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Grey Area

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Cozy atmosphere

A lot of people have been there and you can see that all over the walls of the Grey Area. It was... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
Greater London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Very Potent

Proceed with caution. Their stuff is strong. No frills coffee shop. Just the basics with really... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Jess M
via mobile
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“coffee shop”(9 reviews)
“casey jones”(2 reviews)
“window ledge”(2 reviews)
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Oude Leliestraat 2, 1015 AW Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
+31 20 420 4301
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Get the grey haze. wicked cheap strain. really good staff. 5/5 for weed and customer service. 2.5/5 for seating. 5/5 for how it looks!

4  Thank SrTravellerbq
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

Tiny place, only room for 10 people max to sit down n a few ppl to stand up. Dingy feel with heavy music. After having weedfrom there my partner had a fit! Never had one before or after. This place Over rated

5  Thank Shivi J
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

Just returned from the Dam and Grey area is always on the map as somewhere to source some great weed, however I bought some NYC Deisel having tried it many times, and it has a lovely flavour, but this tasted like hay and looked old...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

A lot of people have been there and you can see that all over the walls of the Grey Area. It was recommended by a friend and it didn’t disappoint us at all! Small place that can only sit a few people but people kept...More

1  Thank ElektraOHarris
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Proceed with caution. Their stuff is strong. No frills coffee shop. Just the basics with really good product. It’s a small place with hiphop music and quality bud. Enjoyed the vibe and would recommend to anyone looking for some strong stuff.

1  Thank Jess M
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

My partner and I were curious and weren’t sure where would be the best place to go after some search we found grey area close by our air bnb. We were asked for ID then handed a menu. You can get pre rolled joints of...More

1  Thank brittt94
Reviewed 4 September 2018

I guess when in Amsterdam has to be done right! Very small store, couple of small tables inside, people doing what they do here :-) Good menu selection, good music playing at the time I was there, had to queue up, the guy behind the...More

1  Thank amar_globetrotter
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Easy to find with very friendly staff. I would definitely feel comfortable telling them exactly what you want and how you've used their product in the past.

Thank kristinaquinones
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend visited daily. Weed is tasty and cheap and they don’t mind if you just pop by to smoke up. The line can be really busy so would recommend to roll some up for the queue

4  Thank danacF5179RM
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Tiny place, I sat in the window ledge, hanging on the street to smoke. It's called The Grey Area, because the law in Amsterdam about smoking weed, isn't clear - hence the Grey Area. It worked for me.

Thank E.J. F
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Superb menu, regular cannabis cup winners and knowledgeable staff. Not the best coffeeshop for sitting it but its a pick n go for me as a regulsr visitor to the city. Its popularity evident by the queue 20 deep on opening at 12pm.

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Loved Grey Area - we were lucky enough to get some seats and lost a hazy half an hr with some of the finest east coast hip hop in the background. Great goods & awesome setting - would definitely return even just to re-up whilst...More

1  Thank Jordan W
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12 February 2017|
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Response from DaWorldisMine | Reviewed this property |
The Dutch are VERY serious about privacy and taking photos is often prohibited in coffeeshops and the red light district. Using a phone in a coffeeshop is often prohibited too. I have been able to take photos, but very... More
27 July 2016|
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Response from Trell B | Reviewed this property |
From where? It is in the centre of Amsterdam, about 10 minutes walk from the station. Walk down Neiuwezidjs Voorburgwal, then right at Molsteeg, across Single and you're there.
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27 May 2015|
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Response from joninety78 | Reviewed this property |
Strictly over 18 policy youll b asked at the door so if your fortunate to look younger than ur age than make sure uve got I.D on you or you'll be dissapointed