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Buddha's

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Botermarkt 20, Leiden, The Netherlands
071-514 00 47
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5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fine Thai food

We visited Buddah's restaurant some years ago and considered it time for a reprise. And, just like then, we we quite happy with our choice. The restaurant has a menu with a wide range of choices from the Thai kitchen. Dishes with beef, pork, chicken, fish, veggy, and even duck on the special... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2015
Bert V
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47 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We visited Buddah's restaurant some years ago and considered it time for a reprise. And, just like then, we we quite happy with our choice. The restaurant has a menu with a wide range of choices from the Thai kitchen. Dishes with beef, pork, chicken, fish, veggy, and even duck on the special menu. Each item on the menu is... More 

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Verona, NJ
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

One of the best Thai meals I have had. What a find in Leiden! Delicious, fresh, and authentic! I am visiting from the US and this place was easy find, how a lovely atmosphere and the food was delicious!

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Celebrated a birthday in this restaurant, and it was worth doing so! A selection of starters, maincourses and deserts was made, every one very nice to eat! Compliments to the staff that were very efficient and friendly!

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Leiderdorp, The Netherlands
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

This must definitely be my favourite Thai restaurant. The setting inside is very nice and cosy. Excellent service and the food is just awesome. Price are not to expensive. For €25-€30 you will have a starter, diner and desert. For me it's always a party to eat here!

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Top Contributor
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139 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

In my opinion the food is as good as the other Thai restaurants in Leiden but a bit better priced. Especialy during the week days for the three course menu price of 22 euro it offers very good price quality ratio. Everything very fresh and all dishes have different taste. The dishes are not very spicy, certainly less than many... More 

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Nice location, possible to sit outside right on a boat on the channel. The food is good quality, and is just the right amount of spicy. Service is quick but not extraordinary. Only minus point is at you do not get much rice, one small bowl for two full dishes. it is possible to order more, for an additional fee... More 

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

This is a great Thai food restarant! Very tasteful food, friendly people and they have a nice entourage! It's less expensive then Sabai Sabai.

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Leiden, The Netherlands
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

I love Thai food, and everywhere I stay I try to find the best Thai restaurant in town. In my hometown (Leiden) you have a couple of Thai restaurant and Buddhas is definitely not the best. But it looks quite luxurious and the food is okay. I've been here a couple of times and I think overall the dishes miss... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Authentic cuisine, fresh ingredients, nice service. Best Thai in town? Probably! For larger groups, you can have your own dining room. And they even rent out boats.

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Wassenaar
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Have eaten here numerous times and have never been disappointed. Tasty Thai food and, although the restaurant is quite large, it still has a friendly and cozy atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Botermarkt 20, Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden
  • Phone Number: 071-514 00 47

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 23 - 31
  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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