Guidebook for Amsterdam - IJdoornlaanbrug

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Guidebook for Amsterdam - IJdoornlaanbrug

Food Scene

Known for its rich coffee, Café Keppler roasts its own beans for a delicious brew. It also has a small but hearty breakfast menu with some fun items like green shakshuka.
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Café Keppler
1 Van der Pekstraat
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Known for its rich coffee, Café Keppler roasts its own beans for a delicious brew. It also has a small but hearty breakfast menu with some fun items like green shakshuka.
Cookies, muffins, corn breads, spelt loaves, croissants and even some local Dutch ice-cream are on offer at Dolzon, a no-fuss local bakery.
Dolzon
15HS Van der Pekplein
Cookies, muffins, corn breads, spelt loaves, croissants and even some local Dutch ice-cream are on offer at Dolzon, a no-fuss local bakery.
A small, cosy coffee spot located in the heart of Amsterdam’s tech start-up scene. Watch local creative entrepreneurs hatching plans over coffee and sandwiches.
The Coffee Virus - A Lab
2 Overhoeksplein
A small, cosy coffee spot located in the heart of Amsterdam’s tech start-up scene. Watch local creative entrepreneurs hatching plans over coffee and sandwiches.
This is how we do it in Holland. Go here and order schol, lekkerbek or some kibbeling. Say yes to all kinds of sauces they offer you and eat it right away. Don’t forget to order ‘haring met uitjes’. Real Dutch pride and a local delicacy.
Vispaleis 't Geveltje
76 Meeuwenlaan
This is how we do it in Holland. Go here and order schol, lekkerbek or some kibbeling. Say yes to all kinds of sauces they offer you and eat it right away. Don’t forget to order ‘haring met uitjes’. Real Dutch pride and a local delicacy.
This place is co-creating its dishes with its friend; the Big Green Egg barbecue. Its menu changes regularly and Smaaqt mainly uses seasonal products. Also fun: the Pek market takes place in its front garden.
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SmaaQt
79 Van der Pekstraat
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This place is co-creating its dishes with its friend; the Big Green Egg barbecue. Its menu changes regularly and Smaaqt mainly uses seasonal products. Also fun: the Pek market takes place in its front garden.
An easy option for early morning croissants at De Bakkerszonen, located in the neighbourhood mall.
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de Bakkerszonen
113 Mosveld
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An easy option for early morning croissants at De Bakkerszonen, located in the neighbourhood mall.
Fans of hummus, saksuka and other delicious Turkish dishes head to Hanimeli.
Restaurant Turquoise Meating
160-164 Kamperfoelieweg
Fans of hummus, saksuka and other delicious Turkish dishes head to Hanimeli.
A fun Mexican spot with good cocktails, tasty salsa, street-food fare and a buzz.
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Coba
4 Schaafstraat
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A fun Mexican spot with good cocktails, tasty salsa, street-food fare and a buzz.
This place is all about fish. In an old warehouse, where large parts remained intact, you eat fresh fish and seafood with a pretty view over the IJ.
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Café-Restaurant Stork
201 Gedempt Hamerkanaal
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This place is all about fish. In an old warehouse, where large parts remained intact, you eat fresh fish and seafood with a pretty view over the IJ.
Informal cafe turned hipster hangout with an actual skate park inside. Great place to get acquainted with the locals!
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Skatecafe
42 Gedempt Hamerkanaal
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Informal cafe turned hipster hangout with an actual skate park inside. Great place to get acquainted with the locals!
This place is a must-visit because of the location. In the middle of the Amsterdam Marina the big terrace has a bright and shiny view over the water. The menu is crowded by classics - order a burger or a steak with some fries, and watch the sun set.
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Loetje aan 't IJ
14 Werfkade
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This place is a must-visit because of the location. In the middle of the Amsterdam Marina the big terrace has a bright and shiny view over the water. The menu is crowded by classics - order a burger or a steak with some fries, and watch the sun set.
Terrace with a view of the water. This place brings food, drinks, music and art together. They host music and performing arts nights on their stage and serve dishes from finger food to serious meals for the hungry.
Rolling Rock Kitchen alias "The Rock"
451 Distelweg
Terrace with a view of the water. This place brings food, drinks, music and art together. They host music and performing arts nights on their stage and serve dishes from finger food to serious meals for the hungry.
This is the ultimate hippy-like place with a stunning view. Order lunch and hang around the creative people working on the NDSM-werf. A place to hang out for hours.
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Noorderlicht Café
102 NDSM-Plein
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This is the ultimate hippy-like place with a stunning view. Order lunch and hang around the creative people working on the NDSM-werf. A place to hang out for hours.
The name says it all. And as we like to quote them: ‘Forget all hypes about haute cuisine for a minute, it’s time to enjoy everything that is tasteful, rich in flavour and just simply good.’ Nice to know: they have a more than one location in Amsterdam.
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Cannibale Royale du Nord
32 Mt. Ondinaweg
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The name says it all. And as we like to quote them: ‘Forget all hypes about haute cuisine for a minute, it’s time to enjoy everything that is tasteful, rich in flavour and just simply good.’ Nice to know: they have a more than one location in Amsterdam.
This cute and tiny place in a corner of a hall at the NDSM-yard, bakes homemade pizza’s in a self-build stone oven. It’s only open for lunch, except on Fridays when it serves dinner as well.
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Kebec corner
12 Tt. Melaniaweg
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This cute and tiny place in a corner of a hall at the NDSM-yard, bakes homemade pizza’s in a self-build stone oven. It’s only open for lunch, except on Fridays when it serves dinner as well.
The owner is Italian and the place has a real Italian vibe. He is accused of making the best pizza’s in town.
Ristorante San Remo Pizzeria
74 Mosveld
The owner is Italian and the place has a real Italian vibe. He is accused of making the best pizza’s in town.
Just a very good authentic bakery. Get your croissants or pie here before you hit the city.
Bakkerij Kaandorp
20 Mosplein
Just a very good authentic bakery. Get your croissants or pie here before you hit the city.
Industrial and still cosy. Great spot and easy to reach.
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Restaurant-Café De IJkantine
5 NDSM Kade
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Industrial and still cosy. Great spot and easy to reach.
A place for food, drinks and meetings. They serve a nice burger and fries. Top it off with a gin & tonic to start your evening.
Restaurant Brooklyn
30 NDSM-Plein
A place for food, drinks and meetings. They serve a nice burger and fries. Top it off with a gin & tonic to start your evening.
Egg galore in this farmer-chic place downtown Amsterdam. The first omeletterie in The Netherlands. Go here for breakfast, brunch or lunch and add up on some nutrients.
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Omelegg - City Centre
24 Nieuwebrugsteeg
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Egg galore in this farmer-chic place downtown Amsterdam. The first omeletterie in The Netherlands. Go here for breakfast, brunch or lunch and add up on some nutrients.
This Indonesian restaurant is a local favourite. Try the rice table, it’s delicious. And they do take-aways!
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Kannibalen en Paradijsvogels
91 Van der Pekstraat
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This Indonesian restaurant is a local favourite. Try the rice table, it’s delicious. And they do take-aways!
Delight seafood pasta? A tasty Burrata cheese pizza? This is a solid choice for rich Italian dishes, located in a pretty spot overlooking the water.
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il Pecorino
11 Van der Pekplein
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Delight seafood pasta? A tasty Burrata cheese pizza? This is a solid choice for rich Italian dishes, located in a pretty spot overlooking the water.
Think schoolhouse retro cool decor and a relaxed atmosphere. They offer a varied menu with the occasional fancy item like French sea urchins.
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Café Modern
2 Meidoornweg
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Think schoolhouse retro cool decor and a relaxed atmosphere. They offer a varied menu with the occasional fancy item like French sea urchins.
For something special head to Moon -- a rotating restaurant on the 19th floor of the A’DAM Tower with 360 degree views over Amsterdam. Think chic modernist decor interior, great food plus wines from organic and biodynamic origins.
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Restaurant Moon
3 Overhoeksplein
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For something special head to Moon -- a rotating restaurant on the 19th floor of the A’DAM Tower with 360 degree views over Amsterdam. Think chic modernist decor interior, great food plus wines from organic and biodynamic origins.
This is the locals favourite! Hotel De Goudfazant is located in an old garage. Head over here for a no nonsense meal in an industrial surrounding.
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Hotel De Goudfazant
10 Aambeeldstraat
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This is the locals favourite! Hotel De Goudfazant is located in an old garage. Head over here for a no nonsense meal in an industrial surrounding.
Laid back wine & dine with a water view. This place has a serious red light history as a former illegal gambling hall. If you’re having a hard time coping with early Dutch dinner times: you can come in late here to grab a bite Southern-style.
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Mata Hari
22 Oudezijds Achterburgwal
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Laid back wine & dine with a water view. This place has a serious red light history as a former illegal gambling hall. If you’re having a hard time coping with early Dutch dinner times: you can come in late here to grab a bite Southern-style.
Here, food is a form of art with a capital A. Fine dining on an amazing location with Michelin-class.
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Wolf Atelier
20 Westerdoksplein
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Here, food is a form of art with a capital A. Fine dining on an amazing location with Michelin-class.
Fancy French cooking with an international touch and a pretty IJ view.
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MOS
185 IJdok
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Fancy French cooking with an international touch and a pretty IJ view.
They call their style “a beautiful mess”, but Hangar is actually a pretty chic industrial-style spot for drinks directly on the IJ.
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Hangar Amsterdam
36 Aambeeldstraat
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They call their style “a beautiful mess”, but Hangar is actually a pretty chic industrial-style spot for drinks directly on the IJ.
Good food and ambiance. The terrace is lovely - also in winter because of the wood stove.
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Café Ot en Sien
27 Buiksloterweg
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Good food and ambiance. The terrace is lovely - also in winter because of the wood stove.
Amazing Italian ice-cream. Not such an ice-cream lover? They also serve apple pie and a good cup of Amsterdam’s Bocca coffee.
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IJssalon IJskoud de Beste
331 Meeuwenlaan
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Amazing Italian ice-cream. Not such an ice-cream lover? They also serve apple pie and a good cup of Amsterdam’s Bocca coffee.

Shopping

Can’t decide between shopping or eating? Try Fashion & Tea for both. Clothing, coffee, tea, cake, smoothies and bags -- it’s all in the mix.
Fashion & Tea
40HS Van der Pekstraat
Can’t decide between shopping or eating? Try Fashion & Tea for both. Clothing, coffee, tea, cake, smoothies and bags -- it’s all in the mix.
Experience a typical local Dutch market every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday with food, drinks and general household goods.
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Pekmarkt
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Experience a typical local Dutch market every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday with food, drinks and general household goods.

Drinks & Nightlife

In this former shipyard expect beer brewed from the local water source, vegetarian burgers, recycled and upcycled decor. De Ceuvel is a must see for anyone interested in the circular economy, reinvention and sustainability. Don’t miss the rest of this award-winning project that includes sustainable workplaces for social enterprises.
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Café de Ceuvel
4 Korte Papaverweg
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In this former shipyard expect beer brewed from the local water source, vegetarian burgers, recycled and upcycled decor. De Ceuvel is a must see for anyone interested in the circular economy, reinvention and sustainability. Don’t miss the rest of this award-winning project that includes sustainable workplaces for social enterprises.
A very trendy and alternative brewery with a good beer selection and a young crowd.
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Oedipus Brewing
85 Gedempt Hamerkanaal
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A very trendy and alternative brewery with a good beer selection and a young crowd.
This place is living room, concert venue, café, restaurant, workspace and record shop in one. It’s situated on the top floor of the Control Tower (De Verkeerstoren). Go here for concerts, local beers and good food.
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De Ruimte
83 Distelweg
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This place is living room, concert venue, café, restaurant, workspace and record shop in one. It’s situated on the top floor of the Control Tower (De Verkeerstoren). Go here for concerts, local beers and good food.
Brand new East-African restaurant in Amsterdam. Semai means ‘heaven’ in Tigrinya and Amharic, the languages they use in Eritrea and Ethiopia. And that is exactly the word we would use to describe this place.
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Semai Restaurant & Lounge
35 Papaverhoek
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Brand new East-African restaurant in Amsterdam. Semai means ‘heaven’ in Tigrinya and Amharic, the languages they use in Eritrea and Ethiopia. And that is exactly the word we would use to describe this place.
Great interior, cosy fireplace in winter en huge sunny terrace in summer. The food is amazing. Have lunch or dinner in this off the beaten track place.
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Meneer Nieges
40H Westerdoksdijk
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Great interior, cosy fireplace in winter en huge sunny terrace in summer. The food is amazing. Have lunch or dinner in this off the beaten track place.
One of the best places to celebrate the summer. The big terrace alongside the water and the no-nonsense vibe take you to holiday-town instantly. In winter they fire up some wood in the huge open fire place inside. Nice and cosy.
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Hannekes Boom
4 Dijksgracht
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One of the best places to celebrate the summer. The big terrace alongside the water and the no-nonsense vibe take you to holiday-town instantly. In winter they fire up some wood in the huge open fire place inside. Nice and cosy.
Craft beer. Very Amsterdam, very locally populated. You can come in for drinks, lunch and dinner or book a tour & tasting.
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Micro brewery. Brouwerij De Prael
30 Oudezijds Voorburgwal
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Craft beer. Very Amsterdam, very locally populated. You can come in for drinks, lunch and dinner or book a tour & tasting.
This place is a walk into your high school history book. It used to be a defence tower and was built in 1487 as a part of the city wall.
Café the Schreiertower
94-95 Prins Hendrikkade
This place is a walk into your high school history book. It used to be a defence tower and was built in 1487 as a part of the city wall.
An Amsterdam classic. Everybody knows it. Just across the IJ, looking out over Amsterdam Central Station. A no-nonsense bar where you can eat an old school ham and cheese sandwich.
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Cafe De Pont
3-5 Buiksloterweg
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An Amsterdam classic. Everybody knows it. Just across the IJ, looking out over Amsterdam Central Station. A no-nonsense bar where you can eat an old school ham and cheese sandwich.
This old bar exists for over 100 years already. Drink a beer or go to one of the pub quizzes or theater nights.
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Café ‘t Sluisje
297 Nieuwendammerdijk
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This old bar exists for over 100 years already. Drink a beer or go to one of the pub quizzes or theater nights.
Close to Amsterdam Central station. You can settle here for breakfast, lunch or dinner, starting your trip in Amsterdam with a bustling view.
The Grasshopper
16 Oudebrugsteeg
Close to Amsterdam Central station. You can settle here for breakfast, lunch or dinner, starting your trip in Amsterdam with a bustling view.

Entertainment & Activities

A lovely beachy vibed hangout. On the terrace or inside, from breakfast till dinner and all with sustainable grown veggies and well treated animals.
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Pllek
59 T.T. Neveritaweg
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A lovely beachy vibed hangout. On the terrace or inside, from breakfast till dinner and all with sustainable grown veggies and well treated animals.
A very trendy hangout on the ground floor of the A’DAM Tower. Expect cocktails, a game hall, good music and an international crowd. On Fridays and Saturdays this social club is opened around the clock.
THE BUTCHER Social Club
7 Overhoeksplein
A very trendy hangout on the ground floor of the A’DAM Tower. Expect cocktails, a game hall, good music and an international crowd. On Fridays and Saturdays this social club is opened around the clock.

Getting Around

Go Dutch and rent a bike.
Rahtour fietsen & reparaties
53 Van der Pekstraat
Go Dutch and rent a bike.
Turn your day into a wonderful mini vacation when discovering the meadows and villages of North Holland.
Fietsenverhuur Amsterdam
2 IJpromenade
Turn your day into a wonderful mini vacation when discovering the meadows and villages of North Holland.
Located in the city center. In the evenings you can park your car for only €10.
P1 Parking Amsterdam Center
20A Prins Hendrikkade
Located in the city center. In the evenings you can park your car for only €10.
Close to the city center. Parking your car for 5 – 24 hours? You’ll pay no more than €20.
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Parking Garage Oosterdok
150 Oosterdoksstraat
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Close to the city center. Parking your car for 5 – 24 hours? You’ll pay no more than €20.

Arts & Culture

This acclaimed architectural icon is impressive enough just to look at, but its incredible film archive, film line-up and film exhibitions are legendary too. Not to be missed!
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Eye Film Museum
1 IJpromenade
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This acclaimed architectural icon is impressive enough just to look at, but its incredible film archive, film line-up and film exhibitions are legendary too. Not to be missed!
Tolhuistuin is the cultural hub of Amsterdam North with a vibrant line-up of exhibitions and events, also a great place for lunch, dinner or a drink.
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Tolhuistuin
2 IJpromenade
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Tolhuistuin is the cultural hub of Amsterdam North with a vibrant line-up of exhibitions and events, also a great place for lunch, dinner or a drink.
Catch up on the history of your neighbourhood from this small museum.
Museum Amsterdam Noord (MAN)
28A Zamenhofstraat
Catch up on the history of your neighbourhood from this small museum.

Parks & Nature

A leafy oasis for locals and their dogs, a stone’s throw from your house.
Amsterdam, Noorderpark
A leafy oasis for locals and their dogs, a stone’s throw from your house.