NDSM-kade 5


About us

De IJ-kantine is a contemporary industrial styled restaurant cafe. We are open daily from 09.00 till 24.00h where you are welcome for a classic breakfast, warm lunch and a delicious dinner.

The restaurant is equipped with an impressive 18 meter long bar, high ceiling, has an industrial style and a breath-taking view over the IJ. Here you can find plenty of space to catch up on your news, read a book or have a good chat with a friend or colleague while enjoying delicious food from our kitchen. In case you are looking for a peaceful and quite spot, you can make use of our entresol. This balcony overlooks the entire restaurant and is equipped with a cozy warm fireplace.

Meeting rooms

For more privacy we can offer you one of the two meeting rooms at our disposal. Both rooms, HavenKamer and Douweszaal, have an impressive view over the water, broad daylight and are fully equipped with sound and visual systems. These rooms can be used for meetings/trainings as well as private drinks and dinners.


For the months March – October you can also grab a seat on one of Amsterdam’s largest and gorgeous terraces. Here you will find yourself sitting by the water, with the view on the harbour and Amsterdam center, while enjoying the sun shinning from early morning untill late evening. Parasols, characteristic lighting and a cold beverage will complete the perfect setting.


The restaurant is easily accessible by any form of transportation you choose. From Amsterdam Central Station towards NDSM you can take a refreshing trip with the ferry for free. A short 10 minute ride will bring you right at our doorstep. If you are coming by car, there is always enough parking space in the area. Parking costs are € 1,40 p/hour. If you are really adventurous and have rented a boat to cruise the canals of Amsterdam, you can take advantage of the public mooring facilities at the Amsterdam Marina harbour. It’s just before the ship “Pollux”, look for the three yellow masts.

We are open daily from 9:00 am. Our kitchen closes at 10:00 pm.