Kloksteeg 4 - 2311SL Leiden - Nederland


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The extensive Ex Libris à la carte breakfast or the Express breakfast is served in the stately restaurant. Your host likes to be in the kitchen and puts a real effort in preparing a tasty breakfast. You can choose from a variety of freshly prepared dishes; such as blueberry pancakes, the Caesar tosti, French toast, eggs prepared to your liking, healthy fruit salad and smoothies, different types of coffee; everything is prepared freshly for you.

Ex Libris Breakfast menu


Fruit salad

A variety of mixed fresh fruits


Homemade granola with yoghurt, banana and honey


Caesar toast

Whole grain grilled cheese sandwich with mature farmers cheese “Twentse boerentrots”, scrambled egg and bacon

Carmen toast

Whole grain grilled goat cheese sandwich with homemade red onion compote, Dutch goat cheese and a fresh apple salad

Tuna melt

Toasted whole grain bread with a fresh homemade tuna salad and gratinated cheese


Italian omelet with spinach, goat cheese and sundried tomatoes


Blueberry pancakes

The classic fluffy pancakes with blueberries, honey and icing sugar

French toast

French toast with five spices and a homemade fruit compote

Steam cake

Oatmeal cake with banana, cranberries and pecans served with Greek yoghurt and honey



  • Fried, boiled, scrambled or omelet

  • With bacon, ham or cheese



  • Red power: red fruits, banana, orange juice

  • Jugo verde: pineapple, celery, parsley, orange juice


The price of the multiple-course breakfast including coffee, tea and juice is €17,50 p.p.

Express breakfast

Small granola

Homemade granola with yoghurt, banana and honey


Toasted bagel with creme cheese and jam of your choice

The price of the Express breakfast including coffee or tea and juice is €9,50 p.p.


There are several restaurants in the Kloksteeg, two of which are listed in the last edition of the 'Lekker 500', the annual list of best Dutch restaurants. In addition to  Het Prentenkabinet , this year Restaurant De Klok  has also been included in the Dutch culinary premier league. Furthermore an excellent meal is served at Gastropub FF Burgers or Grand Café Barrera.

Other possibilities

Hotel Ex Libris itself does not have a regular restaurant. But we do offer an excellent venue for a private dinner, lunch, wine tasting or  meeting location. If you are interested in the possibilities we are happy to think along with you!