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“Excellent” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Gouden Leeuw

Gouden Leeuw
Grotestraat Centrum 49, 6301 CW Valkenburg, The Netherlands
043-6012579
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Ranked #47 of 91 Restaurants in Valkenburg
Cuisines: French
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Cornwall
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“Excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

We have visited Valkenburg many times for the Christmas Market and always have at least one meal in this Restaurant.
The standard has remained throughout each visit.
It is very popular with locals which is always a good sign.
The food is excellent with a very good menu - pork dishes being particularly good.
The staff are attentive and friendly.

It can get very busy even around 6 p.m but this will, of course vary from day to day but it may be adviseable to book.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Geneva
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100 reviews 100 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 48 cities Reviews in 48 cities
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
“Typical Dutch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

Set in the center of Valkenburg, this restaurant seems extremely popular. Even with a reservation we had to wait for about half an hour at the bar for our table. There you can try one of their beers from the beer menu or maybe a Snow-white, a mix of light beer and sprite. Very refreshing. The menu is a traditional French-Dutch. I had mushroom soup as a starter and pork sate as a main. Beware that main courses come with a bunch of side dishes so I suggest you skip the starter unless you have a huge appetite. Service staff was busy but friendly.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Schinnen, The Netherlands
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“Mussles mussles mussles”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

Best mussle restaurant in Valkenburg. Rest of the menu is good also:):):)

Visited January 2012
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