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Eetcafe Het Leven Leeuwarden

Druifstreek 57-59, 8911 LH Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
+31 58 212 2670
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“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 29 August 2018 via mobile

Cozy atmosphere. Good value for money and tasty food. I had the club sandwich. Big portion of food and very tasty.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Marnixs
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Went for dinner with my husband. Because of the nice weather we got a table in the garden. Personnel was very friendly and provided very good service. The food was excellent!! We will visit again.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Collinstravel
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

Date of visit: May 2018
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

Date of visit: April 2018
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!

Date of visit: September 2017
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

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank siegerta
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

Date of visit: July 2017
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

Date of visit: May 2017
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.

Date of visit: November 2016
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.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank jwmpeters
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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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