De Pijp is a quiet neighbourhood in the South-East of Amsterdam known for its trendy shops, lush green parks and amazing brunch restaurants. At the weekend, legions of locals flock to De Pijp to relax in its amazing lunchrooms and enjoy a delicious, filling meal with friends. Here are the 7 best spots to pick up brunch or breakfast in the neighbourhood.
This charming brunch restaurant, Little Collins, is named after a trendy street in the heart of Melbourne. Its menu revolves around hearty Australian staples fused with international cuisine and its meals can be paired with generously sized bloodmaries that come in a variety of spicy flavours. The restaurant’s staff are exceptionally helpful and its service is among the best in Amsterdam.
📍Eerste Sweelinckstraat 19F +31 20 753 96 36
Bakers & Roasters is a chilled, kiwi-styled restaurant. Its brunch menu is legendary in Amsterdam and combines New Zealand’s finest recipes with Dutch and American delicacies. The menu is divided into sweet and savoury meals with Bakers & Roasters speciality as a massive pancake stack topped with maple syrup and bacon. The restaurant roasts its own espresso blend that is rich, smoky and perfectly balanced.
📍Eerste Jacob van Campenstraat 54 +31 20 772 2627
Scandinavian Embassy is an unique restaurant that combines chic, Northern fashion with healthy meals and delicious coffee. Its dining room is attached to a boutique studio that sells high-end clothing created by Scandinavian designers. It also offers barista workshops where participants can learn to whip up their own artisanal coffees.
📍Sarphatipark 34 +31 6 19518199
Omelegg is Amsterdam’s best omelette restaurant. Its menu is completely devoted to egg-based meals, including an enormous English breakfast with all the trimmings and an omelette topped with large chunks of smoked, Dutch sausage. Omelegg also serves a weekly special that caters to international tastes.
📍Ferdinand Bolstraat 143 +31 20 370 1134
Yoghurt Barn is definitely the lightest option on this list and serves a healthy choice of organic dairy products topped with fruit and grains. Smoothies, granola and soup are available at Yoghurt Barn as well as expertly prepared coffees. The restaurant has won several awards and is a great place to pick up a quick breakfast or stay for a lazy Sunday brunch alongside a frothy cappuccino.
📍1e vd Helststraat 80 +31202216932
Bakhuys bakes all of its bread, cakes and pastries on-site, ensuring that its breakfast menu is invariably fresh and delicious. The restaurant also has a team of dedicated baristas who will pair your croissant or quiche with a beautiful coffee. Its bakery leads onto a spacious lunch room that is lined with massive wooden tables.
📍Sarphatistraat 61 +31 20 370 4861
Kingfisher Café lunch menu is definitely in line with Dutch foods and offers a wide variety of local specialities. Its toasties are particularly delicious and come in three adventurous varieties. The Café is also a great place to sample regional beers and its bar serves a huge selection of Dutch and Belgian brews.
📍Ferdinand Bolstraat 24 +31 20 671 2395