Amsterdam Cafés and Nightclubs
ABOVE: One of many cafés around Rembrandtplein.
INSET BELOW: A krul or public urinal in Amsterdam.
Cafés and coffeeshops
Juices, milkshakes, 30 kinds of tea, homemade soup, and light meals make the
"Coffeeshop Balloon" a
good bet for the chamomile-and-ginseng crowd.
"Real food" (including sushi on Saturday) is a high point at Bluebird, which has
been catering to university students, professors, artists, and tourists since
In addition to The Bulldog Mack and The Bulldog Palace cafés, The Bulldog
Company's properties include a hotel and coffeeshops for cannabis fans.
Hemp Temple Nightbar
Drink hemp beer and spirits, suck a hemp lollipop, play games, and meet new
This site's reviews of coffeehouses include photos, map links, and user reviews that
you can augment with your own.
Bars and Nightlife
European Beer Guide -
Dutch Beer Pages
Ron Pattinson writes about beers, breweries, and pubs in Holland. Don't miss his
Amsterdam Pub Guide.
The listings here include photos and maps. You can add your own review for any
bar you've visited.
Inset photo: Sebastiaan Evers.
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