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12 X best men stores in Amsterdam for the perfect gifts

24 December 2023

Finding a truly great gift for a man can be quite challenging. It’s time for an update with a list of the best men’s shops in Amsterdam where you’re sure to succeed. Whether it’s for a birthday or the holidays, with the tips from this list, gift-related stress will be a thing of the past. Shopping for gifts at these delightful men’s stores in Amsterdam becomes a breeze. From your brother, husband, colleague to adult son: where can you really find cool gifts for men in Amsterdam these days? We did the research.

At these stores, you can find the best gifts for men in Amsterdam

Do you want to be known as the giver of an original gift this year? There’s nothing wrong with shower gel or a pair of socks, but it’s not astounding. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the best places where you can score gifts for men in Amsterdam.

Six & Sons

Six and Sons has been in Haarlemmerstraat for years; a concept store focused on original gifts. From art to interior items and chocolate, Six and Sons has it all and only offers sustainable products. Not around? Then have a look at their webshop.
Haarlemmerstraat 41, Amsterdam,

De Kookboekhandel

De Kookboekhandel is a store dedicated to cookbooks. From Asian to South American, European, and from the hobby chef to the experienced chef, at De Kookboekhandel, you will find something to suit your taste.
Haarlemmerdijk 133, Amsterdam,

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Circle of Trust

If you are searching for a gift for a fashionable man, you want to go to Circle of Trust in the Pijp. This store is light, large, and pleasant to be in (also perhaps to take a look for yourself), but they also offer an extensive selection of jeans, accessories such as scarves and hats, and handsome overshirts.
Ferdinand Bolstraat 47, Amsterdam,


Skins is a paradise for beauty lovers, and they also have the necessary range of fine unisex and men’s fragrances, but also tasty beauty items suitable for everyone.
Runstraat 11 & Van Baerlestraat 27, Amsterdam,

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Friends & Foes

Does the man in your life like games? Then you are at Friends & Foes has come to the right place for a good gift. They offer a huge range of board games, card games, party games, and other entertainment. Undoubtedly, Friends & Foes is one of the best places in Amsterdam for a gift for men.
Roelof Hartstraat 80, Amsterdam,

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Athenaeum Bookstore

Athenaeum Bookstore is the household name of the Spui. In the middle of the city, you will find a bookshop filled with independent magazines, (international) books, and travel guides. The staff is happy to help you find the perfect gift.
Spui 14-16, Amsterdam,

Nix & nix

Looking for an original, non-alcoholic drink? Then you are in luck at Nix & Nothing on the corner of Westerstraat. As one of our country’s first alcohol-free liquor stores, Nix & Not has a huge offer.
Eerste Boomdwarsstraat 63, Amsterdam,

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het paard

The Haarlemmerbuurt is home to the largest mind games store in the Benelux. Meet Het Paard, the store where, among other things, chess and board games are central. Mention a game, challenge, level, or number of participants, and the staff will know what to do with it. They attract international customers, and it is said that some of them even make a stopover at Schiphol to visit this business.
Haarlemmerdijk 173, Amsterdam,

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Galerie Bart

If you want to dig deeper into your pockets, Galerie Bart on the Elandsgracht has plenty of choice. His selection consists of sculptures and art for the wall. All the items he exhibits have something surreal and colorful, the perfect addition to any home, as far as we are concerned.
Elandsgracht 16, Amsterdam,

Tenue de Nîmes

For the fashionable man, shop at Tenue de Nîmes. Menno and Rudi know what to do with every man, sell the best jeans in town and offer other lovely gifts, such as hats, scarves, shoes, and perfumes – all niche and of high quality.
Elandsgracht 60& Utrechtsestraat 103, Amsterdam,

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Museum card

A gift does not always have to be a material possession because what is more fun than sharing experiences together? With the Museum Card, you can access more than 450 museums throughout the Netherlands.

Voucher for an experience

Another gift that treats yourself too (if you do it right): a gift voucher from his favorite restaurant. Perhaps one of the best gifts for men that you can also enjoy yourself. Or how about two train tickets to Paris or a trip on the Eurostar to London? Just saying!

more Amsterdam tips

Amsterdam Bucketlist & Things to Do
Fabrique des Lumières
NXT Museum
STRAAT street art museum
MOCO Museum for street and modern art
Amaze, an audiovisual labyrint
Food Tasting Tour of Jordaan area
Albert Cuyp Market Food Tour
Sightseeing Boat Cruise with unlimited drinks
Pancake Cruise
Micro Brewery Beer Tasting Tour
Fatbike e-bike tour (also to Amsterdam North)
Rent a bike by yourself and explore like a local
Outside of Amsterdam: windmills & Zaanse Schans
3 hour biketour: backstreets & hidden gems
Private Canal Boat Tour
Rijksmuseum with the Dutch masters
Van Gogh Museum, a staple in Amsterdam
Stedelijk Museum for modern art lovers
Canal Cruise in the evening
Discover the Instagrammable experience WONDR
The Upside Down
Get out of town and into the Dutch country side of Giethoorn
Drive-it-Yourself Tulip Fields GPS Audio Tour
⋙ Catch a direct train from Amsterdam to Antwerp, Brussels, London or Paris, starting at € 20,-! Check tickets & prices >>
Visit Artis Royal Zoo
Go an a bike tour with the kids
NEMO Science Museum
Paddle board tour on the canals
Go for a kayak-tour in Amsterdam
Amsterdam Light Festival boat tour
Amsterdam Light Festival bike tour

| TIP: Buy an I amsterdam City Card. Save money on entrance fees to museums and attractions, public transport and profit from discounts on everything from restaurants to concerts. You can also skip some lines to make the most of your time in Amsterdam! You can buy a card for 24 hours up to 120 hours. Check the prices here >>

Our favourite hotels in Amsterdam:
Pillows Maurits at the Park: this newly opened hotel is all about luxury.
Pulitzer Amsterdam: on the canals at the border of the Nine Streets and the Jordaan.
L’Europe: recently renovated, this hotel has the best spa with a view in Amsterdam.
Conservatorium Hotel: located in one of the most beautiful buildings in town.
Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam: if you have something to celebrate this is the one.
W Amsterdam: with lively restaurants and a posh rooftop bar with swimming pool.
The Hoxton: favourite lifestyle hotel right on the canals with great all day bar.
Hotel Jakarta: the most sustainable hotel ánd great value for money with a spa.
Hotel V: with two locations and a great restaurant, in the city center and East.
Sir Adam: with the coolest view over Amsterdam from the North side.
Sweets: a unique stay in former bridge houses.
Hotel Dwars: small scale and around the corner of the trendy Utrechtsestraat.
Hotel Mercier: pretty new hotel in the cosy and historic Jordaan district.
INK Hotel: lifestyle hotel in the heart of the city by MGallery.
Morgan & Mees: boutique hotel with restaurant in Amsterdam West.
Conscious Hotel Westerpark: in a beautiful building at the industrial Westergas area.
Ruby Emma: eco design hotel with a great skybar near Amstel station.
Generator Hostel: the best poshtel of the city located in a park.
The Social Hub budget proof in trendy East district close tho the subway.
Het Volkshotel: affordable and with a cool rooftop bar.
CitizenM: all you need is that XL bed (location near Amstel is great).
Motel One: budget design hotel with several locations in Amsterdam.

Let’s get social

I really hope you enjoy your time in Amsterdam! On my Instagram account @yourlbb and you can find more recommendations and new hotspots in town.

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