The cross-generational clientele somehow suits the mismatched furnishings at this quirkily named café-restaurant, which has become a neighbourhood favourite in Amsterdam, thanks to its Med-led cuisine and casual vibe.
Relaxed dining in De Pijp
The food at Fa. Pekelhaaring is affordable and unpretentious: think deep-fried sprats with lemon, classic beef tagliata with rocket, balsamic vinegar and shaved Parmesan. Dessert's a no-brainer: the white chocolate cheesecake and raspberry sauce is renowned.