A guide to Amsterdam's Red Light District


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Quartier Putain: The name of this cafe comes from the French slang for the activity that made the Red Light District famous.

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Coffee creations: Barista-served coffee is on the menu at Quartier Putain.

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Religious refreshments: Coffee worshippers can get their fix in De Koffieschenkerij, hidden inside the Oude Kerk.

Photos: Photos: A guide to Amsterdam’s Red Light District

Deli delights: Stach is a chain of cafes, organic delis and burger joints across Amsterdam.

Photos: Photos: A guide to Amsterdam’s Red Light District

Scissors and snacks: A coffee and a hair trim is possible at Cut Throat, a barber with drinks and eats attached.

Photos: Photos: A guide to Amsterdam’s Red Light District

Retro sophistication: Porem combines the atmosphere of a traditional Amsterdam brown cafe with a sophisticated cocktail bar.

Photos: Photos: A guide to Amsterdam’s Red Light District

Steaks and sides: Meat lovers can have their fill at the carnivore-friendly Cannibale Royale.

Photos: Photos: A guide to Amsterdam’s Red Light District

Dim sum: For modern Asian food, Dum Dum Palace is a mecca for dim sum.

Photos: Photos: A guide to Amsterdam’s Red Light District

Mata Hari: This relaxed brasserie serves local, seasonal food.

Photos: Photos: A guide to Amsterdam’s Red Light District

De Prael: This local brewery also helps disadvantaged people get back into the job market.

Photos: Photos: A guide to Amsterdam’s Red Light District

Dutch design: Koko combines coffee with a store selling a range of hand-picked Scandinavian and Dutch fashion designs.

Photos: Photos: A guide to Amsterdam’s Red Light District

Game over: Retro arcade game fans will love to hang out at the TonTon Club.


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