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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%
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“duck” (8 reviews)
“soup” (8 reviews)
“seafood” (4 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
Korte Leidsedwarsstraat 139 141, 1017 PZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Sometimes after a late concert, we crave for good Chinese food. And this one is near Paradiso. We always order a couple of dishes to share, like the duck/ soy chicken/ char siu combination, a veggie dish, soup, and if we are lucky a warm...More

Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Reviewed 17 February 2018

What better way to welcome the Year of the Dog than having hot pot? Taste of Culture's hot pots come in three varieties (beef, chicken, lobster), with an amazing array of side dishes that wait to be cooked in spicy (not really) or mild stock....More

Thank Stefan L
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We pitched up at around 6pm and the restaurant already had a large group of young people sat at two large round tables enjoying what seemed like a staff party. Although a little loud at times they added to the atmosphere. We were greeted by...More

Thank Mithril013
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

I have been in this place with my friends. The waitresses were not so nice and the waiting times were definitely too long considering the the restaurant was not full. The food is very good though, and the portions are huge. You could also share...More

Thank Dayana M
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
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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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, 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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