Food Drinks Amsterdam

Restaurants and café’s in Amsterdam are a major source of delight for tourists. With a great variety of restaurants littered around the city, tourists have an unlimited choice of food and drink according to their taste and likeness.

Amsterdam has restaurants serving all types of food; food lovers can have their pick amongst the Dutch, Asian, Thai, European, English cuisines. The places are not only famous for their food, but also because their atmosphere and environment.

In summers, garden restaurants are the best places to eat, evenings usually see people flocking on to the terrace restaurants and roadside café’s, which gives the city a lively atmosphere.

Some of the famous recommended diners with their international cuisine and specialties are listed below:

D’Vijff Vlieghen is a cozy, romantic restaurant, and is famous with the locals as well as the tourists. This restaurant is located in a historic 17th century building, with its period ambience. The restaurant is famous for its Dutch cuisine, along with its period setting.

Krua Thai classic is the city’s most stylish and best Asian restaurant. As the name suggests, the specialty of the restaurant is its Thai cuisine. The restaurant has a quiet, romantic, low lot atmosphere. The service is efficient, and the food is every bit Thai in nature. All the Thai specialties can be ordered here, although the place is a bit heavy on the pocket, but it is a good choice for Thai food lovers.

Toscanini is an authentic Italian restaurant. The food is every bit Italian, and the place is usually crowded with tourists and locals alike. The place offers a terrace too, for people who love to eat outdoors.

Tujuh Maret is Amsterdam’s best Indonesian restaurant. It is a small intimate restaurant with efficient and welcoming staff. The dishes are mostly in chicken and beef, although the taste has been tailored to the taste buds of European people, as most of the tourists as well as Dutch locals are not very used to hot, spicy food.

Yamazato is a traditional Japanese restaurant. Located inside the Hotel Okura, it gives you the best Japanese cuisine, with its Japanese ambience and staff wearing kimono’s. The décor of the restaurant is traditionally Japanese. The furnishings are also in the same traditional Japanese style, having low tables and floor sitting with floor cushions.

As for drinks, Amsterdam is famous for its nightlife and bars. The city is dotted with hundreds of bars in and around it. It is a pleasure to spend the night hoping from one bar to another. Food and drink in Amsterdam is as pleasurable as its visits to the famous places. Amsterdam’s restaurants offer a rich cuisine, which is a testimony to the city’s rich culture.

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