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Belgisch Biercafe Olivier

) #36 of 236 Restaurants in Leiden ££ - £££, Belgian, Dutch, Bar
Hooigracht 23, 2312 KM, Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 512 2444
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good47%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“mussels” (9 reviews)
“belgian beer” (7 reviews)
“great beer” (4 reviews)
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Belgian, Dutch, Bar, European, Pub
££ - £££
Hooigracht 23, 2312 KM, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As it is a beer cafeteria, the main emphasis lies on (countless) Belgian beers. Housed in part of old hospital with lot of wooden decoration and historical pictures, the place has a great atmosphere. Choice of food is limited but has also on the menu...More

Thank Janoshka
Eric B, Manager at Belgisch Biercafe Olivier, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive feedback! Greetings, ^Thomas

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere, good food and wide selection of beers. Not cheap but I guess you pay for quality...

Thank Stefano R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely local bar with a great selection of beers. Staff spoke excellent English and it was a lovely place to relax after walking around the city. A bit off the main tourist drag which made it even nicer.

Thank Isobel L
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Easy walk to the cafe. Set in an old . hospital ! Excellent beer selection and not an extensive menu it was good food.

Thank Gabrielle A
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Good wide beer selection, nice atmosphere and ambiance, seating could be a little better perhaps as feels somewhat crowded

Thank Faceyreviews
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

The slowest service in the Benelux. 1h waiting for fried eggs and fries...Never will come again to eat here

Thank Eduardo B
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We had a four course dinner there, shortly after Christmas and it was absolutely amazing. Service was nice and attentive and do not even get me started on the food. There were several choices to select from and it was a truly a pleasure for...More

Thank Lyn V
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Simply the best. Super selection of beers. Attentive staff. Well priced. Excellent kitchen. Beautiful location. Easy parking. Big, yet cosy. Wonderful garden in the summer. Child-friendly.

Thank Lucien W
Reviewed 29 November 2016

I have visited Leiden about 5 times over the past six years as I have friends living there. There are plenty of great places to eat and drink here, but this is probably my favourite. It is quite a big bar with a large selection...More

1  Thank 642fergalc
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent decor and atmosphere inside. It's quite a big pub, perfect to meet with friends for a drink, the tea and coffee are also really good. We also had some food and we were really pleased with it. Well done.

Thank Ptbodyguard
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Belgian, Dutch, Bar, European, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hooigracht 23, 2312 KM, Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden
  • Phone Number: +31 71 512 2444
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