Dining in Leidseplein is more than just simply eating. It is an experience of Amsterdam life itself. Scattered in amongst clubs, coffee shops and bars, customers in restaurants at Leidseplein see all sorts of interesting people passing by while they enjoy the meals on offer. On the way to the restaurants in Leidseplein, you might stop to witness street performers spinning on their heads, performing magic tricks or pouring their soul into an instrument. The lovely chaos of Leidseplein certainly works up an appetite!
Food and Drinks As one of of Amsterdam’s trendiest restaurants, Players is definitely worth a visit! Customers rave about its great food, brilliant service and wide range of fantastic cocktails.
2) Maurya Organic Indian Lounge
Of the restaurants in Leidseplein, Maurya is the one that will transport you entirely away from the city with its exotic flavors, spicy aromas and Eastern feel. The rich culture of India is present in traditional Indian songs played, the beautiful decor and, of course, the authentic Indian food.
3) Restaurant Red
This restaurant is well-known for its steak, lobster, and surf n’ turf. All meals are made with fresh, succulent ingredients, to be enjoyed in a relaxing atmosphere. The decor is tasteful, the staff, stealthy and smiling, the wines and desserts, sublime!
4) Little Buddha
Of the restaurants in Leidseplein, Little Buddha is definitely one of the more unique ones. This upscale restaurant’s specialty is an all-you-can-eat sushi buffet (Nigiri, sashimi and maki choices), as well as a range of delicious non-sushi options. The decor is one if its definitive characteristics: soft, psychedelic lighting, elegantly set tables and, most notably, a giant, cross-legged Buddha gazing peacefully down upon the diners. Connoisseurs of restaurants in Leidseplein will tell you Little Buddha is a must!
5) Porto Carrara
Affectionately referred to as “the 5 Euro pizza place” by locals, Porto Carrara provides the best value for money out of the restaurants in Leidseplein. The friendly, efficient staff has a ‘customer is king’ attitude, ensuring they will go out of their way to make sure that you have an excellent dining experience. Spending only five Euros on an authentic Italian meal of outstanding quality will leave you satisfied with Porto Carrara in more ways than one!
The restaurants in Leidseplein include an incredible range of multiculturalism: Argentinean, Thai, Mexican, Chinese and Dutch restaurants are just a few examples. In the many wonderful restaurants of Leidseplein, there is something to whet every appetite!
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