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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.
Lake
“Want to have beach and city ? In Amsterdam you do not have to choose and you can easily enjoy a swim in the canals during the warm days ”
  • 58 locals recommend
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“Nice location outside of the city center - Take a bike ride through the Rembrant Park to get there and you are rewarded with a lunch / coffee / dinner next to a large lake! Especially nice in summer”
  • 39 locals recommend
Park
“Not yet discovered by the mainstream tourist. Only locals are visiting this area. It's really peaceful, quiet and clean. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Plaza
“All your groceries, basic needs and much more can be found here. There is also a market outside tue/sat where you can find one of the best places to buy your "patatje" (fries).”
  • 20 locals recommend
Pool
“Super nearby (15 min. walk I think..). Nice beach at the lake. The beach is next to the sportscenter and is called 'Varkensbaai'. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
“PUCK is Europe's first playful café and restaurant where you can play air hockey. It’s around the corner!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
“ Check their website before heading out here, it really depends what's on for that night, could be techno, could be a reading, could be closed...”
  • 14 locals recommend
Establishment
  • 5 locals recommend
Nature
“This is one of the few if not the only city beach in Amsterdam. Home to many festivals in the summer.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Plaza
“Here are supermarkets and all other kind of shops. Its a small shopping centre. Mostly from 10 AM until 17 PM. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Recent opened very nearby restaurant. Friendly place and so far as I can judge (went only once so far) they serve good food.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Plaza
“Supermarkets, Turkish & Maroccan shops and an evening shop (open until 00:55) with cheap pizza's!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Route
“Getting metro 50 to take you to other main stations Sloterdijk, Lelylaan Amsterdam Zuid and Rai. Metro 50 also takes you to Amsterdam South East ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Route
“Greens area to escape from the always lively Amsterdam is only 3 minutes away from your front door.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Garden
“In the same area as De Cantina you will find the fruit gardens; a biodynamic orchard where you can pick fruit. There are also chickens, a garden cafe and supermarket.
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  • 6 locals recommend
Route
  • 4 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“PUCK is Europe's first playful café and restaurant where you can play air hockey. It’s around the corner!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Recent opened very nearby restaurant. Friendly place and so far as I can judge (went only once so far) they serve good food.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Turkish Restaurant
“Taste the hospitality of Turkey. Meram has a wide choice of dishes and prices and is an alcohol free restaurant. Something for everyone. The bread with feta and spinach is a very good choice. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Event Space
“Check out the parties or the restaurant once a month. This is also a wedding location and a cultural area. During the day you can eat in "La Cantina" With a nice view over the "polder".”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Caled The Commons, a restaurant in the Student Hotel Amsterdam West building. Affordable food.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“One of my favourite restaurants is Konak, just 3 minutes away from the place. This is a turkish restaurant.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“YUMLER just opened. They call themselves a 'canteen'. They make very nice dishes which you can eat there or take away to eat at home or in the park when the weather is nice :) Payment is only with card”
  • 2 locals recommend

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