Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Best insider tips on Amsterdam restaurants and art from Coolcapitals

If you think Holland is just about tulips and windmills, you would be surprised to know that there is more to Holland than tulips and windmills.

Amsterdam, the capital of Holland, is famous for its diversity and tolerance as well as its architecture, design and art, not forgetting its food. Amsterdam restaurants serve a wide variety of cuisines from their traditional Dutch pancakes to French food to Arabic, Japanese, Indonesian and more. Any visitor to this wonderful city will be able to try out any food imaginable from the international flavors available in this favorite city for travellers.

If you are planning a visit to Amsterdam, here is a site to check out for recommended amsterdam restaurants to enhance your food experience. offers insider tips on Amsterdam restaurants to help you discover the best of cuisines Amsterdam has to offer.

Little Buddha Amsterdam is among restaurants recommended. Food lovers can expect the unexpected from the Little Buddha chefs and you can enjoy one of the signature cocktails or Sakes that is guaranteed to please your taste buds. Little Buddha Amsterdam is also open for lunch.

Little Buddha

Here is another restaurant that makes the list and which warrants checking out. Restaurant Fifteen Amsterdam is the Dutch restaurant of the British TV chef, Jamie Oliver, the Naked Chef. Every year fifteen young people with limited future prospects are chosen and trained to become catering professionals. This project has been made into a reality show. Anyway, this huge restaurant that seats 200, is set up in a former warehouse and serves Jamie’s modern Mediterranean dishes. Fifteen’s Trattoria has a simpler menu of delights such as antipasti, risotto and desserts if you don't feel like having such an elaborate meal.

Restaurant Fifteen

If it is art in Amsterdam you are interested in, offers the very best insider tips on art in Amsterdam and recommends places to go and what to see. In fact, no visit to Amsterdam is complete until you have visited the art galleries or museums to take in the artwork of Dutch Masters such as Van Gogh and Rembrandt. For those with a desire to take in some of the finest art pieces found anywhere in the world, art Amsterdam does not disappoint.

A visit to the Van Gogh Museum must be a unique experience. The museum contains the largest collection of paintings in the world by Vincent van Gogh. The museum also holds exhibitions on various subjects from 19th-century art history. On Friday nights, from 1800 to 2200hours, the Van Gogh Museum turns into a nightspot where people can kick back and unwind after a tough week. With a bar in place, the lights are dimmed in their central hall, the stereo turned up, some lounge chairs pulled out, DJs invited and live acts to perform.

Amsterdam, there is more than meets the eye. If you are going to Amsterdam, do check out for insider tips on anything Amsterdam, be it deals, design, architecture, events, entertainment, hotels, fashion, shopping. You won't regret it!


  1. So nice if I can get the chance to visit someday. :)

  2. My next trip here, waiting to see all these stated in person.

  3. Lina, you know what they say about having a will.. ;)

    CFZ, psst, it's Amsterdam.

    Nava, great choice! Do bookmark the site for future reference. Thanks for stopping by.