Love is in the air! See what's happening in your local Yays neighbourhood and Amsterdam for all you romantics out there for Valentines Day!
Where: Czaar Peterstraat 21, a short walk from Yays Oostenburgergracht
What: InSotck, a restaurant dedicated to raising awareness by cooking amazing food using products that would otherwise be thrown out, will be hosting a special Valentines Day dinner. Serving a four-course set menu, including an amuse, two glasses of Dutch vonkelwijn (sparkling wine), finishing off with decadent chocolate elements! And to really get you in the amorous mood, there will be live jazz to serenade you through the night!
Details: For €31,00-a-head, reservations can be made directly through your concierge! But hurry, you don't want to leave it till the last minute!
Where: Czaar Peterstraat 108, a short walk from Yays Oostenburgergracht
What: Dr Feelgood does exactly what it says on the box, a dedicated massage company with every intention that you leave there feeling relaxed and content. This Valentines Day, why not treat your selves to a couple's massage (exclusive to Dr FeelGood's East-Side location), or if you prefer, Dr Feelgood has an array of massages that specially cater towards everyone!
Details: Book your couples massage early! You don't want to miss out on this! And for a special discount, simply present your room key to the Dr Feelgood front desk to receive a special #unlocktheneighbourhood discount.
Where: Oostenburgergracht 75, next door to Yays Oostenburgergracht
What: "A Taste of What We Love!", NewWerktheater used to be a theatre, a daylight one. And they have kept the space, as well as the light, much of the grandeur, and a little theatrical to create the NewWerktheater. It is home to all our favourite things; good food, Bonanza coffee, their cherry-picked magazines, and all-day bar with a unique selection of drinks. This Valentines Day, they will be offering their unique take on "Dinner and Movie", featuring a 3-course menu and followed by a screening of one of their favourites, "De Dirigent" (The Conductor). Have yourself a cosy and "gezellig" Valentines day!
Details: Bookings can be made directly or through your Yays concierge. Be sure to present your Yays room keycard for this special menu!
De Gouden Reael
Where: Zandhoek 14, Across the bridge from Yays Zoutkeetsgracht and down the road from Yays Bickersgracht
What: This fabulous 17th-century canal house turned waterside restaurant features dishes inspired by events that have shaped Dutch cuisine throughout the years. This Valentines Day, they will be adding a romantic flare with a set course menu; with 4 different entrees and a shared dining dessert with 4 mini-tasters (and obviously lots of chocolate)!
Details: Be sure to book through your concierge or directly on their website. Click here for their menu, and scroll down to have a look at the Valentines Menu, costing €35.00 per head.
Bickers a/d Werf
Where: Bickerswerf 2, a 3 minute walk from Yays Bickersgracht and close by Yays Zoutkeetsgracht
What: Restaurant Bickers a/d Werf is a unique place located at the Westerdok. Intimate dining with a beautiful view over the water during Valentine’s Day. Atmosphere plays the leading role in this restaurant and creates romantic vibes during this special day. They offer a special 3-course menu and include a glass of rose champagne!
Details: To enjoy this lovely dinner speak to your local Yays concierge. The costs are €45,00 per person.
Where: Where ever your heart desires!
What: Treat yourselves on a private tour guided by the lovely ladies from our neighbourhood partner, Amsterdam Odyssey. Besides the complimentary Saturday tours, these ladies offer a customised and exclusive romantic tour of Amsterdam featuring highlights such as Puccini and other romantic locations – both outdoors and in the catering industry. From a variety of either walking or cycling (don’t forget to book your own Yays bike with your concierge!) tours, unlock the essence of Amsterdam romance with historical love stories and landmarks!
Details: Book your special Amsterdam Romance tour by speaking to your local concierge or contact Hanneke and Eva directly here!
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