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De Kaaskamer

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Address: Runstraat 7, 1016 GJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 0031 20 6233483
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Wow, fantastic cheese choice!

The place to come for the widest range of cheeses in the city. Helpful staff happy to point out choices based on your preferences

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
JONATHAN B
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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200 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place to come for the widest range of cheeses in the city. Helpful staff happy to point out choices based on your preferences

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a great selection of cheeses, and will tell all to taste) pacs can be chosen as well as single cheeses Recommended for cheese lovers!

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London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great cheese shop in the Runstraat, in the middle of the ’9 Straatjes’ (the nine streets) stacked from floor to ceiling with cheese wheels. They also sell wines, salads, ham, roasted nuts and takeaway sandwiches (special mention for the truffle cheese baguette). They also shrink-wrap cut cheeses to take back home.

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Hong Kong, China
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You will find this is very different from other touristic cheese shops. It firstly drew my attention when I saw a gentleman was enjoying a cheese sandwiches in front of the shop, and when I went in, I found the place is like a cheese library and there are so many different flavours want to try. I got a piece... More 

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Czech Republic
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81 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

We went there after recommendation from the Lonely Planet Guide and we didn't regret. The ladies inside were helpful, gave us a taste of the cheese we wanted to buy and answered all our questions. And the Cheese - brilliant!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Their cheeses are so local and small-batch that some of them even have the names of the dairy farmers on the label. The staff spoke English fluently, had a very developed knowledge of and obvious passion for cheese, and gave us great recommendations. I'm seriously considering paying the 35$ to import 8 ounces of their buffalo gouda, it was that... More 

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Phoenix
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

If you are serious about cheese. this is the place. Helpful staff. Plenty of choices. Everything you need for a picnic. Much of the cheese is vacuum-sealed, so you can ship it back home.

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Reading, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

This shop has an incredible array of cheeses - both domestic and imported - as well as olives, crackers and packaged meats. Prices are a bit on the high side and service could be friendlier. If you wish to charge your purchase, they add a fee to the credit card. If you are a cat lover, the second hand store... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

It is true that the Netherlands produce many different types of cheese. In order to enjoy this diversity at its best, you must go to De Kaaskamer. The place is small and full of cheese !! One thing for the ones travelling, they have chesse vacuum packed.

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Thank Am_et_Mat
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

Cheeses of all kinds are everywhere in the store, though they (understandably) had a wider selection of Dutch cheeses. All delicious, and the samples flowed freely. The service could use a little help as they seemed to favor the regulars who came in, but they were extremely helpful in getting a few pounds of Gouda shipped to the U.S. for... More 

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