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Het Prentenkabinet

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Kloksteeg 25, 2311 SK Leiden, The Netherlands
071 512 6666
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great for an outdoor special lunch

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
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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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
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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Mons, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Attended a dinner here with a large group so we had a front dining room to ourselves. The atmosphere was elegant without being stuffy and the food was delicious and presented wonderfully. The service was impeccable. Over all it was a wonderful experience.

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Campinas, Brasil
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Very nice restaurant, elegant service. A colleague at the university took me and my wife to a welcome dinner. The soup was divine, the halibut perfect and the desert superb. Very recommendable. If this place is number 19 in Leiden, what a blessed town!

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Dortmund, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This is definitely the best place to eat in Leiden. Very stylish and elegant - we had booked a table in the front room near the window. The service was unbeatable friendly and helpful - the food excellent. The wine liste offers a very good choice from all over the world. We will come again !

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Went to Het Prentenkabinet as a business dinner so maybe a little unfair to review the food (14 people at the table), the presentation was good, however no flavor....really bland, maybe they forgot the Dutch grew rich importing spices? The beef served was pretty chewy, the fish unremarkable. The wine list could use some re-working, not the best wines and... More 

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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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  • 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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