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Top Choice Market in Jordaan & the West

Lindengracht Market

Dating from 1895, Saturday's Lindengracht Market is a wonderfully local affair, with 232 stalls selling bountiful fresh produce, including fish and a magnificent array of cheese, as well as gourmet goods, clothing a…
Top Choice Design in Jordaan & the West

Moooi Gallery

Founded by Marcel Wanders, this gallery-shop features Dutch design at its most over-the-top, from the life-size black horse lamp to the 'blow away vase' (a whimsical twist on the classic Delft vase) and the 'killing…
Market in Jordaan & the West

Noordermarkt

A market square since the early 1600s, the plaza in front of the Noorderkerk hosts a couple of lively markets each week. Monday morning's flea market has some amazing bargains, and Saturday morning sees local shoppe…
Design in Jordaan & the West

Hutspot

The success of Hutspot's original location in De Pijp has seen it set up a new HQ in this former syrup factory. The two floors here continue its mission to provide a platform for emerging Dutch designers, with a rot…
Music in Jordaan & the West

Back Beat Records

Back Beat has been selling jazz, soul and funk music since 1988. Whether you're looking for Sly and the Family Stone vinyl, a Chet Baker box set or a Charles Earland Hammond-organ CD, this little shop has it covered…
Design in Jordaan & the West

Robins Hood

Whitewashed walls and floorboards create a blank canvas for the upcycled vintage and Dutch-designed products here. Browse for unique items like vases, bags, scarves, jewellery, sunglasses, lamps, art, stationery and…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Jordaan & the West

Cats & Things

If you're a cat lover, or shopping for someone who is, this quirky shop – with its own resident cats – is a must. It stocks every feline-themed gift imaginable (statues, artworks, cat-adorned homewares) as well as p…
Food in Jordaan & the West

Papabubble

This hip sweetshop looks more like a gallery. Pull up a cushion and perch on the stairs to watch the mesmerising process of transforming sugar into sweets with flavours like pomelo and lavender.
Gifts & Souvenirs in Jordaan & the West

Concrete Matter

At this concept store with a difference, everything is specifically curated for men, from casual clothing to classic car books to shaving kits, referee whistles, aviator sunglasses, flask and shot-glass sets, pocket…
Food in Jordaan & the West

Kaashuis Tromp

Wheels of Gouda, Edam and European cheeses are piled high on the shelves at this branch of the Dutch chain. For a fast fix, join the locals queued at the back counter for a takeaway sandwich (€3 to €6), like the goa…