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In de Waag

4 Nieuwmarkt, 1012 CR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 422 7772
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Located in the old city gate of Amsterdam, and later the House of Weight.
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good49%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
16 Jun 2017
“Good food, Good service”
13 Apr 2017
“afternoon terrace drinks”
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4 Nieuwmarkt, 1012 CR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Red Light District (De Wallen)
+31 20 422 7772
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Reviewed 26 September 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...More

Thank DaWorldisMine
Reviewed 7 July 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...More

Thank hynekk_13
Reviewed 1 July 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......

Thank EdinburghNeilW
Reviewed 9 April 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!

Thank Christine P
Reviewed 17 January 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 hereMore

Thank sara538
Priscilla d, General Manager at In de Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2016

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...More

Reviewed 29 December 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...More

Thank Amanda S
Priscilla d, General Manager at In de Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2016

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...More

Reviewed 27 December 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.More

Thank Robin A
Priscilla d, General Manager at In de Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2015

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...More

Reviewed 15 December 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...More

Thank Hans P
Priscilla d, General Manager at In de Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2015

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...More

Reviewed 27 October 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.

Thank Dona H
Reviewed 12 September 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.

Thank Sean N
Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the
Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its
saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to
view some of the city’s most picturesque canals,
historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples
of traditional local architecture – not to mention
Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist
temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some
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