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Eetcafe Het Leven Leeuwarden

Druifstreek 57-59, 8911 LH Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
+31 58 212 2670
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good47%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“soups” (2 reviews)
“bread” (5 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
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Dutch, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Druifstreek 57-59, 8911 LH Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Stopped there just because of being hungry. Fortunately we got a nice seat outside in the sun and ordered without seeing the menu, just by the waitress' recommendation. I got a tasty cheeseburger: fresh and juicy beef. My wife got the vegetarian burger: 'the best...More

Thank La P
Reviewed 22 April 2018

We hadn't tried Het Leven before, but went on the recommendation of one of our hotel staff members. Great recommendation. It has a pretty laid back atmosphere, reminiscent of a country cottage restaurant. It's not big, but clearly popular, so don't expect to get a...More

Thank TheAviator0765
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Apparently a very busy evening, so it took a while before we were seated. However, once we were, friendly service, nice not too long menu, well cooked. And all for a friendly price, so recommended!

Thank Molen61
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The food was average not good/not bad but the worst was that we had to wait for more than one hour for the food. The staff didn't ask if we want to have more drinks after they served one round. We will not go there...More

Thank Siegert A
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is located quite near the centre of Leeuwarden and is really close to the Blokhuispoort, which is worth a visit. Inside, there is quite a nice atmosphere and there is even a play area for the children. We went here for brunch and...More

Thank maurink
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Eetcafe Het Leven serves delicious food in a cozy environment. It is a large restaurant but with several rooms that are all uniquely decorated. We each had salads for lunch. The salads were large, delicious and healthy and we all left the restaurant very full...More

Thank Steven P
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Very nice people. The food is very good value for money. The atmosphere is layd back en casual. Also recommended for families.

Thank David V
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Excellent food, with dishes you do not find elsewhere, all at a reasonble price. Very kind staff. For childeren there is a play corner.

Thank jwmpet
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

the food is good ( but don't expect fine dining) had two different soups as starters, ok but nothing special their spare ribs were very good also the chicken cassoulet that I had the score a few min points with bread already dried out in...More

Thank Obelikx
Reviewed 15 September 2015

It started to rain as I was walking around Leeuwarden and there was Eetcafe Het Leven. I decide to try it and stepped inside, asking for a table for one for dinner.I was shown to a nice corner table with room for two. The surroundings...More

Thank carlborch
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Druifstreek 57-59, 8911 LH Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Friesland Province  >  Leeuwarden
  • Phone Number: +31 58 212 2670
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