picknick in the park – or on a boat

Amsterdam citizens like to picknick. Whenever it is sunny wheather we take our baskets into the park, on to a boat, or to whatever sunny spot we can find; to have a good time.
And if the locals do it, it’s probably a good idea for tourists and visitors too. The problem of not having your own basket and a kitchen to prepare the picknick is solved easily: just order and pick up. Here are a few addresses where you can do that (don’t forget to order chilled wine/water):

Restaurant Christophe
‘Boat Box’ with 4 or 5 freshly prepared seasonal dishes
€ 30,- for 2-3 persons, € 60,- for 4-5 persons
Reservations only by phone: (+31)06 5025 7826, allow 24 hours
The website has many links to boat rental companies
(And although it is a boat box, you can of course take it to the park or any place you like)

The Picknick Company
From € 17,50  to € 25,- p/p
Reservations online, allow 24 hours
Last minute reservations (if possible): (+31)06 2423 9009
“Boat friendly’ pick up spot on a boat house

Restaurant Vertigo in the Vondelpark
From € 19,50 to € 25,- p/p
Reservations online
Problem: accepts only payments through iDeal
Maybe you can explain by phone  (+31)020-6123021 that without a Dutch bank account you cannot make use of iDeal
Great spot, in the middle of the Vondelpark

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