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Restaurant In den Doofpot

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Turfmarkt 9, 2312 CE, Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 512 2434
00:00 - 22:00
Open now
All hours
Mon - Fri 00:00 - 22:00
Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Paris, France
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209 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

4 course menu at this place + amuse bouche to start with. Takes some time, but service is friendly and the food is fantastic. small portions though. Nice setting, in the centre of Leiden.

Thank philhellich
Montpellier, France
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122 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We visited on an evening with exceptionally bad weather, and the restaurant was quiet. My husband's father was very tired due to chemotherapy, and our waiter could simply NOT have been nicer. I had to get to Amsterdam for work on an early train in the morning, and he got all the times up on his phone and told me... More 

Thank Lucy I
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

I recently ate in In den doofpot and it was absolutely superb! My group ordered the 8 course tasting menu with matching wines and each was excellent. In actual fact they really gave us 10 course as the food as there were 2 bonus courses not on the menu. The service by Michael was also brilliant and I would definitely... More 

Thank Johnny M
Leuven, Belgium
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140 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

We went there for a business diner on a Monday evening. There were only two tables with customers. Which is not abnormal on a Monday evening I guess. But obviously also the staff and the chef had a Monday evening Blues I'm afraid. We took the 8 course menu with accompanying wines. But our choice turned out not to be... More 

Thank Peter D
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Spend my Birtday Dinner with friends at the IDD. Outstanding food - superb but casual Service.The ambiance is great and whole Team shows : I am Happy to serve You!

1 Thank Pooh4ever
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

I've been here several times, both for lunch, dinner and dinner with a large group. Very professional restaurant, immaculate service and very good food. Except for the group dinner, we always ordered what the chef would recommend and we never regretted it. This is quite clearly very sophisticated and beautifully presented. Each course is worth it, as are the in-between... More 

Thank Remco B
Paris, France
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

My dad often said When you're away and you don't know where to have dinner, follow the wine: a great wine list comes with great food. Well this proved true again yesterday at In Den Doofpot, in Leiden. Idd has a wine list that you would find only in star restaurants, classic in style, with the best producers. The sommelier... More 

Thank zemogue
Leiden, The Netherlands
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

A friend of mine invited me to have dinner there and I really felt sorry for that. The food is good, that is true, but the price is extremely high for what you get.

Thank reimonrd
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant And quite good food. Only thing is that the dishes are over complicated: too many flavors on a plate; less is more!!!

Thank BernardFH
Leiden, The Netherlands
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We were there last year for our friend's birthday . The cooking was great, the desserts unforgettable . I gave four on five only because of the price, btw the quality is very high

Thank LucaIntini

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$53
French, Dutch, Seafood, International, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
00:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Turfmarkt 9, 2312 CE, Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden
  • Phone Number: +31 71 512 2434
Established in 1997, almost 20 years Leiden's finest!

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