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Restaurant Pannenkoekenhuis De Witte Swaen

Dorpsstraat 11-13, 1151 AC Broek in Waterland, The Netherlands
+31 20 403 1525
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pancakes” (28 reviews)
“omelette” (3 reviews)
“ham” (2 reviews)
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Dutch, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Dorpsstraat 11-13, 1151 AC Broek in Waterland, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hired bikes to escape Amsterdam and headed north through the waterlands to Broek. There we stumbled across the pancake house and had THE most delicious pancakes, the HUGEST apple pie and great teas and drinks, all provided very smilingly. Very satisfied all round!

Thank sbizzle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're visiting Amsterdam, try to get up to Broek in Waterland, a kind of Walt Disney version of Holland--except genuine. Dating back centuries, with the original homes built on cowhide insulation against the encroaching water below, and mired in religious strife at various times,...More

Thank ProfessorEnglish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They serve much more than a pancake. Ask for other menu.Your able to sit outside on a sunny day. Lovely fresh salads.

Thank Pastorie52
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think it's the best in Broek in Waterland. Great, savory, kind of local food. Fantastic service. I went solo but it is perfect fro families, couples, etc,

Thank joseelias2015
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

An wide selection of savoury and sweet pancakes. Service was quick and price very reasonable. Also extra items to order on the Dutch menu.

Thank shaofoong
Reviewed May 24, 2017

We first found this charming pancake place when we visited friends in Broek in Waterland. Just off the plane in the middle of the afternoon we were looking forward to relaxing with a beer or glass of wine. Our friends were a bit stumped as...More

Thank Leonie C
Reviewed May 20, 2017

First: to not assume these are "street pancakes". You know, the fast-food-pancakes you find in any city, all having the same [lack of] taste, flooded with sugar-like chemicals. These are home pancakes. Made from scratch, with the ingredients you choose (gluten free, if you want,...More

Thank noomsaabroot
Reviewed May 18, 2017

Many of the pancake houses in Amsterdam will serve you re-heated, pre made pancakes. This place makes them up lovingly from scratch. The chef brought them out and proudly lay them out before us and we dug in. They were tender, flavorful, fresh. The fact...More

1  Thank Hikingrrrl
Reviewed May 12, 2017

This is a lovely place to get a very good lunch. It is a small restaurant in a small town, but the food and the service is great. I have been there several times and they never disappointed me.

Thank Marcel P
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Excellent Dutch pancakes! Very nice atmosphere and many options. Great location right off main road with bike parking.

Thank Robert A
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, 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: +31 20 403 1525
Tel. 020 4031525. Open 12.00 - 2400
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