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In de Waag

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Address: 4 Nieuwmarkt, 1012 CR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 20 422 7772
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Located in the old city gate of Amsterdam, and later the House of Weight.

Located in the old city gate of Amsterdam, and later the House of Weight.

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A must visit!

We were looking for an authentic place to eat during a city break. In de Waag was recommended in the guide book. Although listed as a cafe, we booked for dinner and had the most... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 16, 2016
Fiona B
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Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I saw this on the trip advisor site and thought it would be fun to check out. The building was fun and so is the interior. The help inside the restaraunt was super friendly. I read that the menu was typical Dutch. It was interesting and a small menu to choose from. We decided on some beef with bernaisse sauce.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

We were looking for an authentic place to eat during a city break. In de Waag was recommended in the guide book. Although listed as a cafe, we booked for dinner and had the most delicious cote du boeuf cooked to perfection. Complete with wine recommendation and lit by over 250 candles, steeped in history this place is a "must... More 

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Thank Fiona B
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

We visited In De Waag as part of our quick break in Amsterdam. I have to say, we were not disappointed in the slightest. This was another place that I'd recommended to my friends who had never been to Amsterdam before, and I'm glad I did. The food and wine are perfect, I had to try the 750gm steak and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

De Waag is a building that dates back to the 15th century and has served as a city gate, weigh house, medical theater and museum. It can be seen in famous illustrations and paintings of Amsterdam. Today the building serves food, to many residents and tourists in a contemporary design that recalls the past with excellent balance. The food is... More 

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Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

The building is quite cool (used to be a gate to the city, then a weighthouse, now a restaurant/cafe). We went there for lunch. The amosphere was a little destroyed by the roadworks, but that can not be effected by the restaurant. What could be is the quality of the food - I had a burger and it was just... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016

Hi this is a super restaurant in one of Amsterdam's most beautiful buildings. The food was delicious and the service is outstanding, I cant recommend it highly enough. Visit and enjoy......

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Barrie, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2016

We didn't eat here, only stopped in for a drink in the evening, but the service was great, and the restaurant had a wonderful atmosphere. I wish we had been hungry, the food looked good!

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Thank Christine P
United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

This place is stunning inside and out and very old.stood alone in the centre of one of the squares.my fiance took me here for lunch on my birthday and I loved it.wonderful drinks and coffee,friendly service and lovely food.something for everyone.you must visit here

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Thank sara538
Priscilla d, General Manager at In de Waag, responded to this review

Dear Sara, Thank you for your review and happy birthday! No better place to celebrate your birthday! We are very happy to read that you enjoyed our food and the service of our staff. Hopefully we may welcome you again when you will be back in Amsterdam. Kind Regards, Team In de Waag More 

Chicago, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

We visited this restaurant on our first night looking for a Dutch restaurant. We were not disappointed! We had the catch of the day, veal and tandoori salmon appetizer. The veal was the most tender veal I have tasted and the sauce was delicious. The tandoori salmon had a strong curry flavor (which we loved). This dish was best suited... More 

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Thank Amanda S
Priscilla d, General Manager at In de Waag, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Hereby we would like to wish you a happy 2016! You made our year by writing this lovely review. We love to see the detailed description of our dishes, and that you the comparison with the beverages. Hopefully we may welcome you again when you will return to Amsterdam. Kind Regards, Team in de Waag More 

Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2015

Excellent dining experience in Amsterdam in a a beautiful castle. Cuisine was very good and the ambiance lovely. Very professional wait staff. Really enjoyed the experience in Amsterdam.

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Priscilla d, General Manager at In de Waag, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your lovely review about our. restaurant. We are very glad to see that you enjoyed your evening with us in our wonderful building. Which is actually the old City Gate of Amsterdam. Hopefully we may welcome you again when you will return to Amsterdam. Hereby we would like to wish you a lovely 2016! Kind... More 

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