Where to eat on New Year’s Eve in Amsterdam

Where to eat on New Year’s Eve in Amsterdam

Where to eat on New Year’s Eve in Amsterdam? Naturally, the festive December month always has a smashing final agreement with New Year’s Eve. How nice is it to start this evening with friends or family in a restaurant and end the last day of the year in style? It is just as nice not to think about cooking on New Year’s Eve and to make a reservation at a restaurant. A good start is half the work! We listed all the nice restaurants where you can have dinner at New Year’s Eve


Enjoy a special three-course menu at Pllek in Amsterdam-Noord. A la Carte dining is not possible this evening. Vegetarian is possible, you can indicate this on the evening itself. After dinner, the chairs and tables are pushed aside and the spacious restaurant turns into the ideal club for a New Year’s party. Pllek is on the IJ, so a perfect view of the fireworks is guaranteed.
Location: T.T. Neveritaweg 59


Are you near the Olympic Stadium? Then NENI is the way to go. The restaurant covers the tables with cocktails and delicious Tel Aviv delicacies, after which you move to the bar for champagne and New Year’s snacks after the countdown.
Location: Stadionplein 8


New Years Eve Dinner At Restaurant Barca In De Pijp. Restaurant Barca in the Pijp opens its doors for a festive and especially very nice dinner on 31 December 2019. On New Year’s Eve they have 2 shifts for dinner. You can join for the ‘Early Birds dinner’ between 5 pm and 7 pm. Your table will then be available until 8.30 p.m. This early shift is ideal if you have other plans for the rest of the evening. You can select tapas from the menu yourself during the ‘Early Birds dinner’. You can also book the delicious New Years Eve dinner package at 8.30 pm for a special New Years Eve menu consisting of a four-course sharing tapas menu selected by the chef. After dinner they have bubbles ready for you and traditional Dutch oliebollen to lift the glass in style at 12 o’clock.
Location: Marie Heinekenplein 30-31

Pasar Makan

Enjoy an evening and night of atmospheric live music, the tastiest drinks and of course the many culinary surprises from the top chefs. During this unique evening you will imagine yourself at a traditional Javanese Food Market and you will taste the atmosphere of real Indonesia. Maybe you dare to take a trip to Malabar for a great view of Amsterdam? Go crazy on the upbeat beats of our DJs and enjoy exciting drinks, surprising snacks and the spectacular view of the fireworks-lit skyline of Amsterdam until the wee hours. Want to know more? Click here.
Location: Javakade 766

De Kroon

Looking for a culinary experience in the center of Amsterdam? Cafe De Kroon has what you are looking for. Diner starts at 19.30 and costs €75,- per person including entrance for the clubnight starting at 23.00. New Year’s Eve diner arrangement is a 3-course dinner, drinks are not included. For vegetarian guests or guests with special diet requirements they will serve alternative dishes. Click here for the menu.
Location: Rembrandtplein 17-I

Hotel Arena

During New Year’s Eve, the Hotel Arena and PARK Café-Restaurant do not sit still. With the New Year’s Eve Package you can enjoy a three-course dinner in the restaurant and then continue to Chapel where the HedKandi NYE special party takes place. The arrangement costs €70,- and the table reservation is automatically between 7:30 PM and 8:30 PM. The price is per person and includes a three-course dinner, glass of bubbles on arrival at the restaurant and access to the HedKandi NYE Special party (without having to stand in line!).
Location: ‘s-Gravesandestraat 55

Where to eat on New Year’s Eve in Amsterdam: High-end spots to eat on New Year’s Eve

Conservatorium Hotel

The chefs of the conservatory hotel put together a special menu for New Year’s Eve. After dinner on New Year’s Eve there is an exclusive countdown party for hotel and restaurant guests. Will you sleep over? Then book a wonderful massage at the Akasha Spa, the perfect relaxation on New Year’s Day.
Location: Paulus Potterstraat 50

Okura Hotel

Do you have more to spend? End the year 2019, together with your family, in a spectacular way with an extensive family dinner in the Grand Ballroom from 17:30 to 20:00. The chefs at Hotel Okura Amsterdam prepare an extensive buffet in Japanese and European style. The buffet includes a selection of sushi per person and you can watch teppanyaki chefs at work while showing their special cooking techniques. This festive event costs € 160 per person and includes aperitif, wine and non-alcoholic drinks. The price for children up to and including 11 years is € 110.
Location: Ferdinand Bolstraat 333

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Hello, I’m Alison and I love my city. I’ve always believed Amsterdam has so much more to offer than what the guidebooks tell you. But as a visitor, it’s all too easy to get caught up in the highlights and miss out on having an authentic Amsterdam experience. That’s why I’m passionate about showing you my city from a truly local perspective.

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