Meneer Nieges

Located on the waterfront in the Westerdok area to the west of Central Station (just far enough away from the centre to be off most tourists’ radars), Meneer Nieges is a restaurant and bar from the team behind Hannekes Boom and Bloemenbar, and lovely place to hang out in all seasons. One of its biggest…

Gs Brunch Boat

Apparently the only brunch boat in the world, this culinary cruise is operated by legendary Amsterdam brunch hotspot Gs Really Nice Place and sets sail every Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 10.00, 12:00 and 14:00. I went on the brunch boat whilst pregnant so didn’t get to take full advantage of the Bloody Mary-ness of…

Vondeltuin

Located at the southern tip of Vondelpark, this gorgeous garden bar is a magical summertime hangout and one of our favourite places to go with friends on a sunny afternoon or balmy evening. Choose from a range of quirky seating areas amongst fairy lit trees, and enjoy some yummy food (I’d recommend the flammkucken!) and…