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Lachende Koe

) #10 of 130 Restaurants in Leeuwarden ££ - £££ , Seafood, European
Grote Hoogstraat 16-20, 8911 HB Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
+31 58 215 8245
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
24 May 2017
“Nice place, nice food, good service, very decent priced”
17 Apr 2017
“Our Number One in Leeuwarden”
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Dutch, Seafood, European
££ - £££
Grote Hoogstraat 16-20, 8911 HB Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

With a group of friends we had dinner at the Lachende Koe. I was pleasently surprised by their concept of "drinks included" while eating. Friendly staff who who seemed overwhelmed by large groups. Nevertheless i would recommend this little gem for sure.

Thank Gerard_expat
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Regularly revisited for dinner during a recent two-week stay in Leeuwarden and so simple to review. Why? Great menu, great food, great service, great atmosphere. Seems to be a hit with the locals, so seating might not be immediate, but is well worth the wait...More

Thank TheAviator0765
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

2 & 3 course meals, drinks included. Not an extensive menu but fair and a bit for everyone. All drinks, including alcoholic right up until your last plate is removed from the table. Staff is friendly but didn't have the best English language skills.

Thank wicpjuan
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Found this place on Trip Advisor. Looks small from the outside but is much larger inside. I had the rubs which were so tasty and the staff made sure our glasses were never empty for too long. We turned up in a group of 8...More

Thank Holly S
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

The location, especially the garden at the front was good. The staf is friendly and forthcoming. The food was sadly, only okay. The grill-mix weren't very fresh and the pasta was cooked for to long. The side dishes were mainly good. All together, it is...More

Thank Julien W
Reviewed 23 January 2016

I went with a group of friends and we had a Nice meal. It was meat and vegetables. The staff were all very friendly and the restaurant itself was a very cozy place even though, it was not vey big

Thank Italia2907
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Excellent restaurant, don't be put off by the outside it is a large place with 3 eating areas. the staff are friendly and efficient, the atmosphere was buzzing for a sunday evening and the food was great.

Thank Sandra N
Reviewed 9 July 2015

We were there on a warm summer evening, the terrace was loaded, which made the service a bit slow. But food was good, price/quality great. Very nice waiters.

Thank gvodbos
Reviewed 3 June 2015

It's very simple really, I visit this restaurant frequently as the food is great. I can especially recommend the "varkenshaas lachende koe" or the mixed grill. Friendly service for a really good price!

Thank Scipita
Reviewed 2 October 2013

What a great place to eat in Leeuwarden. We went on a Saturday night and really enjoyed the lively atmosphere of the restaurant. We were also very pleased with the quality of the meal. It wasn't the cheapest place to eat, but well worth it...More

Thank Cristie J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dutch, Seafood, European
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grote Hoogstraat 16-20, 8911 HB Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Friesland Province  >  Leeuwarden
  • Phone Number: +31 58 215 8245
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