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The Bulldog Amsterdam

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“space cakes”(22 reviews)
“spice cake”(29 reviews)
Inside this building covered in psychadelic paintings is the first coffeeshop in Amsterdam, started by Henk de Vries in 1975.
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Oudezijds Voorburgwal 90, 1012 GG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Red Light District (De Wallen)
+31 20 625 9864
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I wouldn't recommend this coffee shop. It was dirty and not in a good location. There are so many other better coffee shops.

Thank Jackson321
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My best man brought us all here for my stag do and it was brilliant. I’m not a smoker but really enjoyed it if you know what I mean lol. Amsterdam as a whole is a beautiful city and we will be coming back again...More

Thank P9530LRtomh
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great coffee shop, we visited many times on our travels. It is chilled and relaxed, and even though we are “ameaturs” everyone is so chilled no one really cares what anyone else is doing, which I love. We literally spend all afternoon here. As we...More

Thank Gerrytravelx
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a couple of hours between two flights in Amsterdam and spending them at the coffee shop was definitely a good idea=D Polite staff, good service, the food was nice, even met some cool people.

Thank Vojin D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was our favorite place in Amsterdam but now it is like a new place. We went at night for some drinks and music was terrible, extremely boring. Lots of people coming in and coming out and we had a terrible service, waitresses are really...More

Thank anacaroe
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a 5star hostel with very clean rooms extra large social area with bar and restaurant good food friendly atmosphere and also coffe shop next door and all sits in the centre of the red light district full of bars, restaurants and shows. lots...More

Thank chrisfaulkner420
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Despite everyone saying how one should be careful when down with space cake. The space cake in bulldog gives me no effect at all. Zero, none. Or maybe it’s because I only ate one? Am I suppose to eat half a dozen? Either I have...More

Thank singlebala
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very cool place but it's always too busy it seems whenever i go. I'd recommend buying their pre rolled joints and a few iced coffees and going elsewhere to smoke up. But if you manage to find a seat then you'll have a great time.

Thank tomsinclair93
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 3 days with a couple of mates, probably one of the best hostels I've stayed in. Staff are friendly and helpful, the rooms are clean and spacious and the location is perfect if you want to stay in the centre of amsterdam.

Thank Kyle F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me n my partner visited the bulldog on a number of times we loved it in there my partner doesn't smoke but she also loved the place so relaxed and friendly

Thank Aaron B
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Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the
Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its
saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to
view some of the city’s most picturesque canals,
historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples
of traditional local architecture – not to mention
Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist
temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some
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4 July 2018|
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Response from Philippe C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late answer. No worry to have about the space cakes. Just one advice : only buy in coffee shops not in the tabacco stores often close to the coffee shops and who sell all kinds of cakes with cannabis. In reality... More
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11 June 2018|
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Response from NarcissisticNobody | Reviewed this property |
My daughter is veggie so she bought a pre packaged cake bar, which had eggs in but was otherwise ok. I'm vegan so I just had a joint but you could always ask someone if they have a list of ingredients. Hope that helps. Try... More
Thomas F
16 March 2018|
Response from CELLENH24 | Reviewed this property |
Never seen it begin sold or advertised so I’m pretty sure the majority of that stuff is illegal, wax, shatter etc. but you could always ask ?