Amsterdam is a city that has developed an outstanding coffee culture in recent years. The city is now home to dozens of coffee shops, cafes and restaurants that serve some of the best coffee in the world. Whether you’re looking for a cozy atmosphere, inspirational scenery or some of the best latte art you will ever see, there is a coffee spot in Amsterdam that fits the bill. Here are the top 10 coffee spots in Amsterdam.
Difference Coffee Shops and Coffeeshops
Please note the difference between Coffee Shops and Coffeeshops in Amsterdam. The first one sells coffee, and is often called a ‘cafe’ in the Netherlands. The latter is a place where you can buy softdrugs like weed. On this page I’m telling you about Coffee Shops, so where to get good coffee in Amsterdam.
1 Screaming Beans
With three locations in the city center of Amsterdam, Screaming Beans is one of the most popular coffee spots in Amsterdam. The decor is cosy and the coffee menu is extensive, with plenty of options for both caffeine aficionados and casual coffee drinkers. They also have their own blends for at home.
2 Lot 61 Amsterdam
With roasts that are specially made to order, Lot Sixty-One is a coffee spot that takes its craft seriously. They roast their beans in house. LOT61 is on a mission to become a circular coffee brand. Located in the trendy neighbourhood of Oud West, visitors can expect to enjoy some of the finest coffee Amsterdam has to offer.
3 Coffee & Coconuts
Coffee & Coconuts is a unique cafe in the Pijp neighborhood that occupies a former cinema. I love their interior. The big space is filled with industrial materials and wood, but it also has cosy corners. Coffee & Coconuts has an extensive menu of coffee drinks, tea and coconut water. So if you are looking for a refreshing drink, this is the right spot.
4 The Coffee Virus
The Coffee Virus in Amsterdam North has an unapologetically urban vibe. The space is industrial, the music is loud, and the coffee is strong. The cafe selects the best beans for each individual brew, resulting in a top-notch cup of coffee.
5 White Label Coffee
Located in Amsterdam West on the Jan Evertsenstraat, White Label Coffee prides itself on sourcing and roasting the highest quality coffee beans from all over the world. The coffee from their own roastery is also for sale for at home or as a gift. White Label Coffee opened up a second location in Amsterdam Noord.
A minimalist spot in the trendy Haarlemmerbuurt neighbourhood, Toki focuses on quality and simplicity. The baristas are experts in the art of latte and espresso making, and the coffee is delicious. And the tables at Toki provide the perfect background for your Instagram picture!
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A prime destination for coffee lovers who are also foodies, Stach serves delicious cups of coffee and gourmet food. With locations throughout the city, Stach is a perfect spot for brunch, lunch or an afternoon coffee.
8 Back to Black
Back to Black is a cozy cafe that is perfect for coffee enthusiasts who are looking for a dose of inspiration. The cafés offers a variety of unique blends and a friendly atmosphere that is sure to encourage conversation. Back to Black has two locations in Amsterdam, one in the city center and one in West.
9 Caffènation Amsterdam
Caffènation is a Belgian coffee roaster company. They’ve got three locations in Antwerp and also opened up a coffee spot in Amsterdam. You can find them in Amsterdam West, in between the Vondelpark and the Rembrandtpark. So it’s perfect for a coffee to go in the park.
10 Scandinavian Embassy
As the name suggests, Scandinavian Embassy, is a coffee spot with a nordic vibe. In the intimate Scandinavian setting you can not only enjoy a great cup of coffee but also breakfast or lunch. You can find them at the Sarphatipark in popular neighborhood De Pijp.
In conclusion, those are the top 10 coffee spots in Amsterdam. Whichever one you choose, you can be sure to enjoy a top-quality cup of coffee in a unique and cozy atmosphere. All of these spots cater to differing tastes and preferences, and they are proof that Amsterdam is truly one of the world’s best coffee cities.
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