Where to eat and sleep in Amsterdam? 15 good addresses not to be missed

notre sélection de bonnes adresses amsterdam

Dear readers,
As you know, Amsterdam is not only about sex shops and coffee shops.
Cultural, avant-garde and exotic, the capital of the Netherlands is an ideal destination for a city break in Europe. Take the time to discover its different districts, its typical architecture and its canals which have earned it the nickname of the “Venice of the North”, its many museums… and to discover its restaurants, bars, cafés and hotels. Here is our selection. Enjoy your reading!

Before you go, read our article on places to visit in Amsterdam.

The best (gluten-free) addresses in Amsterdam


A restaurant that offers picnic baskets made from local and sustainable ingredients for lunch and snacks.
Allergens: gluten-free bread (extra charge)

Lindengracht 59HS, 1015 KC Amsterdam, Netherlands

Humphrey’s Restaurant

Elegant and cosy restaurant-bar with a unique 3-course fixed price menu.
Allergens: gluten-free, lactose-free and vegan options

Nieuwezijds Kolk 23, 1012 PV Amsterdam, Netherlands

Vegabond plant-based Store & Deli

A vegan grocery shop and restaurant in the heart of Amsterdam. Discover it for breakfast, lunch or a snack.
Allergens: sugar-free, gluten-free options

De Clercqstraat 48, 1052 NH Amsterdam, Netherlands


THE best place to eat traditional pancakes, sweet or savoury.
Allergens: gluten-free, lactose-free and vegan pancakes on request

Berenstraat 38, 1016 GH Amsterdam, Netherlands

Bloem Eten & Drinken

An ideal restaurant for lunch where prices are affordable, in a quiet and friendly neighbourhood.
Allergens: all dishes are vegan and 100% gluten-free

Entrepotdok 36, 1018 AD Amsterdam, Netherlands

SUE Bites Bar

A vegan bakery with an innovative concept, which also serves as a takeaway café.
Allergens: all products are refined sugar free, gluten free, lactose free and vegan

De Clercqstraat 48, 1052 NH Amsterdam, Netherlands

Vlaamsch Broodhuys

A place of conviviality and a bakery where you can come for breakfast, lunch, brunch or a snack. Wide choice of sandwiches, drinks and desserts.
Allergens: sourdough bread

Van Woustraat 78H, 1073 LP Amsterdam, Netherlands


A contemporary vegan restaurant that revisits traditions from around the world and serves them with colour, creativity and a lot of finesse.
Allergens: gluten-free and lactose-free starters and dishes

Camperstraat 26H, 1091 AG Amsterdam, Netherlands

De Glutenvrije Winkel

A shop with a touching history, specialising in gluten-free products that are prepared in their own bakery.

Pretoriusstraat 37, 1092 EZ Amsterdam, Netherlands

good addresses in amsterdam
good addresses in amsterdam

The best hotels in Amsterdam

Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Centre

What do we like? Its location in the historic centre and a 5-minute walk from the central station. The rooms are clean, very spacious and comfortable. The staff is very friendly and polite.

Nieuwezijdskolk 19, Centre d’Amsterdam, 1012 PV Amsterdam, Netherlands

From 158€/night
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Hotel Estheréa

What do we like? This family-run hotel is located in a 17th century UNESCO World Heritage building on one of Amsterdam’s oldest canals. The decoration is classic, elegant and romantic.

Singel 303 – 309, Centre d’Amsterdam, 1012 WJ Amsterdam, Netherlands

From 184€/night
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Hotel Arena

What do we like? An intimate historic hotel combining authenticity and modernity, in the heart of nature, in one of the most beautiful parks in Amsterdam, the Oosterpark. If you are looking for a romantic restaurant in Amsterdam you have come to the right place. They offer traditional, tasty food and are well worth a visit.

s-Gravesandestraat 55, Oost-Watergraafsmeer, 1092 AA Amsterdam, Netherlands

From 123€/night
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Zoku Amsterdam

What do we like? A hotel designed for business travellers and entrepreneurs looking for comfort, modernity and conviviality. The ingenious apartment-like lofts can accommodate up to 4 people.

Weesperstraat 105, Centre d’Amsterdam, 1018 VN Amsterdam, Netherlands

From 142€/night
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Catalonia Vondel Amsterdam

What do we like? Its location in a quiet, residential area, close to the Vondelpark, Leidseplein and the Rijksmuseum. And the charm of this boutique hotel with its neutral and relaxing colours.

Vondelstraat 18-26, Oud-West, 1054 GD Amsterdam, Netherlands

From 78€/night
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Hotel Die Port van Cleve

What do we like? The beauty of this monumental 19th-century building, located a stone’s throw from Dam Square. It was once the site of the first Heineken brewery. It’s a leap in history. Opened in 1880, the bar has retained its original façade.

Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 176 – 180, Centre d’Amsterdam, 1012 SJ Amsterdam, Netherlands

From 182€/night
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good addresses in amsterdam
good addresses in amsterdam

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