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In Den Gapenden Eter

Rapenburg 97 | 2311 GL, 2311 GL, Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 566 1494
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 26 min
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CUISINES
European, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Rapenburg 97 | 2311 GL, 2311 GL, Leiden, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 26 May 2017

The chef, Eugene Hoogenboom, prepares food expertly, combining tastes and textures that are new and exciting. We enjoyed the fish dishes--e.g. red perch with foam, creme fresh and caviar, and the vegetables-- e.g., beets prepared with a blend of spices like cloves and cardamom. The...More

Thank W W
Reviewed 27 April 2017

My wife, daughter and myself had planned a weekend visit to Leiden to spend some time with my wife's niece who is studying at the university. We wanted it to be a special occasion and therefore made a dinner reservation directly with the restaurant for...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2017

We came here for Easter Sunday dinner. I had not looked up for any recommendations, so I did not really know what to expect. Anyway, I did not expect to get food that could easily be given a Michelin star. We took the Chefs Menu...More

Thank SusaMasa
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

The plate really shows the attention to detail they have. Service is great and the atmosphere is nice.

Thank Klas B
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We had a really nice meal. The quality of the cuisine was exceptional. We live in Lyon and have been to a few Michelin stared restaurants and the food here was at least as good. Service also very good. A must for a quality meal...More

Thank Melanie S
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

It's a good restaurant, we've been several there several times before. Their wine offer is very good also and the staff is very friendly. The restaurant is very cozy and you don't regret the price you pay for the whole. Last time we chose a...More

Thank Cati S
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This is without a doubt the best restaurant in Leiden. I've been here several times and each time was a delight. Service is impeccable and knowledgeable, they're able to explain to you precisely how the dishes are made, what goes into them and what to...More

Thank Remco B
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, great service and nice atmosphere. Restaurant is the perfect place for a romantic upper class dinner.

Thank Leendert K
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We had read about In Den Gapender Eter in TripAdvisor. Also the locals from Leiden rate this restaurant highly. We decided to have a dinner at this place and booked for the dinner time. (Advance booking is advised as this is a small place). We...More

Thank PuneMehtas
Reviewed 14 March 2016

In den gapenden eter is located in e former pharmacy. It is a relatively small place located in one of the nicest neighborhoods of Leiden, right next to a canal with a great view. The food is good, the wine is fantastic. Small bites full...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rapenburg 97 | 2311 GL, 2311 GL, Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden
  • Phone Number: +31 71 566 1494
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