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Dartel

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Kloksteeg 13, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • 40
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    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
Most recent review
Interesting menu

A modern restaurant in the middle of Leiden, good food and wine and good service. An interesting menu.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 9, 2015
ClaireofDelft
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Delft
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63 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Delft
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

A modern restaurant in the middle of Leiden, good food and wine and good service. An interesting menu.

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

We chose the Dartel for a business dinner and had the chef's menu. We ordered the menus with wine pairings. Due to the fact, that we still had to drive that night, we chose the half glass arrangement, which was offered by the waiter. The waiter poured the first glass of white wine and realized he had 'overfilled' our glasses.... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I came to the restaurant for a tasting menu. Prices are the same as in the best restaurants in Amsterdam but the quality - tragic. They try to be original, but fancy bowls and saucers is no substitute for taste. As Amuse-bouche we got popcorn in a sweet sauce and mayonnaise on top, then as a starter vegetarian "meat ball"... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014 via mobile

The food was good but not as good as in some others. It was quite annoying that we arrived at 7:00 pm and were only done with 3 courses at 11:00. There were only 2 waiters for 13 tables. So it was understandable that they were not that attentive but it was not ok that they put the silver ware... More 

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140 reviews 140 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014 via mobile

I have been too many restaurants in Leiden and at the moment would rate this the best one. It was already very good the last time I was here but it has further improved. the food can be clasified as very sophisticated, in complexity very much like top rated Michelin restaurants, but it has a local Dutch touch to some... More 

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Heemstede, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

My wife booked it and I must say she was inspired. Very nice atmosphere and gentle staff for a start. The Chef introduced his menu options by himself. The food was what you would call international, yet with a genuine Dutch influence through chosen products and redesigned classics (excellent bitterball). Our wine pick was great as well. I understand a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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114 reviews 114 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

This restaurant is extraordinary. Small and elegant, with friendly relaxed staff and extraordinary food from a small but well constructed menu. We had a diabetic kosher guest in our group and the staff were really accommodating. Lovely treats between courses too.

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Santiago
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013 via mobile

If you have the time you must visit this restorant. The service is as good as the food and the food is great. They have from 3 to 8 dishes to select from, but I recommend to go for all 8.

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Doha, Qatar
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67 reviews 67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

We drove from The Hague to Leiden to have dinner at Dartel. It was a birthday celebration with four of us. The staff were well informed about the food menu and the wines. We chose to have the four course menu (up to 8 courses were available) and the accompanying wines. Couldn't fault the food or wine. I find that... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

This is a lovely restaurant in a great location in Leiden. It is the best restaurant in Leiden (just ahead of In Den Garpenden Eter). The chef is enthusiastic and explains the menu to you at your table, giving you the choice of 3-7 courses and adjusting the portions accordingly. A different wine is offered with each course. The food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kloksteeg 13, Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?