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Best Asian Restaurants In Amsterdam Red Light District

Posted on: November 22, 2021

Amsterdam Chinatown

Amsterdam Ultimate Asian Restaurants List

Food lovers pay attention! Amsterdam is becoming one of the best places in the world for Asian food. This is because the Dutch capital is very diverse and has more than 190 nationalities. A lot of inhabitants with an Asian background live in Amsterdam. This diversity can also be found in Amsterdam Red Light District. In Chinatown that is. Discover the best asian restaurants here below.



Amsterdam Chinatown

Amsterdam’s Chinatown is located on Zeedijk Street – one of the oldest streets in the city, which is also a main street of the Red Light District. It is filled with restaurants from Thailand, China, Malaysia, Japan, you name it.

Below is the guide to the best Asian restaurants in the Red Light District of Amsterdam, according to local food critics and reviews of global travellers. We are always being asked about and looking for great Asian restaurants in Amsterdam.

Whether you’re looking for spiciness, distinct flavours or authenticity with an offbeat Amsterdam flair, just pick any Asian restaurants on this list.


Restaurant A-Fusion

This fantastic Asian restaurant can be found at the end of the Zeedijk street. Here you can eat Japanese, Chinese and Thai food. Both the quality of the food and the service of the staff are very good. Moreover, the interior is very beautiful and quite luxurious.

“Sushi was more than amazing! Cant wait to go again! One of the best sushi shops in Amsterdam 👍”

Stefan | 5 out of 5 stars.

A-fusion is perfect for couples who want a romantic evening, but also ideal for business outings or a dinner with friends. This Asian restaurant is also very active on Instagram where it shares beautiful photos of their specialties.


✦ Google: 471 reviews – 4,4 out 5 stars.
✦ TripAdvisor: 343 reviews – 4 out 5 stars.
✦ Yelp: 29 reviews – 4 out 5 stars.

Bird Thais Restaurant

Restaurant Bird Amsterdam

Okay this isn’t the best Thai restaurant in Amsterdam, but it’s definitely a great choice! Although the service here is somewhat mediocre, the food here is quite tasteful. It has a simplistic Thai decor which isn’t romantic perse but you get the feeling of being in Thailand for a moment. Especially in high season it can be quite busy here due to its popularity, so you have to wait in line at the entrance.

“They have an amazing price quality menu if you go before 4. Good food in general. Sometimes when its full waiters can be slightly rude.”

Julio Lopez | 4 out of 5 stars.

This Asian restaurant has two levels and 110 seats divided over 3 separate areas. Bird restaurant was founded in 1998 and partly due to its long existence it has thousands of positive reviews.

✦ Google: 2.581 reviews – 4,3 out 5 stars.
✦ TripAdvisor: 2,116 reviews – 4 out 5 stars.
✦ Yelp: 231 reviews – 4 out 5 stars.

Wau Restaurant

The food here is just wow! Wanna try something different than Chinese, Japanese or Thai? Then go eat at this Malaysian restaurant. Despite the fact that the food here is very good, we think there is room for improvement. We find the seats quite uncomfortable here.

“I’ve been coming here a few years now, and all times food has been very good as well as service. They also cater to food allergies/intolerances.”

Amanda B. | 5 out of 5 stars.

✦ Google: 465 reviews – 4,3 out 5 stars.
✦ TripAdvisor: 380 reviews – 4 out 5 stars.
✦ Yelp: 37 reviews – 4 out 5 stars.
✦ Facebook: 188 reviews – 4,6 out 5 stars.



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