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Alexandrine Tinneplein 96-108, 2331 PP Leiden, The Netherlands
071-5790216
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
For an excellent, modern Chinese surprise dinner: visit Restaurant Alexander in Leiden - NL

Chinese Restaurant Alexander in Leiden-NL offers one the best, finest, and modern Chinese cuisines that can be found in the province South Holland in The Netherlands and beyond. Next to your gums, also your wallet will enjoy this excellent experience.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Chinese Restaurant Alexander in Leiden-NL offers one the best, finest, and modern Chinese cuisines that can be found in the province South Holland in The Netherlands and beyond. Next to your gums, also your wallet will enjoy this excellent experience.

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Deventer, The Netherlands
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11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

When with a group where some do not eat pork and others no beef... you can easily eat here because they just pul something else form their sleeve. Friendly, fast service, a variation of tastes and the typical Chinese round table to keep sharing, tasting and spinning the food.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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244 reviews 244 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
261 helpful votes 261 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This Chinese restaurant proudly having 12 Gault Millau points is in a somewhat tricky location in the poor(-ish) neighborhood near the station Vink, but the entourage inside is bright and well-kept. They offer several menus Chinese fine cuisine style starting from 32,50 EUR per person and upscale wines ranging to Burgundian Gran Crus. We took three main dishes and Heineken.... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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67 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013 via mobile

Enjoyed a meal in this restaurant several times over a period of several years. Never dissapointed and always encouraged to come back for more. Visiting Alexander do consider to select the Chef's menu (4, 5 or 7 course meal) which is a bit unlike traditional chinese food but an excellent choice. Service is friendly and efficient.

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Leiden, the Netherlands
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80 reviews 80 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012 via mobile

Go here for the modern dishes. They are nice and subtly flavored, very different from what you will find at a typical Chinese restaurant in the Netherlands. Much better and very modern, run by enthustiastic Chinese-Dutch couple. Will definitely go back for more, suitable for business, friends and special occasions.

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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341 reviews 341 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
349 helpful votes 349 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

This restaurant had a make-over about a year ago and wow, a fresh, modern atmosphere, but still very welcoming! The food is different than the average Dutch Chinese restaurant, you don't go here 'just to have a quick bite', no: here you really get to taste the food, the flavours, the hospitallity and the ambiance. You of course can taste... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2007

They offer special stuff that you can't find in an average chinese restaurant in Holland (the Peking Duck Salad is good). Doesn't come for free though.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Alexandrine Tinneplein 96-108, 2331 PP Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden
  • Phone Number: 071-5790216

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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