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Restaurant Pannenkoekenhuis De Witte Swaen

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Dorpsstraat 11-13, 1151 AC Broek in Waterland, The Netherlands
020 4031525
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were searching for a nice place for a simple lunch outside Amsterdam, not too touristic and open on Monday. Specially the last condition is not easy to fulfill. After a long search, we decided to try De Witte Swaen and we were very happy we did. The restaurant is located in an intimate old house with a little terrace,... More 

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Holland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there with our family friend “ Tante Willy” a lovely senior Lady who lived most of her early years in the area and has frequented this place for a very long time indeed. She told us that we were going to a very Dutch traditional place and indeed it turns out they mostly specialize in pancakes ( for... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

I went there after my bike ride to Broek in Waterland. I was nice and hot and got a lovely seat in the shade. It was lunchtime so I ordered a hot chocolate and an omelette with mushrooms. Both were delicious and the bill was very reasonable. I could have stayed longer it was so peaceful.

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Snaith, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Called her after a walk around this lovely village. Although there wasn't a huge selection of cakes, they were very good. I had the chocolate cake. It was a large slice and very tasty. The coffee was good too.

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Thank YorksUKYorksUK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

I rode a bike there from Amsterdam through the country (it was easy to do with the app on my phone "CityMaps2Go") and it was a beautiful ride through the country. I found the restaurant without a problem (again with the app) and I had a great Dutch "Pancake" (really dessert). I had the apples, cinnamon, whipped cream and ice... More 

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Purmerend, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

My (Scottish/Dutch) wife and I have been coming to this very 'old Dutch' styled pancakes restaurant for years, often with friends or family, Dutch or international. Their selection of pancakes is really big, but if you want to make your own creation, or add extra toppings for a small extra fee, than that's no problem. The pancakes have always been... More 

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County Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Out riding out bike rentals and just happened to come upon this restaurant!! Packed with locals and friendly service!! Great selection of tasty Dutch Pancakes! Our group of 5 were all delighted with our choices!! Will be back!!!

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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

The only reason I'm not giving a 5 star reviews because we waited for our coffee & tea until after we finished the pancake; the staff was very friendly though, so I didn't get mad. Frequented by a lot of Dutch people (which I take is a good sign). The pancake did not disappoint, in fact, the best I've had... More 

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Bournemouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

In a lovely old building in the very pretty village of Broek in Waterland (easy 10 min bus ride from Amsterdam Central Station) this restaurant is a real treat. Mainly a pacake house but when we visited on Saturday evening there was a wider menu including lovely fish and meat dishes which we enjoyed. Cosy relaxing interior and staff could... More 

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York, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

What a nice treat! I had some time to burn while in Amsterdam for business. I rented a bicycle from the hotel headed North, and stumbled into this restaurant mid afternoon. Filled with seemingly local folks. The Napoli pancake was delicious with a beer. Fine, fine choice

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Dutch, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dorpsstraat 11-13, 1151 AC Broek in Waterland, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Broek in Waterland
  • Phone Number: 020 4031525
Description
Tel. 020 4031525. Open 12.00 - 2400

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?