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.
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.
Perched on the 23rd floor of Hotel Okura, Ciel Bleu offers a panoramic view of the city. Here, you can relish exotic yet delightful flavors that are sure to please the most discerning palates. While à la carte options are available, the tasting menu is highly recommended. The dim lighting, crystal chandeliers and gracefully set tables make Ciel Bleu the perfect option for a romantic date night. In addition to the pristine cuisine, the elegant charm and hospitality ensure a delightful gastronomic experience.
Near Amsterdam's second most important amusement area, the Leidseplein, lies this small jazz pub with a short bar and just a few tables and chairs. Dimly lit, the cafe has a rustic charm to it with its soft candles and lanterns. Alto has been entertaining jazz lovers for more than 50 years and you will find the plastered photo walls of jazz greats quite alluring. The wooden floors adds to the mystique of the place while the nightly live performances gives it an ethereal aura to it. Go there if you are a jazz enthusiast, you might just love the place.
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.
Patisserie Holtkamp Amsterdam is an Amsterdam tradition when it comes to baked goods and pastries; Dutch people reserve birthday cakes from Holtkamp for loved ones. Of course, the prices are somewhat high, but the flavor is more than worth the penny paid. Chocolate flavors are brought out with complementary liquors and molded into artistic creations. Fruit tarts feature fresh sweet and tart flavors that are as visually attractive as they are delicious. For those who prefer snacks above sweets, Holtkamp also has a quick turnover rate for their quiches and ragouts. Their croquettes are famous, and if you don't know what that is, all the more reason to try one from a shop whose recipe is famous!
Savor the exotic yet familiar flavors of Chinese cuisine at Jasmin. This warm and inviting restaurant serves up a mouthwatering selection of traditional Chinese dishes. Sample delicacies like noodle soup, fried dim sums and stir-fried chicken Chiu Yim at the restaurant, or take your order to go and enjoy it in the comfort of your home. Jasmin also offers a convenient lunch time delivery service, and catering for events of every kind. Whether you choose to stop by to celebrate a special occasion, or to simply enjoy a relaxed meal with loved ones, Jasmin will not disappoint.
Set in Waldorf Astoria in Amsterdam, Spectrum’s kitchen is managed by the acclaimed Chef Sidney Schutte. To prepare their delicious gourmet meals, the restaurant uses seasonally-available products that are sourced from local farms and markets. This two-Michelin starred restaurant is known for their speciality dishes that are prepared with fresh seafood. From the area. This sophisticated restaurant features elegant and classy interiors that exude a warm and cozy vibe.