Mercat 2 años - Fiesta from September 11th until 17th

For 7 days Mercat will celebrate its second anniversary with a series of festive evenings in a Spanish theme. Join a special cocktail night, make your own pinchos or enjoy a rich paella. There will also be an evening with tapas and sangria, and you can enjoy delicious Rioja wines. Are you a fan of flamenco? Then join during the ‘Evening of Flamenco’ for some Spanish moves.

Summer is coming to an end, but during the anniversary week of Mercat we will bring back the sunshine! Mercat will be celebrating her birthday España-style with memorable evenings full of fun, music and good food!

Did you hear about the Golden Pincho? Every night the chef will hide something gold in of the pinchos. The lucky finder will be rewarded with a dinner voucher worth € 25,-

The program from Thursday through Wednesday:
11 de septiembre - Cocktail Evening
Mercat is organizing a special ‘Spanish themed’ cocktail night on Thursday evening. A mobile Licor43 bar will pass the tables, providing everyone with delicious cocktails. Choose from seven different cocktails including a Balón43, Bloody Mary or Dark ‘n Stormy for € 5,- each.

12 de septiembre - Pinchos evening
After a delicious cocktail evening we will start the weekend with a Spanish delicacy; pinchos. Our chefs will put together the best pinchos according to your wishes. Enjoy your third pincho with a glass of summer Sangria on the house.

13 de septiembre - Paella evening
During Spanish festivities paella cannot be left out. And as we are celebrating our 2-year anniversary you can enjoy unlimited paella for only €25,- per person including a glas of Tinto Verano, churros and a Mercat bag with a paella recipe...olé!

14 de septiembre - Brunch Almuerzo y Barbacoa
The week will end on Sunday morning, in a Spanish manner, with a grand sweet- or savory brunch including typical Spanish delicacies (sweet € 13.50 per person & Savory € 18.50 incl coffee or cava). In the evening we will light up the "barbacoa" and you can enjoy delicious Iberico spareribs with Papas bravas for €15,- per person.

15 de septiembre - Flamenco evening
Time to dance! On Monday evening the floor belongs to professional flamenco dancers and all other dance-enthusiasts. As you cannot dance on an empty stomach the dancing night will be combined with a special dessert by the chef: a GRANDE Crema Catalana in a kingsize pan! For €5,- per person you can have a true dessert feast (unlimited)!

16 de septiembre - Rioja vino y comida
This evening is all about great food and great wine. Our chefs will put together delicious menus with a wine pairing of fine Rioja wines (€ 18.50 pp). A special sommelier will elaborate on the different wines. You can also order Rioja by the glass or with a wine flight. (3-course menu € 35 pp / 4-course menu € 42.50 pp)

17 de sepiembre - Tapas, sangria y música
Have some mid-week fun on Wednesday with tapas, sangria and music! DJ Alan Luna and Mike Duuren will take care of some Spanish beats and vocals. You can enjoy a variety of Spanish tapas and Sangria for € 25, - per person.

Mercat's weekly pan!

From now on we have a weekly changing 'pan' at Mercat. Always for € 25, - (2p)! Check our facebook page for more info!

Restaurant Week

It’s that time of the year again; Great food for a small price with the National Restaurant Week. Mercat will serve during this week, between Thursday August 28th and Sunday September 7th, a delicious 3-course lunch or 3-course dinner for only € 24.50 or € 29.50. For those who cannot get enough of good food, we will also offer the possibility to add an extra course for only € 7.50. The Restaurant week is always a great success so make your reservation soon!

Mercat will serve the following menu;
- Selection of tapas and pinchos:
Pincho with smoked salmon, cream of tetilla, empanada of ceps, white almond gazpacho
- Vongole, artichoke and white wine (optional € 7.50)
- Pechuga de pato (duck breast), polenta of chickpeas, Chioggia beet, rioja sauce
- Banana tartelette, toffee and vanilla cream

Sunday Brunch!

Every weekend you can enjoy a sweet and/or savory brunch with various Spanish delicacies, for a nice price and including a glass of wine or delicious cup of tea or coffee!

Dulce almuerzo; several Spanish sweets including coffee or tea € 13.50 (2p)

Almuerzo saludable; Spanish sandwiches, various dips with bread, gazpacho and olives. Including a glass of wine € 18.50 (2p)

(Reservations are recommended)

Masterpeace Concert

On the International Day of Peace, Saturday September 21st, the Masterpeace concert will take place at Ziggo Dome Amsterdam. Dutch artist Roel van Velzen, the Metropole Orchestra and several top artists from 14 conflicting areas will perform together for peace.
IQ Creative wil do something to help as well! Click here for more information about the concert and the ticket sale.

Masterpeace uses music, art, social media, events and dialogue to bring opposites together and prevent new armed conflict. Music above fighting. Bread above bombs. Dialogue above judgment. Creation above destruction. That's MasterPeace. For more info click here!

Dine & Dance

Want to have a perfect night out? Enjoy some good Spanish food from Mercat and have a dance at Club Panama! For € 25.00* you can taste a two-course menu at Mercat and you can buy an additional ticket for the club for a reduced price. No standing in line for you!

Want to make a reservation? This can be done via (020) 344 6424 or click here. * Price subject to change. May vary depending upon the specific programming.


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Enjoy a One Thousand and One Night dining experience at Nomads, Mediterranean cuisine at Mazzo or Mercat, special delicacies at Envy, a relaxed dinner at Witteveen or the extravaganza of supperclub or supperclub cruise. Fish lovers can eat their heart out at Nevy, BBQ-lovers at Julius bar&grill and for the perfect glass of wine near the Amsterdam canals you go to Vyne.

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Job opening

Mercat is looking for a talented Spanish chefs who feels completely at ease in the kitchen. Are you, or do you know someone, send an email with your resume and motivation letter to

Do you have management skills? Mercat is looking for floormanagers. Are you interested, email your motivation and CV to

Mercat and IQ Creative are always looking for new chefs, sous-chefs, line-cooks and waiting staff who are professional, flexible and experienced. Are you one of those persons and looking for a culinary job? Check out the IQ Creative restaurants here. Interested? Send your CV and motivation to