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Malle Jan - CLOSED

Nieuwsteeg 11, 2311 RW, Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 512 3888
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good49%
  • Average23%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
15 Jun 2016
“Nice and cosy restaurant in a hidden place”
13 Dec 2015
“A bit of Old-World Charm”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Dutch, Seafood, European, Central European, French, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Nieuwsteeg 11, 2311 RW, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

This restaurant is a little out of the way in an alley near the Pieterskerk. It looks small but they actually have a garden out back and a second floor. Service was warm and quite fast, the food was great and I thought it was...More

Thank JohanLeiden
Reviewed 14 December 2015

The restaurant is situated on a cobbled lane close to the Pieterskerk in Leiden.Inside, there is a lovely warm and welcoming atmosphere with a touch of old-world charm. There are good choices on the menu with a few vegetarian options too. Portions were generous but...More

Thank AmsterdamTulips44
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Went to Malle Jan beginning september of with a reservation for 30p. The tables were ready for us but the staff wasn't. The poor waitress assigned to our table couldn't cope with any orders so a second one tried to rescue her. They both had...More

Thank Venivediscripsi
Reviewed 27 September 2015

My Leidenaar friend took us there for dinner and we are so glad he did. This is a rustic restaurant with wooden tables and old photos on the wall. The atmosphere was good. We were there on a Monday and they had unlimited spare ribs...More

Thank Pibochen
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

De Malle Jan is a nice restaurant on a pretty little street in Leiden. The food was good, the portions were healthy, the waitstaff was friendly and the bill was average. The menu had quite a few good vegetarian options.

Thank DvTh
Reviewed 20 April 2015

Four bodies to feed, 1 local,1 Irish,1 English, 1 Aussie. So Dutch and English, no problem. Starters each, good. Mains each, good. Dessert each, OK. With drinks, wine and coffee 185 Euro. Interesting place.

Thank tonyjulie22
Reviewed 7 February 2015 via mobile

I don't like it...... I love it. Great meal, perfect marriage on a plate. Melts in my mouth. I give it an aight. -Manu and Pete 2015

Thank Marten V
Reviewed 8 December 2014

Many years ago, this restaurant was a super place to dine. Unfortunately, it is not so anymore. I was disappointed with the food. We ordered a steak and it was served with mixed vegetables and potatoes of your choice. It came with a very small...More

Thank Suvieve
Reviewed 13 September 2014 via mobile

We happened upon this restaurant while walking around the old canals area, and were pleasantly surprised. It has a nice atmosphere and food that is reasonably priced. I had the Moroccan chicken which was nicely stewed and just what I was looking for. It was...More

Thank Catherine G
Reviewed 31 August 2014

We stayed at The Holiday Inn and only had one night in Leiden, so it was great to have a recommendation from a business colleague who has family here. Tucked away in a quiet street, we managed to get a table for six on a...More

Thank StewartStone
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$11 - US$20
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nieuwsteeg 11, 2311 RW, Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden
  • Phone Number: +31 71 512 3888
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