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Below are a couple of our favourite places to eat, drink and hang out.
A traditional, local dish from the Netherlands is the “pannenkoek”, the Dutch version of pancakes. We even have them for dinner! Add any kind of topping, sweet or savoury. The pannenkoek is a true Dutch experience and one we strongly recommend you try when you stay in Amsterdam. The Pancake Bakery is a 10-minute walk from the Highlander Amsterdam.
Restaurant Vlaming Amsterdam
Restaurant Vlaming is situated in the heart of the Jordaan, a must-visit area in Amsterdam. Here, you can enjoy Dutch and international cuisines in a relaxed, modern atmosphere. Restaurant Vlaming is a 10 minutes’ walk from the Highlander Amsterdam.
Up for a surprise? Visit Restaurant Johannes, decide if you want 4, 5, 6, 7, or 8 courses and let the chefs work their magic. You will surely be blown away by their creations! If you really want to have a unique night out, book a floating dinner. Take in the magnificent views of Amsterdam from the canals, while enjoying the chef’s creations. Restaurant Johannes is a 15 minutes’ walk from the Highlander Amsterdam.
At Restaurant Moeders, you can enjoy traditional Dutch cuisine as made by “moeders”, moms. From soups to hotchpotch and from hachee to vlaflip: these traditional dishes will fill your belly with homemade comfort food. Restaurant Moeders is a 18 minutes’ walk from the Highlander Amsterdam.
A trip to the Rijksmuseum is a must when you are in Amsterdam. It is home to 8,000 masterpieces that cover 800 years of Dutch art and history. In 2019, the year of Rembrandt, you can see all of Rembrandt’s works in a unique, celebratory exhibition.
If you are more into modern art, the Stedelijk Museum is a great place to spend a day. With a base collection of more than 700 pieces of modern works, highlighting art and design from the 1880’s up to this day, as well as about 7 temporary collections to choose from, you will surely leave inspired.
Van Gogh Museum
Step into the world of another Dutch master: Van Gogh. Discover the largest collection of Vincent van Gogh’s works and learn all there is to know about the man, the artist and his works.