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Restaurant In den Doofpot

Turfmarkt 9, 2312 CE, Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 512 2434
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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12:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
French, Dutch, Seafood, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Turfmarkt 9, 2312 CE, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

First of all, I found the service to be wonderful throughout. We had originally reserved for 2 and wound up calling the restaurant to ask if would be possible to increase our reservation to 5. I was not hopeful but the answer was warmly positive...More

Thank Roscoe112010
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Very nice restaurant in the heart of Leiden. Nice dishes and very tasty. Good service. The organisation of the tables was not excellent and there was a terrible smell of toilet in the seats close to the kitchen.

Thank ag_piadina
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Friends who had lived in Leiden recommended In den Doofpot to us and we are so happy that we took their advice! The setting is a mix of modern and antique decor, with young hip waitstaff and very delicious and creative food. You choose how...More

1  Thank SuQue
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Returned here after two years. I remembered the fantastic festival of flavours from the first visit and was curious to see whether the experience was still the same. I was not disappointed. Although they do have some in-house specials, I would recommend going for the...More

Thank JonathanMarks
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

On the whole I have found that the standard of food in Holland is similar to that of the UK, ie it is not always very good. However, the food here is simply stunning and of a Michelin star standard. I've eaten here several times...More

1  Thank w0bblylegs
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

A gourmet restaurant in a nice place. Serves very good tasty food. The waiters are service minded and nice!

Thank Ole Jørgen R
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I don't write reviews often (last one 1,5 years ago...) but thought I would make an exception after having dinner here. I had a friend over from Colombia and since we had some celebrating to do we ended up at this restaurant. It was a...More

1  Thank Bvermeer88
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Cosy atmosphere, nice creativity, beautiful plates and great food. Service was super nice but could be a tiny bit more professional. Will go back for sure if passing close to Leiden ! Thanks

1  Thank François M
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Two days ago we had the "Full Monty", which means 8 course with wine pairing. First aperitive on the floating terrace with a nice view over the Leidse "Canals". Dinner was very creative and confirmed that this is the top in Leiden. Even some vega...More

Thank Michel v
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We had the eight course tasting menu with wine pairing and it was truly delicious, the staff were attentive and we finished off our meal with coffee at the waterside. Beautiful.

Thank TurtleTravellerUk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$61
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Turfmarkt 9, 2312 CE, Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden
  • Phone Number: +31 71 512 2434
  • E-mail
Established in 1997, almost 20 years Leiden's finest!
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