Live Cooking Deluxe Christmas buffet

The Live Cooking Deluxe Christmas Buffet, in our Live Cooking restaurant, has been a household name in the region for Christmas for years! Enjoy the wide choice of delicious dishes and the best children's activities under supervision. Of course, Santa Claus also comes to visit us!

Live Cooking Deluxe Christmas buffet at Van der Valk

During the atmospheric Live Cooking Deluxe Christmas Buffet at Hotel Sassenheim-Leiden you will be warmly welcomed for one of the nicest evenings of the year. In the Live Cooking restaurant, enjoy our luxurious Christmas buffet with small appetizers, salads, fresh pizza from our own pizza oven, wok dishes, meat and fish from the plate, side dishes, sauces and a dazzling dessert buffet.

This Christmas special from Van der Valk Hotel Sassenheim - Leiden has been a popular experience for young and old for years, both for hotel guests and guests from the region! Everything is taken care of for you at our Live Cooking Deluxe Christmas Buffet. You can enjoy all the fun in the warm Christmas atmosphere for which Van der Valk is so famous.

We look forward to welcoming you! Santa Claus is also present. Of course, the youngest guests have also been thought of and there are fun activities under supervision in our children's corner.

When is the Live Cooking Deluxe Christmas Buffet?

  • Christmas eve, December 24th, 2024 | Start: 5:30 PM
  • Christmas day, December 25th, 2024 | Start: 6:30 PM
  • Boxing day, December 26th, 2024 | Start: 6:30 PM


  • Christmas eve (December 24th)
    • Adults: € 82,50 p.p.
    • Children (3 to 12 years): € 32,50 p.p.
  • Christmas day & boxing day (December 25th and 26th)
    • Adults: € 94,50 p.p.
    • Children (3 to 12 years): € 34,50 p.p.

Prices include house wine, draught beer, domestic spirits, water, soft drinks and coffee/tea, with a festive glass of bubbly on arrival. Maximum 6 alcoholic drinks per person.


Reservations for the Christmas buffet

Reservations for the Live Cooking Deluxe Christmas buffet are required. Please note:

  • Unfortunately, we cannot accept preferences regarding the size and / or location of your table during the Live Cooking Deluxe Christmas Buffet. We will always reserve a cozy table for you and take into account the size of your party;
  • We would like to point out that for groups of more than 10 people it is not always possible to guarantee one long table;
  • We would like to point out that you must pay the reservation amount in full. We must have received this payment no later than December 9th. The payment details are stated in the confirmation you receive by email;
  • Cancellation free of charge is possible until December 9th at the latest;
  • Changes in the number of persons and/or special diet / allergy wishes can be requested for until December 18th at the latest.

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Other Christmas activities

Would you rather enjoy a brunch at Christmas? Then choose the Live Cooking Deluxe Christmas BrunchOr go away for a weekend at Christmas and opt for our Christmas package, which includes the Live Cooking Deluxe Christmas Buffet! 

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