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 Map
Hoftuin location: Nieuwe Herengracht 18A, 1018 DP Map

Open for lunches.
Vegan options available.
Menu is very clear on all ingredients – very handy for food allergies!

 

mana mana

1e Jan Steenstraat 85 HS, 1072 NE Map

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

 

Vegan Junk Food Bar *

West location: Staringplein 22, 1054 VL Map
East location: Eerste van Swindenstraat 389, 1093 GB Map
De Pijp location: Marie Heinekenplein 9–10, 1072 MH Map

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

 

Vegabond

Leliegracht 16, 1015 DE Map

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 Map
Zuid location: Amstelveenseweg 192, 1075 XR Map

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

 

Traffic: Hummus Boutique

Stadionweg 255II, 1076 NX Map

Lunch and Dinner
Vegan options; famous for their hummus.

 

Mr. & Mrs Watson *

Linnaeuskade 3H, 1096 BC Map

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

 

Loving Hut – Vegan House

Admiraal de Ruijterweg 334HS, 1055 MZ Map

Dinner and Take Away
This is a special set up. Each Vegan House is franchised only to families who run the kitchen/place themselves. Low key, very friendly, AND very child-friendly place.

 

Marits Eetkamer

Andreas Bonnstraat 34H, 1091 BA Map

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 Map
Van Woustraat 189, 1074 AM Amsterdam Map

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
100% vegan.

 

Bolhoed

Prinsengracht 60-62, 1015 DX Map

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

 

Spirit Amsterdam *

Czaar Peterstraat 2A, 1018 PR Map

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Vegan options, highly recommended by the Amsterdam mamas community. They also do catering.

 

Alchemist Garden

Overtoom 409, 1054 JP Map

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Vegan, raw and organic menu. All products are organic.

 

Waku Waku

Vredenburg 28, 3511 BC Utrecht Map

Lunch and dinner
Plant based cuisine

 

Yerba

Ruysdaelstraat 48, 1071XE Amsterdam Map

Brunch on Saturday & Sunday (11am to 3pm) and dinners on Thurs-Monday (6pm till close)

 

BonBoon

Piraeusplein 59, 1019 NM Amsterdam Map

Dinner: Wednesday – Friday, 6pm - 10pm
Lunch, snacks and dinner: Saturday and Sunday, 1pm - 10pm

 

Morris and Bella

 

Nova Zemblastraat 586 1013 RP Map

Dinners: Wed – Sunday, 5.30pm -1am (kitchens close at 10pm)

 

 

* 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.


This list gets updated periodically by the editorial team, incorporating suggestions from the AM Facebook group members. Latest edition 15 May 2019.

 

Photo credit: Food photo by freepic.diller

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