9 top things to do on your first date in Amsterdam!
August, 24th 2020
Finding the perfect location for the first date is always challenging. But don’t worry, we got your back. Youseum presents you the best options to spend an unforgettable date – we guarantee you: a second date will follow!
1. HANNEKES BOOM
Whether you are going for a lunch date or a casual drink in the evening – Hannekes Boom is one of the top places to go in Amsterdam. Especially in the summer you can sit outside and enjoy the pretty view. A nice feature of this place is their fireplace, it helps you create a romantic vibe between you and your date.
2.PICNIC AT THE AMSTERDAMSE BOS
The Amsterdamse Bos offers a lot of quiet, hidden spots to organize the perfect romantic picnic. If you are looking for an irresistible dessert, there is still the option to gather ice cream or even pancakes. A little fairy can also bring you to the other side of the lake, and if you feel it, why not go for a swim? Trust u, being spontaneous makes you attractive!
3. DOUBLE BIKE TO ZAANSSE SCHANS
If you plan to spend a whole day with your date, how about renting a Tandem and biking to Zaansse Schans. It’s a beautiful bike ride and once you’re there, you can enjoy nature, explore windmills and eat a nice lunch at one of the local restaurants – we are sure it will be a day to remember!
4. RENT A CANOE AND SWIM THROUGH THE CANAL
Looking for something adventurous in town? Why not rent a canoe from Kano & SUP (near Yousem) and do a tour in the canals of Amsterdam! You can check out all the fun places in Amsterdam from a canal view!
5. VERONICASHIP AMSTERDAM
Get cozy and watch a movie leaned back in a beach chair! Veronica ship offers an open-air cinema on the top of their boat. Make sure to check their Facebook for the next movie screening!
6. DE KAS
If you are looking for a special place to take your loved one out, consider Restaurant de Kas. The glasshouse and garden, where most of the ingredients for their meals come from, turn this dinner into a whole experience.
Did you know that Amsterdam has a little Island? Vuurtoreneiland gives you the opportunity to escape the city. The ferry itself is already a highlight, but nature has a lot to offer, and after a nice walk you can enjoy the perfect meal at their famous restaurants. Since they have a summer and a winter location you can come and dine at Vuurtoreneiland the whole year. (Don’t forget to make your reservation!)
8. RENT A FELYX AND DRIVE TO DURGERDAM
Want to impress your date with some speed? How about renting a scooter and exploring Amsterdam and everything nearby, as for example Durgerdam! But remember safety first! And after some scooter-fun, why not take your date for a nice meal? We’ve listed Amsterdam’s most Instagrammable (and delicious) restaurants for you.
9. YOUSEUM DATE NIGHT
We would not be Youseum if we would not provide the best for you and your date as well. If you are looking for something spontaneous and unique to impress your date, this is the perfect thing to do in Amsterdam. Enjoy a private tour through Youseum and finish things off with some champagne on our top floor, 50m above the Amstel, in the love-swing with an unprecedented view of the Amsterdam skyline in all directions.