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Things to do in Amsterdam Centre B&B

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Lounge
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“Busy street, but typical dutch with nice stores and a couple of cafes and restaurants.”
  • 193 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Our local: casual lunch & dining; good, basic food. Nice to sit outside in the summer and see the buzz of the Haarlemmerstraat.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Bakery
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“If you like sourdough this is the place, a large variety of breads, you can order a basket for breakfast. On several locations in Amsterdam.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Road
“perfect for hours of relaxed browsing. check out the cool boutiques, stores or go for a latte in one of the nice coffee bars. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“The absolute place for Jamon Iberico lovers. Possibly the widest selection of Jamon Iberico, from several region in Spain. They either serve it on the table, with a glass of wine and Manchego or you can take it with you. Personally, there is no way that I will pass by the neighbourhood and not pay a visit to grab my dose of Iberico.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Place to eat
“Nice place to have lunch and watch everybody go by in the haarlemmerstraat. Drinks and snacks in the evening”
  • 20 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
“Very cool jeans boutique, and they sell the collector's item special Vans shoes with the three Amsterdam crosses on the sole.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Department Store
“Luxury clothing and textiles are found here at this amazing shop. This store will make you want to throw away all of your clothes and start again with a clean slate of neutrals and all white. Highly recommended. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Lounge
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“From here, walking towards the Haarlemmerdijk you'll find a lot of nice authentic shops. Be careful crossing the street, since the cyclists are everywhere!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Food
“Don't miss this. Nice small pastries. Either take them away or enjoy them with a cup of coffee.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“Wine bar that also has dinner, but go for the great wine. You can sit outside or inside and enjoy the amazing building and ambiance. Also open for coffee and pastries, starting at 11 am. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Route
“Nice for the little ones! Coffee/Tea and ice cream around the corner at STOUT or Harlem”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Sukha has an outspoken preference for handicraft, unique items and labels. Most products are created in small quantities some of which are produced by the Atelier Sukha label.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Boutique
“If you'd like some second hand doc maartens or vintage clothes, definitely check this place out! Really good prices! My doc high boots were only 35 euro and fit my feet like a glove ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
  • 3 locals recommend
Route
“The Haarlemmerstraat – and its extension, the Haarlemmerdijk - is a gem. Offering independent boutiques and speciality stores, little salons, trendy but affordable restaurants and bars and the oldest cinema in Amsterdam, this area will appeal to even the most jaded of world travellers. You are guaranteed to find a special little something from Amsterdam in this alternative shopping district. And with a constant passing parade along the Haarlemmerstraat, you can spend a very entertaining time just watching the world go by.”
  • 4 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Our local: casual lunch & dining; good, basic food. Nice to sit outside in the summer and see the buzz of the Haarlemmerstraat.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“The absolute place for Jamon Iberico lovers. Possibly the widest selection of Jamon Iberico, from several region in Spain. They either serve it on the table, with a glass of wine and Manchego or you can take it with you. Personally, there is no way that I will pass by the neighbourhood and not pay a visit to grab my dose of Iberico.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Wine Bar
“Wine bar that also has dinner, but go for the great wine. You can sit outside or inside and enjoy the amazing building and ambiance. Also open for coffee and pastries, starting at 11 am. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Marijuana Dispensary
“Photos of rock musicians line this sleek, dark-wood space serving healthy dishes, cocktails & beer.”
  • 3 locals recommend
A cheerful mix of the best of the West and the beauty of the East.
“Asian Fusion streetfood restaurant. VERY good food. Neighbourhoodrestaurant kind of atmosphere. I know the owners and they are very passionate and lovely. The restaurant keeps on getting amazing reviews by papers and blogs.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
“Sit here on their terrace during the evening rush hour (4-6pm) and see bikes go by 3 deep in both directions. Then imagine if they were all cars ..”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Haarlemmerstraat 130 (around the corner) relatively simple but good value and convenient, wood fired oven also pasta and other Italian standards, eat in or take away. 2 mins walk”
  • 1 local recommends
Wine Bar
“Upmarket for special occasions.Good wine & drinks list and the maddening crowd will stay outside. And its a monument read about before you visit. Better still quiz the staff about its history.”
  • 1 local recommends

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