This shady little square is named for Johnny Jordaan (the pseudonym of Johannes Hendricus van Musscher), a popular musician in the...
This quirky museum, a 23m-long sailing barge from 1914, offers a good sense of how gezellig (cosy) life can be on the water. The actual...
Not just for lesbians, the Sugar throws great parties and has a conscience for the goings-on of the buurt (neighbourhood). Come on in,...
In a former blacksmith's forge, with a modern-rustic look, this is consistently one of Amsterdam's top-rated restaurants. Don't expect a...
English Bookshop information
Biblio-heaven. This cosy canal-side shop has a well-chosen selection of English-language biographies, novels and translations of the works of Dutch writers. Its in-store cafe serves British cream teas; the shop also organises literary and cultural walking tours, scrabble games, writers' workshops, literary quiz nights and a book club, plus story readings for one to three year olds.