Westergasfabriek

Located in Westerpark, Westergasfabriek is a bustling cultural complex created out of the city’s old municipal gasworks buildings. Here you’ll find loads of places to eat, drink and be merry, such as excellent brewery bar Troost, Mossel & Gin restaurant, North Sea Jazz Club, het Ketelhuis cinema (watch out for outdoor film screenings in the…

Happyhappyjoyjoy

Yum. We love this place – and not just for the Ren & Stimpy reference. Serving Asian streetfood in small sharer dishes, Happyhappyjoyjoy can always be counted on for a fun, informal atmosphere and delicious food, with friendly staff (a rarity in Amsterdam).  Go with friends and order a bunch of dishes to share, and…

Pllek

One of our favourite Amsterdam hang outs come rain or shine, Pllek is a huge restaurant and bar made from reclaimed industrial materials (think shipping containers and scaffolding) in trendy NDSM Wharf. It’s located directly on the shores of the IJ – the river that separates Amsterdam from Amsterdam North – and it has one…