Best healthy-food restaurants in Amsterdam
As the clean-eating trend continues, Amsterdam offers a range of exciting new healthy-eating restaurants. Whether you are looking for the best vegetarian restaurants, top organic juices or just want to sample some of the best food in Amsterdam, our list of the best healthy restaurants is sure to inspire
Whether you are looking for a tasty, healthy lunch, a spot for a relaxing coffee or an appealing place to shop, Ninour has it all. Everything made in the kitchen is vegetarian, free of refined sugar and sourced as locally as possible. The menu offers dishes packed with Morocco-inspired flavours. Its highlights include the Skinny Dipper with spicy homemade hummus and mixed breads, and tasty soup with warming harissa. The on-site shop is a great place to look for fun souvenirs.
Ninour, Eerste Jan Steenstraat 109, 1072 Amsterdam, +31 (0)61 459 5417
Located in Amsterdam’s de Negen Straatjes neighbourhood, Pluk is a beautiful store-cum-café. Customers may have to wait a little for a table at the perennially popular café, but the store is the ideal place to while away some time. The stylish interior of white, marble and wood provides a soothing setting in which to enjoy the healthy menu, filled with delicious dishes from açai berry bowls to salads, delicious wraps, and gluten and sugar-free treats.
Pluk, Reestraat 19, 1016 DM Amsterdam, +31 (0)20 363 7610
Roots aims to provide customers with the right nutrition to help maintain a busy lifestyle. Offering a healthy takeaway range, from organic pressed juices and salads, to wraps, quinoa dishes and hearty veggie burgers, this is the place to fuel up before a day of exploring. Full of great pure and organic ingredients, the menu is perfect for people in a rush who don’t want to compromise on great-tasting food.
Roots, Heisteeg 8, 1012 WC Amsterdam, +31 (0)20 770 0450
All ingredients used at Venkel are lovingly sourced from local producers. Vegetables come from neighbourhood organic farmers and even the honey has been made by bees along the Amstel river. With great stories behind all the ingredients, you can’t help but appreciate the food here. Create your own hearty salads with an assortment of toppings and dressings, or choose from sweet treats such as brownies made with almond flour.
Venkel, Albert Cuypstraat 22, 1072 CT Amsterdam, +33 (0)20 772 3198
Good home food is the motto of healthy-eating restaurant Vinnies, which focuses on hearty, well-cooked and nutritious fare, using fresh, seasonal ingredients. Food is chosen as carefully as the eatery’s vintage furniture, which is also available to buy at all three branches of Vinnies in the city.
Vinnies, Haarlemmerstraat 46, 1013 ES Amsterdam, +31 (0)20 771 3086
One of the newest restaurants on the healthy-eating scene, the Meets is a quirky, wholesome restaurant and takeaway in Amsterdam’s de Pijp area. Dishes are handmade and freshly prepared using locally sourced ingredients, and based on the 80/20 rule: 80% plant-based produce to 20% animal produce. The restaurant is open all day, from 8am to 10pm, and menu highlights range from granola or açai blueberry breakfast bowls and chia pudding to lunch dishes such as avocado and egg sandwiches or green falafel wraps. For a standout dinner option, try the top veggie burgers and beef burgers served with beetroot ketchup.
The Meets, Cornelis Troostplein 3, 1072 JJ Amsterdam, +33 (0)6 1531 6734
Beter & Leuk
With almost everything home-made on-site, using organic, seasonal and local produce wherever possible, Beter & Leuk is one of the top healthy restaurants in Amsterdam. Great for breakfast and lunch, it is also the perfect place to invest in lifestyle items as well as take part in workshops. Be sure to try the sunflower seed and kale pesto sandwich with roast sweet potato.
Beter & Leuk, Eerste Oosterparkstraat 91, 1091 GW Amsterdam, +31 (0)20 7670 029