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Restaurant In den Doofpot

Turfmarkt 9, 2312 CE, Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 512 2434
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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00:00 - 22:00All hours
French, Dutch, International, European, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Turfmarkt 9, 2312 CE, Leiden, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 95 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

It's all true. Go. The wine pairings are incredible. The chef's menu was inspired and creative. We fell in love with flavors and foods all over again. The service was excellent. Thank you for a wonderful night out.

Thank PhillyGirlAbroad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent experience, excellent wines, menu, staff and atmosphere. Reasonable prices. This place is definitely an award winner and for now absolute #1 in Leiden.

Thank Theo K
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

One of the better restaurants we have dined in in The Netherlands with a great variety of choice and exquisite cuisine. Excellent winelist.

2  Thank Hans N
Reviewed 4 June 2017

I have visited several times, last time being last year. Always consistent and great value for money using seasonal local Dutch ingredients. I do not give them 5 stars as, last time I visited, they had reduced their wine list and increased prices (before, you...More

Thank jvf82
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Everything, from each course to the ambience, design and service, was excellent! I had 8- course menu ( plus some surprises before and during) with wine pairing and loved every dish and the paring was spot on! The value to quality is so comfortable, that...More

Thank EuropeanInUSA
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

For my birthday with my partner decided to go for what is considered to be the best restaurant in Leiden. Booked 2 weeks in advance just to be sure that I could find place. It worked beautifully even if it was a Saturday. The staff...More

Thank zepedro99
Reviewed 10 May 2017

wonderful meal in a well located restaurant - a pleasure to eat here and I hope I have an opportunity to return

Thank GrangeReviews
Reviewed 6 May 2017

A comfortable, attentive, cosy brasserie type restaurant with simply wonderful food, attentively and professionally served. Would return in a flash

Thank RagsOxford
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The restaurant has been a favorite, and we always plan to eat here when in town. They now have a new young chef, and things have changed but not for the better. He tends to like to experiment with foams, etc., and some unusual flavors....More

Thank Rhoward2
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We came here with lots of friends for a birthday dinner. The staff were brilliant and very helpful explaining the courses in detail. The wines were excellent complimenting what we were eating. The food portions were tiny! Our meal for 8 people WITHOUT wine was...More

Thank Caroline016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$59
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
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
00:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
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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