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De Kaaskamer

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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Address: Runstraat 7, 1016 GJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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+31 20 623 3483
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tue - Fri 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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This is a great cheese shop in the Nine Streets. One of my favourite cheese shops, especially the Dutch ones are good. And the Parmesan. Friendly service too

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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668 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great cheese shop in the Nine Streets. One of my favourite cheese shops, especially the Dutch ones are good. And the Parmesan. Friendly service too

Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed October 31, 2016

Amsterdam nowadays has a lot of tourist trap cheese shops. if you want to buy your cheese there go right ahead, but do not complain that it's expensive and ordinary. Go to a real shop in the centre of amsterdam where we buy our cheeses because they taste good. " De Kaaskamer" (cheese chamber) is such a shop a lot... More 

1 Thank mike020ins
Hong Kong, China
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5,506 reviews
3,537 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11,901 helpful votes
Reviewed October 20, 2016

De Kaaskamer is a quality cheese shop on Runstraat that is well worth a visit if you love your cheeses. Unlike tourist cheese shops around the city, this is where locals go to purchas cheeses for home consumption. Opening hours are 9-6pm (Tues - Fri), 9-5pm (Sat) and 12-5pm (Sun and Mon). There is a wide range of local Dutch... More 

1 Thank BradJill
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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268 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed August 7, 2016

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 2, 2016

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

1 Thank Anton K
London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed July 30, 2016

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.

Thank AaronPaulMarcus
Hong Kong, China
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146 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed July 25, 2016

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 

1 Thank MokeyMok
Czech Republic
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81 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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!

Thank hynekk_13
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank DearOphelia
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244 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
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.

Thank subterranean_jack

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