The Mamas Recommend: Vegan Dining in Amsterdam

Vegan is definitely going mainstream! Whether it’s an occasional meal or a way of living, finding delicious vegan meals is getting easier – two more hotspots have probably opened while this article was going to press! Here’s a guide to some of Amsterdam Mamas' favorite spots to get your vegan on!

Dignita

Vondelpark location: Koninginneweg 218h, 1075 EL

Hoftuin location: Nieuwe Herengracht 18A, 1018 DP

Lunch

Vegan options available.

Menu is very clear on all ingredients – very handy for food allergies!

Dophert

Spaarndammerstraat 49, 1013 ST

Lunch and Dinner

Closed Monday and Tuesday

100% vegan: for allergies always check! They also do catering and make custom cakes and amazing vegan milk shakes!

mana mana

1e Jan Steenstraat 85 HS, 1072 NE

Lunch and Dinner

Vegan options available. Small cosy place; they also do take away.

Vegan Junk Food Bar *

West location: Staringplein 22, 1054 VL

East location: Eerste van Swindenstraat 389, 1093 GB

De Pijp location: Marie Heinekenplein 9–10, 1072 MH

Lunch and Dinner

Very specific allergy listing on all their products (online). Very hipster place, but food is delicious and the garnishes are amazing!

Vega Bond

Leliegracht 16, 1015 DE

Lunch and Store

The menu is 100% vegan and has gluten-free and raw options too. The store has all vegan products (cheeses, creams etc). Handy for food allergies or when you want to make a vegan meal at home.

Lavinia Good Food

Centrum location: Kerkstraat 176, 1017 GT

Zuid location: Amstelveenseweg 192, 1075 XR

Lunch

Vegan options. They can also do catering, private dining, and children’s sandwiches.

Traffic: Hummus Boutique

Stadionweg 255II, 1076 NX

Lunch and Dinner

Vegan options; famous for their hummus.

Mr. & Mrs Watson *

Linnaeuskade 3H, 1096 BC 

Lunch and Dinner

Award winning vegan cheeses, and even a vegan (cashew) cheese fondue!

Loving Hut – Vegan House

Admiraal de Ruijterweg 334HS, 1055 MZ

Dinner and Take Away

Worldwide chain of Vegan Houses. Low key, very friendly, AND very child-friendly place.

Marits Eetkamer

Andreas Bonnstraat 34H, 1091 BA

Dinner and Private Dining

No menus, but seasonal, 100% plant based; 3, 4, or 5 course options. Very romantic!

Meatless District *

Bilderdijkstraat 65-67HS, 1053 KM

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

100% vegan.

Bolhoed

Prinsengracht 60-62, 1015 DX

Lunch and Dinner

Vegan options, funky little spot with crazy artwork on the walls.

Spirit *

Czaar Peterstraat 2A, 1018 PR

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Vegan options, highly recommended by the Amsterdam mamas community. They also do catering.

Alchemist Garden

Overtoom 409, 1054 JP

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Vegan, raw and organic menu. All products are organic.

* Particularly popular with Amsterdam Mamas


Lana Huf-Germain is a born and bred Amsterdammer. She understands the difficulties faced by international families with no grasp of the language or history, and the extra problems this brings raising a family in Amsterdam. She started Amsterdam Family Assistance to help families new to the Netherlands overcome these barriers and make them feel at home.

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