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Amnesia Coffeeshop is a trendy establishment in the heart of Amsterdam Centrum’s canal ring. The shop has somewhat of a nightclub feeling to it, with a well detailed and “polished” interior. The cannabis menu is also connoisseur quality here.
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.
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.
Grey Area is short on amenities. Don't expect a TV, hot food, or much by way of snacks or coffee. Grey Area is about one thing: cannabis. This establishment has established itself as one of the most recognized connoisseur shops in Amsterdam.
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Abraxas is a theme coffeeshop. It takes its name from the children’s book “The Little Witch”, and is similarly mystical is its style of décor. The counters, stools, and tables appear as if they were grown out of trees. Feels like Harry Potter, LOTR.
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The coffeeshop has definitely been partnering with quality breeders. Likewise, they often have a menu with competition-winning selections on it. We recognize this shop as a connoisseur establishment; a distinction well deserved.
With a slogan such as “Creators of Champions”, the GreenHouse Amsterdam brand clearly understands that without top quality cannabis, even terrific ambiance wouldn’t give them worldwide awareness and reputation. Those are earned, which this shop has.
Barney's Coffeeshop is regarded as a connoisseur establishment. They have a long history of entering cannabis competitions, and its menu will typically host several award winning strains of weed and hashish.
Founded in 1975, The Bulldog claims the distinction of being the first coffeeshop in the city. At one time Bulldog 90 was an illegal establishment, selling cannabis in violation of Dutch law. There is much tribute to this history throughout the shop.
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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.
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