Restaurant Zouthaven is located on the ground floor of the Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ. This seafood restaurant with incredible views over the river IJ is open for lunch and dinner. The fish and seafood is sustainably caught or raised, and consequently they focus on seasonally available produce. The location is one of a kind, in one of the best cultural institutions in Amsterdam.

Sustainable seafood in a cultural setting.

As you would expect at such a landmark restaurant as Restaurant Zouthaven, all seafood and fish that they have on their menu is sustainably caust or farmed. Furthermore all of the the meat, bread and other ingredients used by the chefs of Restaurant Zouthaven are organic and where possible from local suppliers. Of course attention is also paid to seasonality. The setting in The Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ, one of the leading cultural institutions in the city, means you can combine a fantastic evening of dining with a wonderful evening of entertainment all in one location.

Restaurant Zouthaven also has one of the most enviable terraces in all of Amsterdam. The views across the River IJ are superb and in warm weather you can enjoy thewarmth of the suns rays until well into the evening. The terrace also offers lounges and is great for a glass of sparkling wine, while you relax, appreciating the incredible setting and the water traffic passing by.

The Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ is an architecturally spectacular building and is Amsterdam’s Concert Hall of the 21st Century. The Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ is easily accessible and is situated close to the city centre. By foot it is approsimately 15 minutes from Amsterdam Central Station or by tram 26, stop ‘Muziekgebouw / Bimhuis’.

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Sustainable seasonal seafood

Restaurant Zouthaven uses exclusively sustainably caught/farmed fish and seafood, organic, free range meat and pays attention to seasonal availability. Furthermore we appreciate their use of organic ingredients and bread.

Due to Restaurant Zouthaven’s attention to sustainability in regards to ingredients, we give them a partial Conscious Travel Rating for the environment and a full Conscious Travel Rating for animal welfare.



Address: Piet Heinkade 1, 1019 BR Amsterdam

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