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Bistro Bord'o

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Apothekersdijk 2, Leiden, The Netherlands
71-5130131
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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If you like quick service and want to be out in under 2 hours probably best not to come here. Located relatively innocuously away from one of the main 'squares' / canal ports the food is very good and the wine list and beers available absolutely fine. There is a wait between courses hence the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

If you like quick service and want to be out in under 2 hours probably best not to come here. Located relatively innocuously away from one of the main 'squares' / canal ports the food is very good and the wine list and beers available absolutely fine. There is a wait between courses hence the starting sentence above. Charming service... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A must if visiting Leiden. Outstanding food, ambiance and service. Really enjoyed the 4-course tasting menu

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

we booked this No 1 restuarant in Leiden at very last min (same day) but luckily we got reservation for early dinner at 6pm. Arrived on time and spotted all guests were sitting outside given it's sunny King's day with parade crowds on the street. However we decide to seat inside to avoid wind in the eveing. The restaurant is... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The food is exquisite and the wine list superb. You do need plenty of time at one point it was an hour between courses. The food really is outstanding and the atmosphere was lovely. 200 euros for 4 of us including wine.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great food. Upscale restaurant. Nice entourage, friendly people. Minor issue Little bit old fashioned/french way of serving.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

A neat and inviting little restaurant spread over two house widths on a residential canal street in the centre of Leiden. A really well balanced menu and good wine list are complemented by very pleasant - but not gushing - waiting staff. The kitchen is open to the restaurant but keeps well in the background. Certainly not cheap, but I... More 

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Verona, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This is my kind of dining experience- cozy, friendly, and warm! The menu was artfully presented and delicious. The chefs clearly have a great sense of flavor and possibility! A real treat!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

This one of those places that doesn't wow you with unnecessary splendor but just with great food and fantastic wines. You can taste and see that the owners are there because they believe they have got something special. I totally agree.

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Keller, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

One of the better and fancier meals I have enjoyed in Leiden. It is a nice atmosphere and maintains a very approachable menu.

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Lille, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I got the only unreserved table my first evening in Leiden, and will be forever grateful. The food and service were both superb. I had the daily four-course menu, with two of the three offered wine pairings, but will not even attempt to describe each course in any detail. The plates were not large, but each (even the amuse-bouche) was... More 

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

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

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  • Cuisine: French

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