ActivityCulinaryTastingTourThe 10 Tastings: Private Food Tour with a Local

From €41
Nibble your way through Amsterdam's international dining scene on a private tasting tour led by a local foodie guide.
Learn about the international flavors that have influenced Dutch cuisine while grabbing bites at a local market, beer garden and family restaurant. Savor handpicked local delicacies including the best fish in town, a sweet ‘stroopwafel’ and artisanal cheese.

Thanks to its history as a trading and maritime superpower, Amsterdam boasts an incredibly diverse dining scene with flavors unique to Europe. Begin your culinary adventure and meet your savvy local guide at the city center’s Museumplein. The start time is flexible on this private tour and can be set to suit your preferred schedule.

Begin with a taste of ‘vissie’ from the town’s best fish vendor at the local Albert Cuyp market, and browse the bustling market stalls to see stacks of fresh produce and specialty ingredients on display. Satisfy your sweet tooth with a freshly baked stroopwafel, a favorite Dutch treat made with wafers and caramel. Stop at a cafe for a special drink in the vibrant Pjip neighborhood, a popular gathering and dining spot for locals.

Experience warm hospitality and international flavor at one of the city’s authentic family-run restaurants before finishing up in traditional Dutch style with a cheese platter at a beer cafe. At the end of the tour, depart from your guide with a satisfied stomach and great recommendations on where to eat, drink and explore during the rest of your visit.

• Andre Hazes Monument
Vibrant District – Start your tastings tour in one of the most cosmopolitan and vibrant districts of Amsterdam, where your host will introduce you to this beautiful city.

• Trading Market – Enjoy your cheese tasting at a famous market that started trading in 1904, and that now has over 300 stalls selling all kinds of delicious goods. Your host can tell you all about the history of Dutch cheese. Cookie Heaven – Continue your journey through the market. Take a bite out of the popular stroopwafel, one of the world’s best, and most sorely underrated cookies. They consist of a thin layer of caramel-like syrup sandwiched between two wafers – it’s simply delicious!

• Cookie Heaven – Take a bite out of the popular stroopwafel, one of the world’s best, and most sorely underrated cookies. They consist of a thin layer of caramel-like syrup sandwiched between two wafers – it’s simply delicious!

• Borrel Tradition – Try the classic bitterballen, filled with a savory meat ragout with a crust of flour and breadcrumbs and fried in oil – easy to share and delicious to taste! Dutch Beer – Pair your bitterballen with a typical Dutch beer, and find out how Heineken became the most popular brand of beer in the Netherlands.

• Fish Delicacy – This Dutch tradition can’t be missed on this food tour, which is, of course, eating raw herring whenever you visit a market, and your local host will be able to tell you why

• Sweet Specialty – One of the specialties of the Netherlands are poffertjes, little Dutch pancakes that are normally eaten with butter and sugar, however, they can also be topped with Nutella, chocolate, and whipped cream, whatever floats your boat!

• Colonial History – These next Dutch dishes are ready to be tasted by you! Kip sate and bakan bana are food items incorporated from the former Dutch colonies: Indonesia and Suriname and are a perfect example of the multicultural cuisine in the Netherlands

• Sarphatipark
Must-Have Snack – Experience a fast food restaurant in an automatic format, where you can get your fries on the counter, and any other snacks can be found in the vending machines, a true once in a lifetime experience

• Wake Me Up When I’m Famous Bench
Street Art – Walk through a famous street where you can find a lot of Banksy street art, and listen to stories from your local host about the history of this street and how it changed so much throughout the years

Stop At: Zuiderbad (indoor)
Swimming Palace – Check out a building which is not a normal indoor swimming pool, but a swimming palace. Its showpiece is a tiled fountain, and the building has been protected as a national monument since 1996.

• Museum Madness – Find yourself wandering around one of the most popular squares in Amsterdam, where locals and tourists can always be found, and where you can get a view of 3 beautiful museums and an amazing concert building

• Whip It Up – Finish your tasting adventure with the best dessert, fresh apple pie with whipped cream! The pie is based on a simple dough and apples, possibly with additives such as currants and raisins and is often served warm

Additional Info
– Confirmation will be received at time of booking
– Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
– Minimum age is 14 years
– Not wheelchair accessible
– Near public transportation
– Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
– Post Covid-19 regulations are applied to this product with regards to the number of participants, delivery methods of the tour and content of the tour.
– This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Duration: 3 Hours
Price: from € 41