About Live Cooking

Live Cooking buffet

From 28 November to 19 December 2021, the Live Cooking dinner buffet will be closed. Instead, we will temporarily serve the Sunday Brunch from 12:30 to approx. 15:00 on Saturdays.

Book the Saturday brunch

Of course we would like to welcome you for a pleasant evening with friends and/or family! Fun and supervised children's activities are organized in the World Eaters Kids corner.

Take a peek at the Live Cooking part of our Nest restaurant through a Virtual Tour.

For the latest information on our COVID19 measures, please view this page

Opening hours

The Live Cooking Dinner Buffet is closed from Sunday 28 November to Sunday 19 December 2021. This will be followed by the Christmas period. You can make a table reservation for Saturdays from January 2022, then the following opening hours apply:

Saturdays from 5:30 tot 9:30PM, with the exception of the dates listed below:

  • Saturday, January 1, 2022

Prices 2021


  • Adults: € 47,50 p.p. 
  • Children (3 to 12 yrs): € 22,50 p.p. 

Prices include house wine, draft beer, water, soft drinks and coffee / tea. Maximum 6 alcoholic drinks per person. Adjusted rates apply on public holidays.

Book a table

Making a table reservation for Live Cooking Sassenheim is necessary. This can only be done by telephone via the reception on telephone number +31(0)252-219019.

Live Cooking Van der Valk Sassenheim - Leiden is open from Friday to Sunday. To avoid disappointment, we recommend booking a table. We would like to draw your attention to the following:

  • Unfortunately, we cannot accept preferences regarding the size and / or location of your table. We will always reserve a cozy table for you and take into account the size of your party and also the Corona measures.
  • For groups of more than 10 people it is not always possible to guarantee one long table. We kindly thank you for understanding.
  • Please note that at our Live Cooking Diner, payment is made in advance. With this we want to avoid a waiting time after your dinner and by this, we hope to be able to offer you even better service.

If you have any questions, we are happy to help. You can reach us by telephone on telephone number +31(0)252-219019 or you can email us at sassenheim@valk.com.

Live Cooking Van der Valk Sassenheim is looking forward to seeing you!

Live Cooking Menu

The Live Cooking menu depends on seasonal products and is subject to changes. Our menus can be found on this page of our web app. (Possible updates subject to change, menus will be online as soon they are final).

More Live Cooking activities

Our famous Van der Valk Sunday Brunch takes place on Sunday, where we would of course be happy to welcome you for a cozy brunch with the whole family! We also regularly have an extensive lunch buffet, so feel free to contact us to sign up for this. Our Banquet Sales team is happy to tell you when the next opportunity is; you can reach them by telephone on tel. +31(0)252-462255.