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Bistro Bord'o

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Apothekersdijk 2, Leiden, The Netherlands
71-5130131
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  • 54
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Peaceful Sunday Lunch

Was in Leiden last week and this was one of the few places open on Sunday at Lunch time. The service throughout the meal was top notch. The staff were knowledgeable about both the food and the wine which was paired with the dishes. There was no menu on the day just a set menu which was composed of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Trevordg
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Balzan, Malta
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Balzan, Malta
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329 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was in Leiden last week and this was one of the few places open on Sunday at Lunch time. The service throughout the meal was top notch. The staff were knowledgeable about both the food and the wine which was paired with the dishes. There was no menu on the day just a set menu which was composed of a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just had a family dinner in Bistro Bord'o. At first we were impressed by the ambience. Interior design is modern yet comforting. Staff is very friendly and informing. Some of us went with a three course menu, the others with a la carte. We were all very impressed with the food. I had a veal plate: shortrib and sweetbread... More 

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Thank oguzcan o
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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50 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Enjoyed the concept of the five course daily special. Each course was beautifully presented and all ingredients explained upon service. Food was delicious.The atmosphere was very relaxed and with ample time between each course, it is a place to go to enjoy an entire evening. The star course of the night was the cheese board. A diverse selection on a... More 

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Thank Tinkerbelle1983
Leiden, The Netherlands
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I haven't been to many sophisticated restaurants yet but this certainly is one. The service was excellent and fast, they kept refilling the bread baskets without needing to be asked. The food is good, small portions but still enough to satisfy any hunger. Nicely put together dishes which they can serve with a recommended wine (I don't drink wine myself... More 

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Thank JohanLeiden
Espoo, Finland
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

Tasty, creative dishes and accommodative staff that allowed us to change the menu plan in the end when we wanted cheeses in stead of desserts.

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Thank PaavoHeiskanen
Malta
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Excellent food and excellent service. Have been there three times and every time exceeded expectations. Presentation of food is also an art.

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Thank giuzi2015
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

I have eaten here 5 times, in different times of the year and with different kinds of dining companions. Everyone loves it including me. In the summer you can sit outside and enjoy the canal side ambience while you pick and choose from the range of oyster specials, the fixed arrangement menu or a la carte. In the winter, you... More 

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Thank whiteyhart
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

Creative dishes, excellent wine &cheese selection. Very friendly staff. The place is tiny & well designed but too loud. Decently priced. Overall experience was positive.

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Thank Iliana Y
Solihull, United Kingdom
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311 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant has limited outside space but a pleasant interior with an open kitchen. There is a set dinner menu or an à la cart menu. We opted for the à la cart menu and both ordered seabass. We were slightly perturbed by the description as it was accompanied by a "green curry sauce". Our fears however proved to be... More 

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Thank LauraDaveJames
Trieste, Italy
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

High level cuisine, beautiful and tasteful dishes! Follow the maitre's suggestion and go for a menu, you will not regret. good selection and suggestion of wine.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Apothekersdijk 2, Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden
  • Phone Number: 71-5130131

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

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