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Cafe In de Waag

Nieuwmarkt 4, 1012 CR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 422 7772
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Overview
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good48%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“croquettes” (8 reviews)
“steak” (23 reviews)
“side salad” (5 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM Hours
CUISINES
Dutch, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Nieuwmarkt 4, 1012 CR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 428 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My partner & I tried to go here for lunch and we were told that the place was fully booked, we asked if we could sit outside, we were told that we couldn’t. We then asked when will be the next available time because we...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Candice J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Inside the oldest( if you exclude the religious buildings) building of Amsterdam with over 5 centuries history,downtown,close to Dam and Central Rail Station is one of the finest restaurant with great food,very wide list of good wines and excellent service. The prices are very fair...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ΕΥΑΓΓΕΛΟΣ Δ
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were advised they could just fit us in but when we arrived at designated time and they were aware of our celebratory evening on the quiet, a table was cleared for us so we could see out of a glass door into the street...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank susan l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Impressive building which was once a city gate in the 15th century is ideally situated and easily found. We visited from the cruise terminal and basically followed the signs to the centre. We only had drinks, and enjoyed people watching sat outside and watched the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Stanjeve
Priscilla d, General Manager at Cafe In de Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear guest, Thank you for your lovely review. Hopefully we may welcome you soon again for lunch or diner. Kind Regards, Team In de Waag

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

20 minutes after taking our drinks order, they still had not arrived, and our lunch order was not taken. The place was quiet, so there was no excuse of being busy. We had prebooked a table and were shown to the worst one in the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Paul_Dunne
Priscilla d, General Manager at Cafe In de Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Paul, I'm shocked reading your review. This is definitely not they way we would like to welcome our guests. I would like to ask you to specify all things that went wrong to me via email (info@indewaag.nl) as I would like to take immediate...More

Reviewed October 27, 2018

We had a delightful dinner even though the menu was limited. Authentic Dutch food with sterling service. Certainly will revisit when back in town.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Verne K
Priscilla d, General Manager at Cafe In de Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Verne, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your visit. Glad to hear you would revisit us! We hope to welcome you again soon. Kind Regards, Team In de Waag

Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

It is a beautiful place situated in the center of Amsterdam, outside it seems like a castle and inside it is very nice! The food it’s very good and they have a big dishes! You can also have a discount of 25% if you have...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank B3828RKdanielec
Priscilla d, General Manager at Cafe In de Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Daniele, Thank you for your review. Hopefully we may welcome you again when you'll be back in Amsterdam. Kind Regards, Team In de Waag

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 visit: October 2018
Thank ElenaDrivala
Priscilla d, General Manager at Cafe In de Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Elena, Thank you for taking to time to share your experience with us via Tripadvisor. We are very sorry that we did not meet the expectations you had with us. I will definitely take your comments up with the team to make sure this...More

Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Booked here more on a whim than anything as it was near enough to our hotel and could be booked online. I am very glad we did! The restaurant itself is built within a several hundred year old gate tower in the middle of a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Anon2636
Reviewed October 7, 2018

We just went there for coffee, but they service was really pleasant and prices where ok. If you can get place outside, it is just a plus!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Javier_Gil
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historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples
of traditional local architecture – not to mention
Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist
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MarkJ2074
May 1, 2018|
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Response from GE05NED | Reviewed this property |
Yes they would but you would need to call and book
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MarkJ2074
May 1, 2018|
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Response from GReyMaiden | Reviewed this property |
Yes, if you book. We had a table of 20+. There are some private dining spaces upstairs
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chickie67
April 5, 2017|
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Response from AndrewBarbaro4455 | Reviewed this property |
You should make reservations. We had lunch there in November which is hardly peak season and the place was very busy. You won't be disappointed there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$9 - $28
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Friday
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nieuwmarkt 4, 1012 CR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Neighborhood: Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 422 7772
  • E-mail
Description
There's a part of Amsterdam that never sleeps: Nieuwmarkt. In the middle stands the Weigh House or Waag. Originally built in 1488, this characteristic monumental structure now houses Restaurant-Cafe In de Waag: the ideal place in the heart of Amsterdam for a lunch, reception, meeting or dinner. This magnificent historic building with its constrained yet informal interior design is lit by 300 candles.
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