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City Hall Italian Bar & Bistro

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Stadhuisplein 3, 2311 EJ, Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 514 4055
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09:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 09:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 02:00
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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!

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Thank Karen_Br378
Malvern
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64 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant late on a Sunday afternoon. Excellent pizzas and desserts. Good service. Would happily return.

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Thank virago535
Richmond, Canada
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61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Enjoyed a wonderful wild boar pasta and glass of wine for lunch. Lots of flavour! It was very busy and the server was run off her feet but she kept a big smile on her face and was polite and helpful.

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Thank helenrichmond
Leiden, The Netherlands
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Located at the ground floor of the Leiden city hall (from which it takes the name), this restaurant offers a vast menu of Italian specialties. Pity they are just inspired to Italian food, without following original recipes (for instance, Carbonara is made with garlic and pancetta instead of guanciale, pizza has pesto). Additionally prices are on the high side. Might... More 

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Thank Antonio A
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I visited the City Hall with 8 friends (age 50). We had a big wooden table on the upper floor. Staff was friendly and served us well. Everybody was satisfied with their meal, from antipasti to pizza to pasta to desert. Prices are average. The setting of the restaurant is relaxed, with lot of space between tables. After dinner you... More 

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Thank Arnoud W
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Had a nice evening with my friends at this place. They serve good food in a nice way. Good for sharing, at least the tapas versions. I can absolutely recommend this for an after work or similar

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Thank F-valley
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21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Beeing there for diner with a friend. The restaurant is located in the midlle of the old city hallaccess to both sides; the main street and the main canel.You can decide to eat in or outside the restaurant. Friendly service and efficient, good food, nice wine.

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Thank Gerda L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Beeing there for lunch with family , I had a big nice suprise talking about food quality and presentation. Even if the services is slow as in many places in Nederland , the food was great and nice presented on wooden plates. The restaurant is located in the old City Hall basement with both acces to main street and main... More 

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Thank Radoi B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere, really good food, but the service was really slow. We arrive for dinner at 20:00 and good the food at 20:57, one hour at total (30 min till they took our order) Bit the dessert worth it all <3

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Thank Shaked26
Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Decided to sit inside for lunch as the weather wasn't good and we liked the décor. As soon as our waitress realised we were English tourists trying our best to understand the dutch menu, she offered an English menu without us asking. I especially liked that you could order a small portion of pasta so as to leave room for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Bar, Pizza, European, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 01:00
Monday
09:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 01:00
Thursday
09:00 - 01:00
Friday
09:00 - 02:00
Saturday
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
Description
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?