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City Hall Italian Bar & Bistro

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Stadhuisplein 3, 2311 EJ, Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 514 4055
09:00 - 01:00
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Fri - Sat 09:00 - 02:00
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Belize City, Belize
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love the food. The prices ... well I would say it's a bit overpriced but I mean we enjoy the meals and the ambiance so it's convenient for us. I think the customer service is pretty bad. I mean, I perhaps wouldn't notice the prices if the people were nicer. Anyway, we did have one excellent customer service experience... More 

Thank Roving_Attorney
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Ordered two pizzas for the two of us. One with Parm and Ham, the other just tomato. Both excellent. We were originally seated upstairs in a corner next to the children's play area, but asked to be re-seated, which we were.

Thank bigjimcape
Buffalo, New York
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1,082 reviews
473 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 485 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Was excited until we read the stinky reviews. Decided to just do appetizers rather than invest in a full meal. Seems like a nice setting but the dinner hall was more like a large chain restaurant We decided to seek a different place after drinks

Thank Jonmun
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Although, it is very nice place and kids friendly we didn't manage to taste anything because of the MOUSE that it was near to the silverings 🤔😌

1 Thank EIRINI P
Leiden, The Netherlands
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Although there is nothing wrong with City Hall there is also not much right. The place feels like an Italian chain restaurant you may find on any highstreet. Decor bland and uninviting (unless the sun is shining and you are on the terrace), the food is biased on the Italian side but is also bland and far from exciting. The... More 

1 Thank TiggerPucca
Θεσσαλονίκη, Ελλάδα
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

It is a nice place and the staff is really friendly. But the food was not so "italian" as it should be. A lot of butter is used in the plates, not so typical ingredient in Italy as the olive oil. There is room for improvement...

1 Thank Katerina K
Yeovil, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We ate here on New Year's Day 2017 & was impressed Great location overlooking the canal & we were lucky with a very efficient waitress offering an English menu, advice on wine & assisting with changes to meal to suit our requests. We had pizza, salad & small portion pasta dishes all cooked fresh, delicious & reasonably priced

Thank Kimmy1353
Cologne, Germany
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339 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We had booked a table with a group of colleagues and arrived hungry. Although the starters had been preordered it took them almost one hour to bring something to eat. Also the maincourse took forever. The starters - antipasti and ham - were mostly very good and generous portions. The meat main course was also good. As dessert, we got... More 

1 Thank EuropeanDiversity
Antwerp, Belgium
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143 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

City Hall has a great location at the, you guessed it, cityhall of Leiden! The staff are all very friendly and know what they are doing but I suppose a large place like this will have to cut corners to serve a large volume of customers in a relatively short period of time. The bruschetta with mushrooms and creamy sauce... More 

Thank Fajota
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I've been looking for a good place to have breakfast for a while now, and the breakfast plate at this place made me very happy. I'll definitely be back!

Thank Karen_Br378

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Bar, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stadhuisplein 3, 2311 EJ, Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden
  • Phone Number: +31 71 514 4055
City Hall Italian Bar & BistroStadhuisplein 32311 EJ LEIDEN071 5144055

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?