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Brasserie De Engelenbak

Lange Mare 38, 2312 GS, Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 512 5440
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good58%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (3 reviews)
“lamb” (2 reviews)
“fresh water” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Dutch, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Lange Mare 38, 2312 GS, Leiden, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 23 reviews

Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Amuse and starter (tartar) delicious. Main course was lamb for me: presentation boring and taste dry. Side dishes common for all of us: loaf which I hate and rissotto. The risotto had a promising texture but tasted like white boiled rice Service was slow and...More

1  Thank Silviabyscrapbookcat
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We had dinner at De Engelenbak during our April 2017 trip to Amsterdam & Leiden. (We'd made a reservation in advance after a little web searching, by calling from our hotel.) The atmosphere is cozy & comfortable. We ordered from the Theater Menu - which...More

Thank alexgr8uk
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

A repeat visit confirmed my previous experience which is the food here is excellent. The cosy interior is warm and inviting. The service is kind but the dishes come quite slowly from the kitchen. Expect the 5 course selection to take about 3 hours even...More

Thank galaxy1
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

It was a busy weeknight when we arrived for dinner without a reservation and totally lucked out getting the last table for 2! The service was warm and friendly, and the food was spectacular! The soup and vegetarian main course I had was fantastic! if...More

Thank Lorrainezzzzzz
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This restaurant is very close to Boutique Hotel van Leyden (where we stayed), so thought we would give De Engelenbak a try. The restaurant has a warm, cosy feel, and the waiting staff were friendly and attentive. Seats around 50 max. The food was fabulous,...More

Thank DAandKA
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Love the staff here, very friendly and they know about their food. Can recommend you good wine too. Very good place to have a lovely dinner, it can be a bit noisy inside though. Maybe not great for little children.

Thank MarloesvS
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and i drop in here from time to time as it's just around the corner. Cute place with outdoor seating and young and enthusiastic staff. Promt, freindly service and tasty fare. They miss oit on full points cause they are a tad over...More

Thank Art K
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We saw this place recommended in a guidebook and oh my was it good! From the outside it looks like a pleasant enough little cafe/restaurant, but nothing amazing. Inside there's a very nice ambience and the staff are most welcoming and friendly. The real joy...More

Thank Europhile99
Reviewed 7 August 2016

I'm continually amazed at how good the food scene has gotten in Leiden. This is a wonderful neighbourhood restaurant that combines refined cooking with relaxed drinking. Would eat here every week if I lived in Leiden.

Thank galaxy1
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Brasserie De Engelenbak didn't use to have a great reputation. So when I returned to Leiden after a thirty-years' absence, I didn't think to pay it a visit straight-away. I couldn't have been more wrong! I now deplore every occasion I skipped eating there over...More

Thank Ping C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lange Mare 38, 2312 GS, Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden
  • Phone Number: +31 71 512 5440
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