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Al Ponte
seaside café terrace Italiano

Make coffee, not war! - says owner Silvia.. Mama, she's not kidding:

the coffee bean is taken very very seriously here....same goes for real Italian food, organic ingredients.. very good & healthy.

A moment of calm, sit right by the water, cappuccino & panini in hand, sea-birds above, boats going by... & then just 5 min's on the free ferry & you straight back into the craziness of the city....

fresh.. fresco



Pontplein1 (IJplein)

take free ferry from the back of Central Station to Ijplein

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De Bolhoed
café deli terrace bar

airy, artistic atmos.. Light seasonal lunches & meal offers… So fresh it's still sprouting …

Rye rolls on goat cheese, salads tofu, nuts, mushrooms & olive, oils.. daily soup & pasta specials.. seaweed curry.. Great Hummus...

Hot- Cold choco & squeezed juice,.. houseboats & canal side seating..

unique & delightful place to be....pop with punkers.. both young & old'er..

you can sit there like in a bar...;-)

 



Prinsengracht 60-62, Amsterdam

on Jordaan by Noorder Kerk

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Bob's Hostel Amsterdam
classic style backpacker's Youth Hostel

An informal, inexpensive oasis in the city jungle.

Bob's has been around & seen it all, through the years.

Still offering one of the best priced beds in town, clean & renovated. 2 very Central locations It's a cool joint, in the bar & with nice people. .

Cheap beer, free good music 'n' relaxing atmos'.
Tel: +31 (0)20 - 623 00 63
booking@bobsyouthhostel.nl

 150 beds, 14 rooms, lockers, i-net, games, breakfast, wifi, bikerent, bar, loud & fun around the common area.



Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 92, Amsterdam

tram 1, 2, 5, 13, 17 "Nieuwezijds Kolk" - first stop from the station

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De Hummus House (bottom right)
fresh handmade hummus

The international passion, just like the language of love... & you know it's true when it's always fresh, delicious, nutritious & a little delirious... spread the love. Preferably, on a house baked pita !!

Do it like they do it. Central location whilst away from the commotion, pleasant ambiental music & the cooks are preparing the food right there with you... mad skills.



Sint Antoniesbreestraat 25c

Metro to "Nieuwmarkt" - first stop from the station.

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LENA
ladies-only fashion library

... the mission- to 'inspire' & outfit you from head to toe !! Select by courage! Enjoy the experiment of the new you.. 2 options- 1: Borrow some truly epic fashionista pieces: vintage,
eco & contemporary designers. Sad moment when you have to return them.
 

2/ You could also buy once you tried you in the mirror or on the streets! There's a story to be lived within every item. Sustain, discover, reinvent, play funky dress up, get 'in Amsterdam'.



Westerstraat 174h

by Noorder Kerk

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Condomerie
world's 1'st condom specialist

... size doesn’t matter. !?.. not here.

If you are 1 inch or 11, they will have the thingy to suit you, they are so versatile... & it's great fun !

They have latex-free versions, condoms for ladies, all imaginable colors, flavors, textures, patterns, & some REALLY crazy ones..

A MUST SEE!! (tip: the ones that glow in the dark...oh, yes.tip it here ;-)

 

 

 



Warmoesstraat 141, Amsterdam

any tram to Dam square

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House of Tattoos
tattoo studio & salon design centre

In the business for more than 33 years.. that's a lot of tattoos.. dealing in custom jobs or a skin souvenir ..whatever markings you feel you may be missing.. Sjap & his 5 artists will take the time to treat you to your really unique own personal brand... 100% clean… imagine that !



Haarlemmerdijk 130, Amsterdam

Tram 3 "Haarlemmerplein" & busses 18, 21, 22 "Haarlemmerplein"

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Star bikes
rental- tours cafe & cakes-terrace

you will blend right in & even look respectable,

the store is also a lovely & unique workshop 'river side' cafe cum venue where u can hang out, gather your thoughts .., delicious tapas, a choice of home made rolls, .. chocolate muffins.. drinks.. even get your bike prepared w/ a picnic hamper full of goodies ...homemade pies and Aussieburgers

go out on unique tours like' Twilight, Urban Culinary' to eat your way around & Countryside to meet cows & tulips.

Quite uncommercial & nice really...



De Ruyterkade 143, Amsterdam

Just up behind the Centraal station

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Penny Lane
vintage shopping for him & her

One of Amsterdam’s prettiest vintage shops, located in the midst of quarter latin. At Penny Lane, they hand pick classic vintage for ladies and men, while you enjoy a fresh cappuccino or latte Macchiato.



Eerste van der Helststraat 11a, Amsterdam

Between Albert Cuypmarkt & Heineken

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Candy Store
Flea market style shop

Amsterdam’s smallest vintage shop offers specially selected collectibles and gifts. Not just clothing, but also books, sunglasses, hats, bags and other accessories. The smallest gift shop of the city is situated at the popular flea market (closed on Sunday).



Waterlooplein 75, Amsterdam

Waterlooplein metro / markets

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TRUST Mind HEart Gallery
happy for no reason

Heart to Heart community for love made food. A place to practice Peace of Mind in a day-to-day lunchroom vibe. Everything plays a precious part.

Experience the ultimate TRUST feeling & pay what your Heart feels. There are no prices on the menu. Enjoy delicious dishes, amazing soulful sandwiches, smoothies, cakes & coffee all consciously made with love, peace by piece.

 



Albert Cuypstraat 194

in the Albert Cuypmarkt, tram 4 - Stadhouderskade or trams 16/ 24 - Albert Cuypstraat

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ink your skin
tattoo & body piercings shop

.. artists making custom masterpieces...

depends on how much time, money, fantasy & skin you have...

specializes in cover up & remaking of old ink.. finest art gallery, kinda' amazing design store... T-shirts, stuff, jewelry.. they pierce all the body parts..

perfection & hygene 101%



Kerkstraat 115, Amsterdam

few minutes walk from Leidse square.

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KILOSTORE
Fashion by the gram

Largest authentic vintage & modern fashion 2'nd hand clothing store in
town w/ really exclusive imports from France, Japan & America.

Every item is priced by its weight! & there is tons of nice original stuff to choose from..

& is a nice concept thing..



Jodenbreenstraat 158, Amsterdam

Metro- “Waterlooplein”

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Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum
weed attraction

Whether you blaze every day or you've never touched the "demon weed", no visit to Amsterdam is complete without a visit to the world's first & best museum about cannabis. Art, medicine, music, gardening & giggling come together in the study of this amazing natural resource & its place in global civilization. Take a selfie in a hemp field, see plants in flower & experience the interactive exhibits.



Oudezijds Achterburgwal 148

in the Red Light District

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TerraZen Centre
100% vegan place

Experience the connection to Mother Earth right from the 1'st step... 2'nd step, your skanking the menu board on da' reggae tunes !! Combine Japanese & Caribbean tastes, to create unique dishes healthy & delicious. Keeping on, everyone sits at the same table, sharing foods & a good word with your neighbour. Organic ingredients sourced locally as possible. No life is harmed for your meal, eating is not a crime.



Sint Jacobstraat 19 HS

5 minutes from Centraal Station / tram 1,2,5,13,17 -“Nieuwezijds Kolk”- first stop from the station.

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Robin Food Kollektief
Vegan & Vegetarian eating comune

Every Monday & Thursday a 3 course organic, vegan & a vegetarian menu for only 10 euro's! Wednesdays are home to action 'The Guerilla Kitchen!' no waste diners!

Sunday socialising over board games & a delicious vegan diner 6,50euro! Honest, healthy, food for a very good price, thanks to the volunteers who cook for you!



Frederik Hendrikstraat 111

Walk over from center or tram 3 - "Hugo de Grootplein"

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Popboy
vintage pinup paradise

You'll find framed pinup photos from the 50's & 60's, the place is a celebration of female beauty, accessories & plenty curiosity. Amazing, affordable time travel through shoes, dresses, skirts, blouses for ladies, men & kids as well. ?Reason enough to come over & take a look! Step out in a specific style.



Tweede Anjeliersdwarsstraat 19

by Noorder Kerk

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The Cannabis College
A drug info centre with a difference...

... they love cannabis. This non-profit foundation gives free advice on the safe use of recreational & medicinal herb. Discover all the things that hemp can do: way more than you think! Take a tour of the garden, ask all your questions about growing. Try the vaporizers. This is the place to get a truly higher education.



Oudezijds Achterburgwal 124

in the Red Light District

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De Nieuwe Anita
indie concert venue, bar & cool hub

Located in a former school, a cosy place that hosts bands, performers, movie nights, art exhibitions & all that is creative fun. It's the place where imaginary Anita came to find herself then came out all shiny, all new & down with all the cool cats in town. The atmosphere is homey & relaxed, for all ages. The bar serves a wild variety of beers, superb cocktails, all very affordable. Concerts downstairs every week. Man, you just gotta.



Frederik Hendrikstraat 111

trams 13, 14 to "Bilderdijkstraat" or tram 3 to "Hugo de Grootplein"

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Burrito
mexican restaurant since 1990

Serving the most authentic foods in a colourful & jolly atmosphere, plenty of evidence that 'los Mariachis'has blessed the place... good size, high quality portions for affordable prices & of course no meal is complete without... a savoury margarita to help nurture those flavors.. can I get an ¡Ay caramba!..

Arriba Arriba Andalay Andalay.. the fastest & the most famous!
 



De Clercqstraat 14

trams 13, 14, 17 to "Marnixstraat/Rozengracht"

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Het Spinhuis


An autonomous space, loc' under a bridge a former jail for pirates & criminals. Sometimes open weekdays from 13.oo as a study place, or a quiet place to drink coffee, read a book etc. See it as a public living room. Free coffee & tea. Tosti’s / foods for low price. Evening workshops, theatre, art & music. Non-profit & only works with volunteers or anyone who wants to organize events.

 



Singel 165a

under the Torensluisbrug at Singel

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Cafe Sonneveld
authentic Dutch food experience

Romantic location among the Jordaan canals, stunning view over the Westerkerk. A jolly place dedicated to 'Win Sonneveld', much loved local comedian. Deco' of all kinds instruments, hanging over head, as you wine & dine on these serious staples & Netherlands nibbles. Butter soft steak, spare ribs, chicken satay... So go ahead, make your day even Dutchy-er!. Eat as the locals & get into the spirit



Egelantiersgracht 72-74

by the Westerkerk

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La Tertulia
nice mellow coffeeshop

.... on the beautiful Prinsengracht.. split level space, rockery crystal garden. seats & tables here & there, up & down... softies, smoothies, teas, cafe, juices, house weed brownies. stroopwafels a real dutch ganja cookie & hot chocolate/ green chai sticks. You can make a hot ganja drink with those. See what you can do with your afternoon.. outside on the waterfront terrace. menu selection of different kinds of high quality hash 'n' weed. Handmade jewelry & paraphernalia...hide out & la la.



Prinsengracht 312, Amsterdam

10 mins walk from Leidseplein, tram 1, 2, 5 -"Prinsengracht"

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Cut the crap
hair studio & records bazar

a good haircut makes a much better souvenir than some stupid ceramic windmill...

.. & it's a personal experience!

& for any waiting times browse the used records in-store, cut a bargain..



Haarlemmerplein , Amsterdam

by the Noorder Kerk.

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Magic Mushroom Gallery
shroom gallery smart shop magical products

Amsterdam's oldest and Nr. 1 smartshop since 1996! The place to get your magic mushrooms / magic truffles, herbal xtc / energizers, sex stimulants and much more!!

 

 



Spuistraat 249 & Singel 524

tram 1, 2, 5 "Spui"

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Distortion Records
serious sounds store

It's a whole charming & distorted little universe in there... just enter & be integrated. 100% Oldschool music store. Explore the Discogs' catalog or browse around, you're in Wonderland & can safely rely on your intuition to uncover hidden treasures, Vinyls, cd’s: new/ second-hand, rugged cheap'os- precious collector’s items, from house, techno to punk rock, find here all the underground stuff.. you're in for a treat !!



Westerstraat 244

by Noorder Kerk

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Mood Indigo
vintage denim store

Blue gold. Experience Europe’s first vintage denim store. Located in the oldest vintage shop from Amsterdam (since 1969), Mood Indigo tributes the raw history of classic jeans and apparel’s clothing. Once, a bare necessity for workers & farmers, now elevated to true daily fashion.

Open 7 days a week.



Nieuwe Hoogstraat 8

Few blocks walk from Dam square

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Second Life Music
CD, LP curo & collecters edition

Lp's, Singles & Cd's galore.

Every genre & style, a great collectors collection.

If you have been looking for it then it may well be hear & cheap as hell!

A bargain hunters basement!! Old & new coming through …You could spend hours in there…

 



Prinsengracht 366, Amsterdam

tram 7, 10 or 1, 2, 5

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THE Bulldog Hotel
40 years serving the nation. ***** hostel-lounge

a world famous hangout, frequented by stars.

On the main RED LIGHT canal bank. Secure, comfortable & easy to locate.. enjoy your stay, the bar- lounge have some good food.. or pop to the coffee shop…be warned…gives appetite, laughing & a sense of extreme well being!

roof top & street terrace gardens for high & low days. . all tastes catered to.. such a very mix of people stay here every time.. .

+31 (0)20-620 38 22
fax:+31 (0)20-627 16 12 
info@bulldoghotel.com



Oudezijds Voorburgwal 216-220, Amsterdam

Slap in the red light district

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GO gallery
more than ART urban

& way more than simply a gallery, this is a Jordaan cultural hot bed since 1997. Focus mostly on Street-Urban-Pop Arts, mainly from local heroes. Besides exhibiting (affordable) art the GO portrays the emotions that these artists feel & create. On canvas, paper or whichever medium they choose to display the work through..



Marnixstraat 127, Amsterdam

In the Jordan , 5 Min's walk from Noordermarket.Tram 3 & 10, Bus 18 & 21

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saarein
Cafe, bar, music, cool pool

since 1978 by the ladies <> for the ladies... this was an 'infamous' women only bar till 1999... when they opened the doors to all visitors of open heart & mind..

Full bar, music & or events just depends.. basement pool hall, cocktails & cakes..snacks & specials..

smoking room, happy hours,over 25 beers to choose - cozy, friendly, flirty,& FUN.



Elandstraat 119, Amsterdam

just off Prinsengracht

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Café Daan&Daan
nice bar by the Maritime museum

when it shines.. it shines here!

There are seats for +/- 50 people...

the Daan's pour 'decent' beers & serve homemade soups, Dam tasty snacks, toasties & the best tasting APPLE pie in town.

The music is rare funk, mod, jazz, country, blues to rock&roll.. that quite well describes the regulars too..



Kattenburgerplein 39, Amsterdam

you will pass it on the bike

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Molly Malones
pub, restaurant, Live Music & meeting point

An Irish pub as should be. Olde charm, hospitality, great food, loads of 'craic' ! .. all kinds of characters & a happy buzz, accents from all over the world. Sports fans have the big screens, all the Irish sports. Trad' home-cooked foods, largest portions, freshest ingredients, best of meats... presentation is
mouth-watering ! As day turns into night welcome on stage a rogues gallery of musical talent, guaranteed to keep you going on into the wee hours!.

 

 



Oudezijdskolk 9. Amsterdam

Behind St. Nicholas, a stone throw from Centraal

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Kokopelli
smart shop, gallery & tripping lounge

Looks like one, quacks like one & smells like Nepalese incense... you've found the Psychedelic sanctuary! smart, head, sex, books, gifts... filled with opportunities to "trip" over, to lose yourself, to find what you may... Get inspired !!

Deco & Art everywhere, all kinds of tools for self excavation, dig deep.. Let the staff guide you, to your pick & enjoy the view by the waterside, safely inside this bubble. Epic selection & artisanal drinks.



Warmoesstraat 12

in the Centraal Canals - Red light

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De Hummus House (bottom left)
fresh handmade hummus

The international passion, just like the language of love... & you know it's true when it's always fresh, delicious, nutritious & a little delirious... spread the love. Preferably, on a house baked pita !!

Do it like they do it. Central location whilst away from the commotion, pleasant ambiental music & the cooks are preparing the food right there with you... mad skills.



Sint Antoniesbreestraat 25c

Metro to "Nieuwmarkt" - first stop from the station.

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Bij Ons Vintage
vintage paradise x2

Really one of the leading vintage shopping experiences in Amsterdam! 2 shops packed with the best 80's and 90's clothes & accessories, all selected with love and care ! "Wear vintage or wear nothing at all



Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 150 & Reestraat 13

[Nieuwezijds location] tram 1,2,5,13,17 -“Nieuwezijds Kolk”- first stop from the station.

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Kingfisher
bistro bar terrace

CLOSED TILL AUGUST 1ST 2015.. MAKE IT NICE THERE ))

A favourite point of ‘De Pijp’=’The Pipe’ this area of A’dam.. bright & up-design. lots of movement light & buzz,

Reminds you of the dining car on a fast train.. Quality food menu & inventive seasonal daily specials... friendly prices - friendlier service.! big selection of drinks, hot, cold, strong & free...

Corner station stop, look left-look right, more windows / ideal spot for watching the world & the day go on by..


Mon-Thu: 11.oo-o1oo
Fri-Sat: till o3.oo
Sun: 12 noon- o1.oo



Ferdinand Bolstraat 24, Amsterdam

trams 7,10,25 ‘Weteringcircuit’ 16, 24 ‘Stadhouderskade’

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Mikes Bikes rentals
bike tours & rent rentals amterdam mikes

Daily Countryside windmills cheese farm/clog factories… flowers.. & or City Bike Tours- bridges,
houseboats, streets, canals !! present CitySpy map for a 1€ discount on daily rentals,.



Kerkstraat 123, Amsterdam

everything easy on two wheels

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Mikes Bikes Tours & Rentals
bike tours & rent rentals amsterdam mikes

Daily Countryside bike tour; windmills cheese farm/clog farm, polders and dikes.. & or City Bike Tours- bridges,
houseboats, streets, canals !!
Present CitySpy map for a 1€ discount on daily rentals and 2 € discount on any bike tour,.



Prins Hendrikkade 176, Amsterdam

Nemo museum

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Vind-it Vintage
small, well assorted vintage store

The narrow streets of the characteristic Jordaan takes you on an adventure where every turn gives you changing views & secret yards.

If you like to change your appearance accordingly, ... colourful, glittery, classy, funky or rockin' hand-picked affordable vintage from the best era's, for men & women.

Get yourself that special Amsterdam look, they are happy to advise for further tips independent shops, arts. bars & food near by.

 

shopping , info arty, credit cards. wheelchair



Tweede Egelantiersdwarsstraat 7, Amsterdam

Westerkerk - Anne Frank - Jordaan- Noordermarkt

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