Van der Valk Hotel Sassenheim-Leiden

About Restaurant Nest

A la carte Restaurant

We are pleased to introduce our á la carte Restaurant Nest to you. Here you will discover delicious organic dishes, expertly prepared by our experienced chefs. A festive family evening, a romantic dinner or a cozy brunch; at Restaurant Nest you are welcome for every occasion. To avoid disappointment we advise you to book a table.

Check out our new menu:

Starters

‘Chef’s favorite’
Amalgamation of foie gras and langoustine €16.50
Duck liver | Tartar of langoustine | Foam of shellfish

Bread €6.95
Tomato tapenade | Butter | Olive tapenade

Mussel soup €7.50
Celeriac | Mussels | Crème fraîche       

Oyster mushroom soup €6.50
Oyster mushrooms | Porcini mushrooms | Sherry | Cream

Carpaccio classic €12.75
Carpaccio | Basil mayonnaise | Arugula | Pine nuts | Grana Padano | Crostini

Homemade paté 9.50
Compote of figs | Crumble of hazelnut | Toasted Turkish bread

Mozzarella €9.75
Burrata | Compote of tomato | Basil | Lavender oil

Gambas to share (2 per person) p.p. €6.50
Gambas | Patatas bravas | Crumble of olives | Aioli

Dutch raw herring  €9.50
Dutch herring | Rye bread | Pickled tuber |
Granité of lemon and algae 

Oysters ½ dozen €12.50 | 1 dozen €21.50
Oysters with red wine vinegar | Shallot | Ponzu | Spring onion | Lemon

Dinner | Fish dishes

‘Chef’s favorite’
Seabass with salty crust | for 2 persons €27.50 p.p.
Seabass in classic salty crust met green asparagus

Dorade €22.50
Chorizo | Red onion | Tomato | Celeriac

Salmon filet €21.50
Razor shell | Vongole | Carrots | Verveine | Herring caviar

Filet of sole €38.00
Fried on the fishbone | Roseval potato | Dragon | Shellfish gravy

Lobster Singapore style €32.50
½ lobster | Madame Jeanette | Lime | Ginger | Colored tomato

Mussels Classic €20.75
Mussel pan | Herbs | Riesling 

Mussels “Nest” €20.75
Mussel pan | Herb butter | Shallot

Mussels Thai Flavour €20.75
Mussel pan | Chili pepper | Sereh | Ginger | Coriander

Dinner | Meat dishes

‘Chef’s favorite’

Fillet pigeon | €29.50
Grilled potato with thyme and rosemary |
Various mushrooms | Gravy of sage

Schnitzel classic €17.25
Tartar sauce | Fresh salad | Lemon | Fries

Tournedos (180 gr) €25.50
Fillet of beef | Carré potato | Vegetables | Onion cream | Coffee gravy

Cornfed chicken €19.50
Cornfed chicken | Risotto | Parmesan gravy |
Structures of spring onion and sweet onion

Spare ribs €19.00
Pork rib | BBQ lacquer | Fresh salad

Steak tartar €21.50
For the lovers: steak tartare prepared at your table

Fillet of beef €21.50
Baked in the pan | Navarin of vegetables | Truffle gravy 

Lamb fillet €27.50
Lamb fillet on the bone | Thyme | Ras el hanout

Dinner | Vegetarian dishes

Puffed brie €16.75
Mini brie | Young vegetables | Black pasta | Basil

Lemon risotto €14.75
Lemon | Samphire | Structures of parmesan

Dinner | Dry aged dishes

Striploin - MRIJ beef sirloin steak
250 grams | €27.50

Ribeye roll - MRIJ beef ribeye
250 grams | €27.50

T-bone - Simmentaler beef T-bone
450 grams | €32.50

Beefburger - Simmental beef burger
per piece of 200 grams | €18.50

'Chef's favorite': Tomahawk - MRIJ beef rib steak
per piece of approx. 1200 grams (to share or not to share :-)) | €70.00

Our dishes will be served with: green asparagus, fries and béarnaise sauce.

Dessert

Crème brûlée new style €8.75
Salted chocolate |  Syrup waffle ice cream | Caramel chocolate peanuts | Toffee

Churros €8.50
White chocolate mayonnaise | Confiture | Apple

Dutch strawberries €8.50
Marinated strawberries | Black pepper | Atsina | Basil ice cream

Panna cotta €7.50
Coconut | Granite white chocolate | Crémeux of citrus

Warm waffle €6.75
Sugar waffle | Warm from the waffle iron | Vanilla ice cream

Cheese €10.75
Selection of several cheeses | Nut bread | Marmalades 

Coffee or tea €6.75
Cup of coffee or tea with homemade friandises

‘Chef’s favorite’
Dessert parade | from 2 persons €9.75 p.p.
Parade of the nicest mini desserts from the pastry chef

Table reservations at Restaurant Nest 

To avoid disappointments we advise you to book a table.

Click here for table reservations for lunch or dinner at à la carte Restaurant Nest.

Unfortunately, we cannot honour any requests regarding a specific table or corner in our restaurant, but we will always take the size of your party into consideration. We kindly thank you for understanding.

***Above 10 persons, we offer a special menu to limit the waiting period at the restaurant. Please ask our reception for more information.