Winkels & Openingstijden

A legendary shopping experience since 1870 Welcome at de Bijenkorf



These past weeks we put in a lot of effort to ensure the safety of everyone at de Bijenkorf.

From Wednesday 29 April we hope to welcome you in our stores again.
We are looking forward to your visit! We will not just yet be able to offer all of our services that you are used to. This, for example, currently applies to catering facilities and to our beauty and cosmetics services. We also have adjusted opening hours. Make sure to check our time table before coming to one of the stores, to avoid any disappointment.

Security measures in the stores

You can find the security measures we have taken and some special rules down below. These measures and rules are in accordance with the Responsible Shopping Protocol of the national government and the advice of industry organization INretail, and will also be clearly visible in our stores.

• We only allow a limited number of visitors in store at a time.

• In store: keep at least 1.5 meter distance from all other people, including our employees.

• Our employees will monitor compliance regarding all safety measures. Please follow their directions.

• Do not touch products unnecessarily.

• There is disinfectant for your hands available on various locations at every floor.

• Protective materials have been applied at our cash registers and on the escalators.

• Preferably come to the store by yourself.

• Preferably pay do not pay with cash, but via card with PIN or contactless.

• Our shop will be thoroughly cleaned each day.

If you are experiencing any kind of flu or pneumonia related symptoms, please follow the advice of RIVM and do stay at home. You can shop safely online, from home, at You can read more about the measures here.

Due to these adjustments, not all is (yet) back to how it was before. We kindly ask for your understanding. But what has remained unchanged, as you would expect, are: the inspiring collections, the numerous surprising brands and the special services that you will find with us. We are more than ready to welcome you.

Great to see you again soon and we highly appreciate your trust in us.

Luxury Department Store

De Bijenkorf – meaning: the beehive – is the most renowned chain of high-end premium department stores of the Netherlands. We offer a wide range of fashionable clothing, cosmetics, shoes, accessories, books, toys, homeware and more, from established luxury brands to fashionable newcomers.

De Bijenkorf offers the highest standard of quality and always presents the latest trends, the most spectacular events and an outstanding premium service. The premium department store is a true exclusive shopping paradise.

De Bijenkorf is dedicated to surprising its customers with exceptional products and focuses on inspiration and a unique experience. This is reflected in its artistically designed shop windows and the styling of its various departments.

You can read the full Press Kit of de Bijenkorf here+.

Tax Free Shopping and Premium Services

Tax Free shopping

Non-EU residents are eligible for tax refund on purchases over 50 euros. You can obtain a tax free form from every cash desk. Our tax free lounge at de Bijenkorf Amsterdam is the first and only instant tax refund service point in the Netherlands. Our multilingual hosts will be happy to assist you.

Currency choice

Pay in your own currency at every cash desk with your Mastercard or Visa card. De Bijenkorf also accepts all common payment methods including UnionPay and Alipay.

Culinary delights

Our restaurants offer surprising dishes from all over the globe, including Asian specialties, Italian dishes, luxury sandwiches, salads and perfectly grilled steaks prepared à la minute. Or what about a fresh cup of coffee with one of our homemade pastries or a glass of champagne to end a successful day of shopping?


Pamper yourself and enjoy our hair, beauty and make-up services in the luxurious atmosphere of our treatment room.

Tailor service

Have your new purchases altered while you shop at our tailor service.

Hotel delivery

Ask our staff for our special hotel delivery, eliminating any need to wander around Amsterdam burdened with heavy shopping bags.

World of brands

With five floors of fashion and designer brands, de Bijenkorf offers the most luxurious shopping experience. As if the carefully curated collection doesn’t contain enough beautiful items, de Bijenkorf also continuously adds new brands.

Personal Shopping Lounge

Located in de Bijenkorf Amsterdam on the second floor, our exclusive personal shopping lounge provides a discrete and intimate service for men and women. Sit back and enjoy our hospitality and the expert’s eye of our personal shoppers on what’s in store, what’s hot and what has yet to come.

Personal Shopping Amsterdam

To book your appointment please call 0031 20 808 9333 or email to [email protected]


Besides the highest quality, latest trends and best services, de Bijenkorf also hosts an exciting range of events. Below you will find a selection of our events throughout the year.

february Chinese New Year

Celebrate Chinese New Year at de Bijenkorf with spectacular shows and special offers in Amsterdam and The Hague.

march Fashion show

The new fashion season kicks off in March. At de Bijenkorf you will find the new collections from top fashion brands and renowned fashion shows.

november Turn on the Lights

De Bijenkorf celebrates the opening of the festive season with a magnificent event: Turn on the Lights. More than 600.000 energy-efficient LED lights illuminate the façade of the majestic de Bijenkorf building, and a spectacular show will attract thousands of people to the event.



A trip to Amsterdam is not complete without a visit to our flagship store on Dam Square. With five floors and 20,000 m2 of luxury brands, fashion, accessories, beauty products, shoes and culinary delights, you are bound to find an elegant souvenir or an exclusive present from Amsterdam.

Den Haag

Dozens of artists collaborated to incorporate bronze, marble, rare woods and stained glass into the interior, which dates back to 1926.

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Situated in the heart of historic Utrecht, de Bijenkorf features the largest beauty department of the province.

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After its completion in 1957, the de Bijenkorf building and accompanying sculpture of Naum Gabo were reported to be “the most ambitious and successful combination of modern sculpture and architecture yet attempted” by Time Magazine.

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The de Bijenkorf building at Piazza square was designed by Giò Ponti. Illumination of the square and the building were donated by Philips at the opening in 1969.

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Enjoy the rich history of the oldest city in The Netherlands and visit de Bijenkorf, situated near the tri-state area between Belgium, Germany and The Netherlands you’ll experience its national and international allure.

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Three-floored satellite to our Amsterdam store with easy access and extended parking space in the heart of Amstelveen’s shopping centre.

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