Celebrate the holidays at Waag

The information provided below, including the December menu and opening hours, was for the 2023 holiday season. We’ve had a wonderful conclusion to the year with all our guests. Here’s to a fantastic 2024!

Team Waag

Enjoy a warm Christmas, a cozy drink, or a sparkling pre-New Year’s Eve party at the most beautiful spot in Leiden. Troughout December, we offer, alongside our regular menu, a delightful 3-course choice menu for €35,-.

Beef tataki

Marinated shimeji mushroom, ginger, sesame, red pepper, and soy sauce

Wine suggestion: Riesling
Ellenzer Goldbaumchen Kabinett, Mosel, Germany
Sweet, fruity, juicy

Marinated salmon
Fennel, horseradish, pickled cucumber, green herb oil, and whey sauce

Wine suggestion: Pinot Grigio
Terre del Noce, Dolomites, Italy
Nectarine, pineapple, floral, smooth

Tomato salad, sourdough crostini, basil, and balsamic syrup

Wijnsuggestie: Verdejo
Basa, Rueda, Spain
White fruit, yellow fruit, spicy

Main Course

BBQ pointed cabbage, muhammara, eggplant-tomato salsa, and black pepper sauce

Wine suggestion: Torre del Falasco
Valpolicella, Veneto, Italy
Smooth, cherries, subtle, light

Giant BBQ prawns
Roasted fennel, BBQ pointed cabbage, and harissa oil

Wine suggestion: Chardonnay
Villehaute, Pays d’Oc, France
Green fruit, hazelnut, butter, oak-aged

BBQ Hamburger
Bacon, aged cheese, tomato relish, lettuce, onion rings, and piccalilly-mayonnaise

Wine suggestion: Cabernet Sauvignon
La Belle, Pays d’Oc, France
Blackcurrant, mint, cedarwood

Red carrot burger
Carrot-beetroot burger, pickled yellow beet, lettuce, onion chutney, pomegranate ketchup, and vegan mayonnaise

Wine suggestion: Montepulciano d’Abruzzo
Talamonti Moda, Abruzzo, Italy
Cherries, blackberries, herbs, vanilla, juicy

*All main courses are served with fresh fries, mayonnaise, and coleslaw.

Eton mess

Hibiscus-rosewater mascarpone, pistachio, meringue, and honey

Wine suggestion: Riesling
Beerenauslese, Moselland, Rheinhessen, Germany
Intense, sweet, honey, apricot

Pumpkin spice marshmallow with vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce

Wine suggestion: Red Muscadel
Rietvallei, Breede River Valley, South Africa
Sweet, grapes, raisins, orange peel

Join us for a delightful lunch, drink, or dinner during during the festive season at Waag in our beautifully decorated venue and make your reservation now.

Opening hours:

Monday, December 25th
11:00 – 23:00 uur

Tuesday, December 26th
11:00 – 23:00 uur

Sunday, December 31st
11:00 – 20:00 uur

Monday, January 1st
12:00 – 22:00 uur

Aalmarkt 21
2311EC, Leiden

Opening hours:
Open 7 days a week! Sunday till Tuesday: 11:00 – 22:00 Wednesday: 10:00 – 22:00 Thursday till Saturday: 10:00 – 01:00

Special notes:
– On Friday, April 26th, we are open from 10:00 – 02:30 AM
– On Saturday, April 27th, we are open from 10:00 – 01:00 AM

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