British Language Training Centre
Offers Dutch and English courses and has a good reputation.
You won't find any dusty relics here – the city's history museum covers the early years well, but just as interesting are the exhibits...
Café the Minds
Don't let the word café in the name fool you – this is a hard-core (but very friendly) punk bar where the beer's cheap, the music's loud...
Simple, delicious and consistently full, Lucius is known for both its fresh ingredients and for not mucking them up with lots of sauce...
Lonely Planet review
For gay books, try Intermale , with 1½ floors of photo books, sexy mags, videos and porno postcards.