Award-winning de Kas was one of the first organic restaurants in Amsterdam when it opened in 2001, and is run on totally green principles and supplied with fruit, vegetables, and herbs grown in the nursery next door. The spacious, light-filled dining rooms inhabit former greenhouses and in summer, the huge patio is filled with fragrances from the herbs. Chef Jarno van den Broek cooks a short prix-fixe menu each day, dependent on what’s available in the market or garden; his skillful, beautifully presented gastronomic repertoire may conjure up BBQ-ed lobster claw, scallops with samphire, or lamb shoulder accompanied by feta and rosti. Imaginative vegetarian alternatives are always available. Each course is carefully paired with quality wines. Reservations are required, and must be booked at least a week ahead to feast at the chef’s table with the kitchen brigade.