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ABOVE: One of many cafés around Rembrandtplein. INSET BELOW: A krul or public urinal in Amsterdam.

Cafés and coffeeshops

Het Ballonnetje
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 1982.

The Bulldog
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 people.

Amsterdam Hotspots: Smoke
This site's reviews of coffeehouses include photos, map links, and user reviews that you can augment with your own.

Bars and Nightlife

Krul in AmsterdamEuropean Beer Guide - Dutch Beer Pages
Ron Pattinson writes about beers, breweries, and pubs in Holland. Don't miss his Amsterdam Pub Guide.

Amsterdam Hotspots: Drink
The listings here include photos and maps. You can add your own review for any bar you've visited.

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Inset photo: Sebastiaan Evers.