Top Spots

Every year, Home.Made publishes a Lifestyle Guide that features Amsterdam’s best restaurants, shops and service providers. Using this guide and our client reviews as a basis, Home.Made then selects the top establishment in each category and awards them a Home.Made Certificate of Excellence. We are proud to announce 2021’s Certificate of Excellence winners!

Certified Establishments

Beef & Steak is a client favourite for their huge range of beef, pork, lamb, poultry, fish and game; rubs and sauces; and BBQ tutorials and accessories – all readily available to order online
Ben Cohen is a client favourite for their famous garlic shawarma sauce, fun and colourful sharing platters, meat, chicken and vegetarian options, amazing cocktails, more-than-generous food servings and a completely unique take on Israeli street food.
Die Spens is a client favourite for their huge range of South African products such as rusks, Koo canned goods, Iwisa porridge, Simba chips, Fritos, Safari fruit sticks and Sally Williams nougat – all just one click away
Dignita is a client favourite for their amazing all-day brunch. Their stacked pancakes decked out with white chocolate, roasted rhubarb and rose and pistachio mascarpone deserve a special mention. Their location in the Hoftuin in an elegantly styled glass building in the park is especially lovely.
Duikelman is a client favourite for their huge range of knives, incredible coffee machines, professional kitchen tools and cooking utensils, beautiful bakeware and pans, best range of stoves, cooking appliances and food processors, and amazing selection in their baking section
Greenwoods is a client favourite for their English Tearooms in prime locations on the water in the canal districts, their all day breakfasts, homemade cookies, famous homemade soda bread, high teas and great vegan options
Janus Lekker Slapen is a client favourite for their personalised service, beautiful collection of bedding, pillows and cushions and middle to high-end bed brands that ensure ultimate comfort
Jordino is a client favourite for their delicious range of bite size chocolates, their assortment of unique chocolates in the shapes of shoes, logos and handbags, their amazing macrons, the most delicious ice cream and their famous cannoli
Kelly’s Expat Store is a client favourite for their delicious range of pop-tarts, soda, candy, baking products, meat products and cereals from America and the United Kingdom
Klein the Grocer is a client favourite for their super fun store filled with quality organic products; plant-based alternatives; Asian, Italian and Spanish food; coffee, beers and wines and awesome cookbooks
Kuierkos is a client favourite for their beautiful South African wines, homemade rusks, delicious boerewors rolls and bobotie pies, the best South African treats such as melktert, koeksisters and peppermint crisp tart, weekly fresh biltong and droewors and tender meat, skilpadjes, boerewors and oxtail from their butchery
Le Fournil de Sébastian is a client favourite for their 100% homemade French pastries, macarons, baguettes, croissants, madeleines and tartlets
Louman Jordaan is a client favourite for their tender quality beef and lamb, their homemade sausages and guaranteed animal welfare in their meat production process
Meatless District is a client favourite for their vegan brunch, bar snacks, dinner, cocktails and wines. While plant-based, their vegan menu is enjoyed by both vegans and non-vegans alike, with their burgers deserving a special mention.
Pasta e Basta is a client favourite for their unforgettable Italian experience consisting of opera-singing waiters, beautiful antipasti served on a piano top, and giant dishes of pasta, all accumulating in a late night of eating, singing and dancing.
Pesca is a client favourite for their unique concept of a “theatre of fish” structured like a fish and wine market, with quirky jokes all over the walls and on the waiters’ t-shirts and an unforgettable shared dining experience of seafood and fish.
Pompon is a client favourite for their beautiful fresh bouquets, decorative flowers and artificial plants as well as their excellent flower subscription service
Runder is a client favourite for their huge range of biltong including droewors, fatty biltong, spicy biltong, snap sticks and traditional biltong
Share Now is a client favourite for their 24-hour car accessibility, advance booking service, free on-street parking and the use of a single app to access thousands of electric cars
Staring at Jacob is a client favourite for their famous chicken waffles and dirty Bloody Mary’s as well as for their awesome pancakes and vegan brunch
Sterk Amsterdam is a client favourite for their huge range of international champagnes, beers and wines, ice cream, chocolate and candy from all over the world, and for their accessibility and late opening hours
Tjin’s Toko is a client favourite for their huge range of South American and Asian products including sambal, rice tables, tortillas, salsa, sushi essentials, hot pots, Thai noodles, Indian curry pastes and Korean Kimchi
Vishandel TEL is a client favourite for their delicious range of seafood, amazing tiger prawns, beautiful salmon, fresh dorado and all the best Dutch style fried fish