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GJ's Dutch Pancake Bar

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Dutch, Fast Food
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3 South Street | EX34 7BB, Woolacombe, England
+44 1271 870992
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Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Description: GJ's Dutch Pancake Bar is the only shop in England that specializes in...
GJ's Dutch Pancake Bar is the only shop in England that specializes in sweet and savory pancakes. Service with a big S and the best pancakes are the only things on the menu.
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Visitor rating
  • 73
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Pancakes

Visited the Pancake bar today, the service was excellent,the pancakes were fresh, hot and tasty. We will visit again on our next visit to Woolacombe.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
James W
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
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95 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Dartford
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We never saw the man that everyone has mentioned. A girl served us. Like alot of the reviews state where was the nutella!? The pancake was made fresh in front of you but the smallest scraping of nutella was put on with the back of a spoon and couldn't be tasted. I also paid for squirty cream to be added...... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

Visited the Pancake bar today, the service was excellent,the pancakes were fresh, hot and tasty. We will visit again on our next visit to Woolacombe.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Always have a pancake at this place. Daughter loves it. Nice friendly guy. Definately a must visit place. Nice and clean, can sit outside on the bench or on the benches inside.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Great pancakes, great service. I would definitely recommend if you want a tasty snack at a reasonable price.

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Surrey, England
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We visit GJ's every time we go on holiday to this area and have never been disappointed. Large pancakes, freshly made with a good choice of fillings. The owner is really friendly and was happy for us to sit inside.

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Just been to the new Ilfracombe branch, lovely chocco pancake with ice cream and maltesers deffo great easter treat for children and adults.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I had a savoury and sweet pancake to share with the other half, both of which were delicious but the sweet chocolate one won. Nice bench outside to eat them on as had dogs. Friendly staff. I would say that we would have liked a bit more for our money...but that might be because it was so nice! Would go... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Lovely pancakes bought on the way back from surfing! good choice and great fillings - my two sons took the simple ones with sugar and lemon bu thou could go mad!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Unfortunately, GJ, who sounds a happy friendly chap from other reviews, wasn't there and we struggled to get a smile out of the girl working there. We chose savoury pancakes which were disappointing. In addition, once the fillings were put on they were rolled up and microwaved to heat the filling! Maybe this is normal but I was surprised by... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Nice treat for the kids, which they really enjoyed. Adults had savoury ones and we were expecting a little bit more from a shop that makes just pancakes, but didn't quite meet up to expectations.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3 South Street | EX34 7BB, Woolacombe, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Woolacombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 870992

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 6
  • Cuisine: Dutch, Fast Food

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

GJ's Dutch Pancake Bar is the only shop in England that specializes in sweet and savory pancakes. Service with a big S and the best pancakes are the only things on the menu.

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