Founded in 1990, Smoke Palace (formerly known as New York) is one of the oldest coffee shops in Amsterdam. One of the popular tourist attractions in Amsterdam are their marijuana cafes; with a warm, open atmosphere for new visitors and regular clientele alike, everyone can find something to enjoy about Smoke Palace. For the experienced and novice smokers, Smoke Palace offers a wide selection of strains for purchase–or you could bring in your own!
Of course Smoke Palace is more than just a cannabis-friendly cafe. You’re welcome to pull up a chair and enjoy the local atmosphere while you sip on a coffee or alcoholic beverage. You can sit in the lounge, or on the terrace to enjoy the view. You can socialize with friends, meet someone new, or just hang out and use the free Wifi while you enjoy the local blends and brews.
Smoke Palace Highlights
- There are only a few coffee shops in Amsterdam that provide a great atmosphere and killer products. Smoke Palace is one of them, offering a wide selection of cannabis products, including strains, edibles and more.
- Now Amsterdam isn’t always the warmest of places in regards to weather, but still…during the summer months it’s always nice to sit outside. Smoke Palace offers indoor and outdoor seating. Their outside terrace is super cozy and geared with space heaters.
- The level of service at Smoke Palace is amazing. Not only do they offer a warm atmosphere for experts and novices smokers alike but are also always willing to help you decide which strain is best for you.
For tourists, it can be intimidating to go into one of these cafes for the first time. Staff at Smoke Palace make sure that each customer has a great experience, and are happy to answer all newcomer questions and make recommendations. Compared to the coffee shops in the city center that can feel big and busy, Smoke Palace is a place you can relax any time of day from the early morning into the wee hours of the next day. Also their prices are pretty fair. Last time we checked you could pick up some weed for around 13 euros.
Final Thoughts About Smoke Palace
Smoke Palace has a huge menu of weed, hash, or joints, and always has a special of the week so you can try something new. Paper and filters are free, and you can borrow a crusher. Come in for a Wake n’ Bake special, or a snack on the lighter side. Whatever you’re in the mood for, Smoke Palace is a must during your visit to Amsterdam.