Blue° Amsterdam is located in a special glass construction built at the top of the Kalvertoren shopping centre on Kalverstraat quite close to Muntplein.
You can reach the café (3rd floor) from inside the shopping centre by glass lift or stairs. At around 30m high, it offers a good panorama of central Amsterdam.
Blue Amsterdam has a stylish interior with floor-to-ceiling glass windows giving 360° panoramic views of the surrounding area including the nearby Amsterdam Flower Market. You will also see glimpses of some of Amsterdam's main buildings including Rijksmuseum, Royal Palace and Westerkerk.
Blue is open for late breakfast, lunch and early dinner. It has a decent menu selling a wide variety of food/drinks at reasonable prices. This includes a good range of sandwiches, soups and appetisers (€7-€10); a few salad and warm main dish options (€12-€20); the drinks menu includes hot/cold and alcoholic.
This is the panorama from Blue looking out over the Singel / Flower Market and to the south of Amsterdam:
Blue Amsterdam is a great spot to have lunch and enjoy the view. It has become a popular spot, so get there just before lunchtime to secure a good table.
Blue° Amsterdam Essential Info
Opening Times: Open daily, 1100-1830 (Mon), 1000-1830 (Tue/Wed/Fri/Sat), 1000-2100 (Thu), 1200-1830 (Sun). It is also available for private function hire during the evenings.
Getting There: The Kalvatoren shopping centre is in central Amsterdam near Muntplein. It is accessible from 3 different entry points - Kalverstraat, Singel or Heiligeweg.
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Singel 457, Amsterdam