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Sumatra House

Nieuwe Beestenmarkt 3, 2312 CG, Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 512 0022
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“yellow rice” (3 reviews)
“rijsttafel” (8 reviews)
“fish soup” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Nieuwe Beestenmarkt 3, 2312 CG, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant for a quick meal with our 2 year old daughter, we ordered the rice table and were not disappointed. All the dishes were delicious snd nice presented. Service was fast and friendly and the price was very fair

Thank vls19822
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the "rice table" - an extensive and diverse set of Indonesian food. Picked restaurant via trip advisor and has a great evening. Friendly staff , excellent food and plenty of it - no need for starters !!! Not many tables so probably good...More

Thank Ken R
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

From time to time, I find myself alone at home as my partner (from Indonesia) has better things to do then be at home. One night recently, I jumped on my bike looking to still my hunger at a local restaurant. My eye fell on...More

Thank RobertCoelen
Reviewed 30 August 2017

I have to say, I think this was the best Indonesian meal I've had in decades - and that includes numerous places in Amsterdam. I ordered the Nasi Goreng with various meats and veggies: all tasted great, there was plenty of heat, and the 15,50...More

1  Thank Ranke
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The food was good if somewhat spicy and the service friendly. The setting is quite nice. Prices are reasonable.

1  Thank Seasondtraveller
Reviewed 20 June 2017

On May 8, 2017, my wife (originally from Indonesia) and I (both familiar with Indonesian cuisine) had the good fortune to dine at Sumatra House. It is essential to us that the food served is unadulterated, authentically Indonesian-prepared. At the waiter's recommendation we had the...More

Thank Ralph O
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

A very nice restaurant with good Sumatran specialties. Very different from the other Indonesian restaurants that serve Java style food. The food is not very spicy, but very tasteful. I liked very much the sate kambing. The rice table is highly recommended. The portions are...More

Thank Herman S
Reviewed 19 May 2017

It's not ok at all, and maybe also a health hazard, to serve guests lukewarm (insufficiently heated/not carefully micro wave heated?) skewers of chicken meat. After the unwanted chew of lukewarm chicken meat, my plate of skewers was reheated. I have never before been served...More

1  Thank Paresaigen
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Dined here with my wife last Monday (8th May 2017). The restaurant, although quiet as we had chosen to eat early, had a warm, welcoming atmosphere and our waiter soon showed that he had a comprehensive knowledge of Indonesian cuisine. On his recommendation we had...More

1  Thank Brian R
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Can heartily recommend this restaurant. The service was very friendly and quick. The interior is lovely. But best of it all is the food. We had the rice table. Just excellent. This place is definitely worth visiting! Loved it!

Thank Sogning
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Restaurant Details

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Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
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Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nieuwe Beestenmarkt 3, 2312 CG, Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden
  • Phone Number: +31 71 512 0022
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