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De Poort

££ - £££, Seafood, European
Haven 100, 2312 ML, Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 524 0933
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good50%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (2 reviews)
“old city” (4 reviews)
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Dutch, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Haven 100, 2312 ML, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

This delightful and popular restaurant is in one of the old city gates a 10 minute walk from the centre of town. There is a large glass conservatory that houses most of the tables. it is light and bright. Staff are not all efficient, but...More

Thank Arnold Z
Reviewed 22 May 2018

If you are lucky to get the attention of the waiters/waitresses, then you'll have to wait for a long time before you even get the menus, then get the orders and then be served. Very sloppy! They are obviously not interested in customer service. I...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Perfect place for a seafood dinner. We ordered variety of small plates to get the feel of their food. We did not regret it! It was ALL good. Tried mussels, cod bites, fried squid and shrimps and scallops - all perfect. If you are I...More

Thank Mariusz O
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

I just had a dinner with my family at this restaurant. Although initially the stuff seemed very cheerful and helpful by the end of the eve they managed to ruin it all with their clumsy service. We got 3 wrong orders; some of the meals...More

Thank Assya1980
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We have been there for a dinner. Very nice restaurant right at Zijlpoort of Leiden with a beautiful outside view. Just a little bit too noisy inside. The service was really gentle and explained us the menu.. a kind of Tapas, mainly based on fish....More

Thank Valda85
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Following a recent visit to De Poort for dinner, we were very disappointed in the Staff's reaction to my wife's dietary needs. There was little interest in offering Wheat-free options for her meal despite checking there would be options when we called into the restaurant...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

We had the "bites to share" and we chose the bouillabaisse balls, fishsoup, clams, friend inkfishes and shrimp croquettes. Very nice and fresh. Plus the location is great!

Thank Atdevelopment
Reviewed 3 November 2017

If you prefer fried food, you are in the right place.You should try everything which is not fried, unfortunetly this limits your choice.

Thank 163gelati77
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We ate at De Poort last night, not for the first time as we live nearby. There was nothing wrong with the food, though I think having no salads on the menu is strange. But the review is about the service. We had to wait...More

Thank D B
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We went on our boat and when we arrived, half of the tables had a 'reserved' sign. I asked if we could take a seat anyway. It was 2 pm and we just wanted some lunch. 'Oh no the head waitress said. They are all...More

Thank MiBP2014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Haven 100, 2312 ML, Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden
  • Phone Number: +31 71 524 0933
  • E-mail
In this monumental building full of history, you'll find Visbrasserie de Poort. In the summer an ideal location at the waterfront and also in all other seasons Visbrasserie de Poort is the right place for lunch, dinner and drinks. In addition to delicious lunch and dinner dishes, you will find also many finger food bites on the menu which can be ordered all day long.
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