New Restaurants in Amsterdam

There’s no lekkere geur in huis of culinary gems in Amsterdam, from the acclaimed street food hotspot Happyhappyjoyjoy to Dutch favorites like the cheese and charcuterie platters at Moerwijk Market and the risotto at the upscale restaurant The Hangar.

But a few of the city’s newest dining spots are giving old-school favorites a run for their money. From a former corrugated iron hangar in Amsterdam North to an eclectic hotel and bar with a man-made beach in the east, here are some of the coolest new restaurants in Amsterdam.

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Colonial grandeur meets industrial starkness in this creative new spot on the water in Amsterdam Noord. This unique waterfront restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with a lounge area that’s open until late. Designer Stella Willing’s choice of corrugated iron plates in brown and green colors fosters an industrial-chic feel that mixes beautifully with marble tables, mirrored walls, beaten metal and unpolished wooden floors and vintage barstools sourced from Paris. The result is a stunning space that feels as fresh and unique as the food served here.


This vibrant and affordable design hotel has a rooftop bar and restaurant, a creative co-working space in the lobby and even artists-in-residence. It’s the place for a hip and contemporary stay in Amsterdam, but don’t be fooled by its low price tag—the rooms are full of big windows, sleek designs and lots of natural light.