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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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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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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 27 September 2015

First of all, this actually is a pretty damn good place for proper Cantonese style cuisine. The duck, roast and BBQ pork are good and the dim sum is decent. Second of all, as long as they get to know you, the service is ok....More

Thank Marc N
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

I love this restaurant! I come back each time I'm in Amsterdam and it never fails to delight and satisfy my hunger. Everything is prepared fresh and tastes that way. The pork steamed dumplings are so delicious! And the fried noodles with pork was soooo...More

Thank Frocohen
Reviewed 4 September 2015

Very authentic Chinese food. They nailed the Peking duck and the steamed pork dumplings. seems to be where all the local Chinese families come to eat out - great sign.

Thank MollyV2
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

have been a few times. The place is kind of hidden in a side street of Leidseplein. It has an unassuming entrance and could do with a revamp as far as decor is concerned but I don't mind as the service is efficient, the portions...More

Thank Steven H
Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

Looking for a meal after a long day sightseeing we arrived here at 21:30 and were welcomed into a bustling space. We ordered some Won Ton soup which was delicious. Had a Dim Sum appetizer plate & salt and pepper calamari which were also very...More

1  Thank Ian P
Reviewed 11 June 2015

The food was of a high quality. Specializes in dim sum but other dishes looked good as well. Not cheap, but then nothing in Amsterdam is.

Thank AnnabellaChicago
Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

I visit often this place, everything is just perfect! Everything someone would expect from a Chinese restaurant. Staff is friendly, decoration good, food very good. I always take a soup called Su la tong (I think), as a starter. Still not disappointed with anything, so...More

Thank Julian T
Reviewed 6 March 2015 via mobile

What a happy casual discovery. The place looked full and not glamorous like most great Chinese food joints. Fast, gruff service and good food. I asked around afterwards and several colleagues knew it, one more good sign. Nice one! We had the duck and tofu...More

Thank Luciano Z
Reviewed 19 February 2015

A nice surprise in a very touristy part of Amsterdam, Taste of Culture is an unassuming Chinese restaurant that I have visited twice and both times, I was satisfied. This last visit, noticed that the clientele was about 80% Chinese so that was a good...More

Thank Maiabac
Reviewed 28 January 2015

This place is at the Leidseplein area which is a very touristic area but prices are reasonable.I advice you not to order too much because portions are so big,you can not eat all.Symphatic and very fast service deserve a good tip.

Thank sadunalp
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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
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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