Countless canals, stunning architecture, and more unusual things to see and do than you can aspire to easily fit in throughout the space of the long weekend: Amsterdam has long allured travellers using its beautiful laid-back vibe and wonderful scenery… But if there’s taking care of from the Dutch capital you need to make it your mission to enjoy, it’s the foodie scene! Here’s your best guide to the better of Amsterdam food tours!
Henri Willig Cheese Tasting Tour with Wine
This well-reviewed food tour is actually the main one I'd my eye on and we would have gone on it had we'd more time to explore Amsterdam! Henri Willig is among the larger cheese chains within the Dutch capital as well as their shops are available through the city. Though there are plenty of free samples found inside the shops, nothing compares to carrying out a cheese tasting by having an expert! The experience also includes two glasses of wine and some mustard sampling. Check prices and availability here.
Amsterdam: Private Food Tour with a Local
Explore the city through its food scene on this three-hour guided visit of Amsterdam. Highlights of this Dutch foodie tour range from the opportunity to taste seven local specialities, such as the ever-so-famous Stroopwafel (which actually comes from the Dutch city of Gouda). Otherwise, visit the largest market in Europe and discover the Pijp district from the city. Check prices and availability here.
Délirium Café Beer Tasting
Beer fans will like this tasting experience in Amsterdam. The tasting takes two hours and includes the opportunity to try three different types of beer, as well as learn about the story and history of them. Délirium Café itself boasts a choice of more than 700 beers and opened in the city in 2020. Check prices and availability here.
Amsterdam Dutch Cheese & Wine Cruise
If quirky and romantic experiences are your thing, this dinner cruise focuses on Dutch cheese, even while allowing you to take in the beautiful sights of Amsterdam by night (as the interior of the boat is lit by candlelight). Included in this 1.5-hour cruise is the chance to sample a selection of Henri Willig cheeses and sip on wine while passing the world-famous Canal Belt. Check prices and availability here.
Jordaan Food Tour
If I were simply to recommend visiting one district whilst in the Dutch capital, it might be Jordaan. Located to the East from the city, this area is characterised by its pretty streets, many museums, and insightful independent shops. Of all of the Amsterdam food tours, this three and a half hour guided visit to Jordaan includes plenty of samples in addition to a walk through the district. Check prices and availability here.
Amsterdam 4-Course Dinner Cruise
Food, beautiful scenery, and Amsterdam by night isn't surprising should you choose to book this dinner cruise. This foodie boat ride is also ideal for non-meat-eaters, as there is a meat option, fish option, and veggie option. One of them two-hour cruise of Amsterdam is really a guided commentary of the sights and attractions, as well as a four-course dinner. Your food is served alongside an array of sodas and wines. Check prices and availability here.
Amsterdam Food & Canals Tour
For those who enjoy their food served with a side of culture, this canals and food tour can last for four-hours and encompasses both a walking element, in addition to a boat trip experience. Included in the ticket prices are a guided walk by having an expert, as well as an hour-long cruise along the famous Amsterdam canals. Also included is meals containing twelve Dutch tastings. Check prices and availability here.
A Taste of Amsterdam at Twilight
If you’re looking for a romantic experience, or are merely trying to find an at night activity, this Amsterdam food tour is about the great finds and lesser-known aspects of the city. Popular features of the guided visit range from the chance to check out the Oud-West neighbourhood and the experience of gezelligheid (literally translated as ‘conviviality’), this is about spending time with friends and enjoying good drink and food. Check prices and availability here.