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De Waag

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Nieuwmarkt, 1012 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice meal, fast service, discount for "I Amsterdam" holders. Good "house wines", not too much peoples inside...

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Alexey N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here for a coffee, interesting building lots of history modern interior quite spacious worth a visit if in the area.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Peter S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This little castle used to be some kind of fortress in the old times. Nowadays, it's used as a restaurant with high prices in order to attract tourists. Definitely not worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Vasw-George
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This caslte is located at the heart of the city at the end of Red Light Street.It is unique, historical and nice one to visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PulciKiku
Reviewed December 11, 2018

afternoon stop off after shopping to recharge. Great space on Nieuewmarkt which was a part of the old city walls. Very attentive staff. Great architecture. You feel you are in an historic place.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank david n
Reviewed December 9, 2018

We liked the way that the place looked and decided to give it a try. Apparently De Waag is one of the oldest non-religious buildings in Amsterdam (15th century) and used to be a part of the wall around Amsterdam. Although it was pretty crowded...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank IonutTrufin
Reviewed November 17, 2018

Great real estate for a café, and nice background for photos. This baby castle is just another remnant of the old city walls, actually the wag was a city gate. It's said to be the eldest building remaining that is not of religious background. It's...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Corrine R
Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

I first visited here about 10 years ago with 3 of my Lovely, Lovely friends, it was winter, wet and cold! We had a brilliant afternoon in the cafe and the staff and food were excellent- a very happy memory which had stayed with me....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MissHappyPants
Reviewed October 24, 2018

My partner and I agreed to have a late breakfast at the In De Waag after we saw how stunning the castle restaurant looked the night we arrived. We arrived midday around 12:30 and many tables were available, so we chose one and sat. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ElenaDrivala
Reviewed September 17, 2018

de Waag is part of Amsterdam's history, Part of the old city walls. With its distinct architecture, you can not miss it. Located in the center of Nieuwmarkt District, a wonderful place to meet friends, have a casual beer, wine , coffee, cocoa, lunch or...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anne-Marie R
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