Whenever in Amsterdam, you would likely want to experience the charm of the Amsterdam canal belt. Within this district, you find the popular and famous ‘De negen straatjes’ area, or translated: The nine streets. The area is famous for its authentic ambiance and it is therefore popular with tourists, but mainly Amsterdammers. Cobbled streets filled with boutiques, galleries and lunch places: that’s where Jansz. comes in. A true hotspot and a go-to-place for lunch, located at Keizersgracht Canal and Reestraat: one of the nine streets.
A perfect lunch in the ‘De Negen Straatjes’
‘De Negen Straatjes’ area of Amsterdam has a lot to offer, which could be overwhelming when arriving new into town. There are also many places to choose from when it comes to lunch spots. However, you cannot go wrong when selecting Jansz. for your lunch in ‘De Negen Straatjes’. Besides the recently renovated and atmospheric restaurant, Jansz. is more than happy to welcome you in the green and tranquil courtyard or on the terrace overlooking the shopping audience and the Keizersgracht canal.
At Jansz, you step into a casual yet flamboyant go-to-place, offering a contemporary feel in a subtle historical setting. Green velvet sofas, marble tables and a soft color palette perfectly merge with the eclectic design of the restaurant. Jansz. is part of a collection of 17th-century canal houses, providing its guests with an instagramable hideaway in the heart of Amsterdam.
Good to know; the restaurant is named after craftsman Volkert Jansz who was known for its impeccable style for food and luxury, always emphasizing that it can be best enjoyed when shared with others.
What to expect at lunch hotspot Jansz. in the ‘De Negen Straatjes’
Jansz. serves beautifully crafted modern classics with an easy going Dutch attitude. The menu varies from duck terrine and creamy burrata to Reypenaer cheeseburgers and miso-glazed cod. But the real signature dish of the restaurant is the ‘Jansz. Meatballs’. A classic; deliciously seasoned meatballs in a refined tomato sauce. An absolute winner and talk of the town of the nine streets. And do not forget to leave room for one of the desserts: heavenly sweet treats you do not want to miss.
A new old world of simple elegance is closer than you think.