roest is a great place when the weather is nice. In summer it is great to sit down in their huge outside area and you even can take a swim. The atmosphere is very liberal with all kind of characters.
Science museum, great for kids 8-12.
Nemo Science Center
2 Oosterdok
Science museum, great for kids 8-12.
Alternative cinema, just across the water. Make a daytrip out of it by staying for dinnern next door at the Goudfazant.
FC Hyena
24 Aambeeldstraat
Alternative cinema, just across the water. Make a daytrip out of it by staying for dinnern next door at the Goudfazant.
Building with great architecture. Good movies and fim museum.
Eye Film Museum
1 IJpromenade
Building with great architecture. Good movies and fim museum.
Experience a unique flying experience, soaring over the Dutch must‐see locations. Fly like a bird and marvel at the diversity, beauty and richness of the Netherlands. Don’t forget to breathe, you’re in good hands! https://www.thisisholland.com/en/home/
This is Holland
51 Overhoeksplein
Experience a unique flying experience, soaring over the Dutch must‐see locations. Fly like a bird and marvel at the diversity, beauty and richness of the Netherlands. Don’t forget to breathe, you’re in good hands! https://www.thisisholland.com/en/home/
A’DAM LOOKOUT is an observation deck with an unrivalled panoramic view of Amsterdam. You’ll see the city’s historical centre, its pulsating port, the unique Dutch polder landscape and you’ll spot the famous canals which belong to the UNESCO world heritage list. Complementing the experience is a state-of-the-art interactive exhibition about Amsterdam’s history and culture. A’DAM LOOKOUT is located on top of the A’DAM Tower in Amsterdam North. https://www.adamlookout.com/
A'DAM Tower
1 Overhoeksplein
A’DAM LOOKOUT is an observation deck with an unrivalled panoramic view of Amsterdam. You’ll see the city’s historical centre, its pulsating port, the unique Dutch polder landscape and you’ll spot the famous canals which belong to the UNESCO world heritage list. Complementing the experience is a state-of-the-art interactive exhibition about Amsterdam’s history and culture. A’DAM LOOKOUT is located on top of the A’DAM Tower in Amsterdam North. https://www.adamlookout.com/
Arts & Culture
The National Maritime Museum shows how our culture has been shaped by the sea. Stimulating, interactive exhibitions allow visitors to explore 500 years of maritime history. https://www.hetscheepvaartmuseum.nl/visit/opening-hours-and-admission
Het Scheepvaartmuseum
1 Kattenburgerplein
The National Maritime Museum shows how our culture has been shaped by the sea. Stimulating, interactive exhibitions allow visitors to explore 500 years of maritime history. https://www.hetscheepvaartmuseum.nl/visit/opening-hours-and-admission
Must see museum! Now extra exhibition: Breitner: Girl in Kimono
Rijksmuseum
1 Museumstraat
Must see museum! Now extra exhibition: Breitner: Girl in Kimono
Speak for itself
Van Gogh-museet
6 Museumplein
Speak for itself
Parks & Nature
Amsterdam's very own zoo.
Artis Zoo
38-40 Plantage Kerklaan
Amsterdam's very own zoo.
Everything Else
Great if you like shopping in small boutiques!
Haarlemmerstraat
Great if you like shopping in small boutiques!