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Amsterdam Self-Guided Food Tour: De Pijp Neigbourhood

Eat, walk, repeat! Say goodbye to tourist traps and have a taste of authentic Amsterdam. This self-guided food tour is your no-BS foodie PDF guide that takes you to six to eight family-owned businesses in the buzzing De Pijp neighbourhood - home to Europe's biggest street market, the Albert Cuyp Market.

What's on the menu?

From Amsterdam's best handmade stroopwafel to the Netherlands' favourite croquette, amazing Surinamese dishes you might never have heard of, authentic Japanese takoyaki balls and so much more. Explore the city's street food culture and enjoy the best quintessential Dutch and international dishes in Amsterdam - all in under 2 hours.

PLEASE NOTE: *Food is not included. This is a self-guided food tour in PDF format.

  • Fresh croquette from an iconic family-owned Dutch bakery since 1941
  • A unique mix of Surinamese dishes including 'Pom' (Suriname's national dish)
  • Delicious smoked brisket and chicken rollade with Israeli pickle, olives and bread with balsamic vinegar
  • So-fresh-it-hurts Dutch herring and kibbeling (fried cod)
  • Poffertjes (mini pancakes) with butter and icing sugar
  • Amsterdam's best freshly made stroopwafel from a 45-year-old family business (as seen on Anthony Bourdain's "The Layover")
  • Amazing Japanese takoyaki balls from Osaka
  • Award-winning hand-cut fries peanut sauce and mayonnaise (war fries)

*Vegetarian options are available at all locations except 3 stops

How to download your free Amsterdam Do-It-Yourself Food Tour (De Pijp)?

To join this experience, you must reserve a time slot in advance. This experience runs Monday, Thursday to Saturday between 11.15 am and 3 pm. Book your time slot via this link. Fill in your City Card number and the relevant information, and you'll receive a booking confirmation email with the downloadable link for this PDF guide, as well as a free Amsterdam itinerary. 

What's included?

  • You'll visit around 6 - 8 foodie stops in De Pijp neighbourhood and the Albert Cuyp Market
  • You'll get exclusive deals and tastings at 7 locations
  • You'll discover fun tidbits about the food and behind-the-scenes stories about our local food heroes
  • Each PDF guide comes with Google Maps links for you to easily navigate your way around
  • You'll learn about the neighbourhood, market and some useful Dutch words 
  • You'll get more restaurant recommendations and a free 72-hour Amsterdam itinerary

How to use this PDF guide

Before you begin, read the FAQ in the PDF guide for more information. On the day of the experience, get your City Card scanned at the first location and follow the instructions in the guide. 

PLEASE NOTE: Make sure your City Card is valid at the time of use.