I was taken out to dinner at Dartel for my birthday (Jan 2012) I tried some of the most interesting and well executed dishes I have ever tried in NL, on par with Okura and IVY.
Expect to spend more than 6 hours here.. ( really ) while you are serves dish after dish of culinary art.
Wine menu was alright. The atmosphere is small and charming - there is a nice fireplace where we sat in he winter. A shame that the toilet doors lead right into the dining area.
The Maine service was perfect, we were greeted well, welcomed explained the entire menu and every dish - felt very at home here. I believe the two may have been the chef and head of the restaurant ?
The only issue I had was with the service after the start of our night, which just went down hill and became borderline rude.
Nevertheless, Worth a visit of you are in Leiden.
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