What is Taste of Amsterdam?

Taste is THE restaurant festival of Amsterdam!

Welcome to Taste of Amsterdam: a four day culinary festival in the centre of beautiful Amsterdam! This year we open our doors from 2-5 June 2017, friday untill monday. New and exciting restaurants, innovative bars; Amsterdam is growing more delicious by the second. Each year, Taste of Amsterdam brings the freshest tastemakers of the capital to the Amstelpark. From the 2nd until the 5th of June 2017 more restaurants than ever will come together at this four-day culinary festival. These restaurants, tastings, workshops, the food market and music will ensure that Taste of Amsterdam is more delightful than ever!

During Whitsun weekend, the Amstelpark will become a meeting place for chefs and their signature dishes; new faces and famous names! Taste of Amsterdam is a restaurant festival where all visitors have the chance to taste dishes from the best names in Amsterdam – all in one place. The size of the dishes have been modified to give visitors the chance to taste various dishes from different restaurants. Enjoy the chef’s specialities with a cocktail, beer or glass of wine in hand!

Not only can visitors taste all sorts of delicious things at the festival, but there is also lots to do! You can try your hand in the kitchen, take part in cooking competitions, watch cooking demonstations by the Netherlands most well-known chefs, master classes and entertainment! Visitors who prefer to cook at home can enjoy the food market, where they can taste and buy interesting and special ingredients to their heart’s content.

The parched Taster can quench their culinary thirst at the various wine tastings or during the workshops, learning all their is to know about drinks and their history. And who knows, walking around, you might just end up in secret gardens where unusual spirits can be discovered….

The amateur chefs among us can take a break from tasting to whip up a storm in the kitchen themselves during Taste of Amsterdam. The famous feature AEG Baking Lab, where wannabe bakers will be taught the skills to turn out professional leve cakes, bread and cookies. Of course, children are included in the fun and can show off their skills at Taste of Kids.

Tickets for Taste of Amsterdam can be bought online for €12,- (including booking costs). A ticket is valid for one of the four days, leaving you free to choose what day you want to visit Amsterdam. Do you want to visit Taste of Amsterdam more than one day? Buy a ticket passe-partout for €22,-, granting you access all days. Children up to 16 have free acces! You buy your tickets here.

Watch the aftermovie of Taste of Amsterdam here

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  • Friday June 2nd 15:00 - 23:00
  • Saturday June 3rd 12:00 - 23:00
  • Sunday June 4th 12:00 - 23:00
  • Monday June 5th 12:00 - 23:00