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...
Lokaal 't Loosje
With its beautiful etched-glass windows and tile tableaux on the walls, this is one of the oldest and prettiest cafés in the Nieuwmarkt...
Beyond the fact it's open all day and has a great terrace overlooking the square, Poco Loco stacks up beyond-the-norm sandwiches for...
Nieuwmarkt 38 · interesting places nearby
Toko Joyce information
Pick and mix a platter of Indonesian-Surinamese food from the glass case. The 'lunch box' (you choose noodles or rice, plus two spicy, coconutty toppings) is good value. To finish, get a wedge of spekkoek (moist, layered gingerbread). Take your meal upstairs to the handful of tables, or head outside where canalside benches beckon a few steps from the door.