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My girlfriend and I have visit Balou every time we come to Amsterdam. The selection they have is of a very high standard and the women working there are always happy to give advice or recommend something for whichever mood. The style of music fluctuates...More
Me and my girlfriend went there in the evening with some friends to spend a couple of hours. The place is small, very..small. There is a floor upstairs but it looks like it's abandoned, really nothing special overthere. We decided to sit downstairs. Stuff is...More
Only found coffeeshop Balou on this trip and would defo be back can just relax upstairs and watch the world pass by.
When we were there a girl left her purse on table give it into staff hopefully she came back for it
Came here on my own and left a couple of days later with a happy heart and new friends! Despite the fact I only speak English I was made to feel included (thanks Gus) and very welcome (and safe...as a single woman). This is a...More
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.