De Drie Fleschjes
The Nieuwe Kerk, is a historical stage for Dutch coronations. The 15th-century, late-Gothic basilica is only ‘new’ in relation to the...
Sign-less company, with cargo bikes for toting kids.
The square is the very spot where Amsterdam was founded around 1270. Today pigeons, tourists, buskers and the occasional...
Pull up a stool at the carved wooden bar and make your pick from the glinting brass taps. It's all about Belgian beers here, as you may...
Rob Wigboldus Vishandel
A wee three-table oasis in the midst of surrounding tourist tat, this fish shop in a tiny alley serves excellent herring sandwiches on a...
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Lonely Planet review
Behind the Nieuwe Kerk, the distiller Bootz' tasting room dates from 1650. It is dominated by 52 vats that are rented out to businesses that entertain clients here. It specialises in liqueurs (although you can also get jenever ) – the macaroon liqueur is quite nice. Take a peek at the collection of kalkoentjes, small bottles with hand-painted portraits of former mayors.