Restaurants in Amsterdam
The dining scene in Amsterdam has changed dramatically in the last decade. In the wake of the bistronomy movements that overtook Paris and London, a new generation of chefs have opened restaurants in the Dutch capital, challenging diners with creative, vegetable-forward cooking; reinventing classic Dutch specialties; and pairing dishes with natural wines.
Back in 2012, Café Modern was one of the first big restaurant openings in Amsterdam Noord (north Amsterdam), and it still serves as a fine example of affordable modern Dutch cuisine. The daily set menu available at dinner includes fish and meat options
Café Restaurant Amsterdam
Café Restaurant Amsterdam is a convivial brasserie housed in a former (late-19th-century) water pump station. The restaurant has remained beloved among locals since opening in 1996. It offers a vast menu, with sandwiches and cakes at lunchtime and seafood
Stork is one of Amsterdam’s most-loved seafood restaurants, not least for its location on the north bank of the river IJ. Enjoy a light lunch with shrimp croquettes or oysters on the riverside terrace, or go all in with the plateau fruits de mer deluxe plate
The White Room
The White Room is considered the oldest operating restaurant in Amsterdam, having opened in 1885 inside the Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky on Dam Square. Today, renowned chef Jacob Jan Boerma makes surprising use of fruit flavors