Eat, drink & shop

The historic, vibrant and bustling city of Amsterdam is made up of characteristic neighbourhoods - each with it's own charm, and set of shops, cafes and restaurants. Best of all, everything is within walking or cycling distance of each other! Read on for our list of highlighted shops & restaurants in Amsterdam.

Restaurants, cafés & shops in Amsterdam


When it comes to dining out, Amsterdam has something for everyone. So no matter what your budget, the time of day, or the style of food you're looking...
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Going to a Michelin-rated restaurant can be quite the treat, and the Netherlands certainly isn't short on options. With 16 Michelin-rated restaurants ...
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Traditionally Dutch

Part of the fun of visiting a new city is sampling the food and drink - and Amsterdam has delicious some local delicacies worth seeking out. In additi...
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Cocktail bars

For a delightful evening out, stop by one of Amsterdam’s best cocktail bars to sip some well-made classics or inventive new mixes. There’s plenty of c...
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Beer sampling

Our neighbours in Belgium get most of the credit, but did you know that the Netherlands is also a haven for finely-crafted local beers? From rich trip...
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Brown cafés

For a taste of authentic Amsterdam flavour and Dutch culture, don't miss a visit to a traditional Dutch pub known as a 'brown café' (bruin café). Thes...
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Luxury shopping

No matter what you’re looking for, Amsterdam is a shopper’s paradise. For those with more discerning taste, the city has an excellent selection of lux...
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Dutch Design

Amsterdam is a city known for its creativity and spirit of commerce. With roots in Calvinism and a rich history of successful trade during the Golden ...
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Shopping areas

There are many places in and around the city to get your retail fix - with different areas offering different shopping experiences. Here's I amsterdam...
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