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Shabu Shabu

Turfmarkt 8, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Ranked #40 of 183 Restaurants in Leiden
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Sushi
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Eat all you want sushi & japanese delicacies, part of a chain of 4 shabu shabu restaurants in the Netherlands
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Leiden, The Netherlands
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The sushi selection is rather wide. It is claimed to be "all you can eat" but it is not. You have a fixed amount of dishes you can order. Overall they are more than enough and the price is well worth.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Sushi was indecent. Lack of care for a food that is supposed to be delicate was visible from the very beginning: rice almost falling, hand rolls disintegrating if they were not hold properly and deceiving taste. Rest of the dishes were either too sweet, either too hot or with no taste at all. We did not expect a sushi experience... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Good, friendly And not so expensive. I will come back. It s better to book as soon as possible And forme sur during thé week end

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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I really liked the taste of the food and the fast and simple way of ordering by a tablet! Meat or fishes they were both delicious. Be aware the drinks are not included.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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54 reviews 54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

Just had dinner at Shabu Shabu Leiden. The quality of the food has improved, the ordering system with tablets works great and fast, but.... The noise level is unbelievable, almost impossible to have a conversation at your table. And.... When you order a bottle of wine, you will get a bottle of mineral water for free, but not if you... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

"all you can eat" 27 € for dinner, excluding drinks. large variety of sushi and some chinese dishes: you order from a tablet-menu (cute and funny method) and each table can choose 15 pieces in each round, endless rounds!!! but you must finish the previous one! efficient staff, very fast service. perhaps there was too much rice, some pieces were... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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54 reviews 54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

You get what you pay for , but expect a drinks bill also and not the freshest or most eloquently served sushi - pretty boring and over filling - I really don't think they deserve their title as if they really were Shabu Shabu ,they should acknowledge and honor that fine Japanese cuisine

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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50 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

and have tried most of the other 'all you can eat' asian/sushi restaurants in the area and feel that shabu is far and away the best. i walked out of luxor. and the new place by leiden centraal(not aroma. haven't been there yet. don't know if i will. i don't trust places that don't allow me to see a menu... More 

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london
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

We were taken to this restaurant by our friends who live in The Hague. We really liked the idea of being able to choose 5 items per course and even though we could have chosen this 4 times none of us could manage more than 2 times ( and we aren't tiny eaters !!!! ) Things we enjoyed were the... More 

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Orense, Galicia, Spain
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26 reviews 26 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Shabu Shabu is ok for an emergency sushi fix. But if I wasn't desperate to have sushi every time I've been there I don't think I would have enjoyed it very much. The rice is not the best and it is overpriced for the quality you are offered. They have an all you can eat option and I think that's... More 

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Additional Information about Shabu Shabu

Address: Turfmarkt 8, Leiden, The Netherlands
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Sushi

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