Recently opened in Amsterdam

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New restaurants open their doors every day in Amsterdam. In this post we keep you updated about the latest places to eat and drink in our beloved Amsterdam. If something looks nice but we haven’t been there yet, we’ll also put it on the list—hey, maybe you’ll get there before we do, and you can tell us what to expect. 

No extensive reviews, just a quick and dirty guide with nothing but our honest opinions! 

Recently opened in Amsterdam | February 2019

nNea Pizza

I guess it’s safe to say the Bilderdijkstraat is booming once again. Recently Little Collins joined us in Old West and now we have nNea Pizza. From hear say, the best crust in town. But we haven’t tried it yet, so stay tuned!


Carstens Amsterdam

It is not going to be more Central than this. A stone’s throw from the Central Station you will find this new hotspot with good brasserie dishes from the Dutch kitchen. All this with a little twist. We ate there in the opening week, our favorites can mainly be found in the starters; steak tartare, dutch shrimp and as a personal favorite the yellow beet carpaccio! Do you like sweet? Then check the “Cold Coffee” a dessert made with Stooker Coffee.



Neni’s Amsterdam

The famous Citroën garage at Stadionplein has new residents and not the least. None other than Neni (known from, among others, Berlin) has come down here to serve us all the goodies from the Tel Aviv kitchen. Here you go for the tastiest hummus and fantastic fish kebab. Stay tuned because soon they will also open a deli and a cocktail bar real soon.

Recently opened in Amsterdam | January 2019

Little Collins Oud West

Amsterdammers of the West, rejoice! One of our all-time favorite brunch spots is now open in our neighborhood. The second Little Collins on Bilderdijkstraat serves the same hearty Melbournian brunches that made its original de Pijp location a hit. This one is bigger and has a garden out back, so it’s somewhat easier to get a table for Saturday brunch, even as a walk-in.

We love Little Collins’ comfort food and hangover cures with big, bold flavor combinations (thanks to flavor boosters like kimchi, harissa and jalapeno), as well as their solid vegetarian options… and the one of the best Bloody Marys in town.

Guasacaca (vegetarian): avocado, black bean puree, grilled halloumi and corn tortilla at Little Collins West Amsterdam, photo by Instagrambloggers

Oh, and if you’re way too hung over to make it to brunch, there’s always dinner!

Harissa braised beef cheek with rye bread, poached egg, butter beans and kale at Little Collins West Amsterdam, photo by Instagrambloggers

Schuurman Oomkes Grassoti

The men from White Label Coffee have transformed Ria’s into a new neighborhood spot. From Wednesday to Sunday they serve dinner for a nice price. A fine bean dish, ultimate comfort food or rendang of Schiphol goose. Changing weekly. Nice low key!


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