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Bistro Bord'o

Apothekersdijk 2, Leiden, The Netherlands
71-5130131
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Ranked #4 of 152 restaurants in Leiden
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Sunderland, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

I recently spent a few days in Holland on Business with a colleague and ended up in Leiden a place i know quite well. We wandered around for a while soaking up the sun & the atmosphere when we stumbled upon this little bistro by the cannel. we sat down and were imediatly greeted by Wendi & Meiki who offered... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We spent a night in this restaurant with friends and were all very happy with just about everything. The service is very personal, friendly and to the point. They did not make one mistake during the whole evening. At the same time the atmosphere is very easy going and laid back. The food is very very good. The plates look... More

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Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

I rate this restaurant in the top 5 in Leiden. It is also a bit less expensive than other restaurants in the top category of French style food. Special complements for the very friendly service. The wine arrangement can be recommended. The wines are extremely good, e.g the dry moscat wine from the Alsace and the Greek red Gaia wine... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Bistro Bord'o is hands down the best dining option in Leiden. Owned by a Chef and a Sommelier, you can clearly feel they fully understand how to deliver excellent customer service; the quality of the dishes can rival any Michelin starred restaurant whilst being unpretentious and affordable. The wines are expertly sourced and match the food beautifully. The restaurant has... More

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Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

This small restaurant in the very center of Leiden offers a good priced excellent dinner. Service very good, and adventurous food. Choice not great, but the kitchen is always prepared to meet your wishes.

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Amsterdam
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20 reviews 20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We went here with family members for a special celebration. This is my sister’s favourite restaurant in Leiden, and she’s got excellent taste and will always go to the best (Michelin rated) restaurants. Therefore our expectations were rather high. We ordered the three-course set menu. The flavour of all dishes, from the amuse, starter to main course were original and... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

It was a fantastic lunch in a friendly and cosy atmosphere. Very clean well prepared, creative but not over the top. Good wine list also at start prices good bottles of smaller producers. We will be back!

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Rochester, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

My husband is in town on business and I am playing the tourist. We met for dinner and chose this Bistro based on trip advisor reviews. The food was excellent- prepared with creativity and care. We both chose a dish of cod and lamb shanks- both among the best we have eaten. For dessert we had their chocolate offering- wow!... More

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Dundee
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40 reviews 40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Sensational in every way. A reasonably new restaurant apparently. Described by one of our company as the 2nd best he had eaten at. No 1 was Andrew Fairlie at Gleneagles!! Had the menu with the recommended glass of wine with your chosen course. Staff were superb with service and explanation of the food and wines. And able to respond to... More

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Leiden, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013 via mobile

One of the best in town. Fantastic French food and friendly but professional service. Great value for (quite a bit of) money.

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