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Restaurant Dartel

Kloksteeg 13, 2311SK, Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 512 4012
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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French, Seafood, European, Dutch, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Kloksteeg 13, 2311SK, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

We had eaten here before, which after a long time still was a memorable experience. We did four courses of the all in menu, which was again outstanding. Visually a work of art, the food aromas and tastes even surpassed its beauty. Each of the...More

Thank Vanellus
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Not quite at the standard of the Doofpot, but there was much about it that we did enjoy, though one of the courses, the sea bass totally lacked seasoning and taste The service was too slow - 3 hours for 4/5 courses, without coffee, didn’t...More

Thank RagsOxford
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Dartel is a very good restaurant in the old city centre, next to the Pieters church. The chef and owner Norbert van Dartel uses molecular cuisine combined with classic cuisine from all over the world.

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RestaurantDartel, Manager at Restaurant Dartel, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Dear Quest, Thank you for your kind words, hope to see you again at Dartel! Kind regards, Team Dartel

Reviewed 5 November 2016

We had a surprise menu, which turned out to be wonderful in every way. Creative, delicious cooking on a very high level. The service was equally wonderful: the servers were very helpful, but in no way intrusive. The selection of small cakes that was offered...More

Thank Karen_Br378
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is simply the best in Leiden and a hidden pearl. It wouldn't surprise me if they get a Michelin star in the next year and you'd have to wait for two months to get a table. Go for the chefs menu which changes...More

Thank Iljamb
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Restaurant Dartel was recommended to us and it didn't disappoint. We didn't make our life very difficult and went straight for the 5 course surprise menu including wine. Food quality was very good. Nice combinations where the 'tongschaar' and smoked chicken foam stood out. Together...More

Thank BramT
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I've been here several times. Mostly for lunch. Lunch is always three courses, with amuses in between. The food is cooked with seasonal and locally sourced ingredients. The dishes look wonderful and they taste very good. Service is good and professional (so great to go...More

Thank Remco B
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Dutch food keeps getting better and better. The beautiful presentations are matched by nearly flawless flavours and excellent wine pairings. The set menu with wine is worth the splurge and best enjoyed at a leisurely pace.

Thank galaxy1
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This is an excellent French restaurant where every bite is not only delicious but a work of art. The wait staff were excellent as well. That said, waiting twenty minutes between bite-size courses is way too long. I think we were there three hours but...More

Thank gmartan
Reviewed 28 June 2016

What a lovely dinner we had at Dartel! The weather was very nice so we sat outside. I would like to go back on a rainy day because the interior of the restaurant is much prettier and the kitchen is open. We went for a...More

Thank nathck
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kloksteeg 13, 2311SK, Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden
  • Phone Number: +31 71 512 4012
  • E-mail
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