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As in all of Europe’s foodie capitals, brunch has become very serious business in Amsterdam. And good thing – there are now effortlessly cool and stylish addresses serving up moreish mid-morning treats across all the city’s major neighbourhoods, trendy, up-and-coming or otherwise. So while several of the best joints are to be found in fast-regenerating De Pijp and hip Oost, the centre and West are also well catered for, with sleek new cafés and restaurants opening up seemingly every week. And far from recycling the same, egg-and-meat-based classics, many of the newcomers are determined to outdo each other in terms of variety and innovation, as exotic salads and sumptuous sandwiches jostle for menu space with more traditional favourites.
Want to make like a local? Then kick back with a newspaper, some good coffee and lashings of first-rate grub at one of these brilliant brunch spots in Amsterdam.
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