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2e Sweelinckstraat 115, 2517 GW The Hague, The Netherlands
+31 70 364 9887
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Ranked #57 of 905 Restaurants in The Hague
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $16
Hours:
Mon 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Asian, Indonesian, Asian fusion
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Description: Indonesian restaurant Didong is located in the centre of Duinoord. The name Didong means 'stubborn'. On the one hand this was chosen for its pleasant sound and on the other to give a 'stubborn' and contemporary twist to the business. The owners of Didong gained their knowledge of the Indonesian cuisine in famous restaurant Kantjil in Prinsestraat and later at Dua in Scheveningen. The interior at Didong is simple and atmospheric and does not have traditional elements, such as Wajongpoppen. Cuisine The cuisine at restaurant Didong has a refreshing and contemporary character and includes a creative, personal and innovative perspective on the authentic, spicy Indonesian cuisine. Instead of overcooked vegetables on table warmers, crispy vegetables are served directly on side dishes. The suppliers and the origins of the produce are selected with care. For example, the roast Babi Pangang originates from free-range Livar pigs from Limburg. In addition to the rice tables and individual dishes, Didong also has speciality dishes on the menu. They change regularly and reflect the contemporary view of the traditional Indonesian cuisine. Takeaway dishes are also available.
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English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

It was my first in the restaurant. All comments were pretty good so expectations were high too. We had no reservation and it was full - good sign - but we were offered a table in 20 mins. The waitress made the choice for us as we suggested and I can assure everything was tasty and well cooked. Spicy but... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We were warmly greeted and seated. The service throughout was very friendly and patient, you cannot fault it. Foodwise we had chicken loempias which were spot on. Then had one of the house specials (a plate full, I mean FULL) of everything. To be honest I've eaten a lot better, I wasn't that impressed by the nasi goreng (fried rice)... More 

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Delft, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Went here for a casual business dinner (3 persons in total). We used to go to for years and years to Sarinah (also in The Hague) but as the owner of that restaurant recently changes, we decided to book at Didong. The 3 of us are unanimous about Didong: it's great! The menu card is very simple; in a way... More 

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Zeist, The Netherlands
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60 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The Hague is (outside of Indonesia) the city for Indonesian cuisine. And Didong is the best of this genre it has to offer. Suggestion: 'Babi Pangang'.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

We walked half hour from our hotel all the way there only to find on vacation. As is similar restaurant near by. Looked nice.

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DC
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54 reviews 54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

In a neighborhood and not in a touristy area. Pleasant seating inside or outside. Wide range of Indonesian specialties, The Nasi Rames assortment main plate is big enough for two with 1-2 starters. Can't see how only 2 people could work through the rijsttafel. Cordial service. Nice blend of spices but not hot or over the top. A fine representation... More 

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Minnetonka, Minnesota, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Our driver said this was the best in town. Oh my, what an understatement! We started with the chicken spring rolls. They're small so get one for everyone at the table. For our main course, got a bunch of items to share. Pork satays, beef with spicy coconut sauce, spicy fried rice and veggies in peanut sauce. All amazing! The... More 

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Devon
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56 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

Our hits at our hotel recommend Didong, as a non touristy Indonesian restaurant,with a great chef and great food. She was right. We had ten rijstafel and it was excellent. Fantastic original tastes lovely service. All round great night out. Highly recommended.

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Orense, Galicia, Spain
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28 reviews 28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Didong is a small and cozy restaurant a bit far from the city center, but it's worth the trip. The service is really nice and the food comes quickly. I've had their vegetarian rijsttafel twice and it is a fantastic choice. The combination of different flavors, textures and levels of spicing is outstanding, and it makes for a very fun... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

This restaurant is highly recommended by our local friends. The food was wonderful, nicely presented and the service was good. Don't forget to feed the meter for parking.

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Additional Information about Didong

Address: 2e Sweelinckstraat 115, 2517 GW The Hague, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 70 364 9887
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  The Hague
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 16
Cuisine: Asian, Indonesian, Asian fusion

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