Café de Prins


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Café de Prins

Across from the Westerkerk (Western Church) and the Anne Frank House, on the edge of the Jordaan, this cafe is surrounded by history. Although the Prins has retained its typical 'brown cafe' character, its kitchen has become one of its most important features in recent years. Stop by beer, fondue and cheese plates, as well as sweet and cute mini-pancakes — poffertjes.


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