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Artikel 461 Verboden Toegang

Kaiserstraat 7, 2311 GN, Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 514 3388
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good50%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“carpaccio” (5 reviews)
“ribs” (6 reviews)
“pea soup” (2 reviews)
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Dutch, Seafood, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kaiserstraat 7, 2311 GN, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A pleasant surprise! Food really good! Atmosphere great! Menu was very interesting in the naming of the dishes. Ordered the pork belly and prawn for starters (awesome), then came the ribs!! Another awesome!!!

Thank Cliff N
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

If you are a goodie goodie 2 shoes you will probably be intimidated by all the forbidden signs😜 Just good food for a decent price In a nice looking environment. Nice pub across the street so you can hop to the next event under a...More

Thank Paco L
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

I went to this restaurant with a big group of 8. I booked one week in advance. The décor of the restaurant is inspired on its name (Article 461 - forbidden acess) and its walls are covered with warning and forbidden signs from all over...More

Thank zepedro99
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We live in Leiden but we had always just walked by this place wondering what it was. Finally, it was recommended to us as a nice place for special occasions, so we had a family dinner. It is a themed restaurant with 'Prohibited' signs from...More

Thank flyingrusskiy
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Been eating at this restaurant for almost fifteen years. Always top class service, great atmosphere and fantastic food and wine. Highly recommended.

Thank stovers67
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The Verboden Toegang is a "concept" restaurant and has an excellent atmosphere with great service and food. The theme is based on signs "prohibiting" activities (such as trespassing). The menu is also based on this theme: my starter "Red Card" was carpaccio of beef (very...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Nicely themed restaurant with friendly personnel. It feels a bit like a family run restaurant and the waitress did make us feel very welcome in the establishment. Ok amount of dishes to choose from, with a not to expensive 3-course menu where you can pick...More

Thank Trebbor88
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This is one of our favourite restaurants anywhere in Europe, or indeed anywhere in the world! The staff are incredibly friendly (without being overpowering); they speak perfect English; and the food, well.... it's simply delicious. My wife had the asparagus soup, followed by the cod...More

Thank RobinThomas1951
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Rule 4 of choosing a restaurant is that places with a theme are often a disaster. But this is the exception to that rule. The theme of this restaurant is illegality. Festooned with signs and placards banning things from spitting through smoking to singing, the...More

Thank LaurenceMann
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Always a pleasure to find a restaurant that allows you a cosy corner to eat and chat with friends. This restaurant has a lovely old bar next to it where you can have an aperitif and rendezvous and enjoy the views along Rappenburg, one of...More

Thank Chris D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kaiserstraat 7, 2311 GN, Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden
  • Phone Number: +31 71 514 3388
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