This is our Amsterdam Burger top 5 for 2016 so far 1) Cannibale Royale 2) Thrill Grill 3) Ellis Gourmet Burger 4) The Butcher 5) Lombardo’s


Overall rating: 7.5 Waterkant is a popular spot to chill in sunny days. lunch is ok, many options on the menu with nice beer. Good location and terrace next to the canal. Self service, so bit messy with big groups. Pictured: Gado Gado € 14,95 excl beer.

Ter Marsch & Co

*Friday lunchtip* Overall Rating: 8.5 We tried the “Best hamburger of the Netherlands 2015” by Ter Marsch & Co. Really good hamburger with tasty sauce on crusty buns. Slightly overpriced, most expensive burger we had so far. Good location in the centre, close to Rembrandtplein. Multiple burgers on the menu and good service. Pictured: ‘De…

Saigon Cafe

Overall rating: 8 tasty Vietnamese food, popular among Asians for its rice noodles. Large volume noodle soup with lots of meat. Spacious indoor place above Leidsestraat. Instead of beer, lots of cocktails. Great menu with diverse choices, also many for vegetarians. Pictured: Bun Bo Hue (rich beef noodle soup ) €13,50

Oriental City

Overall rating: 9 great dim sum in Adam. Really good in both dough and fillings. Big menu with diverse dishes from shrimp to duck. Very good duck pancakes. location is also a plus point. Pictured: assortment of different dishes, price per dish between €4 and €8

The Butcher

Overall Rating: 8 great burger with beer and fresh fries, small and cosy place but no place to sit outside. no draft beer but multiple great burgers on the menu. Pictured: Cowboy burger excl fries €9.50

Cannibale Royale Ruysdael

Overall Rating: 9.5 Delicious and nicely designed burger and great hand-cut fries, open and gezellig atmophere. Limited lunch menu. Pictured: Le Classique excl fries €8.50

Bakers & Roasters

Overall Rating: 9 Classic brunch dishes done well, indoor and a few outdoor tables, brunch/lunch cocktails, decent service. Popular and always crowded. Pictured: Navajoeggs €15.50

Café Loetje

Overall Rating: 8.5 Really nice indoor and outdoor terrace popular among locals, craft beer on draft, great service. Can be crowded and a bit expensive. Pictured: Steak Balie €18.75

Thrill Grill

Overall Rating: 9 Sit down and spacious indoor/outdoor, great burger and great fries, good hand-cut fries, good service, a few draft options. Pictured: The Meat Challenge excl fries €12.50