Amsterdam indoor Food Market: Foodhallen

When in Amsterdam...there are many street markets.

Foodhallen is a food market in part of the old tram depot of Amsterdam west. The market is a retail food market where 21 small independent businesses have a stall and dispense some wonderful treats for under 10 euro. Music and events take place regularly so be sure to check out the the Foodhallen website for up to date information.

In the middle of the market is a bar that sells drinks. This market is similar in concept to Chelsea and Grand Central Market in New York and Borough Market in London.

Foodhallen, Amsterdam (source Facebook page Foodhallen)

The building complex is great urban rejuvenation project supported by the City of Amsterdam, the local community and investors. In addition to the food, within the complex is a library with a reading cafe, movie theaters, television studios and indoor parking for 500 bicycles.

Foodhallen, Amsterdam (source Facebook page Foodhallen)

The food section has the restaurant De Brasserie Halte 3 and the Grill Restaurant Meat West. The complex is also a short walk to the famous Ten Kate street market.

Meat West (source Meat West Facebook Page)

If you love food and markets this is a must visit for anyone exploring Amsterdam as a return or first time visitor.

Getting there:


Location is between the Kinkerstraat, Bellamyplein, Tollensstraat and the Ten Katemarkt. It is a very big complex hence the complicated address.

Bike: 10 minutes bike from the Anne Frank House Museum for beginners.


  • 13, 14, 12, 3 exit at corner of Bilderdijkstraat and De Clercqstraat
  • 7, 17 exit at corner of Ten Katemarkt and Kinkerstraat
  • Preferred option from Centraal Train Station catch Tram 17.
  • Preferred option from Museum district is Tram 7, departing from nearby Leidseplein. 

Opening Time:

 1200hrs to 2330hrs

Keep up to date with what is going on at the Foodhallen on their Facebook page.

When in Amsterdam...enjoy!

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