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In Den Gapenden Eter

Rapenburg 97 | 2311 GL, 2311 GL, Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 566 1494
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“chef's menu” (2 reviews)
“michelin star” (2 reviews)
“main course” (2 reviews)
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European, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Rapenburg 97 | 2311 GL, 2311 GL, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

I am often in Holland for family and work reasons. For the italian taste the Dutch culinary proposals are not usually attractive, but this restaurant is a pleasant exception. Each course is balanced, without excesses of flavors. Remarkable presentations of dishes and service, appropriate price.

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Service was very attentive, excellent wine list. The lamb dished served as main course was cooked to perfection and the sauce accompanying was to die for!

Thank TravelDoc5210
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

We took the 4 courses menu with the wines. Actually you will get more courses , most small but tasty! All very nice and with good wines. Explanation off all the dishes and the origin of the wines. To my taste somtimes to much tastes...More

Thank Jan G
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The chef, Eugene Hoogenboom, prepares food expertly, combining tastes and textures that are new and exciting. We enjoyed the fish dishes--e.g. red perch with foam, creme fresh and caviar, and the vegetables-- e.g., beets prepared with a blend of spices like cloves and cardamom. The...More

Thank W W
Reviewed 27 April 2017

My wife, daughter and myself had planned a weekend visit to Leiden to spend some time with my wife's niece who is studying at the university. We wanted it to be a special occasion and therefore made a dinner reservation directly with the restaurant for...More

3  Thank martinsixsmith
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We came here for Easter Sunday dinner. I had not looked up for any recommendations, so I did not really know what to expect. Anyway, I did not expect to get food that could easily be given a Michelin star. We took the Chefs Menu...More

Thank SusaMasa
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

The plate really shows the attention to detail they have. Service is great and the atmosphere is nice.

Thank Klas B
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We had a really nice meal. The quality of the cuisine was exceptional. We live in Lyon and have been to a few Michelin stared restaurants and the food here was at least as good. Service also very good. A must for a quality meal...More

Thank Melanie S
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

It's a good restaurant, we've been several there several times before. Their wine offer is very good also and the staff is very friendly. The restaurant is very cozy and you don't regret the price you pay for the whole. Last time we chose a...More

Thank Cati S
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This is without a doubt the best restaurant in Leiden. I've been here several times and each time was a delight. Service is impeccable and knowledgeable, they're able to explain to you precisely how the dishes are made, what goes into them and what to...More

Thank Remco B
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rapenburg 97 | 2311 GL, 2311 GL, Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden
  • Phone Number: +31 71 566 1494
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