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De Waag

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful looking building in the heart of Amsterdam. Very close to the red light district so unlikely you would miss it.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JimGTR
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was recommended by the hotel staff. Right in the center of Market Centrum. The ambience was great and so was the food. Reasobale price.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank GigiNaMan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really liked this restaurant and bar. The food was first rate and the staff friendly and professional. The building is very old, a landmark, and very popular with both locals and tourists (on two visits we found the tourists were mostly in the outside...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TomCincinnatus
Reviewed January 9, 2019

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 January 7, 2019

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 January 7, 2019

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 December 21, 2018 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
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