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Organic Restaurants / Cafes in Amsterdam


Organic ("biologisch") food is quite popular in the Netherlands and Amsterdam has a number of organic restaurants / cafes / bars.

The following is a listing of establishments in the city which use organic or part-organic ingredients on their menu.


Betty's - Quality organic vegetarian restaurant in the Rivierenbuurt. Small establishment. Dutch and Mediterranean influences. Rijnstraat 75, T: +31(0)20 644 5896

De Kas - Unique restaurant setting (converted greenhouse) in Frankandael Park. Part organic, grow their own veg, food locally sourced. A good place for a special occasion. Kamerlingh Onneslaan 3, T: 462 4562

De Bolhoed - Vegetarian / vegan restaurant, mainly organic. Canal side terrace. Laid-back atmosphere. Prinsengracht 60-62, T: 626 1803

De Vliegende Schotel - Veggie restaurant near Anne Frank house, some organic. Good value basic dishes. Friendly and relaxed. Nieuwe Leliestraat 162, T: 625 2041

De Waaghals - Veggie, mainly-organic restaurant not far from the Heineken brewery. Menu changes regularly, informal atmosphere, outside dining possible. Recommended to book ahead. Closed Mondays. Frans Halsstraat 29, T: 679 9609

Het Houten Huisje - A small, organic snackbar cafe (pictured below) in the centre of Amsterdam. Sells chips, burgers, sandwiches, shakes. Outdoor seating, open for lunch. Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal (opposite 289), T: 625 6542

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De Peper - A legalised squat with organic kitchen open on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday evening staffed by volunteers. Food is organic and vegan. Reservations can be made on the evening 1600-1830 (T: 412 2954), note there is no table service. You are expected to pay between €6-€10 for a soup and main, deserts are €1.50 extra. Located at Overtoom 301.

Unlimited Health - Yoga centre and health store in De Pijp which has a small cafe open Monday to Friday (1200-2000) which serves raw, organic salad meals and fresh juices. Van Ostadestraat 234 A+B, T: 670 1705

Olive & Cookie - Small cafe-deli in De Pijp offering a number of organic dishes. Saenredamstraat 67, T: 470 7190

Pianeta Terra - Quality Italian restaurant near Koningsplein serving organic, seasonal foods. Open Tuesday to Saturday. Beulingstraat 7, T: 626 71912

The Orangery - Cafe in the Orangery building (1875) inside the Hortus botanical gardens - note, you need to pay admission to enter the grounds. The cafe serves locally-sourced organic drinks and snacks. Plantage Middenlaan 2a, T: 625 9021

Shakies - Juice bar at Amsterdam Central and Amsterdam Amstel stations. Some products are organically sourced including the coffee. Note, Shakies is not an independent business but is owned by NS Dutch railways.

Natuurlijk Smullen - The first organic "snackbar" in Netherlands, established in 2008. Self-made organic chips. Meat, fish, veggie and vegan snacks available. Out to the west at Jan van Galenstraat 78, T: 779 0245

't Wethoudertje - Another organic snackbar in Watergraafsmeer area on the eastern side of the city. Wethouder Frankeweg 11, T: 668 0903

Green Meals - An organic deli selling own-made dishes including soups, salads, sandwiches, pasta & quiches. The basis is vegetarian but with meat options available. All organic ingredients, around 80% Dutch-sourced. They are in the Jordaan at Lindengracht 158, T: 427 2720 - they do deliver locally including to Amsterdam centre. Closed weekends.

Deshima Freshop - Macrobiotic shop with cafe serving various vegan snacks (sushi, soups, sandwiches, salads etc) for lunch 1200-1400 weekdays. Take-away also possible until 1800 weekdays, 1700 Saturdays. Weteringschans 65, T: 626 9933

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