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Bistro Bord'o

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Apothekersdijk 2, 2312 DC, Leiden, The Netherlands
71-5130131
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6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Wed - Mon 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thu - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Stevensweert
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97 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Another good wine restaurant from 'Grootspraak'. The food (4-course menu) was well prepared, fresh ingredients, surprising amuses and presented beautifully. Service and wine advise was good. Matching wines (not the open house wines) were served with the courses, well explained why they matched with the meal. The prices are high of course, but looking at the quality of the food... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Sat outside drinking our aperitifs, absolutely lovely little spot to enjoy the city of Leiden, the rays and some effervescence. We had the tasting menu and it had some delightful dishes. A lobster dish in a cucumber gazpacho, a beef dish with black garlic jus and a raspberry 5 different ways among the great plates this evening. Accompanying wines and... More 

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Irbid
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Food too beautiful to eat, yet so delicious you'll want to lick your plate. The wines were excellently paired with the chef's surprise menu. Fun watching the boats on the canal.

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Thank Rebecca B
Fairfax, Virginia
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186 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Found this place online and based on the reviews tried it out. My husband and I appreciate good food and wine who we had a night of it ordering the menu with courses and wine pairings. The reviews did not disappoint. Everything was superb! The staff were charming and casual. The decor is inviting and simple. Tables were full all... More 

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Thank CindySanzotta
Leiden, The Netherlands
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90 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Kind people, that care about you, their work, the food. Welcoming, a nice place, nice tables, setting, terrace next to the canal. Kind suggestions like: "shall I put on the terrace heater?" Service is therefore exemplary, so what about the food? It is a restaurant, after all. Well, it's a mixed bag, really. Nice ingredients, all fresh and well prepared.... More 

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Thank wardtmar
Moscow, Russia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

I'm ready to return in Leiden just for having dinner in this outstanding restaurant! I've just tried a dessert, but it was delicious!

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Thank Alina R
Leiden, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

This is a very nice restaurant! High ambitions with with a great combination of food and wine! Go for the surprise menu with wine suggested and you get a great dinner! The service is super good as well! A four corse menu took four hours and we felt this was too long. It took one hour before the first starter... More 

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Thank Emry2015
Budapest, Hungary
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Very fine quality food, with reasonable(ish) prices. We went in the summer and sat outside on the terrace by the canal. A lovely spot!

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Thank budapestguy
Leiden, The Netherlands
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

Very tasty food, high standard, friendly staff, informal living-room-like small restaurant. Good price - quality ratio. Recommendable.

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Thank Reinout8
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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83 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

If you are looking for special items on the menu, you will not have much choice. However, dishes are well prepared and come with good quality and taste. Serving can be a bit more generous. Bread and cheese are served into very small bites. Believe me, I appreciate the "right quantity" but here it was just badly calculated. Service is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, European, Gluten Free Options, Dutch
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Apothekersdijk 2, 2312 DC, Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden
  • Phone Number: 71-5130131

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?