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De Dampkring

Address: Handboogstraat 29

Opening Times:

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10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00


The Original Dampkring coffeeshop is located on Handboogstraat near the busy Kalverstraat which houses many of the upmarket shops in the area. Only 2 minutes away from the Flower Market and is positioned right in the centre of Amsterdam. You can walk there from Dam Square in around 5 minutes. 

De Dampkring in English means 'The Atmosphere' and that is exactly what you get here. Although a relatively small coffeeshop it is a nice place to chill with one of a kind decor which gives a cosy feel to the shop. The music is never too loud and the staff are very friendly. They also have some of the nicest milkshakes in town. Be sure to try one if you stop by. 

If the Dampkring wasn't already a big name then it certainly would be come 2004 when movie director Steven Soderbergh decided to shoot a scene in the coffeeshop for the movie 'Oceans 12' with actors Matt Dillon, George Clooney, Robbie Coltrane and Brad Pitt. This helped rocket this coffeeshops profile after that and many people come to visit where the famous scene was shot. They have photos up on the wall of the actors and even named a strain 'Oceans 12 Haze' after the movie. 

Dampkring have always had an extensive menu available and this tradition has continued for many years. Easily 1 of the biggest menus in town. These guys are the current holders of the High Times Cannabis Cup 2017 with their winning strain 'Blackberry Bliss' for the 'Coffeeshop Weed' category. The hash selection here is top quality with a nice selection to choose from. They also managed 2nd place for their 'ASLI' hash in the 'Import Hash' category. 

 
Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Matt Dillon and Robbie Coltrane

Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Matt Dillon and Robbie Coltrane