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Lee Ka Chu - Taste of Culture

Korte Leidsedwarsstraat 139 141, 1017 PZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 427 1136
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (7 reviews)
“seafood” (4 reviews)
“dumplings” (2 reviews)
Opens in 24 min
All hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
Korte Leidsedwarsstraat 139 141, 1017 PZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

I lived some time in Taiwan so I can tell whats good Chinese food. this is delicious and tastes nearly the same like in China / Taiwan. we tried dumpling mix and several others - all great I was astonished how authentic it tasted prices...More

Thank bauxy77
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

On a street filled with large restaurants with outdoor seating, this small restaurant does not stand out with its single door. Look for the big yellow sign above the door. We have eaten here twice and both times were delicious. My husband loves the beef...More

Thank Terri S
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Great authentic Chinese restaurant, very good specialized in overall Chinese food, chef is from Sichuan so they do great food from there as well. Ask for the Chinese menue's if you like to try something else. They have a great 2 person menu with seafood...More

Thank Jerome225
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We opted for Lee Ka Chu purely based on its proximity to the central Leidseplein area. We went in during a quiet period (it was about 8pm) with just a couple of large Chinese family groups eating when we arrived. The food was delicious and...More

Thank jaybay91
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Rice is amazingly well-cooked, food is perfect. There is a real Chinese atmosphere, with traditional dishes.

Thank Vanda N
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The place to eat in the Leidseplein area. there are no good restaurants close to the Leidseplein, mostly touristy and pricey. But taste of Culture is full of Chinese people eating Chinese food!!! I think I told you enough.

Thank ElTataNL
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We went to this hotel based on a recommendation in the lonely planet guidebook. It's located on a street filled with restaurants just off Leidseplein. Menu is extensive and has all the usual Chinese offerings and more! We were delighted to see that the restaurant...More

Thank Emerbc
Reviewed 28 September 2016

A small restaurant just a min walk from Leidseplein square in Amsterdam! If you are a group of more than 6 people it is better to book a circle table. The service was okay since it was friday and it was crowded however the food...More

Thank Christy A
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice dinner, simple interieur. But the dinner was good, loved the shrimps with garlic and chili. Also the beef with blackbean sauce very tasty.

Thank monkeychi80
Reviewed 27 June 2016

They open at 4:30 p.m. small place run by family. Fast service, good food. 2 minutes walking from Leidseplein

Thank Linda B
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4 September 2015|
Response from steven s |
Regular train service from Amsterdam to Maastricht - takes about 2.30 hrs From Maastricht there is a bus service to Margaten every 15 min. You ought to book stay in Maastricht it is well worth visit.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$28
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 3:00 AM
5:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Korte Leidsedwarsstraat 139 141, 1017 PZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Stadsdeel Zuid
  • Neighbourhood: Stadsdeel Zuid
  • Phone Number: +31 20 427 1136
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