Asian cuisines continue to be on the rise when it comes to the diverse culinary scene in the Netherlands. From delicious sushi to spicy curries, Asian restaurants are popular with foodies all across the country. We have chosen 10 restaurants that you should definitely check out!
1. Yellow River Lanzhou Handpulled Noodles
Yellow River is known as the first restaurant in the Netherlands that started serving authentic handpulled noodles, also known as La Mian noodles. Besides offering a wide menu of different Chinese noodle dishes, you can also witness the preparation process right in front of your nose! So visit Yellow River in Rotterdam for a culinary journey full of flavour and traditional art of Lanzhou, China!
2. Kiiro Japanese Curry House
At the Kiiro Japanese Curry House, you can really enjoy a tasty Japanese meal! With no fewer than three locations in Rotterdam, Kiiro has managed to establish itself as the first Japanese Curry House in the Netherlands. From their delicious katsu curry to their stuffed sandos, Kiiro knows how to delight your taste buds with authentic Japanese flavours! So, if you are looking for a culinary trip to Japan without taking a flight to the country, Kiiro is the place to be for your Japanese culinary adventure!
3. Warung Mini Rotterdam
Warung Mini is an absolute hidden gem in the world of Indonesian, Javanese and Surinamese food. They use three cuisines to serve delicious dishes such as soato soup, roti, tjauwmin and various iconic snacks. Warung Mini has locations in three cities: Rotterdam, Amsterdam and The Hague, bringing a mix of the flavours of Asia and South America to the three biggest cities of the Netherlands! Visiting Warung Mini is like a culinary trip around the world without leaving the country.
Located in the bustling heart of Rotterdam, Delitasty is a must-visit for anyone who wants a taste of delicious Vietnamese cuisine. Here you will find a tasty selection of dishes such as pho, banh mi and goi cuon that will make your taste buds dance with joy. Whether you fancy a bowl of steaming noodle soup or a crispy Vietnamese baguette, Delitasty has it all. So if you are looking for a tasty adventure into the world of Vietnamese flavours, be sure to visit Delitasty!
5. Thais Restaurant Siem
Thais Restaurant Siem, The Hague’s Thai gem, is definitely one of our favourite Asian restaurants in the Netherlands. Located in the bustling city, Siem offers a tasty journey into Thai cuisine you won’t soon forget. With a meaningful name – Siem means ‘taste’ in Thai – this restaurant invites you to discover the delicious flavours of Thailand. From spicy curries to refreshing noodle dishes, Siem offers a menu full of authentic and delectable dishes that will excite your senses. If you are looking for an unforgettable Thai culinary experience in The Hague, Siem is definitely the place to be!
6. Restaurant Blauw
Restaurant Blauw, with locations in Utrecht and Amsterdam, is definitely one of our favourite Asian dining spots in the Netherlands! Here, you can experience the delicious flavours of Indonesian cuisine without having to book plane tickets to Bali. With an extensive menu full of authentic dishes, from tasty rendang to delightful satay, Restaurant Blauw brings the rich culinary traditions of Indonesia straight to your plate. If you are looking for a tasty and pleasant Indonesian dining experience, this is the place to be!
7. Baryo Pilipinas
Baryo Pilipinas in The Hague is definitely one of our favourite places for Asian food in the Netherlands! Here you get a taste of Filipino culture at its best, with authentic dishes that will leave your mouth watering. The best part? You can serve your meal on banana leaves and eat with your hands, just like in the Philippines! Immerse yourself in mouth-wathering flavours like adobo, sinigang and kare-kare, and you’ll understand why Baryo Pilipinas is so beloved among foodies. It is the perfect place to sample a slice of Filipino cuisine right in the heart of the Netherlands.
8. The Indian Chef
The Indian Chef in Rotterdam is definitely one of our top picks when it comes to Asian dining in the Netherlands! This place is a true gem for Indian food lovers. With a menu full of delicious curries, tandoori specialities and aromatic biryani, The Indian Chef brings the flavours of India to the port city. Whether you like spicy or prefer mild, you will find dishes here that perfectly suit your taste. So, if you fancy an Indian culinary adventure, be sure to visit The Indian Chef in Rotterdam!
9. Yokohama Ramen Saito
Yokohama Ramen Saito, tucked away in the heart of Schiedam, is undoubtedly one of our top choices for Asian food in the Netherlands. Their handmade ramen is simply irresistible and with the flavourful soup, it is no wonder there is usually a queue at the door. It is a place where you can find heart-warming noodle soups and tasty side dishes that will leave your taste buds on cloud nine. If you are looking for an authentic Japanese ramen experience, Yokohama Ramen Saito is the place to be!
At Gamasot on Pannekoekstraat in Rotterdam, you can expect a delicious introduction to Korean cuisine. The name says it all: Gamasot means ‘big pan’ in Korean. Although the eatery itself is not very big, with only 16 seats, you can enjoy great-tasting dishes here. Whether you fancy bibimbap, bulgogi or kimchi, at Gamasot you will find the flavours of Korea that will surprise and delight your taste buds!