WHERE: Raadhuisstraat 18, 1016 DE, Amsterdam
WHY: We got lost and needed to eat.
Just a quick post on an amazing bagel place I discovered when Mr A and I had a long weekend in Amsterdam last week….
We were wondering around downtown (I think it was ‘downtown’, it’s hard to know where ‘downtown’ actually is if you have no idea where you are…) and stumbled across a lovely little bagel place. Now I know you may be thinking “uh, bagels, how boring” but I have to give this place a review – the concept was amazing. All they did was serve bagels, the odd sweet treat and really great coffee.
I was in love with the menu – an intricate book on every which way you could have your bagel. There was every type of bagel available: spelt, gluten free, white, brown, oat, cinnamon, tomato and more. They have covered every part of the day – breakfast, 11evens, lunch, brunch…and even had things like ‘bagel tapas’ which I just thought was genius! The menu also told a beautiful story of how Bagels & Beans was started…here’s a lovely handy link to the menu (it is well worth a look!)
It was such a lovely, happy environment and I myself have always dreamed of owning something similar. And the bagels were really damn tasty!
What you see below is the Prosciutto Di Monastero with Parmigiano Reggiano & Pine Nuts and two great cappuccinos YUM