Voyagers has received a great deal of attention for its cannabis strains in recent years. The coffeeshop has been partnering with quality breeders, and often has a menu with competition winning selections. This is recognized as a connoisseur shop.
The name of this shop translates in English as "The Balloon". Het Ballonnetje is one of the oldest coffeeshops in the city, first opening its doors in 1978. So, this is a historic place. It is also one of the more quintessential Dutch establishments.
The Bulldog Palace is a must-see coffeeshop when in Amsterdam. It was built inside Amsterdam's former police station number 14, in the old jail downstairs. Here visitors will find an amazing museum, with many artifacts from the prohibition era.
This shop gets its name from Bagheera, the black Indian leopard from famous children’s novel The Jungle Book. In contrast to the aggressive logo of Bagheera Coffeeshop, the actual vibe of this place is relaxed and welcoming.
Prix d'Ami Coffeeshop is arguably more of a weed nightclub than a traditional Dutch cannabis bar. The largest coffeeshop in the city, this shop is spread over three floors, and six rooms. It is also packed with features and amenities.
This establishment is relaxed and unpretentious in its appearance. It is also owned by the same group as Siberie, The Loft, and De Republiek. As such, expect to find a connoisseur menu here. This is one of the few shops that invest in lab testing.
Frederik Hendrikstraat 69-HS
Being in Thorbecke Square, Bushdoctor Coffeeshop has access to a great deal of outdoor seating space. On sunny days, they take full advantage of it. They'll place roughly a dozen small tables outside, and enough seating for several times that number.
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 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.
This shop is really a take-and-go. The management has a sister bar/cafe/restaurant across the street called Kashmir Lounge, which is large, luxurious, and stunningly beautiful. If you stop here for weed, we recommend crossing the street to smoke it.
Jan Pieter Heijestraat 85-87