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Artikel 461 Verboden Toegang

Kaiserstraat 7, 2311 GN Leiden, The Netherlands
071-5143388
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Ranked #35 of 153 restaurants in Leiden
Cuisines: French, Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Not fancy, but very decent food. Tasty, hearty, good portions. They also have several lower-price deals. Definitely a good option for a casual dinner.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Lovely restaurant in the center of Leiden. My mother and I came here with a friend by car, but parked the car at the Haagweg parking lot where we took a bus to the restaurant. This made it so we wouldn't have to struggle with lack of parking or tight spaces. We arrived at the restaurant and learnt that the... More

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Columbia, Missouri
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142 reviews 142 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

A nice, casual restaurant in central Leiden. The menu has a good range of choice, from spare ribs to several vegetarian options. The ambience is relaxing, with the restaurant's theme of rules and resistance to rules obvious in much of the decor. There is an English language menu and, as in most Dutch restaurants, the wait staff is fluent in... More

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Caserta, Italy
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119 reviews 119 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

I went in this place because it was close my accomodation in Leiden and I ate a very good food. Maybe a little expensive.

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Moss Landing, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

The decor looked a lot like bars in the the States; the food was very good. The four of us each had starters and an entree and every one was pleased; my bacon wrapped wild boar was delicious.

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Utrecht
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74 reviews 74 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

I was at 'Verboden Toegang' with a business friend. Very nice spot in the old historical town of Leiden. With nice weather you can sit at the terrace at the sidewalk, but with sufficient space. No cars. Great to be. The food is OK and price worth. We had two starters, two mains, two bottles of waters and seven bears... More

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Good restaurant with interesting combination of food, very good appetizer, good service. A bit strange the contrast between the informal atmosphere and the high class style service. Very good the pork ribs with bbq sauce. Interesting the fish with chorizo. Very good tuna tartar and spinach salad with gorgonzola. I would suggest if you are looking for something different in... More

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Voorschoten, The Netherlands
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

We lived in Leiden and try every month another restaurant in this place. Verboden Toegang is a very good restaurant. De service is good and friendly, the food is delicious! Steak, ribs, fish, bread.. everything is fantastic. Everything is in prison theme from the menu to the toilets. We are going next week for the second time, it is fantastic... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

A couple of weeks ago, having an occasion to celebrate in Leiden, I entertained some friends to this excellent restaurant. The décor was interesting (Verboden Toegang means "entry forbidden" in Dutch and the walls were covered in a huge variety of prohibitory signs from around the world. I shall have to ask if I get a discount if I bring... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

My partner is French and has relocated to Leiden. He has been in Leiden just over two weeks - staying in hotels/b&b until he secured his own accommodation. That means he had 14 nights to savour the 'dining out' experience offered by Leiden. However,frustrated by mediocre overpriced food and indifferent service he resorted to McDonalds - at least he knew... More

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