Restaurants in The Netherlands

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Located in a small alley by an Amstel canal, this elegant French restaurant reflects the English heritage and Japanese culinary training of its chef... Read More

Despite its location down a graffiti-covered alleyway in the Red Light District, this white-clapboard restaurant draws crowds of foodies with its menu... Read More

A cool brick interior serves as the perfect backdrop for this elegant Moroccan-inspired locale. The service is excellent as is the specialty cocktail... Read More

This unpretentious restaurant is known for its slow approach to food, meaning each ingredient is prepared to order, making dinner a sometimes longer... Read More

Despite being located in a former tobacco warehouse in Amsterdam’s old town center, this popular Parisian-style brasserie looks forward with its... Read More

Grab a sandwich at this hip organic bakery. Read More

Make up for a missed flight by sipping champagne (choose from 15 by-the-glass options) at this minimalist lounge with an impressive saltwater aquarium.... Read More

Located on a square, this spacious place draws a largely local crowd with its modest pricing and easy-going, cafe environment. The interior is high... Read More

Located inside The College Hotel, this restaurant, headed by Dutch native Chef Wilko Hoogendoorn, mixes international food with Dutch cuisine. The space... Read More

A solid option for breakfast, brunch, a light lunch, or tea, this French-style bread and pastries shop has branches in Warmoestraat and Regulateurshuis... Read More

The restaurant serves oysters on the water. Read More

Situated in a converted greenhouse in Frankendael Park, De Kas is adjacent to a nursery and garden where much of its ingredients are grown. The elegant... Read More

A charming teatime pitstop, De Taart is the perfect place for a cup of tea or coffee and a slice of delectable homemade cake all served in a cozy... Read More

Rated a Bib Gourmand (good value) restaurant by the Michelin Red Guide, Envy is a concept restaurant focused on small, creative dishes that are shared... Read More

An indoor food market with ready-to-eat, street-food style goodies from a variety of stalls, including Turkish, Vietnamese and Indian offerings. Read More

Frens Haringhandel is the spot to try a real Dutch specialty—raw herring. Read More

Grand ceilings and windows, a curved, polished-wood bar, and Art Nouveau touches give Het Paleis a historic yet elegant ambience. If plane spotting is a... Read More

Hidden away in North Amsterdam, this restaurant boasts a great industrial chic interior and some interesting, yet unpretentious, food. Read More

The lacquered walls and velvet banquettes are a sumptuous backdrop for a light, seasonal menu (try the North Sea bass with fennel and cucumber). Read More

Located in a sunny, coach house attached to the 17th-century Huize Frankendael manor on the outskirts of Amsterdam, Merkelbach infuses tradition into... Read More

Stop for a cocktail under low vaulted-brick ceilings. Read More

A sleek interior and glamorous clientele form the backdrop for the dishes on offer at this fashionable Asian fusion restaurant serving everything from... Read More

Take-out edibles from still-warm croissants to house-made pastas tossed with fresh, seasonal ingredients like basil and mozzarella are served at this... Read More

Less ornate than Pompadour's flagship tearoom at 12 Huidenstraat, this second, brick-front location sells elegant baked goods and pastries along with... Read More

From across the canal, candles and lanterns glow invitingly in the paned-glass windows of this intimate wood-paneled, one-room restaurant. But the... Read More

Order the chef’s-course dinner for sublime fresh fish, such as wild turbot with langoustine. Read More

Set in an antique gatehouse with the appearance of a fairytale castle, and illuminated by 300 candles, in de Waag serves up hearty international dishes,... Read More

Located inside a 1926 greenhouse complex, most of the food you eat here was actually grown on the spot—and is delicious to boot. The Mediterranean... Read More

Michelin-starred La Rive features seasonal produce cooked in the French-Mediterranean tradition, with a nod to the flavors and techniques of Asia,... Read More

Like many metropolises, Amsterdam has its share of ethnic restaurants, leaving expats with no shortage of choices when a craving for “home food... Read More

Located in the heart of Amsterdam, Chef Dennis Kuipers combines traditional and modern French cuisine to great effect in this stylish, Michelin-starred... Read More

Vleminckx has been frying up Belgian fries since 1957, and it shows—these are some of the city's best. The place is just a hole in the wall, and a wait... Read More

At Yamazato, expect a delicious meal: classic, Michelin-starred kaiseki cuisine, served in a traditional Japanese setting by kimono-wearing... Read More

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