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Het Prentenkabinet

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Kloksteeg 25, 2311 SK Leiden, The Netherlands
071 512 6666
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  • 45
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    Very good
  • 7
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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
Probably the best in Leiden

I have been here once only, but so far this is the best place I have eaten at in Leiden. Maybe I need to give Woods another try, but Prentenkabinet is better to my view. Generally food quality and Netherlands don't go well together. I almost gave up in eating out except going for a pizza. But... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
MichaelFaraday
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I have been here once only, but so far this is the best place I have eaten at in Leiden. Maybe I need to give Woods another try, but Prentenkabinet is better to my view. Generally food quality and Netherlands don't go well together. I almost gave up in eating out except going for a pizza. But this place manages... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Liked all about this place: great food, good wine, nice location , lovely ambiance, helpful staff, good value

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This upperclass restaurant is located in one of the most beautiful parts of the historic city of Leiden. The inside has a chique atmosphere and is nicely decorated. In the back there is a nice terrace where we enjoyed the menu gastronomique (a five course diner). Service was friendly, although explanation of the courses depended on the waiter. The food... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We had a very nice and relaxing dinner in the patio at this restaurant. Located in the centre of Leiden, we were not expecting this quite garden surrounding. Food was very well prepared, nice portions. Wine fit the food nicely and service is attentive and not to present. Layout of the tables allowed you to be amongst others but still... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We wanted a good lunch with friends in the heart of the Pieterkerk neighborhood and this place fitted the bill. We were lucky with the weather and had reserved a table on the terrace. It was already waiting for us with bread and butter. The atmosphere is pleasant with starched linen napkins and silver table wear. We chose a three... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The restaurant accommodated our party of 13 in a delightful private room at the front of the building. They offered us a well chosen 4 course set menu which was a much better option than everyone choosing from the a la carte. The service was impeccable and food of a high standard. All in all a memorable evening.

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Moshi
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61 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We were taken to The Pretenkabinet restaurant in early March by friends who thought that an out of Amsterdam meal might be fun. As it turned out, it was an amazing experience. Leiden is and adorable university town, and this restaurant unique, from ringing the doorbell, to the delicious wine to start the evening and finally to the small room... More 

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Toulouse
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We came for dinner. Very nice restaurant. Place is pleasant in old city center, service was perfect, food was gastronomic and good.

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noordwijk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Nice old building in a lovely area of Leiden, the restaurant is split into several rooms. it is as elegant as it can be in a student town with some waiters that seem to be experienced and others that are trying hard to look experienced. The food was of very good quality, perhaps lacking a bit in seasoning. Good choice... More 

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Delft
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Good food and very professional service. The building is old and very attractive. Probably the best in Leiden.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

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