The best locations, the greatest foods and the most fantastic wines. Amsterdam has everything if you are looking for affordable quality. Whether you prefer a classical restaurant by the water, a lovely brasserie or a terrace with a view of the monumental buildings... Amsterdam has it all!
- Enjoy the many wonderful restaurants in Amsterdam.
- Discover the best locations and the most fantastic wines.
- Discover the 10 best, affordable restaurants in Amsterdam here.
We have selected the 10 best restaurants for you:
1. Restaurant Greetje
Restaurant Greetje is a Dutch specialty restaurant that uses produce grown on Dutch soil. Ingredients are chosen based on human and animal sustainability. The pleasant surroundings are geared towards making your meal a cosy and flavourful experience! Forgotten Dutch dishes are remade into new, original creations.
Address: Peperstraat 23, Amsterdam
2. Le Restaurant
This establishment is almost ‘hidden’ in an ordinary street in the Pijp district. However, once inside you will soon find that its professional staff present one beautiful amuse or dish after another in a natural, playful way, offering a detailed description of what is on your plate. Excellent food!
Address: Frans Halsstraat 26H, Amsterdam
3. Wilde Zwijnen
The menu features dishes inspired by Dutch cuisine. ‘Wild Swine’ uses regional produce so dishes vary on a regular basis. Contrary to what you might think based on the name, Wilde Zwijnen also serves fish and vegetarian dishes.
Address: Javaplein 23, Amsterdam
One wall at Envy is covered in 26 refrigerators that showcase wines, cheeses, sausages, oysters, jams, chutneys, and other gorgeous foods.
Address: Prinsengracht 381, Amsterdam
5. Le Hollandais
Chef de cuisine Adriaan van Raab at Canstein was trained at the best restaurants in Amsterdam and is a follower of French cuisine. His restaurant is located in a beautiful building with a view of the Amstel river and serves fantastic creations with a difference.
Address: Amsteldijk 41, Amsterdam
6. Bolenius *
Bolenius Restaurant on the Amsterdam Zuidas practises the ‘eat local’ principle, for its own vegetable and herb garden is located around the corner. The owners Luc Kusters (chef) and Xavier Giesen (maître d’) describe Bolenius’s kitchen as ‘New Amsterdam’. It mixes local ingredients with old-fashioned spices, respecting both tradition and nature.
Address: George Gershwinlaan 30, Amsterdam
High-level dining at a fair price in relaxed, informal surroundings. This sums up Restaurant ANNA’s mission. The restaurant is located in the oldest and most beautiful part of Amsterdam in two spectacularly renovated monumental buildings, which stretch from Warmoesstraat through to Oudekerksplein. You are at the heart of the ‘de Wallen’ (the Middle Ages and… well… ‘life’).
Address: Warmoesstraat 111, Amsterdam
8. Lastage *
Traditional French schooling with roots deeply embedded in the North Holland polders. Lastage is an old Dutch word with French undertones that seems perfect for chef Rogier van Dam. He represents simplicity and tradition without being afraid of innovation.
Address: Geldersekade 29, Amsterdam
9. Van Vlaanderen
A well-established name in the city centre. Van Vlaanderen revolves around quality and hospitality. Chef Floris van Ginkel and his well-trained team prepare wonderful meals in the French Mediterranean style.
Address: Weteringschans 175, Amsterdam
10. Restaurant Sinne *
Restaurant Sinne is a contemporary restaurant that loves to pamper its guests. Sinne is a Swedish word that stands for sense, mood and state of mind. Honest dishes with a traditional French character and a modern twist from Mediterranean cuisine. Surprising flavour sensations and quality on your plate.
Address: Ceintuurbaan 342, Amsterdam