Food and Beverages
Delicious food is available in all four of the villages on the island. However, in Nes you will find most of the eateries. If you want to take it easy on a terrace, or grab a bite to eat at a restaurant you have plenty to choose from in and around the Van Heeckerenstraat.
Aside from Nes, Hollum is the busiest town on Ameland. The cafes and restaurants are always crowded, yet the atmosphere of the past dominates here. You can find most of the eateries in the area of the J.W. Burgerstraat, the Burenlaan and the Oranjeweg.
For many people it is one of the greatest luxuries: not having to cook. With the holiday feeling fit it also nice to sit down in a pancake house, a restaurant or a cafe. on Ameland will be no problem to the eating place of your choice to find, because we are rich with restaurants for every budget and every kind.
Most restaurants are open in the morning and breakfast is served in many hotels and other food outlets until 10:00. The Dutch usually eat lunch between 12:00 and 14:00 and dinner around 17:00 to 20:00. Although many restaurants close at 22:00, there is a wide variety of restaurants, cafés and bars that continue to serve selected hot and cold dishes and snacks.
The beach of Ameland summer and winter is an experience. On the sandy beach of Ameland There are several pavilions. You can go here for a little something to eat, drink. Whether you are awarded your day at the beach with a meal while the sun's last light on the now deserted beach shine.
Some also sell beach stuff for children as kites. Toilets are available to everyone staying on the beach. Often, too hiring instead of beach huts, beach chairs, windbreaks, etc. The beach pavilions into the summer a volley down.
Even in winter, especially on weekends, nowadays a number of pavilions open. Wonderful for a brisk walk through storms, rain and wind, along the roaring sea. You can then from behind the glass as the rough sea to watch. And you can while enjoying a glass, a cup of coffee or tea the fatigues of the distance traveled hiking route from your lower legs.
For a list of local beach pavilions on Ameland we refer to the website: the Yellow Pages.
Cafes and terraces
Thirsty after a hot day? Tired of a trip? Or just fancy a drink? Does not. Throughout the day you can be whatever you want good drinks, soda, beer, cocktails, etc.
Ironing just down on one of the many terrace cafes or in the center of Ameland. Enjoying the sun, or in the shade or out of the wind. Or opt for a while out. Enjoyed at the bar or around the table. With friends or just to meet other people and make new friends. Enjoy the atmosphere and the charm and pamper yourself into the wee hours. Thirsty or not thirsty!
If you're in the mood for a beer, then you can find in every village on Ameland a cafe. Most of the bars are in Nes and Hollum however, so if you really want to go out one night it's best to go to those villages. Nowadays Ameland has an abundance of bars, cafes and discos so that there's something for everyone. The charm of the nightlife on Ameland is that everything happens within a very compact area. Thanks to its small size it's very easy to taste the atmosphere of various things in one night.
Nes is centrally located on Ameland, and also the entertainment center of the island. In summer Nes busy and lively. The many bars and pubs are nicely close together and you can find them all in the Van Heeckerenstraat street.