The Best Local Shopping in Amsterdam

The month’s salary burning in your pockets? Itching to get gifts for friends and family? Curious to find the very best stores, bookshops and markets in Amsterdam? Is browsing your number one hobby? We understand, and so do our locals, who have their own favorite hidden gems, top picks for when nothing but a bit of window (or actual) shopping will do the trick. Check out their recommended local shops and never fall in a tourist trap again.

Bubblekid – Great haircuts, great atmosphere

Bubblekid – Great haircuts, great atmosphere

Image by Gerben van der Zwaard

“Bubblekid” is an Amsterdam hairdresser and a clothing store. I’ve been coming here for years and love how it’s a mix of Dutch and international people…

Full Article by Gerben van der Zwaard

Concerto – For extensive record shopping

Concerto – For extensive record shopping

Image by F. Heijnen

“Concerto” is simply the best place to go for vinyl shopping in Amsterdam. I’ve spent many hours crate digging here – and listening to their radio station!

Full Article by Sentia van der Mark

COTTONCAKE – Easygoing shopping hangout

COTTONCAKE – Easygoing shopping hangout

Image by Gerben van der Zwaard

“COTTONCAKE” in Amsterdam is at first sight a shop, but they’re also great for a proper juice or smoothie. I love watching people pass by from there…

Full Article by Gerben van der Zwaard

Czaar Peterstraat – Not an average shopping street

Czaar Peterstraat – Not an average shopping street

Image by Gerben van der Zwaard

“Czaar Peterstraat” in Amsterdam isn’t just the best shopping street in the Netherlands. It has quite a bit to offer – discover its secrets!

Full Article by Gerben van der Zwaard

De Kaaskamer – A room full of cheese

De Kaaskamer – A room full of cheese

Image by Bart van Grevenhof

“De Kaaskamer” in Amsterdam is just completely different from the touristy cheese shops. If you see the cheese in red balls, skip it and just come here.

Full Article by Bart van Grevenhof

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