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Luxury Dining in Amsterdam

Luxury Dining: Amsterdam is well-known for its culture, museums, and even its street food. But for those who are gourmets, Amsterdam also provides excellent fine . We have compiled a list of some of the best places to dine in style in the city.

De Kas

De Kas restaurant is actually located in a greenhouse and fresh ingredients for the dishes are sourced from its own nursery. The restaurant is one of the oldest in Amsterdam and the menu changes daily.

Vis aan de Schelde

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A seafood restaurant, Visaandeschelde is famous in Amsterdam for its excellent dishes. The decor is formal and old-fashioned, the wine list is extensive, and they provide vegetarian dishes on demand as well!

Proeverij 274

Overlooking the canal, Proeverij 274 offers great views and great meals. The menu is seasonal, the wine list is great, and the decor is comfortable.

Samhoud Place

Samhoud Places is an upscale 2-star Michelin restaurant. The exclusive range of yummy dishes is worth the money.

Vuurtoreneiland’s Zomerrestaurant

For a truly exotic experience, visit Amsterdam in the summer and visit Vuurtoreneiland’s Zomerrestaurant. The place is only open for a few weeks in summer and is located on a greenhouse in a deserted island.


Another old-fashioned restaurant is Merkelbach, which is a proponent of the Slow Food Movement. Located in an 18th century coach house, this one combines excellent fresh food with an interesting historical decor.

La Rive

Located by the riverside, La Rive is one of Amsterdam’s best restaurants, with a large variety in the menu and an equally large collection of wines. The cuisine is French – Mediterranean with a light Asian flavour.

Panorama Rail Restaurant

An alternative to canal cruise dining is taking a ride in the Panorama Rail Restaurant. The old-fashioned carriage starts its journey from Amsterdam Central and travels for three hours through the surrounding villages, while the passengers have a leisurely four course meal.

If gourmet dining is your thing, staying at the centrally located Hostel Orfeo is an excellent idea.


Amsterdam Hostel Orfeo
Leidsekruisstraat 12-14
1017 RH Amsterdam
T: 0031 (0) 20 623 1347
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