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All 183 Leiden Restaurants

Het Prentenkabinet

Kloksteeg 25, 2311 SK Leiden, The Netherlands
071 512 6666
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Ranked #21 of 183 Restaurants in Leiden
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Wigan, UK
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Excellent food, good service and a pleasant if slightly formal atmosphere. The restaurant is set in a historic building, but the menu is modern and the decor elegant. It's a treat for most of us to dine in such fine surroundings and enjoy such good food but why not spoil yourself once in a while?

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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Outstanding restaurant at the cosy square next to the 'Pieterskerk'. Meals are quite expensive, as you would expect for such a high-quality restaurant. Get yourself some of the finest wines, let yourself be amazed by the gastronomic meals and enjoy this special evening. Not a restaurant to visit just before the cinema, but one to spend the whole evening for... More 

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Classic building, and a bit of a classic restaurant. Consists of several rooms, very suitable for private parties and gives the restaurant an intimate feeling, even though being quiet big. Personolized service, a bit on the speedy side, professional at a distance, it never gets rally personal. Good foor, some dishes do not make it to the top. Fish a... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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86 reviews 86 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I would suggest this restaurant if you are looking for some gastronomy in leiden (which is not easy to find as this is a town mainly for students and therefor with a budget). Nice set up (rather dutch), and good selection... The only disappointment is how slow the service is ... count about 3 hours from start to finish...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The Prentenkabinet restaurant in the heart of old Leiden is in an old Print Room, yet the wonderful old building has a great modern terrace at the rear and offers diners considerable comfort in the various atmospheric dining rooms. Attentive service, friendly and un-intrusive, provided a re-assuring experience for our lunchtime visit. We started with a 2013 Wairau River Sauvignon... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I visited this restaurant as a part of boring business trip. This place made my day! Place is wonderful, service is great, meals are really tasty and wine list long and interesting. I spent delightful 4 hours here and enjoyed the atmosphere and food. I hope I will return soon.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

A Dutch friend invited us to dine at Het Prentenkabinet, insisting that as "good American patriots" we needed to eat in view of Leiden's Pilgrim Memorial. It was a great suggestion. The restaurant is lovely - the multiple rooms make the dining experience quiet and intimate. The service was excellent, and was attentive without being intrusive or disruptive, especially considering... More 

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Dublin
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We've been to Leiden many times and went here on a recommendation from family. The setting itself was beautiful, you would be forgiven if the food was sub par. Thankfully this wasn't the case. The menu offers lots of choice including a 'surprise' menu which one of our party availed of. The waiters were charming, and nothing was too much... More 

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Boston
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I sought Het Prentenkabinet based on prior reviews. The walk along the canal to the restaurant passes the house of Jan Steen and the church. The restaurant is clustered on Kloksteeg opposite a small garden of the church. Picture-perfect, the panels are wood and there are pictures of prior dignitaries on the wall. The observant staff gave me a historical... More 

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Cheltenham
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Great ambience, nice setting, service friendly and good if a little slow. We were a couple but they had two large groups in who got most of the attention. Food excellent. BUT check the bill as we were overcharged which we did not notice until too late to go back and query it.

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Address: Kloksteeg 25, 2311 SK Leiden, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 071 512 6666
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden
Cuisine: French

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