Welcome to Barney’s Uptown, the biggest and best “smoker-friendly” bar and restaurant in the whole of Amsterdam!
If you’re looking for exceptional food, great value drinks and an exceptional service then you’re in the right place. Come and enjoy the massively varied menu in the comfort of our beautifully decorated building.
Oude Leliestraat 2
Now permanently closed by the City of Amsterdam, all three locations are gone. This review is for historical purposes only.
I tried to visit the Rokerij during the 2002 Cannabis Cup, and found it next to impossible to find a seat. This place is very popular, thanks to the dj spinning cool tunes, really good smoke and a nice large room in the back to chill and be seen by the hip set.
The crowd during the cup seemed to be an interesting blend of Americans, other foreigners and Dutch locals. If I could’ve found a seat perhaps I could… Continue reading
Grungy canalside coffee shop & juice bar sprayed from floor to ceiling in colorful graffiti.
Once on the Nieuwmarkt, moved to the Warmoestraat.
I’ve been to Amsterdam twice in the last 3 years. Tried many coffeeshops around the city. This my favorite coffeeshop by far. Not because of the quality weed, but because of the nice people working there. The weed was good also, but not the absolute best in the city. It has a laid-back atmosphere with good music and great hot chocolate. Free use of the bongs, which they will clean right before you use it. Backgammon and chess games available. More of an upscale interior with nice woodwork and brass finishes. Located at the edge of the Red light district… Continue reading