If you want a really tasty lunch in a place surrounded by nature, take a look at restaurant Gijsbrecht.
This unique and peaceful location with a large sun-drenched terrace on the water provides a relaxed atmosphere, with a beautiful view over the Gijsbrecht van Aemstelpark.
The kitchen cooks well and how! They use local and especially seasonal products a lot, accompanied by a glass of wine.
At restaurant Gijsbrecht you can dine and have a drink in a cool ambiance with a culinary touch, that you can fully enjoy in the summer!
If you are looking for a slice of La Dolce Vita without leaving Amsterdam, check out Mondo Mediterraneo.
It’s a cross between a restaurant and traiteur, serving fresh Italian food.
Italian wine and coffee with sandwiches available to take away at luchtime.
You can’t get much more authentic than that….buon appetito!
I love de Nordics and I love coffee.
So Coffee Sometime is probably the place that offers delicious coffees combined with amazing cakes in Scandinavian style.
They have nice Danish furniture from Frama and beautiful ceramic tableware.
Restaurant Wilde Zwijnen is a cozy modern nordic restaurant, located in Amsterdam Oost.
The interior is not typical Dutch, but with a Scandinavian touch. The restaurant uses fresh seasonal ingredients. You can eat in the restaurant or at The Eetbar, where you can choose to sit at a table or at a bar.
They also have a terrace where you can have lunch or have dinner, or just enjoy a good glass of wine in the sun.
What I really love abouth this place, besides the good food and friendly staff is the handmade ceramic serving plates!
Cecconi’s is located in the 1930s Bungehuis building on the Singel canal.
It’s a modern-day classic Italian restaurant serving hand-made pasta, seafood and dishes from Nothern Italy using the finest ingredients.
The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner. If you step into this restaurant you feel like you are in New York, with a touch of art-deco style.
Don’t forget to treat yourself with the tiramisu….so delicious!
Maison La Roche, also Villa La Roche, is a house in Paris, designed by Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret in 1923-1925. It was designed for Raoul La Roche, a Swiss banker and collector of avant-garde art.
Villa La Roche now houses the Fondation Le Corbusier. La Roche commissioned Le Corbusier to build a villa as well as a gallery to house his art collection.
In July 2016, the house, Villa Jeanneret, and sixteen other works by Le Corbusier were inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Fondation Maeght is a museum of modern art on the Coline des Gardettes, a hill overlooking Saint-Paul de Vence in the southeast of France about 25 km from Nice. It was established by Marguerite and Aimé Maeght in 1964 and houses paintings, sculptures, collages, ceramics and all forms of modern art. The collection includes works by many important 20th-century artists including Jean Arp, Pierre Bonnard, George Braque, Alexander Calder, Marc Chagall, Ellsworth Kelly, Fernand Léger and Joan Miró among others.
The Stedelijk Museum is a museum in Amsterdam for modern and contemporary art and design, founded in 1874. In 1895 the museum openend at Paulus Potterstraat, near the Rijksmuseum. The museum was internationally regarded as one of the most influential museums for the twentieth-century art.
Kaagman & Kortekaas,
located in a narrow street between de Nieuwendijk en de Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal. If you step into this restaurant you feel like you are in France.
This place is inspired by the style of contemporary bistros in Paris. The food is of good quality and affordable. Certainly a wonderful place to have an unforgettable evening!
Restaurant 4850 is located in Amsterdam Oost and offers you Nordic inspired food. It is a real comfortable place. You can drink your coffee in the morning, a nice lunch in the afternoon and drink a good glass of wine in the evening. The staff is very friendly and this place is absolutely my new favorite in the city! The carrot cake is highly recommended and you have to try the eggs florentine, its so delicious……enjoy!