Rusland has the distinction of being the first legally-established coffeeshop in the city. It holds coffeeshop license number 001, and opened its doors on April 30, 1975. As such, this is recognized as a historic shop and one of Amsterdam's pioneers.
The Stud Coffeeshop sits near the eastern edge of Amsterdam-Oost (Amsterdam East) in the Indische Buurt neighborhood. The cannabis menu itself is large, with more than a dozen weed options. These include many local favorites, and contemporary strains
The Bij Coffeeshop is quite different from the old-school vibe of many others in the city. It has the medically professional feel of a pharmacy or Colorado cannabis dispensary. The shop decor is clean and clinical, and budtenders wear white coats.
This shop might just be “the” place for the visiting celebrity stoner. The atmosphere is upscale. The menu is excellent, and boasts many internationally famous strains. Perhaps most importantly though, it is far enough from the center to be quiet.
CoffeeshopAmsterdam is aesthetically impressive, with a combination of exposed brick, modern furnishings, and cool lighting that makes this shop contemporary and inviting. Sister shop to Tweede Kamer, and a connoisseur establishment.
Katsu is that this is an extremely artsy place, with an eclectic welcoming vibe. It is also regarded as a connoisseur shop, and generally boasts an excellent and diverse weed and hash menu. This is a standout shop in De Pijp section of Amsterdam.
Eerste v/d Helststraat 70
Club Media coffeeshop is located in Oude Pijp (the Old Pipe) neighborhood. It is right adjacent to the Abert Cuypmarkt, a busy outdoor market which attracts a lot of locals and tourists alike.
Gerard Doustraat 83-85
The cannabis menu in Easy Times Coffeeshop is quite extensive. They tend to list well over a dozen strains on the flower (weed) side, typically a mix of contemporary and old school strains. Though not as extensive, their hash menu is formidable.
Tweede Kamer is noted for a quality cannabis menu, something not unexpected given this shop is owned by the same people that built Dampkring. Likewise, they offer a diverse variety of weed (flower) and hashish options. They also serve great coffee.
The atmosphere of De Kade is best described as artsy, chill, and unpretentious. This shop is basically a hybrid combination of small arcade, local pub, and your living room. The cannabis menu at De Kade was recently upgrade to connoisseur status