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This funky little number's just for the boys (the Gasthuismolensteeg branch does womenswear). Two shops side by side on Oude Hoogstraat offer urban...
Oude Hoogstraat 10-12
Established in Amsterdam in 1934, the Allard Pierson claims to hold one of the world's richest university collections of archaeological exhibits from...
Oude Turfmarkt 127
Opera as you've never seen it before: put together puppets in velvet costumes, puppeteers and operas by Mozart or Offenbach, and you've got a show by the...
Nieuwe Jonkerstraat 8
Tired of seeing the same shoes in every store, Dutch fashion buyer Gertie Gerards put her money where her mouth was and set up shop. Betsy Palmer is her...
The owner of this bibliophiles' treasure trove is a shrewd buyer who's willing to do trade deals. Choose from a plethora of second-hand English and American...
Restaurants & cafés
A new landmark, this former tobacco factory has titillated the local scene with its sense of designer space, excellent wines and a kitchen that stays open...
Hotels, Restaurants & cafés
Exquisite and inventive take on fish, devised by Michelin-star winning Ron Blauw.
The Grand, Oudezijds Voorburgwal 197
Bars & pubs
This long, low-ceilinged room has the feel of a wine cellar, albeit one with mood lighting and banquettes. There are more than 50 wines available by the...
Bars & pubs, Restaurants & cafés
Despite its Swiss origins, the Dutch adopted the cheese fondue as a 'national dish' long ago. Sample its culinary conviviality at this suitably cosy brown...
All the fabrics here are made from natural fibres, such as cotton woven in India. Staff spin the provenance of each fabric into the sale. A gem.
Oude Hoogstraat 1
As home to 'Night Mayor' Chiel van Zelst, and with a new exhibition of local art every week or two, this is more hang-out than mere art hanger.
This central pharmacy has extended opening hours. Should you need a late pharmacy.
Bars & pubs
The grandness of this vast café on the corner of the Stopera complex belies the fact that it's modern: velvet drapes, Chesterfields and faux oil paintings...
Belgian culture does stretch beyond beer, and De Brakke Grond is here to prove it. Mind you, some good Belgian beer will go down a treat after a fix of...
Bars & pubs
An old-fashioned drinking hole - complete with gritted floors - on one of the main tourist drags. Rough edges are smoothed out by sophisticated breakfasts...