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Sumatra House

Nieuwe Beestenmarkt 3, 2312 CG, Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 512 0022
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“rijsttafel” (10 reviews)
“chicken satay” (4 reviews)
“yellow rice” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Nieuwe Beestenmarkt 3, 2312 CG, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice cosy little restaurant, with a good selection of dishes. Particularly liked the goat curry, and the satay entree. All the serving sizes were more than adequate. Annoyed to have to pay for water though when we were already buying meals and wine.

Thank Steve_M_88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice meal based on suggestions received from the owner. Booked via the Fork, we were seated at a table under the window and close to the heaters, which was very welcome to us. Chicken Satai and all kinds of curries were great. Good local...More

Thank Pacodettofranz
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Searching as usual as a high maintenance Asian foodie for good restaurants. This time our goal was Indonesian dinner. With my Indonesian roots and hubby raised around Indonesian kitchen goddesses it was quiet a quest. Then we found Sumatra House!!! Don’t let the front or...More

1  Thank Ict78
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed Sumatra's rijsttafel for two. The dishes were a delightful match of spicy, piquant, and calming with a lovely mix of textures and flavours. Service was friendly and personable and we thoroughly enjoyed our evening there.

Thank Martin S
Reviewed 6 December 2017

If you are found of Esothic, indonesian atmospheres and taty authentic Asian food this is the place for you. I've met my best friend here and since then this has become our meetings' spot. Just the perfect location if you love Asia :)

Thank Giorgia R
Reviewed 27 November 2017

For once a restaurant that has not dumbed-down its food for Western palates... a bit hotter than you might be used to, but tall the waiter that you want it milder. Ee had the vegetarian and ordinary dishes as wllas the mackrel and all were...More

Thank ArtyGr
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is located around the corner from one of the main squares in a run of bars and coffee shops. It is quite small so larger parties should definitely book in advance. The menu explains how the founder set out to return to more...More

1  Thank Marrakesh_Namur
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Taste just same like when you had Indonesian meals in Indonesia. For Indonesian who likes spicy food, the additional of sambal is really great to balance the not so spicy menu in the restaurant. Very clean. Very homey. Ambience was really good. Friend staff and...More

2  Thank selvinaeri c
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant for a quick meal with our 2 year old daughter, we ordered the rice table and were not disappointed. All the dishes were delicious snd nice presented. Service was fast and friendly and the price was very fair

Thank vls19822
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We had the "rice table" - an extensive and diverse set of Indonesian food. Picked restaurant via trip advisor and has a great evening. Friendly staff , excellent food and plenty of it - no need for starters !!! Not many tables so probably good...More

Thank Ken R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nieuwe Beestenmarkt 3, 2312 CG, Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden
  • Phone Number: +31 71 512 0022
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