Want to experience the high-end side of Amsterdam? We’ll show you some of the places to be.
High-end shopping Amsterdam
De Bijenkorf is a luxurious department store in The Netherlands, Amsterdam has one of the most biggest and beautiful Bijenkorf in The Netherlands. The department store is established in 1870. The Bijenkorf sells clothing, parfume, shoes, bags, cosmetics, home accessories and many more. De Bijenkorf is dedicated to surprising its customers with exceptional products and focuses on inspiration and a premium experience. If your a non-EU traveller you can shop tax-free at the Bijenkorf. Hungry? Grab a bite at the top floor of the building, there you’ll find a restaurant with a lot of different cuisines.
The P.C. Hoofdstraat is the most expensive shopping street in not only Amsterdam, but also in The Netherlands. The street is named after historian, poet and play-writer Pieter Corneliszoon Hooft (1581 – 1647), the houses are inspired by the designs of You’ll find different kind of high-end brands like Cartier, Louis Vuitton, Hermès, Dior. and G-Star.
High-end dining and sleeping Amsterdam
La Rive is the restaurant of the Intercontinental Amstel Amsterdam also called Amstel Hotel. The building is 150 years old and is inspired on the buildings of the Golden Age. The kitchen is inspired by French-Mediterranean cuisine, with vegetables and seasonal products prepared in an innovative way and with subtle Asian influences.
Restaurant Taiko and hotel Conservatorium
The restaurant Taiko is named after ancient Japanese drums, no surprise that you’ll find a contemporary Asian cuisine. The restaurant complements the hotel Conservatorium really well with its classic contemporary look and feel. In the hotel a wellbeing centre is located.
Restaurant Yamazato and Okura
The Okura hotel is established in 1958 by Kishichiro Okura, he wanted to create an ideal hotel where everybody would feel at home. There are four restaurants located in the hotel:
• Ciel Bleu Restaurant on the 23th floor and has two Michelin stars
• Serre serves an international cuisine
• Yamazato Restaurant serves a traditional Japanese kitchen
• Teppanyaki Restaurant Sazanka is the only teppanyaki restaurant in Europe which is given a michelin star, the chefs preparet he food at your table
Restaurant Vinkeles is a unique destination in the heart of Amsterdam. The intimate and historic setting offers the perfect mood to enjoy the cooking of Chef Dennis Kuipers and his team. His modern French cuisine with its international twist, often described as “exciting, modest and refined”, has been awarded a Michelin star in 2009.
De Kas restaurant & nursery is located in a set of greenhouses which date back to 1926 and used to belong to the Amsterdam Municipal Nursery. Restaurant De Kas believes that food is at its best when it is prepared when its fresh, so they grow their own herbs and vegetables in the greenhouses in the gardens at the restaurant and on their own farmland in the Beemster area.