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“Good quality food, deliciously cooked.”
Review of Luxor Leiden - CLOSED

Luxor Leiden
Price range: $0 - $27
Cuisines: Asian
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: All you can eat
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Level 5 Contributor
72 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Good quality food, deliciously cooked.”
Reviewed November 23, 2012

I have been here several times with a large group and it never fails to impress! If you have a party of 10 or more you can take advantage of the offer of paying 10 Euro for unlimited drinks (wine, beer, soft drinks) for 2 hours and an extra 2 euro for every half an hour afterwards. Worth doing.

You are offered a starter which is served to your table - I would only do this if you want soup as everything else is on the buffet - and then you're free to hit the buffet!

The choice is incredible and all food (with the exception of the 'kiddie' section) is of good quality with fresh ingredients and if frequently re-filled.

There is a tapas bar serving things such as stuffed jalapenos, olives, tapenades, beef carpachio, mixed pasta. A cold fish bar serving prawn mayonnaise, whole salmon fillet, tuna salad. A sushi bar serving all the rice based selection, teryaki beef, wasabi. A dessert sections serving stroop waffles, cheesecake, creme bruee, chocolate cake and a delicious chocolate fountain.

By far the best sections are the grill, serving two different cuts of steak, chicken satay, king prawns, kangaroo steak and lamb cutlet and cooked to your liking in a cooking oil of which the ingredients are a secret but makes the meat so flavoursome

The second best section is the wok section is where you can place the meat you want (chicken, beef, pork, prawns, king prawns) along with vegetables of your choice (pak choi, onions, mushrooms, oyster mushroom, baby corn, mixed peppers, beansprouts, broccoli among others) and hand it to the wok chef who cooks it in a sauce of your choice including thai, oyster, black pepper, house special.

I've been several times and both myself and members of my party have loved it everytime.

Tip: if you order the drinks offer the serving staff will NEVER ask you if you want re-fills. You have to flag them down and ask them. Don't be afraid to do this when you still have some drink left as you can wait 10mins for your drinks to appear. You can also order karafs of wine - just ask!

  • Visited October 2012
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  • Dutch first
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English first
Wassenaar, The Netherlands
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Good choice of food, very good quality for a buffet”
Reviewed September 3, 2012

We ate here with our young children and there was plenty of choice that suited both them and us. I'm not usually a fan of restaurant buffets as they often have bland and tired-looking food but that's not the case here.

Visited February 2012
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Thank Vikki L
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Bolton, Massachusetts
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Best buffet in Leiden”
Reviewed April 22, 2012

I was pleasantly surprised to find an "all you can eat" buffet of this quality. I went there with a friend after a day visit to nearby Keukenhof Gardens. We asked for suggestions from our hotel for a restaurant within walking distance, and we were not disappointed. Everything was fresh, with a variety of choices. They even had a dessert table with many delicious items. The price was very reasonable...and we took advantage of the "senior price".

  • Visited April 2012
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1 Thank princess_mimi
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Vienna, Austria
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Better than expected”
Reviewed April 5, 2012

Im not usually a fan of all you can eat buffet, but Luxor suprised me. You can get fish and meat grilled on the spot, and the quality is good.
The quality/price ratio is very good

  • Visited March 2012
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Thank Fabio C
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Aalborg, Denmark
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Better than most other oriental buffets”
Reviewed March 13, 2012

I have tried a few different oriental buffet restaurants, and so far the Luxor has had the widest selection of foods, of very decent quality too.
The room is however quite noisy, but if you like this type of restaurant, I can definitely recommend it.

Visited March 2012
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Thank Ipoga
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