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.
Oude Leliestraat 2
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.
Jonge Rollensteeg 14
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.
Siberie coffeeshop has an excellent cannabis menu, which brings us to another notable feature of this shop. It is one of only a few in the city providing lab test reports. They show not only the THC percentage, but a full cannabinoid profile.
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.
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.
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.
An interesting coffeeshop; its windows and architecture are open and modern, and the shop quite inviting. There is cool artwork on the walls, ample seating, even a comfortable couch. We’d best describe Bluebird Coffeshop as a “chill” location.
Sint Antoniesbreestraat 71
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
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.