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HELPFUL TIPS IN AMSTERDAM

SUPERMARKETS

1. Albert Heijn – AH is the largest chain of supermarkets in the Netherlands. Westermarkt 21-27 & Elandsgracht 13A & Overtoom 116 BEL

2. Marqt – The Supermarket with a twist! Only sells biological products from local farmers. Overtoom 21 & Wolvenstraat 32

3. Lidl – Well-renowned for their fresh fruit and vegetables (and sharp prices!) Alberdingk Thijmstraat 162

GOOD COFFEE

4. De Koffiesalon – They won a few awards for best coffee in Amsterdam, a beautiful art deco coffee salon (open: 7 days, from 7-7). 1e C. Huygensstraat 82

5. Screaming Beans – Screaming Beans – Great coffee, with a true passion for how a good coffee should taste. 1e C. Huygensstraat 35 & Hartenstraat 12.

6. Lot Sixty One – Once the owners of this coffee place were our guests in one of the apartments, now they serve one of the best coffee in Amsterdam! Kinkerstraat 112

7. Cloud Art & Coffee  – Nice ambiance; art and great coffee. Prinsengracht 276 hs

TAKE AWAY FOOD & LUNCH

19. De 3 Graefjes – Just off Damsquare, this atmospheric tearoom is a fantastic place to enjoy a the best cakes in Amsterdam, a nice lunch or a high tea. Eggertstraat 1

20. Buffet van Odette –  Prinsengracht 598 www.buffet-amsterdam.nl

21. Het Vlaamsch Broodhuys – great bakery (nice croissants!) and great lunches, all natural, fresh ingredients. Eerste Constantijn Huijgensstraat 64, Elandsgracht 122bg

22. Peperwortel – don’t want to eat out? Get some really nice and fresh food at traitor Peperwortel. Open until 9 pm. Overtoom 140

23. Cibo & Vino – Another great traiteur. Really good authentic Italian dishes. Open until 9 pm. Elandsgracht 89

RESTAURANTS

8. Restaurant de Italiaan – Nice wood oven pizza’s with fresh organic ingredients. Open from 17.30-22.00 Bosboom Toussaintstraat 29

9. Cafe Toussaint – A typical Dutch neighbourhood cafe! Open from 9 am, for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Bosboom Toussaintstraat 26

10. Japan Inn – Small down to earth Japanese restaurant. Good food and good prices! Leidsekruisstraat 4

11. Kantjil en de Tijger – Big Indonesian restaurant (i use to work there when I was a student). Try a nice rice table and definitely try the sate kambing! Spuistraat 291-293

12. The seafood bar – fancy fish? Go to the seafood bar, lots of fresh fish! Van Baerlestraat 5

13. Kinnaree Thai Cuisine – a good Thai restaurant. After a nice walk in the Jordaan! Eerste Anjeliersdwarsstraat 14

14. Brix – great restaurant at the Wolvenstraat 16

15. Van Harte – lovely restaurant at the Hartenstraat 24

16. Envy  – Beautiful taste, special bites, surprising combinations.  Prinsengracht 281

17. Van Puffelen  – Has grown from a small Amsterdam cafe, into a big, well known Amsterdam restaurant. Great ambiance with a mixed public. Prinsengracht 375-377

18. Restaurant Toscanini – Since 1985 and still going strong. Fantastic authentic Italian Food. Lindengracht 75

AREA'S NOT TO MISS

9 straatjes The ‘9 straatjes’ (9 small streets) is a very nice and cosy shoppingarea. A must see (and buy and eat and drink!)

Ten Kate market & de Hallen

On this authentic market, you can find amazing fresh fruit, fish and the best Dutch cheeses. Brand new is 'de Hallen', a cultural hotspot, with fantastic food, great shops, a film house and amazing architecture.      

MUSEUMS

24. Amsterdams Historisch Museum – In this beautiful museum you can learn all about Amsterdams amazing history. Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 359

25. Foam – Foam is the place to be when it comes to photography. After enjoying their photo collection or exhibition, why don’t you browse through the bookshop or relax in the atmospheric café. Keizersgracht 609

26. Nemo – When you are with kids in Amsterdam, this is THE museum to visit. Very interactive and very educational, but above all much fun for children AND parents. Oosterdok

RENTALS

27. MacBike – Amsterdam is the perfect city TO EXPLORE by bike. Overtoom 45 or Stationsplein 5.

28. Canal Bike Amsterdam – Amsterdam is the No. 1 cycling city in the world where you can even cycle through the canals. Great fun for the kids. Marnixstraat 250

29. MokumBoot – Rent your own boat, 8 people maximum. Great fun for small groups. Nassaukade 351

IMPORTANT ADDRESSES

30. Chemist – The nearest pharmacy is located at the Rozengracht 57 Apotheek Het Witte Kruis, Apotheek Wittop Koning, Overtoom 81-83

31. Tourist Information – The Tourist Information Center is located at the Stationsplein, opposite Amsterdam Central Station. Stationsplein 10

32. Tourist Doctor  – Medical service. Open during office hours. Bloemgracht 112 +31 20 4275011

Dutch emergency number –in case of fire or life threatening emergencies, call: 112

Taxi – TCA Taxi +31 20 7777777 (7x7) www.tcataxi.nl

Public transport – Laurier: tram 13,14 and 17 (stop Westermarkt), Helmers: tram 1   www.gvb.nl
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