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De Waag

Nieuwmarkt, 1012 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 557 9898
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“city gate” (3 reviews)
“dutch beef” (2 reviews)
“weigh house” (2 reviews)
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Nieuwmarkt, 1012 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Red Light District (De Wallen)
+31 20 557 9898
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place to hang out and the most beauty is at the night. I personally enjoyed the visit here and would recommend a night visit.

Thank KhatriRocks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were there for a dinner, we had to wait almost two hours for our food, which was presented in a nice way but was a small amount and tasted just ok. Definitely not worth the money. At least the staff was very kind and...More

Thank G2521NGmarcop
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice food although the menu was a little scaled down when we were there. The place is not large and the service staffs accommodated with an outdoor seat setting our group of 7 in a cost and properly set up area. The location is great...More

Thank tanchinhui
Reviewed 18 June 2017

De Waag is a lovely old building that now houses a nice simple restaurant.....we went there a few times for drinks and snacks.....it nice and easy going.....we made new friends on 2 occasions......the service is good.......also around the building a fleamarket sets up over the...More

Thank Mathew M
Reviewed 10 June 2017

This building wasn't a castle but it looks like a mini fairytale castle and is located in the middle of a square. It is so amazing when you come across it, certainly unexpected. Surrounding the square are many restaurants, cafes, bars that are lively and...More

Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Iconic landmark, this old refurbished weigh house, now functioning as a restaurant. Lovely building, marvellous photo opp. Periodically book and brocante markets are held on the Nieuwmarkt square. Cafe's and bistros cluster around the square. On King's Day eve (April 26th) the square is packed...More

Thank Rutgerek
Reviewed 19 May 2017

The local landmark should originally be built for the purpose of city gate. Currently it has been converted to restaurant/cafe. It was interesting to see inside as the internal height of the lobby was very high when compared with those nowadays. The area was particularly...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017

De Waag is located next to Funenpark in East of Amsterdam Central. The building feels like you go back to 15th century as the construction began in this year. So more than 500 years old De Waag is a very important landmark in Amsterdam. It...More

Thank Flyngdtchmn
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

The server brought bread, olive oil & balsamic vinegar with our wine. I ordered the sole and my partner had the duck. Both meals were excellent. The ambiance of De Waag is lovely with candle light throughout. Our server was efficient, and a bit cool.

Thank richie1732
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Nice place, friendly service. Unfortunately the mens toilet was used by some person performing his act standing on toilet seat - horrible mess and smell. But really the fault of the cafeteria as such.

Thank Kari H
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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