9 streets

The area between Leidsestraat and Raadhuisstraat is known as De 9 Straatjes (The 9 Streets), named after the nine side streets connecting the main canals in the city centre. Together they constitute a charming neighbourhood full of unique shops, trendsetting fashion and wonderful places to drink and dine.

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...

Akitsu

Rozengracht 230
1016 SZ AMSTERDAM
This restaurant specialises in Japanese cuisine.

Casa Peru

Leidsegracht 68
1016 CP AMSTERDAM
Authentic Peruvian food on an Amsterdam canal? Well, yes – at Casa Peru on the corner of the Leidsegracht and the Prinsengracht. T...

Café George

Leidsegracht 84
1016 CR AMSTERDAM
Café George on the Leidsegracht is a stylish relaxed place to slip into from early morning to midnight. No trendy decor for this c...

't Zwaantje

Berenstraat 12
1016 GH AMSTERDAM
Amsterdam restaurant with a good kitchen and an informal, international atmosphere.

Koh-I-Noor Westermarkt

Westermarkt 29HS
1016 DJ AMSTERDAM
Koh-I-Noor, one of the older Indian restaurants in Amsterdam, was established in 1981. The restaurant serves dishes from the North...

Envy

Prinsengracht 381
1016 HL AMSTERDAM
The brains behind the successful ‘recumbent dining’ concept of the Supperclub prove they can delight the pallet in sitting positio...

Festina Lente

Looiersgracht 40B
1016 VS AMSTERDAM
Festina Lente on the Looiersgracht is actually more like a cosy living room than a café. The decor is a mishmash of things and the...

Homomonument

Prinsengracht/Westerkerk
1016 GW AMSTERDAM
Designed by Amsterdam-born artist Karin Daan in 1979, Amsterdam's Homomonument (gay monument) was the first of its kind. It was c...

Arriba Arriba

Rozengracht 114
1016 NH AMSTERDAM
Arriba Arriba is a colourful Mexican street food hang-out on Amsterdam’s Rozengracht. Whether you’re craving tacos or are in the m...
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Bar Brandstof

Marnixstraat 341
1016 TD AMSTERDAM
You can have breakfast, lunch and dinner at Bar Brandstof, which can be found on the corner of the Marnixstraat and Rozengracht in...

Quattro Gatti

Hartenstraat 3
1016 BZ AMSTERDAM
Quattro Gatti in the Negen Straatjes (the 9 Streets) is a typical small Italian restaurant. In a cantine-like atmosphere one eats ...