Coffeeshops in Amsterdam


Amsterdam has a reputation when it comes down to coffeeshops. There are over 200 coffeeshops in Amsterdam that sell more than just a cup of coffee.

Though coffeeshops are permitted to sell customers five grams per person each day all drugs are illegal. The small amounts are only tolerated by the authorities. The article about the Dutch drug policies explains what’s legal and what’s not.

Top Coffeeshops of Amsterdam

There are several coffeeshops in Amsterdam that are well known for their reliable and trusted reputation:

  • The Bulldog;
  • Mellow Yellow;
  • Barney’s Coffeeshop;
  • Greenhouse United.

Dutch Drug Policy

The liberal policies in Holland that allow people to smoke cannabis and hashish are always a point of discussion. Please read the article about the Dutch drug policy and the effects and risks of soft drugs. Do keep in mind that it’s always best not to smoke cannabis.

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