Barney's Coffee Shop

Barney’s is located in a 500-year-old building and is one of the the most popular Amsterdam coffee shops on Haarlemmerstraat.  Barney’s is the renowned winner of multiple “High Times Cup” awards. It is a good coffeeshop where they serve a decent breakfast, lunch and dinner as well. They have a friendly and knowledgeable service that’s made Barney’s famous among both travelers and locals.

Haarlemmerstraat 102, 1013 EW Amsterdam
0031 20 4206655
 Daily 7am -10pm
 Westerpark Area



Featured in Anthony Bourdains TV show Layover.
Great coffeeshop and world famous because the crew of the famous movie “ocean’s 12′ spend time in this coffeeshop while filming in Amsterdam. It’s a coffeeshop both for first timers and long cannabis professionals, tourists and locals make it feel like everyone is welcome. What makes Dampkring Coffeeshop different is its spacious feel and gorgeous interior. Good drinks and good weed are served here at standard prices.

Handboogstraat 29, 1012 XM Amsterdam
0031 20 6380705
 Daily 10am – 1am
 Canal Belt Area


Green House Centrum

This small little coffeeshop has good quality herbs and a great atmosphere. The Green House is winner of 38 High Times Cannabis Cups. It delivers some of the best cannabis in Amsterdam and it is a great hangout for a traveler in Amsterdam. You can find many interesting pictures on the wall of celebs that visited the Green House. The coffee shop is situated nicely in the red light district next to a canal.

 Oudezijds Voorburgwal 191, 1012 EW Amsterdam
0031 20 6271739
 Daily 9am – 1am
 Old Center


Grey Area

Grey Area is a tiny place with a big reputation. It has some of the finest weed. The place is an American favorite. Not a whole lot of seating, but really friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable staff. It’s a celebrity hotspot.  Some of the coolest guys has been to this coffeeshop over the years like Snoop Dogg, Bush, B-Real, Deftones, Lou Reed, and many many more.

 Oude Leliestraat 2, 1015 AW Amsterdam
0031 20 4204301
 Daily 12am-8pm
 Canal Belt Area


The Bulldog

Probably the most well-known coffeeshop in Amsterdam thanks to the central location at Leidseplein (ironically, the building is a former Amsterdam police station). The Bulldog is actually a chain of Bulldogs spread around the city centre. The Bulldog No. 90 (Oudezijds Voorburgwal 88) was the first coffee shop in Amsterdam and laid the benchmark for the existing coffee shops in Amsterdam. Visiting Amsterdam for a few days and looking for a hotel near Amsterdam coffeeshops? The Bulldog Hotel Amsterdam is located along a canal, you find it at the Oudezijds Voorburgwal 220.

 The Bulldog Palace, Leidseplein 15, 1017 PS Amsterdam
 0031 20 625 9864
Thu: 10am – 1am | Fri & Sat: 10am – 3am | Sun: 10am – 2am
 Canal Belt Area



Baba is one of the best located Amsterdam coffee shops. This place is styled with an Eastern-theme surrounded by sex shops and adult theatres in the Red Light District. Enjoy the beauty of the various statues around the shop, deities in realistically created stone with mystical robes. Other than the decorations, the atmosphere is one of friendliness and is great for socializing.

Warmoesstraat 64, 1012 JH Amsterdam
0031 20 6241409
 Mon-Thu: 8.30am – 1am | Fri-Sun: 8am – 1am
 Old Center Area