Looking for a delicious vegetarian restaurant in Amsterdam with lots of vegan options and organic ingredients? A tasty spiritual fairy tale! That’s an excellent description of the vegetarian restaurant Golden Temple, in Amsterdam. You find the oldest vegetarian restaurant of the Netherlands in the cozy Utrechtsestraat. Read more »
The Netherlands is home to ‘Puur! uit eten’, Pure! Food & Travel’s sister site. Launched in 2005, the website puuruiteten.nl shows you where in the Netherlands you can enjoy pure food: organic, local food, sustainably caught fish, veggie and fair trade. More than 50 restaurants and other food spots and all the Dutch farmers’ markets. When you visit the Netherlands and if your Dutch is up to scratch don’t forget to download the free iPhone app.
Looking for a particular city in the Netherlands? Check the city guide on this site, it shows you all Pure! spots in Amsterdam or any region in the Netherlands.
Shopping for tasty delicacies at Eyserhalte but can’t wait till you get home to taste them? From Wednesday to Sunday you can pop into the shared lunch table for a delicious lunch. What’s on the menu? Dishes invented by the top chefs of Limburg who drew their inspiration from the regional dishes. What do you think of a ‘Beluga Love You’ meatball? Read more »
‘The Amsterdam Gourmet’ is written by a mother (Jonah Freud, who owns a culinary bookstore) and her daughter (Cijn Prins), both living in Amsterdam. These two women who are lovers of good food, describe the most authentic and the newest foodie spots in the Dutch capital. Read more »
Brasserie Meelfabriek Zijlstroom in Leiderdorp is located in a listed old flour mill from the beginning of the 20th century. The head chef works with local produce as much as possible. They have vegetables from their own kitchen garden and they source their cheese from the surrounding farms. Read more »
Want to make your own tea with fresh herbs, fruit and flowers? Then join one of the high teas in PlukTea’s tea garden in Boskoop, the Netherlands. You wil learn how to make great tasting tea, how you use herbs, and which flavours mix well together. Read more »
At regional restaurant de Hofkaemer in Bergeijk, the Netherlands, 80% of the dishes on the menu are locally sourced. If you choose the tastes of the region menu or the regional indulgence menu, 100% of what is on your plate is local! Head chef Marnetta creates delicious contemporary dishes with the locally sourced, seasonal, ingredients like asparagus and strawberries. Read more »
Eetatelier Houten is renowned for their creative dishes and unique atmosphere. It is a special place: a group of trained restaurant personnel, people with a developmental and/or intellectual disability, and their stewards work together to give you a relaxing and tastebud tingling evening. Read more »
At the Cuisinerie Mensinge in Roden, in the north of the Netherlands, the most important ingredients are the organically grown local products. The traditional kitchen serves refined dishes with an excellent price to quality ratio. Everything is made in house up to and including the chocolate bonbons, which you can definitely taste. Head chef Harro Coster and hostess Anouk Folkerts actively seek out organic ingredients. Read more »
The kitchen of de Zwaan in Venray, the Netherlands, is a spontaneous kitchen. Influenced by flavours from the four corners of the globe. On your plate you are treated to a culinary trip around the world. Crossing borders without losing sight of its roots, the French and Dutch kitchen. The stars of the show are the locally sourced ingredients, sustainable and organic. Read more »
Driekant Artisan centre has a bakery, shop, and lunch café, all under one roof. It’s located in one of the historic buildings in the centre Zutphen, an old Dutch Hanse city along the river IJssel. The centre combines commercial and social entrepreneurship. They have room for twenty to twenty five apprentices. These spots are for people who have trouble finding work placements because of their history. Read more »