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De Smickel

Lange Brinkweg 26, 3764 AD Soest, The Netherlands
+31 35 601 6527
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good49%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (25 reviews)
“dutch pancake” (4 reviews)
“pizza” (4 reviews)
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Dutch, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lange Brinkweg 26, 3764 AD Soest, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

1st time to a pancake restaurant in Holland The savoury pancakes are like a good Italian restaurant pizza but with a twist and so much better. I will visit De Smickel the most famous pancake restaurant in Netherlands every time I visit friends in Soest...More

Thank Gudfort
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

The best Restaurant ever, very good waiters are very friendly, beautiful place, and the best pannenkoeken ever

Thank Ettore M
Reviewed July 26, 2017

Huge pizza size pannekoeken...De Smickel is Central Holland's favorite. Sweet and savory choices like speck and kaas, smoked turkey, cheese and egg, chocolate and walnuts, fresh fruit w/cinnamon...dozens of options. Fast friendly service!

Thank Larry M
Reviewed July 23, 2017

For the best pancakes you have to go to this place. Yes the "standard" pancakes but also different kind of panckes/panpizza's. Thick, well filled with all kind of food stuff you choose. Fills a stomach of a human being. I came here since I was...More

Thank MrCanada
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

I have ben eating my pizza sized dutch pancakes here for 37 years. The atmosphere and the quality has been among the best in Holland. It's still the old farmhouse tastefully decorated and sand on the floor. On a nice day you can also eat...More

Thank Ken S
Reviewed January 17, 2017

In the old farmhouse, build in 1808. opened in 1972 Mr. Tom Meijer an authentic Old Dutch Pancake farm. Now run by his grandson, After 40 years this pancake house is one of the most interesting buildings in Soest. Soest is near the Royal palace...More

Thank joannes2033
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

Recently enjoyed another delicious dinner at this restaurant and again the meal was fantastic! We visit this restaurant every now and then for special occasions and the food is just superb. Staff is professional and friendly. Tip: make a booking to avoid disappointment.

Thank CarolineBakker
Reviewed September 18, 2016

Awesome! very nice ambience, great pancakes! Tried it first time and will not be the last visit there!

Thank Susanne W
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Used to take our kids here, and now we still go there at least once while in Holland. Usually with friends and family. Still cannot finish their pancakes, which are huge and Americans are baffled by the enormous size, varietes etc. Fun both inside and...More

Thank Beatrice C
Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Pancake restaurants are a dime a dozen in the Netherlands, especially is the more touristic areas around Soest. De Smickel sets itself apart, not particularly due to the food (more about that later), but by the ambiance and location. The restaurant is set in an...More

Thank Michael F
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May 20, 2016|
Response from JadeHouse | Reviewed this property |
You can phone them. +31-35-6016527. They do not reserve per email. I suspect someone speaks English, or possibly everyone does. Dinnertime starting at 5:30 pm is possibly busier than lunchtime, The website doesn't have an... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lange Brinkweg 26, 3764 AD Soest, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Utrecht Province  >  Soest
  • Phone Number: +31 35 601 6527
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