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) #16 of 241 Restaurants in Leiden $$ - $$$ , Seafood, European
Saint Aagtenstraat 5, 2312 CA, Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 512 8846
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“seafood” (6 reviews)
“chef's menu” (6 reviews)
“scallops” (5 reviews)
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Dutch, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Saint Aagtenstraat 5, 2312 CA, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

After the visit, which was extremely unsatisfying, my boyfriend wrote a review here on Tripadvisor. He got an answer from the owners: they said that it was our own fault that we dared to come to their sacred place, didn't like it there, spoiled their...More

1  Thank Katya D
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Overpriced, uncozy place located at unsympathetic neighbourghood. Prices are double of what you would regularly expect in Leiden, food is pretentious and mediocre, atmosphere resembles some hospital canteen: unlucky people silently eating their insipid, characterless, small meals. A record-setting place: we left, having not even...More

1  Thank Andrey K
rene v, Eigenaar at Crabbetje, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017
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Jammer dat deze mensen zo,n recensie schrijven over ons gezellige restaurant, dat niet voor niets al 25 jaar bestaat. Zij...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We wanted to eat some seafood and also wanted to visit Leiden during our recent visit to Holland. A quick search of TA brought this restaurant up and it didn't fail to impress. It is a small place with an open kitchen and the chef...More

Thank Scrapmate
Reviewed 3 April 2017

For a small town, Leiden has numerous amazing restaurants. One of the best seafood meals in my life was consume here. Fresh, intense flavors. Great service and affordable prices. Can't wiat to go back. This is another destination restaurant.

Thank Charles B
Reviewed 2 February 2017

And that goes for Crabbetje. Itś supposed to be here for ages already, and welcomes a mostly local clientele. Which is not surprising since it has been stuck away in a back alley between station and inner city. Not that itś atmosphere is not nice;...More

Thank wardtmar
Reviewed 27 January 2017

When walking from the train station towards the centre of Leiden, there is no shortage of restaurants and take-aways. The difficulty is knowing which ones are the best. Thankfully before we arrived in Leiden, we picked the brains of a friend who regularly visits Leiden...More

Thank granitecityloon
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Crabbetje is a bit tucked away in a side street and the restaurant itself is modestly furbished. What you get on the plate however is not: excellent quality fish dishes at reasonable prices. Good choice of excellent wines by the glass with a host that...More

Thank DnA38
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Nice restaurant good service interesting menu and lots of fresh fish and not to expensive, they also have a good wine selection. And all in a nice ambiance.

Thank hallf
Reviewed 24 September 2016

I ordered the 3 course chef special. Each course wastasty with a beautiful presentation. The staff was friendly and promote a relaxed eating atmosphere, no rushing.

Thank ddas2016
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was suggested to me by a friend besides trip advisor. The resistano was very quiet because was may be too early. The Walter suggested the menù, I Made the big mistake to accept. What i received was small quantity of normal fish cooked...More

Thank Giorgio V
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Gillian H
6 February 2015|
Response from rene v | Property representative |
Yes it is possible go to ar website crabbetje.nl and you can make a reservation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 26
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Saint Aagtenstraat 5, 2312 CA, Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden
  • Phone Number: +31 71 512 8846
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