Category Archives: The Netherlands

Restaurant Breda, Amsterdam

For our final meal in Amsterdam, we chose to visit Restaurant Breda. The place offers modern international cuisine, featuring a mix of modern Nordic and Asian flavours. Another key feature of the place is “there’s no menu”. Upon seated, we were asked … Continue reading

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Cafe Winkel 43, Amsterdam

The day trip to Kinderdijk to see windmills was more hectic than we had imagined it to be and we had skipped our lunch…Back in Amsterdam in the evening and we decided to have a quick grab before our dinner in … Continue reading

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★ &samhoud places, Amsterdam

Our first proper fine-dining meal for this trip is at Michelin-starred &Samhoud Places. I first came to know about this restaurant when they were featured in a TV programme “Top Tables, Top Cities” on NatGeo introducing top eateries in Amsterdam. I … Continue reading

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HEMA restaurant, Zaandam

After 2 days of walking around Amsterdam, we took a 15-mins train ride to neighbouring city of Zaandam. I first took notice of Zaandam after seeing the photo of a bizarre building. The colourful and mind-boggling facade looks really interesting. … Continue reading

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Lanskroon, Amsterdam

After our unsuccessful attempt to locate the famous Stroopwafel stall in Albert Cuyp Market, the next morning we decided to make our way to Lanskroon to try their legendary Stroopwafels. Lanskroon is a bakery shop cum cafe, hence should be easier … Continue reading

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Pancakes Amsterdam

Woke up bright and early because we wanted to beat the crowd at the “I amsterdam” letters at the back of the Rijksmuseum. Some sources said it is better to arrive before 9am so we heeded the advice. However after … Continue reading

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Street Snacks from Netherlands

Typically we wouldn’t make arrangements for meals – lunch or dinner that required reservations on the first day of our arrival after flying half the globe. Because there is a high chance that we would be suffering from jet lag and … Continue reading

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