Best Restaurants In Multicultural De Pijp

De Pijp is the go-to neighborhood in Amsterdam for those looking to try something new and delicious. From exotic ingredients to traditional dishes, De Pijp is brimming with diverse international cuisine. You’ll find numerous nationalities represented, including French, Italian, Turkish and Tunisian. This neighborhood is truly a multicultural melting pot.

For those in the mood for French, look no further than Le Restaurant or Ciel Bleu. Le Restaurant, for instance, is a one Michelin star restaurant that serves excellent dishes in a romantic setting. Two Michelin star Ciel Bleu in the Okura Hotel, on the other hand, provides a stunning view over Amsterdam.

Scandinavian Embassy focuses on Nordic cuisine, while Bazar serves North African, Iranian and Turkish food. Veggie lovers will not want to miss De Waaghals, an all-vegetarian restaurant, while meat-lovers must absolutely try The Butcher, a burger restaurant. Bakken met Passie is the best place for lunch, as they make their bread from scratch. If you’re looking for a mid-afternoon snack or something sweet, check out the Taart van m'n Tante. It’s a great place to enjoy a slice of pie and cup of coffee. Stop by the College Hotel for a chic cocktail concoction later, perhaps after dinner.



Vegetarians will be absolutely delighted with De Waaghals menu. The restaurant is completely vegetarian, catering to non-meat eaters and veggie lovers alike. The menu is seasonal, rotating every two months, and often uses organic ingredients....  Read More

The Butcher


The Butcher is the place to dine if you are craving a quality, juicy hamburger. One look at the menu, and your mouth will be watering. The foundation of every good burger is the beef. This burger bar uses Aberdeen Angus beef. To top it off,...  Read More



Go back to the basics at Café Restaurant Braque. This cozy establishment serves a variety of bistro dishes in an intimate atmosphere. Starters include vitello tonnato, escargot and steak tartar. The classic European menu features main entrees...  Read More



Bakken met Passie, which translates to Baking with Passion in English, provides the chance to eat in a bakery. Indulge your senses. Taste the passion in each bite. Savor every last ounce of love that is poured into making these delicious works...  Read More



Walk into a world of food at the Bazar. The building, once a church, features high ceilings and is full of color, character and beauty. The restaurant serves North African, Iranian and Turkish food, where you can choose a delicious dish from the...  Read More



Scandinavian Embassy, nestled in De Pijp right across from the Sarphatipark, is the perfect peaceful place to jumpstart your day. This hole-in-the-wall cafe boasts terrific, flavorful coffee. Nicolas, the 2013 Brewers Cup Champion of Sweden,...  Read More



Omelegg's main focus is eggs, specifically omelets. This charming restaurant with a countryside vibe creates a variety of delicious, sometimes creative omelet combinations, everything from slightly sweet to hearty. Do not forget to complement...  Read More



Spend the afternoon at the famous Albert Cuypmarkt or peaceful Sarphatipark. Later, head over to Orontes for a wonderful meal. The restaurant serves Mediterranean cuisine, specializing in Turkish dishes from Hatay and Antakya. Orontes offers...  Read More

Le Restaurant
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Brace yourself for exquisite, elegant evening at Le Restaurant in De Pijp. This cozy, relaxed restaurant serves excellent French cuisine. You can watch the chefs work their magic, as the restaurant has an open kitchen. The tasty dishes are...  Read More



Enjoy a truly elegant evening at Ciel Bleu. The restaurant, located on the 23rd floor of the gorgeous five-star Okura Hotel, promises a top-notch dinner. Ciel Bleu boasts two Michelin stars, definitely well deserved. The restaurant serves...  Read More


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