We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Nieuwe Rijn 13A, 2312 JC Leiden, The Netherlands
071-5149275
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #114 of 184 Restaurants in Leiden
Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Belgian, Dutch
Restaurant details

Hotels travelers are raving about...

Write a Review

25 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    8
    8
    6
    2
    1
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Warsaw, Poland
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

With 7 friends we were looking for a place to sit and eat. At the beginning the staff made us feel like uninvited guests. So we turned back and started to going outside while lady from the counter asked us to stay and said that they will arrange a seat for us. They asked other people if they can change... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We were not happy with the service at all. We ordered a specific beer without alcohol and we were brought another brand which was more expensive. When our food came it was not what we actually had ordered! And finally when we wanted to pay they said we could not use our debit card because the machine did not work.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We didn't eat here but just went for cocktails. They have a nice selection for reasonable prices. The staff ruined the experience unfortunately by being very difficult when taking our order. We asked for a substitiution in one of the shots and they acted like we were asking them to move a mountain. If you don't want to do it... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Leiden, The Netherlands
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

This restaurant is situated in the centre of Leiden on the nicest canal of Leiden with a very big terrace. Inside the restaurant the atmosphere is very informel and cosy. The food is very good and the prices are very reasonable. I eated here already many times. Many young people, but also the older ones like this place.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Carlow, Ireland
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

While the food is excellent the service is horribly slow. We had lunch here on a Sunday and it took far too long for every aspect of the meal's service. It's a pity, as the food itself is very good quality. They've got a reasonable selection of Belgian beers and the cuisine is Dutch.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Leiden, The Netherlands
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

We are living in Leiden, so we visit this place from time to time, when we are looking for a safe option. Sandwiches, salads or warm dishes - everything is tasty here! In summer you should try sitting outside, on the boat. But the atmosphere inside is also pleasant!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

Great location at the centre of Leiden and funky interior. Nice food; De Stadthouder Salad is highly recommended. Very different from ordinary salads in generous portions. The large one can be a main meal. Cocktails are also interesting. Reasonable prices.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Truro, Cornwall
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

A quaint old building that stretches back a long way and has an elevated platform at the back, as well as outside seating gives you plenty of choices (and people can, and do, move if the weather changes). The menu is available online at their website. Plenty of choices - I had mushrooms with a gratin topping, salmon with a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

I have never been there for dinner, but the lunch is excellent. Good sandwiches and soups--especially the pumpkin soup. Nice place for a beer or a borrel. A comfortable old Dutch environment with a friendly staff.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Houston, Texas
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

This place is fantastic for lunch. They offer a variety of specialty sandwiches for 7-10 euro, and they are delicious. In general, their lunch menu is inexpensive and the best I've found so far in Leiden while living here. They also offer some interesting tapas for lunch and dinner that are tasty but a bit more pricey. You definitely cannot... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed De Stadthouder also viewed

Leiden, South Holland Province
Leiden, South Holland Province
 
Leiden, South Holland Province
Leiden, South Holland Province
 

Been to De Stadthouder? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about De Stadthouder

Address: Nieuwe Rijn 13A, 2312 JC Leiden, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 071-5149275
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: Belgian, Dutch

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from De Stadthouder staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?