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All 184 Leiden Restaurants

Het Prentenkabinet

Kloksteeg 25, 2311 SK Leiden, The Netherlands
071 512 6666
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Ranked #20 of 184 Restaurants in Leiden
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations
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  • French first
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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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The Hague, The Netherlands
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Went here for Christmas business dinner. It was great! The atmosphere is excellent and the service is superb. I will definitely return here with my colleagues and will also take my better half :-)

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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
4 helpful votes 4 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
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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89 reviews 89 reviews
45 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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83 reviews 83 reviews
45 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
30 helpful votes 30 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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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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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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