Waterstones Amsterdam

Kalverstraat 152, 1012XE, Amsterdam, 1012

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Opening times

Opening 09.30 to 20.00 today
Thursday 3rd Dec
09.30 - 20.00
Friday 4th Dec
09.30 - 20.00
Saturday 5th Dec
10.00 - 19.00
Sunday 6th Dec
11.00 - 18.30
Monday 7th Dec
10.00 - 18.30
Tuesday 8th Dec
09.30 - 19.00
Wednesday 9th Dec
09.30 - 19.00

Contact us

  • Call us on 00 3120 6383821
  • Email us at [javascript protected email address]
  • Twitter: @watsamsterdam
  • Facebook: WatAdam


The home of English language books in The Netherlands.

In the heart of Amsterdam's book district in a stunning building, designed by renowned Dutch architect H.P. Berlage, our shop has a relaxed ambience, with knowledgeable, book-loving staff. As well as a large range of books we stock Greetings Cards, Stationery & Gifts, British food, Toys & Games, magazines and newspapers, over four floors.

We also specialise in English and Dutch as a second language, Children's books, Dutch fiction in English translation and books about living and working in the Netherlands. We can order any available book or DVD at no extra charge.          

We place great emphasis on personal recommends from our booksellers, which you'll find throughout the store and we currently run a Classic Fiction book group.          

Ultimately we want you to enjoy your visit to our shop and leave with the right books for you. We love books, we love reading, and we love helping people find great books to read.    




Ground Floor
  • Fiction, Crime, Classics, Romance, DVDs, Drama, Dutch Fiction in English translation, Local Interest
First Floor
  • Magazines, Stationery, British food, Greetings Cards
Second Floor
  • Children's, Food & Drink, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Travel
Third Floor
  • Biography, Business, History, Art & Design, Language, Self Development, Science