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Turfmarkt 9, 2312 Leiden, The Netherlands
071-512-2434
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 76
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Recently went dining at In den Doofpot ( IdD) , the food was good , the wine , suggested by a bit enthousiastic sommelier was à treat ,the restaurant itself looks à bit "stuffy" but the food and the personel make up for that image; decent prices for good wines and avarage. prices for good food... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
ErikSerge B
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Leiden, The Netherlands
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Leiden, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Recently went dining at In den Doofpot ( IdD) , the food was good , the wine , suggested by a bit enthousiastic sommelier was à treat ,the restaurant itself looks à bit "stuffy" but the food and the personel make up for that image; decent prices for good wines and avarage. prices for good food make this à great... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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110 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

A fancy dining experience. What you would expect from a fine dining restaurant, small yet tasteful dishes. We went for lunch and we enjoyed the food. We had the three-course menu with really tasty dishes, and each one of them was explained in detail by the waitress. Pricey, but expected. Our surprise was to find a restaurant like this in... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

It's commonly acknowledged that service can make or break an evening even if the food is lovely. The service here is some if the best I have experienced. Obviously the restaurant decor is impressive inside with lovely touches such as pristine clean toilets with designer perfumes to use, however it's a sign of a good night when you don't have... More 

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Dubai
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

What a dining experience, from the restaurant to the waiters to the food to absolutely everything in the restaurant. The waiters were very knowledgeable and made us feel very comfortable (we told them that we had people with certain food allergies and restrictions and they said no worries just let us know what you cannot eat and we take care... More 

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Araraquara, São Paulo, Brazil
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

After read the reviews I didn't even think about, we book a table in this restaurant. The place is posh, serve nice wine and food is ok. They served some wired appetiser that I didn't like. I choose liver as starter, I didn't like, it was a bit red inside and I didn't like it. For main I had the... More 

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Doofpot, General Manager at In Den Doofpot, responded to this review

Dear mrs 'Carlatur10', we regret that the foie gras was not your taste and that you left the restaurant hungry after we served you three amuses, the baked fois gras with Granny Smith as a starter, a whole (one pound)lobster with sides as a main and a beautiful chocolate dessert to finish next to almost two whole dark grained breads.... More 

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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Located in The center of Leiden this is by far the best restaurant I have ever been to. The service is perfect. The wine list is so extensive it looks like an encyclopedia - wonderful somalier. Who will be a pleasure to interact with The food is divine! My favorite restaurant by far. Just fantastic!

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We went as a couple on a wednesday. It was not too crowded, and as a result service was swift. A bit too swift for the setting, at times, but the boys were pleasant and well-informed. A 4 course meal with according wines is what we ordered. After two glasses of non-named Cremant d'Alsace and a nice tidbit made of... More 

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Pocatello, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The food at this restaurant was brilliant. We had seven courses, each was a masterpiece of flavors, presentation and delight. The wines were perfect, the service impeccable. We had the American Express dinner club special and so the price was very, very reasonable.

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Bern, Switzerland
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I stumbled on some reviews while looking for a nice place for dinner in Leiden - and I was not diasppointed at all. The place is nice and cosy. The fireplace was lit and gave even more atmosphere to the lean and classy inside. And then came the food. Good enough that my dutch company at the table helped me... More 

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The food (chef's surprise menu) deserves a star, fabulous, in balance, surprising. The staff seems relaxed, enthousiastic, know how to approach every table. Great sommelier, great wine. Great place. If you want to celebrate and don't mind spending a little money: go. I think it is one of the best places in town.

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Additional Information about In Den Doofpot

Address: Turfmarkt 9, 2312 Leiden, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 071-512-2434
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Address: Turfmarkt 9, 2312 Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden
  • Phone Number: 071-512-2434
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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