The ultimate foodie guide for De Pijp neighbourhood
Although Hotel Okura Amsterdam’s culinary scene is incredibly diverse, you should definitely save a spot in your agenda to explore the unique food culture in De Pijp neighbourhood. This area has transformed from a previously working-class district into one of the most cosmopolitan areas of Amsterdam. It is currently bursting with a diversity of restaurants and trendy bars. In addition, it features the iconic Albert Cuyp Market and two breweries.
Albert Cuyp Market
Wander along the 260 stands of the Albert Cuyp Market and try out local cheeses, Turkish delicacies, Dutch herring or Vietnamese spring rolls.
A small restaurant on the corner of the street that serves the most delicious ceviche and other fish dishes.
Van Ostadestraat 1
At this natural wine bar you can try wines without added industrial yeast and Sulphur. If you really like one of the wines you tried, you can buy it at the little shop behind the bar.
Tweede van der Helststraat 3
The Seafood Bar
With 4 restaurants in Amsterdam, The Seafood Bar is well-known amongst locals and tourists. A great place to enjoy fruits de mer or a fish platter with wine pairing.
Ferdinand Bolstraat 32
This Michelin starred restaurant offers dishes from the French and Mediterranean cuisine.
Owned by Alain Caron and his two sons, at Café Caron you can expect French specialties with finesse.
Frans Halsstraat 28H
This luxurious brasserie is open for lunch and dinner. They serve mainly Dutch ingredients and have a wine list with more than 250 wines.
Frans Halsstraat 76
Near Gerard Douplein you will find this low-key lunchroom including a sunny terrace. They serve delicious sandwiches, we would recommend the chicken-avocado sourdough.
Eerste van der Helstplein 27
Brut de Mer
This fish restaurant serves the best quality straight from province Zeeland, the fish kingdom in the southern of the Netherlands. From oysters and king crab to lobster bisque in combination with rewarding wines.
Gerard Douplein 81
Experience the specialties from the Middle-East at this little restaurant in the middle of De Pijp.
Eerste Jan Steenstraat 85
Their kitchen shows both Peruvian classics as well as innovative dishes that’s build on Peru’s heritage. We would definitely recommend the ceviche.
Van Ostadestraat 352-354
Here you can expect pure and flavourful Italian dishes without fuss. This restaurant is open for lunch and dinner.
Van Woustraat 127-129
Enjoy one of their very-own craft-beers in combination with a nice burger or flammkuchen.
Cornelis Troostplein 21
This low-key restaurant offers a great assortment of drinks. A great choice when you would like to enjoy the sun in combination with a Gin&Tonic.
Ferdinand Bolstraat 178
In the mood for a vitamin-boost? Then head to the JuiceBrothers to enjoy juices made of natural, fresh and organic products.
Van Woustraat 151
Located in a monumental building, this eatery offers a small card with tasty courses made of fresh local products.
Karel du Jardinstraat 47
CT Coffee & Coconuts
Pop in for a coffee, homemade juice, healthy breakfast or tasty lunch. This easy-going restaurant with many plants and wooden details used to be a cinema in the roaring 20’s.
Here you can share various Latin and Spanish bites in the restaurant or on the terrace, during lunch or during dinner.
Eerste Sweelinckstraat 10A