A-Z of Coffeeshops

‘t Keteltje

‘T Keteltje can be found if you take a walk through Jordaan, one of the best areas in Amsterdam, but be aware it is a rather healthy walk…

Amneisa

Formerly known as ‘Whootsie Tootsie,’ Amnesia is known as a ‘top boutique’ in terms of coffeeshops – it certainly sounds a lot more boutique now – and it…

Barney’s Uptown

The newest and trendiest addition to the Barney’s family, is the comfortable yet chic, Barney’s Uptown.Barney’s Uptown is just a 5 minute walk from Centraal Station and has…

Blue Bird

Bluebird is a visual delight for Amsterdam revellers with traditional artwork hanging from the walls on the two floors, and also extra comfortable with comfy couches you can…

DampKring Coffeeshop

The compact coffeshop, Dampkring, sits close to infamous Amsterdam Flower Market. The coffeshop is a hit with the locals and has a friendly vibe from the second you…

El Guapo

This small, cosy and relaxed coffeeshop can be tracked down in a narrow and quiet street between Niewezijds Voorburgwal and Niewendijk. More than 10 years old, El Guapo specialises…

Green House United

Green House United in Haarlemmerstraat is one of four Green House coffeeshops in Amsterdam, plus a specific merchandise store which can be located in the centre of Amsterdam,…

Happy Feelings

The feel-good and chilled atmosphere of this coffeeshop is well reflected in the well selected name of ‘Happy Feelings.’ Formerly known as Global Chillage, Happy Feelings has brought…

Mellow Yellow

Mellow Yellow is the oldest modern-day coffee shop Amsterdam has, being founded in 1967 and then in 1972 becoming the first coffeeshop to officially be tolerated by the…

Resin

Bang in the centre of Amsterdam, Resin is one of the latest coffeeshops to open its doors. Situated just off Nieuwendijk shopping strip, Resin is perfect for a quick smoke…

Stone’s Cafe

The ownership of Stone’s Café is an English and Dutch partnership who have been running a number of coffeeshops in the heart of Amsterdam for well over a…

The Noon

Sitting on a quiet canal almost perfectly in the middle of Leidsplein and the Rijksmuseum is The Noon coffeeshop. The Noon is famous for its heavenly Blueberry Haze…

420 Café (De Kuil)

420 Café, also known by the locals as De Kuil (pronounced ‘cowl’) remains a popular coffeeshop with the locals and keeps the traditional café-bar interior that was present…

Baba

Baba is sat smack bang in the middle of the Red Light District, making it a very interesting place to sit and watch the world go by. It’s…

Betty Boop

The 25 year old Betty Boop Coffeeshop sits in a square  and off the beaten track, making it much quieter than a lot of the mainstream coffeeshops that…

Boerejongens

Anybody who knows the first thing about smoking, will count Boerejongens as the best coffeeshop in Amsterdam. After six years, it has become a national institution in Amsterdam and…

De Tweede Kamer

De Tweede Kamer has very much a vintage feel when you look at the exterior, barely even looking a coffeeshop. De Tweede Kamer – known as De Dampkring’s younger…

Funky Munkey

Although opened for many years, in 2009 Funky Munkey was placed in the hands of a new owner, Moe, and the atmosphere was lifted almost immediately. The vibe…

Green Place

Green Place, not to be confused as part of the Greenhouse chain, is an easy going, cheery and friendly coffeeshop situated in the heart of Amsterdam. The very…

Kashmir Lounge

The Kashmir Lounge has, on many occasions, been labelled the greaest hangout/coffeeshops in Amsterdam. It’s hard to think of too many points against such a statement. There is…

New Times

Morocco comes to Amsterdam! The vibe when you enter New Times is beautiful. You are greeted by murals lathered over each wall and “tale telling” tiles. The ceiling,…

Rusland

The first legal coffeeshop in Amsterdam, Rusland, projects a Russian vibe throughout, starting with the name which is actually Dutch for Russian. Rusland opened its doors on 30th…

The Bushdocter

In the cabaret area of Amsterdam, Rebrandtplein, you can also find the neon orange sign of The Bushdocter in pride of place over the coffeeshop door. The urban…

The Old Church

The Old Church was originally located in Oudekerksplein but had to relocate after officials closed down 26 coffeeshops in the Red Light District in an attempt to clean up…

Abraxas

Abraxas is nestled away in a small alley in the Jonge Roelensteeg, but that doesn’t mean its always quiet. Revellers often go out on a hunt particularly to…

Barney’s Farm

Once known as Barney’s Brasserie, Barney’s Farm is the perfect coffeeshop offering strong, high quality strains of marijuana, served to you by a funny and cheery bunch of…

Bij

The Bij is known as “Boerejongens” younger brother, and although slightly smaller and newer, there is definitely no doubt that the Bij is as highly esteemed throughout Amsterdam…

Cannabis College

Opening in 1998 with bare brick walls with only newspaper cuttings, it is safe to say the Cannabis College has come a long way. To celebrate the success…

Easy Times Coffeeshop

Coffeeshop Easy Times is in a central location on the Prinsengracht. It’s a recently decorated coffeeshop that hosts comfy sofas for you to relax on while you enjoy…

Green House Centrum

The Green House chain of coffeeshops is probably the most celeb ridden coffeeshop in Amsterdam, and has seen the like of Rhianna, Eminem, Wiz Khalifa, Miley Cyrus, Snoop…

Grey Area

The front of Grey Area is nice and simplistic, with a modern feel, and some may say this is what they would expect an American coffeeshop to be…

Katsu

Situated next to the Albert Cyup market, this straight to the point coffeeshop is a hit with tourists and Amsterdam natives alike, usually only discovered by word of…

Prix D’Ami

This old storage warehouse turned coffeeshop and restaurant is the newest lounge in Amsterdam – and very impressively – the biggest coffeeshop in the world. Prix D’Ami is conveniently…

Siberie

Siberie was founded in 1984 in the very beautiful Brouwersgracht and it brings in a sea of tourists and locals alike every day.It’s is small, comfortable, very laid…

The Dolphins

The outside of The Dolphins coffeeshop is what some would call, quirky? The blue walls showcase airbrushed waves and dolphins, and the ‘less is more’ saying isn’t present here, as…

Voyagers

Voyagers is an independent coffeeshop and provides services that all the big Amsterdam chains cannot keep up with. The establishment has certainly made a name for itself as…