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la cloche

kloksteeg 3, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Ranked #32 of 152 restaurants in Leiden
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jun 9, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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12 reviews from our community

83% Recommend
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I went here with a colleague for a light meal. We had three courses - an entree, cheese and a dessert. It was a relaxing, friendly environment where the host and chef provided excellent service, with quality ingredients in a friendly environment. There is none of the false friendliness or sense of superiority that you sometimes find at small restaurants.... More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Used to go to this restaurant regularly when living in Leiden, since moving out not so much. Therefore, when we saw that they were part of the restaurant week we took the opportunity to book and were not disappointed. The food was just as good as we remembered it, the wine matching and the friendliness of the staff as well.... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Went to this place randomly without reservation. Were welcomed like special guests, treated really well (and also very friendly) by the host. Food was excellent - very slowly roasted duck, super tender - that was a main dish. Salads and deserts were really good too. The restaurant does not have menu! You are served with what's on today (although they... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

A colleague of mine and I (who had just arrived from the United States that morning) went to La Cloche on a Sunday when they were open special for an event at the cathedral up the street. Although we did not have a reservation (and probably were slightly underdressed), the chef welcomed us in to the restaurant, where we were... More

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Lewes, Delaware
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55 reviews 55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

La Cloche is located in a quant street in Leiden. The atmosphere is intimate. The food is superb, the chef has great presentation. It is a total dining experience. I highly recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting Leiden, The Netherlands.

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

much like diner at home when you have really tried hard. No menu, the chef determines what you eat. And at a very good location.

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Ko Samui, Thailand
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40 reviews 40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2011

This small restaurant is situated in the KLOKSSTEEG a smaal street crossing the Rapenburg one of the moste beautifull canals of Holland. The menu is a suprise menu every day fresh linited but in its limitation the owners Edwout en Jan Willem make the best they can We had the capaciio of tuna fish and layer duckbreats our daughterr took... More

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