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Address: Nieuwmarkt 4, 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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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Chicago, Illinois
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 stars 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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Edinburgh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 stars 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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United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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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 stars 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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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 

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5 of 5 stars 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 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We cant complain about this restaurant on the edge of the red light district. Small a la carte menu. 5 starters and 5 mains en a few vegetarian dishes. We had the Tandoori salmon and Ballantine of chicken which both were very tasty. For mains we had the Pike-Perch ( the chef left a few bones in the fish) and... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and lovely words about Restaurant-café In de Waag. We really appreciated your detailed description of our menu + dishes. Hopefully we may welcome you again in the near future. When you will, please try our Dornfelder wine, this wine is very close to a Pinot Noir and not to forget produced in the... More 

San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

The history of this old church. The church is surrounded on one side by the red light district. It shows how much tolerance the church had. I wished I did more reading about it before I went and not after.

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Watford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Went for dinner with some friends from work, the wine was good but the wine was average. Not sure what else to say but I can keep typing text to allow the submission.

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