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De la soul

) #34 of 240 Restaurants in Leiden ££ - £££ Seafood, Cajun & Creole,
Morsstraat 60, 2312 BN, Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 512 5671
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good50%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
Morsstraat 60, 2312 BN, Leiden, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 82 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Menu and concept explained to us in good English. When you can get the attention of the staff they are very friendly and welcoming. We ordered fried chicken, cowboy steak and macaroni cheese with wedges and dirty rice. The rice didn't arrive and we weren't...More

Thank Gristlechops
Reviewed 4 days ago

Unexpectedly, this self-proclaimed soul food restaurant in a very unlikely country to find anything resembling Southern US cooking delivers very good food. sSomebody in the kitchen must have spent quite a while in New Orleans. The service is friendly no efficient, and the at,o sphere...More

Thank Marc B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice location, very good and pleasure climate. Food was very tasty and service was very friendly and always smile.

Thank Łukasz S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sitting inside or outside this nice restaurant is always a pleasure. Service is quick and friendly (a glass wine where a fly ended up outside was immediately replaced). Pumpkin soup was very tasty, the soft shell crab was disappointing, as was the gumbo. The cook...More

Thank JohannesNL023
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Growing up with Cajun food it was nice to see a version of Cajun made it to the Netherlands (adjusted of course because the Dutch cant handle spicy). Food was delicious service was over the top for the Netherlands. Only criticism is over the price...More

Thank hooligan36
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Walked a few blocks off the main street in Leiden and finding most restaurants closed or not taking a credit card, we found this gem. Sat outside and after looking at the menu, Floriaan (our server) suggested several dishes and we agreed. The dishes we...More

Thank Healey2012
Reviewed 14 May 2017

we were looking for somewhere to eat, and found this place suggested, so off we went on a hunt to find it. And we were glad that we did! Soul food indeed, and well prepared and served. The wait staff were very helpful and didn't...More

Thank Janet H
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

The place is nice and the service is also good, but I went there expecting Real American soul food and was disappointed that it wasn't :( it lacked soul food flavor and grease. Otherwise nice place!

1  Thank bella7753
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Cool vibe, ok food Like more spicy options on the menu We had the sharing starter, really cool and a get sampling menu option Colesaw was yummy

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Thank Trevor P
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Da la soul has a pleasant atmosphere in the historic city center of Leiden. It is enjoyable to sit in the tables under the sun watching the lively and vibrant atmosphere of the historic center. The drink and eating menu is diverse, and the local...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$18 - US$24
Meals
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Morsstraat 60, 2312 BN, Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden
  • Phone Number: +31 71 512 5671
  • E-mail
Description
Leiden's only soul food restaurant is located at the Morspoort. De la Soul has a broad menu for lunch, dinner or drinks. Soul food, delicious food that emerged in the southern United States and was influenced by Creole, Cajun and Caribbean cuisines. Enjoy lunch or an evening meal at an intimate table, or order real soul food finger snacks at the bar. What's more, the sunny pavement terrace will make you want to stay longer for a lingering taste of Leiden soul!
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