As you walk into this well-lit restaurant, you might for a moment wonder whether you've reached a 27-foot high glass conservatory. The glass walls of this restaurant housed in a greenhouse enable your eyes to feast on beautiful views of the scenery outside as you enjoy your four-course lunch, or come by later for a romantic evening and dine on a five-course meal under the starry sky. The menu changes daily, using mostly herbs and vegetables grown on-site by the restaurant. The restaurant is divided into various sections, including the main dining room, the Bar Table, Business Table, Patio, Garden Room and the Chef's Table. De Kas is one of the coveted restaurants for its uniqueness and the amazing vista it offers.
This Michelin star restaurant (ranked in the Dutch top 50) is on the 23rd floor of the Okura Hotel and has an unbelievable view of the city of Amsterdam and its surrounding area. Ciel Bleu means "Blue Sky" and is an apt name for the amazing views it offers. The contemporary French cuisine takes you on a delightful gastronomic journey and draws appreciation for its flavor and creativity. Dining here is an experience that you will not forget, as even the smallest of details are taken care of.
Michelin-starred Vermeer prides itself in serving a rich eclectic mix of modern and Mediterranean cuisine, often paired with perfectly matched wine. The freshest ingredients are used to make these scrumptious dishes replete with good color and great presentation. Visitors can choose to relish food from the fixed four-course and five-course menus available here. When at Vermeer, located at the NH Barbizon Palace Hotel, you know you and your palate will be well taken care of.
De Ysbreeker is a charming cafe with a musical history. This cozy renovated eatery is known for its convivial ambiance as well as for its delectable fresh regional cuisine. At De Ysbreeker you will find beer lovers noshing on the lovely food while enjoying a game of billiards. Their beautiful terrace is ideal for a nice alfresco dining, though the interiors with its huge stained glass windows also offer great views. De Ysbreeker is a like a breath of fresh air with the menu changing monthly, you can only expect the freshest and delectable of Dutch cuisine here.
This collective collaboration of the NH Group of Hotels and three-star Michelin chef Jacob Jan Boerma is the flagship restaurant of the iconic Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky. The White Room is widely considered to be the longest running restaurant in Amsterdam. The interiors include ceiling ornaments, artwork and original 19th-century wall panels. The main dining room is grand as it gets and the cuisine is contemporary with a hint of local flavors.
One look through the glass facade of De Laatste Kruimel is enough to pull you in for a quick bite. The charming little bakery and cafe is a hit with the locals for its melt-in-your-mouth scones, delectable quiches and other baked goodies. There's a perennial buzz about the place throughout the day; with locals stopping by for their breakfast in the mornings while tourists start trickling in later in the day. Hearty sandwiches and other preparations are ideal for a quick lunch. Wash it down with the selection of fruit juices and smoothies or coffee and tea. The bakery utilizes organic and seasonal ingredients in their delectable specials. You can settle down at one of the little tables or simply take away to savor while walking through the charming neighborhood.
Melly's Cookie Bar is an adorable cafe serving delicious baked goods. The place serves pastries, croissants, cakes and also unique items like alfajores. Their espressos come highly recommended along with lattes and Toasties. The place is small and has limited seating spaces, hence you can always take-out your orders to enjoy them in the comforts of your home or hotel room. If you need a break from typical touristy spots, come to Melly's Cookie Bar the place will delight you in more than one way.
St Paul's effortlessly transforms itself from a cosy restaurant during the day to a stylish lounge at night. While the bar offers a selection of wines and handmade cocktails alongside coffee, the kitchen whips up a variety of delicious meals including their special lamb kebabs. With everything from burgers, pastas, sandwiches and soup, to salads, omletes and tapas, you are sure to find something that is just right for you. Its friendly staff, great music, tasty drinks and delicious food make St. Paul's a great choice for a relaxed meal or drink with friends.