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Best shops and restaurants in Amsterdam-Oost

For some of Amsterdams’s coolest bars, restaurants and top independent boutiques, head to the east of the city. Here, we guide you through the best things to see and do in one of Amsterdam’s coolest neighbourhoods

Emily Scrivener
Emily Scrivener ,

Located in the east of the city, Amsterdam-Oost has wholly embraced its urban aesthetic, encouraging a new wave of art galleries, cool cafés, top restaurants and stores to open in the area. A favourite with Amsterdam’s fashion crowd, Amsterdam-Oost is home to some of the city’s must-visit hotspots. Located close to the city centre, it is easy to find yet offers a different side to the Dutch capital. The area’s coffee bars are among the most stylish in Amsterdam and many of the city’s artists and designers are often seen enjoying a break here. The streets of Javastraat and Czaar Peterstraat offer discerning visitors an impressive array of contemporary independent boutiques, ideal for investing in top souvenirs. Those wishing to explore some of the area’s coolest bars will be impressed with the waterfront location of Roest, a café, bar and exhibition space. Whatever you are looking for, this vibrant Amsterdam neighbourhood is sure to impress. Discover some of the best things to do in Amsterdam-Oost here.



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