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Roode Steen 8, 1621 CV Hoorn, The Netherlands
0229-215195
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Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • 9
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Beautiful Location, Uninspired Food, Used to be (much!) Better

I have been coming to De Waag for more than twenty years but find that standards have definitely dropped in recent years. We had dinner here recently and the menu is disappointing to say the least. In fact the menu is rather interchangeable with those of many nearby touristy restaurants: meal... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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Singapore
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229 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I have been coming to De Waag for more than twenty years but find that standards have definitely dropped in recent years. We had dinner here recently and the menu is disappointing to say the least. In fact the menu is rather interchangeable with those of many nearby touristy restaurants: meal salads, chicken sate dishes, steak with frites etc. I... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

You couldnt miss the huge cheese scales here (hard to imagine needing them but they did), but there are other points you may not see, look hard and ask the staff to point the special architecture out to you. We just had coffee which was done well.

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Grab a coffee or a beer and enjoy the views good prompt service worth the visit it can be hard to find a set on a busy day

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Great location in the middle of town and perfekt for a break. Take a seat in the sun and soak up the history

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North Holland, Amsterdam
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Went there for afternoon snack with my sister and she was shocked how rude and arrogant the service was. We live in Hoorn and have been a few times over the years, it's been going downhill - ok for coffee but don't expect a smile or anything special except for the great ambience and location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This is definitely my favourite place in Hoorn for a quick tasty meal. The place is really cozy and the waiters are very polite and helpful. You should definitely try their fries with mayo and the burgers.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

d' Oude Waegh is a historical cheese weighing station turned into a café/restaurant/bar while retaining the authentic style and feel of the place. It's located right in the middle of the old town, on the Roode Steen, the town square. I have visited d' Oude Waegh on three occasions, twice for breakfast and once for drinks, or a borreltje, as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Had a relaxing morning at this establishment having breakfast. Beautiful building , super location. Breakfast is continental help yourself. €2.50 is a very good price. Rolls, croissants, ham, cheese, yogurts ,fruit. Decent coffee. Service attentive, non pushy. Would definitely come again, and try lunch or dinner.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

We spent a most pleasant evening here having sailed into the harbour earlier. We opted for the best wine and a fish dish each and were not disappointed. The service could not have been better and the restaurant was packed with the locals relaxing after a hard week. Nice to see so many young people and no fellow tourists. My... More 

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

I have frequented this cafe for almost twenty years though had not been there in recent years having moved out of the area a long time ago. Still De Waag remains one of the highlights of any visit to Hoorn. The old weighing building faces the Rode Steen square. The main strength of the cafe is the features of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Roode Steen 8, 1621 CV Hoorn, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Hoorn
  • Phone Number: 0229-215195

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 1:00 am

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