Dreamy canals, quirky neighborhoods, great architecture, eccentric boutiques and much more make Amsterdam one of the most visited destinations in Europe. It’s not all about its Red Light District and its coffeeshops. It offers a wonderful gastronomic experience, with top notch dining spots that can be the perfect end to a hectic day of sight-seeing and partying! We’ve got a list of the best restaurants in Amsterdam 2018.
Vis aan de Schelde
This is one of the most loved restaurants in Amsterdam – you will literally be able to tell by the hoards of people standing outside waiting to get in. it continuously serves the best seafood in Amsterdam, all coupled with a gorgeous setting.
Don’t forget to try: bouillabaisse and sashimi
Working hours: Monday till Friday, from 12:00 to 14:30 and from 17:30 to 23:00.
Chic, chic, chic! That’s what Tunes is all about. With rich smoky flavors, wonderful grills, and top-notch preparations, Tunes has always been dubbed as one of the best restaurants in Amsterdam. The cherry on top is the open-plan kitchen where you can fitness the food in the making.
In the same building that Ciel Bleu is located in, Serre is open all day and offers wonderful terraces that look upon the canal. Try the traditional Japanese Bento Box, try dishes in miniature, be adventurous, eat grilled lamb with polenta and much more. This place makes it on our list for the best Amsterdam restaurants.
Did you know? Serre was inspired directly by Ciel Bleu.
With a touch of surprise and originality, Bridges also offers some of the best seafood in all of Amsterdam. From tuna, oysters, salmon, brill and lobster coupled with really good wine and the promise of even more exploration of Amsterdam before or after – Bridges is exquisite! It’s also located in the Sofitel, only one of the most prestigious hotels in all of Amsterdam! So enjoy the mixture of French architecture, seafood and Dutch touch and thank us later after you’ve visited Amsterdam’s best restaurant.
Do you want sweeping views, incredible food and luxurious interiors at one of the top restaurants in Amsterdam? Head straight to Ciel Bleu. You’ll have the tastiest glass of wine in one hand, a mouth-watering dish in front of you and a different perspective of Amsterdam’s skyline from next to you.
You can even ask for the Chef’s Table that will give you an insight into the world of chefs inside.
A fun, young atmosphere, creative drinks, the best cocktails and some good old comfort food – what is there not to love about Blue Spoon? Do not miss out on the restaurant’s garden courtyard inspired by Alice in Wonderland.
If you’re even 1% obsessed with wine, head straight to Bord D’Eau. This Michelin starred restaurant is not only in the historic center of Amsterdam, but it also has incredibly rich flavors and the best wine in Europe! I mean, what more do you want than overlooking a canal, and an old square with some of the best wine in hand?