15 Restaurants on Wibautstraat and Weesperzijde

15 Restaurants on Wibautstraat and Weesperzijde, Amsterdam, Netherlands (B)

According to some, the Wibautstraat is the ugliest street in Amsterdam. And admittedly, it’s no Canal Belt. But what it does have is space – and that’s something that comes at a premium in Holland. Not only that, but it’s right next door to the Weesperzijde – the picturesque stretch along the east side of the Amstel River. I’d lived in the Spaarndammerbuurt for a decade before I could gather a list of 10 restaurants in my neighbourhood. I’ve lived on the Wibautstraat for only a month and I’ve already reached the same number. (Not, I might add, that I’ve eaten at all these places in the past month!) I’ve no doubt I’ll add to this list as time goes on, but for now I’d like to introduce…

I’d been to the Drovers Dog in Indischebuurt several years ago and had a mixed experience. Then I went back a couple of years ago and things had improved considerably. The Wibautstraat branch is even better, and the servers practically know us by name there already. It seems to be nigh-on impossible to find Eggs Benedict made with proper English muffins in Amsterdam, and Drovers Dog is no exception. However, at least they mount their eggs on strong toasted sourdough (rather than brioche or bao buns – yes, I really have experienced this!) and the rest of the dish is stellar. Excellent Hollandaise, a generous amount of buttered wilted spinach (although a slightly less generous amount of ham), and perfectly cooked eggs. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 15 Restaurants on Wibautstraat and Weesperzijde
Guide Location: Netherlands » Amsterdam
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Vicky Hampton
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.amsterdamfoodie.nl/2018/restaurants-wibautstraat-weesperzijde-amsterdam-review/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Drovers Dog
  • Benji’s
  • Beter & Leuk
  • Stek
  • Restaurant C
  • Rijsel
  • The Commons
  • Canvas
  • LouLou Pizzabar
  • Grieks Restaurant Athene
  • Cote Wispe
  • Cafe Hesp
  • Weesper
  • Le Due Sicilie
  • Werkplaats

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