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Upstairs pancakes

Grimburgwal 2, 1012 GA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 626 5603
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Dutch, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Grimburgwal 2, 1012 GA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Neighborhood: Red Light District (De Wallen)
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were quite lucky as we did not make a reservation but a different couple was 10min late and they gave us their table. I ordered a sweet Bali pancake and my husband ordered a savory bacon and cheese. They were both so filling. I...More

Thank Agnieszka W
Reviewed 6 days ago

In one of the smallest and old buildings in Amsterdam you will find the best pancakes , salty and sweet..if you have the courage to climb narrow stairs and have made reservations as it only has 4 tables..place is not expensive but it's worth the...More

Thank ElenieAthensGreece
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't miss this little treasure while in Amsterdam! I tried to visit last year, but it was closed :( I came back to Amsterdam this week and went directly to eat pancakes! Very steep stairway leads you to a tiny 4 table restaurant. The owners...More

Thank Duncansmommy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You could so easily miss this place as you walk past, but if you're lucky enough, you'll spot it and climb up the steep stairs to the treat that awaits you at the top. Wonderful selection of Dutch pancakes, sweet and savoury. Very nice staff....More

Thank Zutot6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We was planning to have a pancake in this charming place but we didn't know that you need a reservation to get a table. However we was very lucky as the waiter managed to squeeze us in but for only 45 mins. That was more...More

Thank Romeo V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Get up them stairs and get a top pancake, crazy stairs and the smallest gaff you will find, 4 tables, great service and staff and the food is superb, best pancakes i ever had.. Brilliant 😆😆

Thank Alex E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Reviews often rank this place first among the pancake places in Amsterdam and I wouldn't disagree. Enough delicious sweet and savory offerings to please most. And served in a charming tiny space with its teapot festooned ceiling. With only 4 tables it is chancy to...More

Thank ThomasT607
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing pancakes- so many to choose from sweet and savoury. Very small- 3 tables- you must book! Very steep stairs to get to restaurant.

Thank Spaulsy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

4 desk Restaurant with a max. capasity of 17/18 guests at a time make it the probably smallest Restaurant in Europa or the Netherlands, but for sure in Amsterdam. Pancake variety is limited, but sufficiant, and it is better to have a limited choice of...More

Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

With only 4 tables I'd recommend calling or being flexible if you stop by, My husband had the queen which was recommended and very good, but I had a daily special with brie, bacon, and honey and it was AMAZING. Sweet and savory and wonderful....More

Thank chloesmomNJ
Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the
Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its
saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to
view some of the city’s most picturesque canals,
historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples
of traditional local architecture – not to mention
Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist
temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some
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What time do they open?
February 14, 2016|
Response from benedetta r | Reviewed this property |
12 to 6 p.m.
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Do you have an email address I could send a question? I only see a phone # on your website & no Facebook page. I'd prefer not to call to avoid international calling fees (from the US).
February 12, 2016|
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Response from j9smith | Reviewed this property |
There is no email, you must call them for reservations
Erin G
Do they have any gluten free pancakes?
February 28, 2017|
Response from Arno J | Property representative |
No they are very smaal and have only normal pancakes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $13
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Cash Only, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grimburgwal 2, 1012 GA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Neighborhood: Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 626 5603
  • E-mail