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…

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…

Mossel & Gin

If the thought of a gin menu makes you weak at the knees, then you’ll love this seafood restaurant at Westergasfabriek. Serving mainly (you guessed it) mussels and gin, Mossel & Gin is a great little spot in an old industrial building with a delightful sun trap courtyard to boot. Choose from four varieties of…

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…