Barney's Lounge is a modern establishment; the decor a bit of a mix between nightclub and a posh coffee lounge. One of several Barney's establishments, which are are known for their award winning strains and focus on connoisseur customers.
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
Rock It is a "down to earth" dutch coffeeshop. There aren't a lot of frills here. Instead, it focuses on the basics. Like most shops in the vicinity, they have a nice stretch of outdoor seating to take advantage of the scenery and bustling activity.
The decor in Bulldog Energy is hard to put into words. It feels like a fantasy restaurant; Harry Potter or Lord of the Rings style. Rocks press out from the entryway facade and bar. The walls curve in and are painted tan, feeling like a large cave.
Oudezijds Voorburgwal 218
Dolphins Coffeeshop has an elaborately handcrafted interior, which takes on a deep sea theme. Dolphins, coral, sea urchin surround you in unbelievably detailed 3D sculptures and plaster decorations. The presentation is intricate and beautiful.
Though not expansive, Coffeeshop 137 is quite comfortable and welcoming. Its one room has sufficient seating for visitors on most afternoons. Comfortable couches and benches line the walls, and the outdoor seating is perfect on warm sunny day.
The decor of Relax is traditional for a Dutch coffeeshop. You won't find a lot of frills here. Instead, it is like your neighborhood bar. There is a lot of wood: tables, chairs, leather-topped benches, flooring, bar, trim. All clean. Well maintained.
Binnen Oranjestraat 9
You walk through a turnstile entering Happy Feelings coffeeshop. Upon doing so, you are presented with a shop that is distinctly contemporary (dare we say trendy) in appearance. Exposed brick and recessed lighting give the room an industrial feel.
De Kroon means “The Crown.” We assume this is to convey a sense a quality. With a name like this, you risk not being taken seriously if you fail to deliver a memorable experience. Fortunately for De Kroon, they have built quite a nice shop here.