Van der Valk Hotel Sassenheim-Leiden

About Restaurant Nest

A la carte Restaurant

We are pleased to introduce our brand new 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.

Starters

Bread € 6.50

Aioli | Garlic butter | Butter | Olive oil

 Carpaccio Classic € 12.75

Carpaccio | Truffle mayonnaise | Arugula | Pine nuts |

Grana Padano  | Crostini

 Steak tartare € 13.75

Holstein beef tartare | Amaranth | Cream of Bloater |

Herring Caviar | Pickle

 Scottish salmon € 12.75

À la minute smoked Scottish salmon | Quinoa | Dragon pea cream | Mustard ice cream

 Tomato soup Classic € 5.75

Roma tomato | Basilicum cress  | Mascarpone

 Eel in green herb soup € 8.50

Green herb soup | Smoked Eel | Fennel | Spinach | Potato

 Shrimp Cocktail € 14.50

Salad of Dutch shrimp | Cocktail sauce | Tomato | Chive | Granny Smith

 Mushrooms Dordogne € 12.25

Beer battered mushrooms | Dordogne spices | Garlic sauce

 Oysters ½ dozen € 12.50 | 1 dozen € 21.50

Oysters | Red wine vinegar | Shallot | Lemon

Entree Parade | € 16.50 p.p.

Gamba | Pata negra | Oysters | Soup | Beef tartare
Minimum of 2 persons

Dinner | Meat dishes

Schnitzel Classic € 16.75

Sprout stew | Crispy bacon | Lemon | Gravy

Lady steak (120 gr) or Daddy steak (200 gr) € 21.50 | € 24.50

Tenderloin steak | | Potato mousseline | Bio-seasonal

vegetables | Beech mushrooms | Red wine sauce 

                       ‘Mechelse Koekoek’ € 19.50                     

Pan-Roasted Chicken | Roseval | Zucchini | Roasted tomatoes |

Homemade apple compote

 Spareribs Classic € 19.00

Livar pig | BBQ | Dry rub | Memphis style | Garlic

Surf and Turf € 27.50

Tenderloin steak | Lobster | Green asparagus | Artichoke |

Beurre blanc

Calf’s liver € 19.50
Onion | Bacon | Spinach | Apple | Calvados | Gravy

Red deer filet € 25.50

Salsify | Chanterelles | Sprout leaves | Stewed pear |

Shallot-port sauce

Chef’s Signature Menu

 Having trouble to decide and would you like to be surprised?

3-course € 34.50 | 4-course € 39.50 | 5-course € 44.50

Matching wine arrangement
3-course € 19.50 | 4-course € 24.00 | 5-course € 29.50

‘Chefs favorite’
“Chateau Briand | Prime select”
For 2 persons | € 27.50 p.p.

Tenderloin (±600gram) from the Mibrasa charcoal oven
Served with: Bearnaise sauce | Chestnut mushrooms |
Pommes neuf | Organic seasonal vegetables

Dinner | Fish dishes

Mussels from Zeeland € 19.50

Mussel pan | White wine | Garlic | Lemon | Ravigotte sauce

Salmon fillet € 21.50

Poached | Bio-seasonal vegetables | Hollandaise sauce |

Hand-rolled couscous

Norwegian codfish € 20.50

Winter codfish | Mustard crumb | Potato mousseline |

Wild spinach | Tomato | Purslane

Gamba’s in garlic € 24.50

Tiger prawns | Ratatouille | Antiboise | Spring onions | Lime

Fried lobster | € 32.50

Leek | Eigenheimer potato | Parmesan | Sour cream

Dinner | Vegetarian dishes

Vegetable quiche € 14.75

Vegetable pie | Bio–seasonal vegetables | Roasted tomato |

Conchiglie € 14.75

Duxelle | Arugula | Beech mushrooms | Truffle | Grana Padano

Dessert

Crème Brûlée Classic € 8.75  

White chocolate | Cane sugar | Salted caramel ice cream

Koffie Pot € 9.50

Kahlua | Coffee bean | Praliné | Pear | Toffee

Tropical € 9.50  

Panna Cotta | Mango | Coconut | Passion fruit | Pistachio

Dame Blanche Classic € 8.50

Vanilla | Chocolate | Cream | Almond

Sorbets € 6.75

Homemade Sorbets | Fruit | Tuille | Limon cress

‘Chef’s favourite’

Dessert parade 

For 2 persons | € 9.75 p.p.

Parade of the nicest mini desserts from the Pastry Chef

Cheese € 9.75

Selection of several cheeses | Nut bread | Marmalades 

To be served with coffee or tea € 4.00

Homemade friandises (coffee or tea not included)