Places of interest

Coffee/Breakfast/Brunch (most open after 9am)

• Box Sociaal- Australian-style brunch café, also open for dinner
• Dignita Hoftuin- great coffee and brunch/lunch menu, al fresco area
• Bakhuys- excellent bakery and coffee (also available to go). Open from 7
• Hartog’s Wholegrain Bakery and Milling- great baked goods and bread
• Little Collins- Australian-style brunch café, outdoor seats
• Bakers and Roaster- New Zealand style brunch, coffee
• Pllek- bright cafe space built of shipping containers in Amsterdam Noord
• Back to Black- great coffee on a nice canal
• Bar Bukowski- open from 8
• Bagels and beans- bagel cafe (open from 8)
• Scandinavian embassy
Lunch

• Box Sociaal- Australian-style brunch café, also open for dinner.
• Dignita Hoftuin- brunch/lunch menu, al fresco area
• Bakhuys- excellent baked goods, sandwiches and pizza
• Frank’s Smokehouse- specializes in smoked fishes/meats
• De Plantage- beautiful dining room in a old greenhouse at the Artis zoo
• Café de Jaren- nice terrace overlooking the Amstel/canals
• Bread and Salt- local syrian shawarma
• Borrl Kitchen- local dutch bar/kitchen
• Vergulden Eenhoorn- old farmhouse venue
• Burgermeester- burger bar
• Sotto Pizza Kadijksplein- pizzaria
• Coffee Bru- excellent coffee. Serves cake and sandwiches only
• Sir Hummus- only serves hummus, great for vegetarians
• De Wassarette- great sandwiches, midday sun. Good coffee
• Café Van Kerkwijk- salads and sandwiches, amazing homemade apple pie and pear tart
• Winkel 43- Fantastic apple pie
• Pllek- bright cafe space in shipping containers in Amsterdam Noord
• De Pizzabakkers- pizzeria

Dinner
• Sanpurna- excellent Indonesian food, good for vegetarians
• De Plantage- beautiful dining room in a old greenhouse at the Artis zoo
• Volt- great range of dishes, good drinks
• Vergulden Eenhoorn- old farmhouse venue
• Pizzeria Palorma- Pizzaria
• Mr and Mrs Watson- excellent vegan/vegetarian resturaunt, famous for vegan cheese
• Los Pilones- Mexican food
• Kilimanjaro- African, good for vegetarians
• Sagfra Food and Wine
• Loetje- Steak restaurant
• Spirit- buffet vegetarian
• Pata Negra- spanish
• Renato’s Pizzeria- great pizza/antipasto
• Renato’s Osteria- Italian pasta/meat dishes
• Burgermeester- burger bar
• A Tavola- simple Italian
• La Fucina- simple Italian
• Bistro Baret- Nice french restaurant
• Pllek- bright cafe space in shipping containers in Amsterdam Noord
• Bird Thai- good Thai food
• Ku Japanese- sushi/sashimi, bento boxes
• Box Sociaal- excellent natural wines, Asian-inspired dishes
• Saravana Bhavan- south Indian food, good for vegetarians/vegans
• Fou Fow- authentic ramen
• Borrl Kitchen- local dutch bar/kitchen
• Walia Ibex- homemade Ethiopian food

Drinks
• Café Eik en Linde- Dutch bruin bar
• Gollem- huge selection of beers, outdoor seats on the canal
• Filmtheatre Kriterion- student bar and independent cinema
• Cafe Koosje- Dutch bruin bar
• CREA- student bar with outside seating
• Hiding in plain sight- cocktail bar
• Eetafe de Magere Brug- nice afternoon sun at the Amstel
• Vergulden Eenhoorn- old farmhouse venue
• Café de Jaren- nice terrace overlooking the Amstel/canals
• Cafe Smit en Voogt- local Dutch bar
• Café Onder de Ooievaar- Dutch bruin bar
• Glou Glou- excellent natural wine bar
• De Groene Olifant- Dutch bruin bar
• Ru ken Pluk- Dutch bruin bar
• Zoku- bright rooftop bar at a hotel
Local breweries/distelleries
• Brouwerij ‘t IJ – iconic windmill
• Oedipus Brewery- local brewery in Amsterdam Noord
• De Prael- local brewery
• Troost- local brewery, great brugers
• Distellery ‘t Niuewe Diep- Jenever distillery in the Flevopark

Local amenities at Waterlooplein
• Supermarket- Albert Heijn
• Biological supermarket- Ecoplaza
• Pharmacy shop- Etos, Kruidvat
• Post office- Primera
• Alcohol shop- Gall and Gall, Albert Heijn

Cheese shops- Erik’s delicatessen, Tromp

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