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Nieuwmarkt 9 · interesting places nearby
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Indulge in a fondue frenzy at this delightfully well-worn cafe overlooking the Waag. People have been flocking here for more than 30 years for the gruyère fondue and the entrecôte (steak). Note: it's closed for a large part of the summer, when steamy weather lessens the hot-cheese demand. Reservations advised.