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Visited Leiden from Den Haag and beelined here as I'd googled 'bagels' on a whim and found this place. I'd been missing quality bagels after life in the US and London.
Great thing I did! Bought 6 for the freezer (and got a free one...More
This should be named The Best Bagels! I was not sure I was going to be impressed by bagels but they were delicious along with the cheesecake (and i purchased some liquorice - yet to be tried yet). I had the vegan topped one, my...More
The world is full of places selling rolls in the shape of a bagel that are NOT bagels, which must be boiled before baking. This place does it right (I grew up in New York, so I am
very critical). The staff is friendly, intelligent,...More
Nice wide choice of bagels. With a variety of spreads. Even if the recipe follows the traditional 13 steps, I found the dough a bit too hard/solid. Probably a matter of taste. Friendly staff.More
Date of visit: May 2018
Frank_Zweerus, Eigenaar at Better Bagels, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2018
New York Style bagels are something you'll need to chew on. This is actually the result of the traditional process. The boiling makes the dough more dense than regular bread. So this is indeed a matter of taste, but important for our future...More
Small gem for a coffee or tea with a delicious and healthy bagel. The village bakery makes them in the true original style but at the same time experiments with varieties (spelt, rye, brioche, scone, potato!...) and almost every combo possible. Everything is freshly made,...More