De Culinaire Werkplaats (Culinary Workshop)

If you’re looking for something a little different from your evening meal while in Amsterdam, then may I suggest giving De Culinaire Werkplaats a go. Located on a quiet side street near Westerpark, this rather special little restaurant  is hard to describe without sounding a bit pretentious, but I’d say that ‘interactive dining laboratory’ comes…

Mediamatic Eten

Yeah! This place is great – and a bit of a hidden gem. In fact, I sort of don’t want to tell you about it… but I’m gonna. Located on the waterfront next to Hannekes Boom (make your way through the urban garden to get there), Mediamatic Eten is the restaurant of the forward thinking…

d&a hummus bistro

In case it’s not clear from the name, this is where you’ll find the hummus. A lovely little restaurant in the heart of the Jordaan, hummus bistro is perfect for a relaxed lunch or dinner. It serves a range of middle eastern dishes, with lots of hummus varieties and topping combos, as well as shaksuka, salads,…

Manamana

I think this might genuinely be my favourite restaurant in Amsterdam. Located in the heart of De Pijp, this tiny Middle Eastern eatery is a true hidden gem in Amsterdam. So don’t tell too many people about it, ok? They serve an excellent selection of modern Lebanese and Israeli dishes, with a strong focus on…