WTC Amsterdam offers a variety of different eateries, to suit every food preference and budget.
With a stable of over 350 different food firms, We Canteen brings some of the best café, bistro, single dish and food truck entrepreneurs in town to WTC Amsterdam food court. Lunch on homemade soups, filled rolls, seasonal salads and fresh juices and more. Every day different local food entrepreneurs take the stage, offering a constantly changing selection of hot meals from around the globe – think Asian, Arabic, South American and Mediterranean specialities like burritos, paella or curry.
Amsterdam nightclub magnate Caspar Reinders wanted to inject a little downtown sophistication into WTC Amsterdam’s own Grand Café when he revamped the ground floor space in 2017. The aim was to turn the space into a place where everyone would want to hang out after work. The café, which takes its name from a British military regiment, has a similar no- nonsense approach to food, providing WTC workers with classic burgers, salads and sandwiches.
Poké (pronounced poh-kay) is a Hawaiian dish, consisting of sushi rice, raw fish and several different toppings served in a bowl. You could basically describe it as sushi in a bowl. If you are not a fan of raw fish – don’t worry. The Poké Perfect team also serve smoked chicken or tofu. Counter service
If you step into the WTC’s Italian restaurant Che Buono, you could be forgiven for thinking you are in a popular trattoria much closer to the Mediterranean than Amsterdam. The simple tables and chairs; the wine bottles behind the bar; and the little Italian touches, such as a photograph of Sophia Loren at her most glamorous,all add to the Italian feel-good atmosphere. Guests can enjoy food or drinks inside the trattoria itself or outside on the terrace. Staying at work until late? No problem, Che Buono has delicious food to go!
Eetwinkel Zwaan is a catering concept in which most of the work is done for you in advance. The idea is simple. Choose from the menu, pick up the ingredients at the counter and take them home – where you can whip up a gourmet meal in a matter of minutes. There is always a choice of a soup, salad, pasta, meat and fish dishes on the menu, so there is something to tempt everyone. You can also call on the Zwaan team to cater high-end lunches and dinners when you’ve got important guests in the office, or if you are holding an office drinks party.
Sushi Time has been part of World Trade Center Amsterdam since 2001, offering lunch, dinner, take away, sushi workshops and catering. The two conveyer belts display a complete range of delicious sushi and other dishes from the teppanyaki grill. If you are having a working lunch, why not order Sushi Time’s Bento box: a lacquered box with four layers of sushi, sashimi, salad and a hot dish. The company is only too happy to cater for your company drinks party or teach you how to make sushi in a sushi workshop.
The WTC’s own branch of the popular chain of informal noodle restaurants. Join in at one of the long tables and try out the extensive menu of noodles or rice, meat, fish and vegetarian dishes, fresh fruit juices, wine and Japanese beer. Wagamama WTC offers a delivery service if you are working late at the office.
De Blauwe Engel is a little corner of Holland in the heart of the Zuidas – a welcoming café in traditional Dutch style. The menu focuses on heartwarming food – uitsmijters with fried eggs, ham and cheese, deep-fried bitterballen and coffee, made the old-fashioned Dutch way. De Blauwe Engel is also a popular destination for company drinks parties. And if you’ve stayed around too long after work, there is also a weekly dinner menu with meat, fish and vegetarian options.