Amsterdam has a growing selection of restaurants and cafes with adapted facilities.

All of the places listed below have a wheelchair-accessible toilet with grab rails on either side. For more details about each restaurant’s accessible toilet facilities, click here

If you’ve got a recommendation about accessible restaurants or cafes in Amsterdam, I’d love to hear it! Click here to send me a message.

Amstelle

LOCATION: Amsterdam ZUID (SOUTH) 
Amstelle is a stylish restaurant located inside the Van der Valk Hotel Amsterdam-Amstel. This restaurant uses seasonal ingredients and serves a range of international dishes for lunch and dinner. Click here to read more about Amstelle, or jump straight to the menu.

The Birdhouse

LOCATION: AMSTERDAM city centre
The Birdhouse is a trendy cafe in Amsterdam’s Plantage neighbourhood. Click here to visit The Birdhouse website. 

de Bijenkorf Kitchen

LOCATION: AMSTERDAM city centre
Located on one of the top floors of the de Bijenkorf department store, de Bijenkorf Kitchen has a range of delicious fresh drinks, meals and snacks available. Click here to go to the de Bijenkorf website (Dutch only). 

Blue

LOCATION: Amsterdam city centre
Blue is a restaurant with a stunning panoramic view of Amsterdam’s historic city centre. Located up on the third floor of the Kalverpassage, Blue serves (all day) breakfast, lunch and dinner. Click here for more information. 

Bridges

LOCATION: Amsterdam city centre
This Michelin-star awarded fish restaurant is located in the heart of Amsterdam. At Bridges, guests can choose to dine à la carte or enjoy the Chef’s menu. For groups up to 12 people, Bridges also offers an elaborate private dining experience. Click here to visit the Bridges website.

Buffet 't IJ

LOCATION: Amsterdam ZUID (SOUTH) 
Buffet ‘t IJ is a breakfast restaurant inside the Van der Valk Hotel Amsterdam-Amstel. The buffet includes a wide selection of fresh bread, yoghurt, fruit, cheese, cold cuts, and egg dishes, as well as unlimited tea, coffee and juice. Click here to read more about Buffet ‘t IJ. 

Buffet ‘t IJ is open from 6.00 –  10.30 on weekdays and 7.00 to 11.00 on weekends. Breakfast is €22.50 p.p. for adults and €11.50 p.p. for children aged 4-12. 

Cafe Restaurant Amsterdam

LOCATION: Amsterdam west
Cafe Restaurant Amsterdam is a spacious and light restaurant located in Amsterdam West. The menu includes lunch and dinner, as well as classic Dutch snacks (“bitterballen!”) and a variety of cakes. Click here to visit the Cafe Restaurant Amsterdam website. 

Canvas Rooftop Bar

LOCATION: Amsterdam oost (east) 
Up on the 7th floor of the trendy Volkshotel, Canvas Rooftop Bar offers a great panoramic view of Amsterdam. Click here to visit the Volkshotel website or jump to the Canvas page

Coffee & Coconuts

LOCATION: amsterdam OUD ZUID (old south)
Coffee & Coconuts is a trendy cafe built inside an old 1920’s cinema building. Open daily from 8.00 – 23.00, the menu includes delicious dishes often made with organic and locally-sourced ingredients. Click here to go to the Coffee & Coconuts website. 

The Commons

LOCATION: AMSTERDAM EAST & WEST
Located inside The Student Hotel, The Commons serves drinks, lunch, dinner and desserts. Smashed avocado sandwiches, pepperoni pizza, pulled pork burgers, sweet potato fries and New York cheesecake are just some of the things on the menu. Click here to visit the restaurant’s website or browse the menu.  

Note: The entrance in Amsterdam East is ground level. The entrance in Amsterdam West has a ramp. 

Delirium Cafe Amsterdam

LOCATION: AMSTERDAM city centre 
Delirium Cafe is the place in Amsterdam for beer lovers. Delirium Cafe Amsterdam serves a range of different beers (click here for the full range) and pub-style food. This restaurant also has an accessible terrace along the waterfront. Click here for more information.

Dignita

LOCATION: AMSTERDAM city centre 
Dignita is a charming all-day brunch restaurant in central Amsterdam. With a focus on sustainability, its chefs use organic and free range ingredients from local suppliers where possible. Dignita is also part of ‘Not for Sale‘, a global organisation that uses social enterprises and training programmes to support vulnerable groups in society. Click here for more information.

Please note only Dignita’s Hoftuin location is wheelchair-friendly.  

Exki

LOCATION: AMSTERDAM city centre 
Exki is a cute little cafe inside Amsterdam Central Station, serving an array of delicious fresh snacks and light meals. The menu includes tea, coffee, fresh juices, cakes, sandwiches, soups, salad and quiche. Click here to visit Exki’s website.

EYE

LOCATION: AMSTERDAM NOORD (NORTH)
EYE is a spacious and light restaurant under the same rooof as the EYE Film Museum. It has a lovely accessible outdoor terrace with a stunning view of the IJ River. Click here for more information about EYE and the EYE Film Museum. 

Frank's Smoke House

LOCATION: AMSTERDAM oost (east)
Frank’s Smoke House is a deli, cafe and restaurant in one. Oysters, dried sausage, house smoked salmon, king crab, and steak are just some of the things on the menu. Click here for more information about Frank’s Smoke House or go directly to their lunch and dinner menu.

Gapp

LOCATION: AMSTERDAM OOST (east) 
Gapp is an outdoor beer garden up on Amsterdam’s  Hotel Casa. Gapp has a beer menu and a food menu and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks. Click here for more information.  

GåRD Taste Scandinavian

LOCATION: AMSTERDAM zuidoost (south east) 
This contemporary Scandinavian restaurant is located in Amsterdam’s Bijlmer neighbourhood. The menu includes a range of burgers, salads, soups, fish and meat dishes, and delicious desserts. Click here for more information.  

House of Watt

LOCATION: AMSTERDAM OOST (EAST) 
House of Watt is an inviting restaurant with a casual vibe — perfect for a coffee with a friend, a bite to eat, or catching up on some studying. The menu includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. Click here to visit the House of Watt website (Dutch only). 

I Dock

LOCATION: AMSTERDAM city CENTRE 
I Dock is located inside the Room Mate Aitana, a boutique hotel in the city centre. The restaurant has a view of the harbour near Amsterdam Central Station. Click here for more information. 

ITA Brasserie

LOCATION: AMSTERDAM city CENTRE 
If you’re walking along Leidseplein, you’ll undoubtedly notice the beautiful facade of the historic Internationaal Theater Amsterdam. Part of the theatre building includes the ITA Brasserie, a restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Click here to go to the ITA Brasserie website. 

Lotti's Cafe, Bar & Grill

LOCATION: AMSTERDAM city CENTRE 
Lotti’s is located along Amsterdam’s picturesque Herengracht. Open every day from 7 am – 1 am, it’s the perfect place to relax on plush sofas, study or work at a table, or grab a late night cocktail at the bar. Lotti’s serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and desserts. Click here to read more. 

Madam

LOCATION: amsterdam NOORD (NORTH) 
Madam is a restaurant with a breathtaking panoramic view of Amsterdam. During the day, Madam can only be reached by visitors who have a ticket to the A’DAM Lookout. In the evening the restaurant is open to guests with or without a ticket. Click here to visit the Madam website.

Important: Low tables are limited at this restaurant. To book a low table, please call in advance and specify your needs. The low tables are currently on an upper (inaccessible) level of the restaurant. I recommend clearly asking to put the table on the restaurant floor level and off the plateau.

Mama Makan

LOCATION: amsterdam oost (east) 
Tucked away inside the Hyatt Regency Amsterdam, Mama Makan is an Indonesian restaurant specialised in rijsttafels (literal translation: ‘rice table’), a combination of Indonesian side dishes accompanied by different types of rice. The lunch and dinner menus include something for everyone, with meat, fish, vegetarian and vegan options. Click here to visit the Mama Makan website.

MOJO Japanese Kitchen

LOCATION: Amsterdam city centre
If you’re up for some affordable sushi in the centre of Amsterdam, MOJO Japanese Kitchen is the place to be. This spacious restaurant is located just a few minutes walking distance from Amsterdam Central Station. The lunch menu includes a variety of modern bento boxes (€12.50) and an all-you-can-eat option for just €24.50 per person. Between 17.00 and 22.30 guests can enjoy an unlimited Japanese dining experience starting at €28.95. Click here to visit the MOJO Japanese Kitchen website.

Moqum

LOCATION: Amsterdam ZUID (SOUTH) 
Open daily from 14.00 – 1.00, Moqum is a stylish bar located inside the Van der Valk Hotel Amsterdam-Amstel. The drinks menu includes a range of (non) alcoholic beverages: from coffee, tea, and soft drinks, to beer, wine, classic cocktails, whiskey, cognac, and much more. Moqum also serves a range of burgers, salads, curries, snacks and desserts. Click here to read more about Moqum, or jump straight to the drinks or food menu.

Oriole

LOCATION: amsterdam city centre
Located in the heart of Amsterdam, this casual garden bistro celebrates the most loved and recognised cuisines in the world, Mediterranean food. The seasonally rotating menu features recognisable Mediterranean dishes, that encompass simplicity, personality and flavour. Oriole includes a lovely peaceful outdoor Garden Terrace in the hotel’s lush inner garden. Click here to visit the Oriole website.

Pancakes Amsterdam

LOCATION: AMSTERDAM city centre
Pancakes is a spacious, family-friendly restaurant that serves all-day pancakes. The menu includes a range of traditional Dutch pancakes, classic American pancakes, and modern pancakes with a twist. Click here to for more information.

Note: Only the Westermarkt location is wheelchair-friendly.

Persijn

LOCATION: AMSTERDAM Zuid (south)
Located on the ground floor of QO AmsterdamPersijn is a spacious restaurant with a trendy interior. The menu offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner — all made with locally-sourced ingredients. Their BBQ asparagus, tomato, and hazelnut cauliflower are just some of my favourites on the menu. Click here to visit the Persijn website or browse the menu

Podium Mozaiek

LOCATION: AMSTERDAM WEST
Podium Mozaiek is a colourful multi-cultural restaurant in Amsterdam’s Bos en Lommer neighbourhood. Its Mediterranean-influenced menu serves a range of fish, meat, and vegetarian dishes — including a delicious Turkish Breakfast offered on weekends. Click here to for more information.

Riva

LOCATION: AMSTERDAM oost (east) 
Located along the Amstel River, Cafe-Restaurant Riva serves lunch, dinner and drinks. There’s also a lovely big deck overlooking the water, accessible via a removable metal ramp. Click here to for more information or browse the menu.  

The Roast Room

LOCATION: AMSTERDAM ZUID (SOUTH) 
If you fancy some spare ribs, a chicken burger, or a steak, The Roast Room is the place to be. This restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner (and also includes some vegetarian options). Click here to for more information or browse the menu.  

Royal 98

LOCATION: AMSTERDAM city centre 
Located along Dam Square, Royal 98 is a restaurant, bakery and deli. This restaurant is especially known for its fresh pastas and wood oven pizza’s, serving a variety of dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Royal 98 is also a great place for a cosy cup of coffee or tea. Click here for more information.

* Please note that the accessible toilet at Royal 98 is smaller than most. The turning space is tight. Click here for photos. Larger accessible toilets can be found at the nearby Royal Palace of Amsterdam and Bijenkorf Kitchen.

Sazanka

LOCATION: amsterdam OUD ZUID (OLD SOUTH)
Sazanka is a Japanese teppanyaki restaurant located inside Hotel Okura Amsterdam. This restaurant offers a special dining experience where Japanese chefs prepare traditional dishes on a griddle right at your table. Click here to read more about Sazanka, its menu, and the history of teppanyaki.

Please note that this restaurant has a smart casual dress code.  

Serre

LOCATION: amsterdam OUD ZUID (OLD SOUTH)
Serre is an international brasserie located inside Hotel Okura Amsterdam. Awarded a Michelin ‘Bib Gourmand’, this restaurant includes 3-course lunch and dinner options as well as an a la carte menu. Click here to read more. 

Please note that Serre has a smart casual dress code.

Silk Road Restaurant

LOCATION: amsterdam city centre
Located on the 2nd floor of the Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre, Silk Road offers a seasonal à la carte menu with an internationally varied cuisine. An assortment of signature Mövenpick wines and ice cream flavours are also available. This restaurant includes an open kitchen, allowing guests to enjoy a live cooking experience. Click here to visit the Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre website for more information.

Please note that this restaurant has a smart casual dress code.  

Stork

LOCATION: amsterdam Noord (NORTH)
Stork is a spacious seafood restaurant with a view of the IJ River. The restaurant includes a lovely accessible terrace along the waterfront. Click here to visit the Stork website for more information. 

Studio/K

LOCATION: AMSTERDAM oost (east) 
This cafe borders onto the Studio/K cinema in Amsterdam’s lively Indische Buurt. With it’s laid back student vibe, it’s a great place to grab a drink or a bite to eat (potentially followed by a trip to the cinema!) All three cinema halls are accessible (some more so than others) and can be reached via a lift. Click here to visit the Studio/K website or browse the lunch or dinner menu.

Strandzuid

LOCATION: amsterdam ZUID (SOUTH)
Strandzuid is a unique little beach getaway in the city. This restaurant has a lovely accessible outdoor terrace along the water and a little (man-made) beach area where you can sunbathe and sip a nice cold drink on a hot summer’s day. The menu includes lunch, dinner, snacks and drinks. Click here to visit the Strandzuid website.

THT

LOCATION: amsterdam NOORD (NORTH)
Located inside the Tolhuistuin, THT is a spacious restaurant with a colourful outdoor terrace. The menu includes lunch and dinner, with a range of internationally-inspired dishes. THT is also a culture hub, hosting live music events that bring people from all across the city together. Click here to visit the THT website.

Vapiano

LOCATION: amsterdam city centre
If you’re in the city centre and up for some homemade caprese, bruschetta, pasta, or pizza, Vapiano is the place to be. Vapiano has two locations in Amsterdam – one along the Oosterdokskade near Amsterdam Central Station and another on Amstelstraat 2-4. Click here to visit the Vapiano website or browse the menu.  

Please note the review below is based on Vapiano at Oosterdokskade 145.

Vondelpark 3

LOCATION: AMSTERDAM OUD ZUID (old south) 
If you’re strolling through the Vondel Park, the stunning facade of this building is hard to miss. Vondelpark 3 is a cosy restaurant and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Click here to visit the Vondelpark 3 website or browse the menu.  

Wagamama

LOCATION: AMSTERDAM city CENTRE
Wagamama offers a wide selection of Japanese-inspired dishes. This restaurant chain serves everything from ramen, teppanyaki and katsu curry to salted caramel ice cream, chocolate ginger cheesecake and Vietnamese coffee. Click here to visit the Wagamama website or browse the menu

Wagamama has 4 locations in Amsterdam. Amstelstraat 8 and Max Eeuweplein 10 have wheelchair accessible toilets within the restaurant. Wagamama inside Amsterdam Central Station is a stone’s throw away from the station’s accessible toilets. Wagamama at Zuidplein is not accessible.
Note: the review below is based on the restaurant inside Amsterdam Central Station. 

Werkplaats

LOCATION: AMSTERDAM OOST (EAST) 
Located on the ground floor inside the trendy Volkshotel, Werkplaats is the perfect place to study, work, or grab a coffee with a friend. Click here to visit the Volkshotel website or jump to the Werkplaats page