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Artikel 461 Verboden Toegang

Kaiserstraat 7, 2311 GN Leiden, The Netherlands
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Ranked #35 of 166 Restaurants in Leiden
Cuisines: French, Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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89% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The food is very nice if you want a nice/fancy fish or meat meal but the strong point of this restaurant is it's decoration The wall are totally filled with signs from all around the world (the name of the restaurant btw) That doesn't make the food taste better than another restaurant but it changes from traditional white wall of... More

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Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This place uses all kinds of signs to decorate their restaurant, and incorporates them in the names on the menu as well. Great atmosphere and good food! Worth a visit!

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

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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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 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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146 reviews 146 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 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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130 reviews 130 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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
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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Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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