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“Best place for your lunch” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Piqniq

Piqniq
Lindengracht 59 hs, 1015 KC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 3203669
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Ranked #15 of 2,611 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $10
Cuisines: International, Central European
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: PIQNIQ: for your breakfast, lunch & high tea in the Jordaan area in Amsterdam PIQNIQ as in picnic? Yes, something like that. PIQNIQ is derived from the French word for picnic; pique a nique. Pique means 'choose or pick something' while nique stands for 'a litlle something' means. So PIQNIQ refers to a variety of small dishes of which you can choose from, just like a picnic in the country. At PIQNIQ you are invited to choose from our variety of small sweet & savory dishes and enjoying them in our nice natural restaurant in a typical golden age Amsterdam surrounding while looking at the life on the street, reading a newspaper/magazine/book or take pleasure in a conversation with your table companion(s).At PIQNIQ we serve breakfast, lunch, coffee and tea with sweet bites, fresh juices, smoothies, a quality glass of wine and cold beers. You can also order for a special treat at the office or to take with you to the park or on your boat tour. Take a look at our website for the different possibilities and the menu. We are open daily from 09.00 am. till 05:30 pm.
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
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“Best place for your lunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

After walking around all day it was finally nice to grab some light lunch. This place was a great find. The staff were welcoming and helpful. The atmosphere was great, based around a picnic setting, the tables also had a nice touch adding blankets. The cafe was on the small side but this didn't bother us.

The menu was simple. You can choose three small items for your list. Or another option is to buy tea and choose some cakes to have with it. The prices are fine for what it is. The food was amazing and it fills you up for the rest of the day. Also free WiFi !!!

If your looking for a cute place for lunch with friends or a loved one than this is the place. You must have the hot chocolate.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Elgin, United Kingdom
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113 reviews 113 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
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“Breakfast”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Had the Piqniq breakfast shared between 2 and it was fresh, tasty and wholesome. Pleasant staff who are keen tp please.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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“Lovely Lunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Paid €9.50 for the lunch menu which consists of small soups, quiches, sandwiches, cakes and a none alcoholic drink.

I had a courgette and ham quiche, a hummus and veg mini sandwich, a blackberry and almond cake and a hot chocolate. Everything was very tasty and the hot chocolate was the star of the show being a make it yourself with a chocolate lolly and whipped cream for on the top.

The service was friendly and the atmosphere was nice being frequented by locals and tourists alike.

There was more than enough for a woman however, bear in mind these are small morsels and may not satisfy a larger appetite.

Visited February 2014
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“Wonderful and delightful find!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

I originally found this place on trip advisor and came here with my boyfriend on our first day here abd what a great decision! Everything is pretty small so you can mix and match a few things for a great price. So fresh and light.... just truely enjoyable. The mint tea was so simple but amazing!

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“Fantastic Find”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014 via mobile

Saw this little Cafe whilst out walking the city. Was impressed by its decor so decided to give it a try, and I'm very pleased we did. Wonderful food and inventive. Food is served in small portions so you get to make more than one choice.

Visited January 2014
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