By Lauren Harmes
Even though Amsterdam is known for its relaxed, laid back atmosphere, community spirit and cannabis culture, some of you will be visiting this wonderful city on business trips. When you’re unfamiliar with the area, a helping hand is what you need to find out where to grab a bite to eat or entertain a client. Luckily for you, we’ve picked some restaurants that are sure to impress!
Situated minutes away from Amsterdam Centraal Station, this brand-new restaurant is going to be the talk of the town. In February 2019, Carstens calls the Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam home and is a brasserie focused on quality Dutch products. Be ahead of the curve and take your clients to the hottest restaurant in town.
Where: Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam, Damrak 1-5, Amsterdam, 1012 LG
Book Now: https://carstensbrasserie.nl/?lang=en
5 & 33
When looking for a good work lunch location there are two things that are important: location and versatility. Luckily, 5&33 has both. Positioned within the super-cool art’otel opposite Centraal station, this Mediterranean shared-dining concept restaurant provides a large selection of eggs, sandwiches, salads and main meals for lunch.
Where: art’otel, Prins Hendrikkade 33, 1012 TM Amsterdam
Book Now: https://www.5and33.nl/
This French-inspired restaurant is the ideal place to enjoy a long lunch, with many spaces to eat, drink and relax. Whether you’re entertaining guests in the restaurant, following a meal up with a couple of drinks at the bar or working on your laptop in the lobby, Remise47’s “urban bistro” style will suit you perfectly.
Where: Bellamyplein 47, 1053 AT Amsterdam
Book Now: https://cafe-remise.at/
Wanting to meet clients for lunch, drinks or anything else in between? Café Partisan has got your back. Located within the west part of Amsterdam, its 3, 4 and 5 course options come with wine arrangements depending on what sort of “business” lunch you’re having!
Where: Admiraal the Ruijterweg 79, 1057 JZ, Amsterdam
Book now: https://www.cafepartisan.nl/
If you’re on a business trip then there’s a good chance you’ll be visiting the Zuidas district. Offering sandwiches, salads, burgers, and more, this venue is perfect for private dining, grabbing a quick bite or even takeaway if you’re in a huge rush. Looking for a caterer for an external event? Oliver’s can provide food for any business meeting!
Where: Claude Debussylaan 78, 1082 MD Amsterdam zuid-as