This is probably the most amazing shop in Dordrecht. Situated in a church, it offers top range kitchens, pots and pans, kitchenware, oils and vinegars, design stuff.
What to buy: Opening hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 09.30 - 17.30 hrs
Thursday 09.30 - 21.00 hrs
Saturday 09.30 - 17.00 hrs
The kitchen and kitchenware shop Pieters, situated in the Nieuwkerk (New Church) merits a second tip to show the interior.
What to buy: Various well known kitchen and kitchenware brands, cooking workshops, giftservice.
Theo & Hugo & Eric are the Vinyl Vrienden (Vinyl Friends) who turn their storage units into a selling point once a month on average.
Hugo manages unit 8 (Outlet 1) and is expanded business and probably will be open more often.
Theo manages unit 11(Outlet 2) and is concentrating on albums.
Eric is just helping out and always has more merchandise in his van.
The atmosphere is very relaxed and cosy. Free parking, free coffee, tea or soda's with always some snacks.
These guys are wholesale buyers of record collections and so their is something of everything here with an ever changing stock.
You can look for individual records, but also buy whole boxes at a reasonable price.
They also sell on record shows.
What to buy: Records; lots of them.
What to pay: Singles from 50 cents; Albums from 1.50 Euro.
The street called 'Voorstraat' is a shopping street. This bookstore has as motto: 'read and live double'.
What to buy: Well, books of course
What to pay: Depends on the book. In The Netherlands books have a low VAT: 6 percent
The umbrellas in the antique shop caught my eye. It was raining just a little bit but I had mo own. So sadly no reason to buy a new one!