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Vooraf en Toe

$$ - $$$, Soups, Cafe
Botermarkt 9 | 2311 EM, 2311 EM, Leiden, The Netherlands
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
20 Aug 2017
“Great for Lunch”
4 weeks ago
“Not really the place to be on a Saturday evening”
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Dutch, Soups, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Botermarkt 9 | 2311 EM, 2311 EM, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Locals had told me this was a very good place to go and have a lunch in a "gezellig" place. I was disappointed with the restaurant, the service was friendly but they were taking VERY long to attend us. The place was not as gezellig...More

Thank rudyjau
Reviewed 21 August 2017

First class sandwiches and salads in a very scenic, central location. Very pleasant and efficient staff. Eating on the banks is a plus on sunny days.

Thank Marc B
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Restaurant on the canal in Leiden. Croque Madame was terrific. Very friendly nice waitstaff. Locally popular.

Thank bigjimcape
Reviewed 15 November 2015

A mish mash of everything to decorate, mixed signals on level of quality, service etc. at an average price level. I had coffe and a good conversation, followed by even better cake, more coffee and brighter conversation. What more could one wish for on an...More

Thank wardtmar
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

This cafe has good outside space alongside one of Leiden's many rivers and canals. We found the menu, service and food to be fairly basic. We both had two different types of cheese salads that came served in a bowl and smothered in and unappealing...More

Thank LauraDaveJames
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Vooraf en Toe is often crowded on the weekends but it's a nice spot for lunch or a cup of joe. As its wonderful sign in its main room says,

Thank Craig P
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Late lunch with my dearest. Simple toast with grilled cheese and ham. Plus a nice sandwich with avocado and other veggies. Two cappuccini made thi a perfect lunch for two in a very traditional pub. Nothing special but just such a nice laid back atmosphere.

Thank HubertJoep
Reviewed 10 March 2015 via mobile

Nice pace, more a cafe with all kinds of sandwiches. Once or twice a week it's possible to have dinner. It's no "grande cuisine" but it's made with attention and served for a good price. I like to go there because they are always friendly.

Thank 7,300
Reviewed 23 October 2014

A very nice place, along on e of the canals but for some reason it was not as crowded as the other places where we tried to enter and could find a place. We had a terrific tomato soup and kangaroo meat (I know, it's...More

Thank LepoLepoLepo
Reviewed 28 August 2014

Nice coffees, good soups and sandwiches. Really nice location, centrally located. Great place for brunch.

Thank Yvonne O
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Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
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Open Hours
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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  • Address: Botermarkt 9 | 2311 EM, 2311 EM, Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden
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