social entrepreneurship

Social entrepreneurship, also known as impact entrepreneurship, means doing business with a social perspective; making a positive impact on society is the priority. Amsterdam is an ideal homebase for social entrepreneurs, offering the networks, ecosystem and business preconditions to make impact enterprises a success.


A Beautiful Mess

H.J.E. Wenckebachweg 48
1096 AN AMSTERDAM
Enjoy delicious Middle-Eastern dishes in a restaurant with an interesting origin.

Yerba

Ruysdaelstraat 48
1071 XE AMSTERDAM
Restaurant Yerba’s chef Walter Marskamp puts vegetables centre stage, and uses every part of the plant to create vegan, vegetarian...

Restaurant Freud

Spaarndammerstraat 424
1013 SZ AMSTERDAM
Freud has a tempting menu leaning towards the Mediterranean and Middle East – there’s sourdough bread with tapenade and muhammara...

De Akermolen

Zwarte Pad 30
1069 MN AMSTERDAM
De Akermolen is a windmill that’s lost its sails, along what feels like a country footpath in the district of De Aker. The teahous...

De Pits

IJsbaanpad 9
1076 CV AMSTERDAM
If you’re ready for a pitstop, stop off at lunchroom De Pits at the Pand Zuid business hub. Inside, there are photos of the 1928 O...

Vegan Junk Food Bar

Staringplein 22
1054 VL AMSTERDAM
Guilt-free snacks have never been so tasty! Whether you go for the original burger or the shawarma sandwich, everything at the Veg...

Koeckebackers

Cabralstraat 7
1057 CD AMSTERDAM
Everyone loves a good biscuit, and you certainly couldn’t fail to enjoy one from the master ‘cookie bakers’ at the Koeckebackers. ...

50/50 Food

Rode Kruisstraat 24
1025 KN AMSTERDAM
For a tasty and affordable organic lunch, then take a break at 50/50 Food. Run by the Salvation Army, this café has a sunny terrac...

Happy Tosti

1e van der Helststraat 80
1072 NZ AMSTERDAM
Everybody’s happy with a tasty grilled cheese sandwich. At Happy Tosti, they make great toastie varieties ranging from a perfectly...

Hotel Buiten

TH. J. Lammerslaan 1
1064 DH AMSTERDAM
Not an actual hotel, but homely nevertheless: Hotel Buiten is a café and an urban beach – without sand, but with plenty of water t...

50/50 Green

Heggerankweg 61
1032 JB AMSTERDAM
Run by The Salvation Army, 50/50 Green is the perfect place for a break among nature and to top up on your five a day. Located in ...

Buurtboerderij Ons Genoegen

Spaarndammerdijk 319
1014 AA AMSTERDAM
This neighbourhood farm is in an idyllic corner of Westerpark, leaving the crowds far behind. It’s an atmospheric old farmhouse wi...