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Lachende Koe

Grote Hoogstraat 16-20, 8911 HB Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
+31 58 215 8245
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
1 Feb 2018
8 Apr 2018
“Good food, huge portions”
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Dutch, European, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Grote Hoogstraat 16-20, 8911 HB Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I went there by myself and am not at all a drinker. But the staff was great and made me feel comfortable. I had the mixed platter. I think the best parts were the salad, the beet salad, the ribs and the sausage. I thought...More

Thank njvoyager2
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Amazing experience. The side and the main dishes were well cooked, visually well prepped and an amazing treat to eat. The staff is very friendly and the ambience is very nice. You must go there early or book it because it will get crowded soon....More

Thank Tiago M
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Although we went in weekday, it was very crowded. So you should make a reservation before you go there. Starter, unlimited drink and main dish are 22 Euro. Starter, main dish, unlimited drink and desert are 25.8 Euro. It is in the city centre.

Thank Turgay k
Reviewed 25 May 2017

With a group of friends we had dinner at the Lachende Koe. I was pleasently surprised by their concept of "drinks included" while eating. Friendly staff who who seemed overwhelmed by large groups. Nevertheless i would recommend this little gem for sure.

Thank Gerard_expat
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Regularly revisited for dinner during a recent two-week stay in Leeuwarden and so simple to review. Why? Great menu, great food, great service, great atmosphere. Seems to be a hit with the locals, so seating might not be immediate, but is well worth the wait...More

Thank TheAviator0765
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

2 & 3 course meals, drinks included. Not an extensive menu but fair and a bit for everyone. All drinks, including alcoholic right up until your last plate is removed from the table. Staff is friendly but didn't have the best English language skills.

Thank wicpjuan
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Found this place on Trip Advisor. Looks small from the outside but is much larger inside. I had the rubs which were so tasty and the staff made sure our glasses were never empty for too long. We turned up in a group of 8...More

Thank Holly S
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

The location, especially the garden at the front was good. The staf is friendly and forthcoming. The food was sadly, only okay. The grill-mix weren't very fresh and the pasta was cooked for to long. The side dishes were mainly good. All together, it is...More

Thank Julien K
Reviewed 24 January 2016

I went with a group of friends and we had a Nice meal. It was meat and vegetables. The staff were all very friendly and the restaurant itself was a very cozy place even though, it was not vey big

Thank Italia2907
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Excellent restaurant, don't be put off by the outside it is a large place with 3 eating areas. the staff are friendly and efficient, the atmosphere was buzzing for a sunday evening and the food was great.

Thank Sandra N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grote Hoogstraat 16-20, 8911 HB Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Friesland Province  >  Leeuwarden
  • Phone Number: +31 58 215 8245
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