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Old Amsterdam Cheese Store

Damrak 62, 1012 LM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 330 1602
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The centre of Amsterdam is home to three of Old Amsterdam Cheese Store's shops where you can buy your cheese-themed souvenir! Our cheese experts are always pleased to give you a warm welcome and your very own Amsterdam cheese experience. Besides Old Amsterdam (the best-known Dutch mature cheese), these stores also sell other types of Gouda cheese you can take with you when traveling.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“aged gouda” (2 reviews)
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Damrak 62, 1012 LM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Before we left the States, we bought a wine and cheese tasting voucher for the Old Amsterdam Cheese Company. We had 5 samples of cheese that were perfectly paired with 3 different wines, 2 white and a red. Our guide was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable....More

Thank SkipponRoute66
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

We had signed up for this wine and cheese tasting through Viator, where the tour started at 5pm at the shop Unfortunately, were delayed en route by 2 hours so instead of getting to our hotel for 3pm and then walking to the tour, we...More

Thank Shipwrecked49
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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

I am a lover of cheese but have to say mainly good old fashioned cheddar hence a visit to Old Amsterdam. A young Syrian lady was at the back of the store cutting up some cheeses and that's when we (my husband and I) found...More

Thank Nicnm
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Maida led us on a delightful journey through five different cheeses and three wines. Would highly recommend.

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

A wide variety of cheeses- smoked- with pepper, chilli, herbs, jalpeno - taste and buy- good service so easier yo decide- abit expensive but worth it

Thank KanwarTavy
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

We prebooked our tasting which was performed with about 15 other guest. The tasting room was nice and our presenter was happy and positive. The testing included 5 cheeses and 3 wines. So far so good, but... The information around the cheeses and the wines...More

Thank HazzeK63
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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

I came along for a cheese and wine tasting with some friends, we all had a great time sampling a few different cheeses and three glasses of wine perfectly matched for each one. The staff member leading the session was very knowledgeable and made the...More

Thank steve_vstheworld
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

We were staying overnight for a long layover so needed a cheese shop that was centrally located and open late - this fit the bill and we weren't disappointed! Staff was polite and helpful. We appreciated being able to sample cheeses and brought home some...More

Thank Holly L
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Nice store - managable range of cheese and friendly staff to help. You can get other Dutch treats too. Prices reasonable, service good and the tasting experience can be just trying a bit which is offered to a full scale lesson. No problem buying cheese...More

Thank Chelmo_Man
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

I would have given this establishment 5 stars if the cheese tasting rooms were open but they weren’t. The downstairs area was the only area open. There were cheese samples there that I was able to test and choose from. The young lady slicing and...More

Thank tamika j
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Oahuwoman
21 May 2017|
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Response from Thierry W | Property representative |
Thanks for choosing our farmer cheese. We have no expiry date on the cheese since the cheese will mature when placed at room temperature. It depends on the conditions but an estimate for expiry date is about 6 months... More
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