Inviting cafés and brainy bookstores ring the Spui, a favoured haunt of academics, students and journalists. On Fridays a book market...
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House at No 34
Boasting the city's highest beer turnover rate, gritty Hoppe has been filling glasses for more than 300 years. Journalists, barflies, ...
Other historic bakeries have prettier fixtures and daintier cakes, but only humble Lanskroon has such a remarkable stroopwafel –...
Spui 24 · interesting places nearby
Join gaggles of glam locals and tourists at this permanently busy café . Grab a paper (from the reading table or the Athenaeum newsagency across the square), procure a sunny seat on the terrace, order the 'Holland' snack platter (bread, cured meats, Dutch cheese and deep-fried croquettes) and watch the world go by. Inside are parquet floors, a marble bar and an art deco stained-glass skylight.