The multi-turreted Waag dates from 1488, when it was part of the city's fortifications. From the 17th century onwards it was Amsterdam's...
If a brown café was beamed to the tropical Atlantic, it would probably have Cafe Cuba's air of faded elegance. Slouch behind a table...
The nicer branch of Amsterdam's Chinese icon (the other Nam Kee is in the Medieval Centre).
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Indulge in a fondue frenzy at this delightfully well-worn cafe. People have been flocking here for more than 30 years for the gruyère fondue and the entrecôte (steak). Note: it's generally closed for a large part of the summer, when steamy weather lessens the hot-cheese demand. Reservations advised.