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My Old Dutch - Holborn

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131-132 High Holborn | Holborn, London WC1V 6PS, England
+44 20 7242 5200
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11:00 - 22:30
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Sun 11:00 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Seven work friends have just enjoyed a delicious lunch at My Old Dutch. We ate a mixture of savoury pancakes (chilli con carne, duck, Greek, asparagus and MOD) one sweet pancake (apple and cinnamon) and salad and fries. All were delicious and filling. I want to make a special mention about the staff, all of whom were friendly, polite, quick... More 

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Thank Robin B
Bristol, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Came here when meeting friends. Huge Pancakes, and really enjoyable fillings, everyone enjoyed what they had. The milkshakes are also really great. Will return again when back in london!

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Thank stevenharrington1
Hong Kong, China
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a 3 minute walk from Holborn underground station. Was actually heading towards Dominoes to get pizza when I passed by this shop. I mean who can resist pancakes right? 😆 staff was nice and initiatively told me that there was a £5 something deal but I could not use it if I wanna order what I wanted. So i... More 

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Thank CChanny
London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went here for dinner as a group of 8 friends. The pancakes were huge and there is plenty of things to choose from on the menu. Who would've thought that your humble pancake could be turned into such a delicious meal? Go for an oreo milkshake to go with it - the oreo to ice cream ratio is just... More 

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Thank Fergal S
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A quick visit before going to The British Museum, and it did the job. The food was very nice, but the surroundings are cramped and shabby. Someone was complaining about the state of the toilets and their was an air of grubbiness. Very busy and constant turnover of people.

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Thank Onceawaitress
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The positive of My Old Dutch is that the food is nice and different to your average restaurant. However, that's if you can stick out the long wait to get the food and can heckle a waiter. When two of us turned up for a 3 person table, we were told by the soldier version of a waiter at the... More 

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1 Thank customerwhocares
London
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with a group of friends and we all had savoury pancakes. Found them to be very greasy and sloppy with cheap ingredients used on them, none of us enjoyed the food. The toilets were disgusting and smelly with flies and toilet roll all over the floor. Will not be returning.

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1 Thank Hannah_xo
London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They've got an enormous variety of pancakes. Dutch pancakes and American pancakes they have those both. Ask for their specialities and they'll truly suggest you the best. You'll get both sweet and savoury selections and I can vouch for both. Poffertjes are good enough though I personally didn't like it. Eggs florentine is my personal favourite from the Savoury selections.... More 

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Thank Tejvir S
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decent food, a bit expensive and a bit too noisy. Decoration is quite nice, quite friendly staff. It's a good place to have a pancake from time to time.

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Thank Joan C
Manchester, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered the poffertjes fruit & ice cake to share. The order took a long time to appear from the kitchen but we suspect that was due to the waitress forgetting to submit our order, which arrived shortly after we inquired about its whereabouts. The serving wasn't particularly large, the presentation of dishes leads to that perception. We were slightly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 25
Cuisine
Dutch, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131-132 High Holborn | Holborn, London WC1V 6PS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Holborn
  • Neighbourhood: Holborn
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7242 5200

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Holborn
Inner London’s busiest streets crisscross quiet cobbled lanes for an effect that can be urbane or quaint – or an intriguing blend of both – depending on the particular corner you turn. Due to its especially convenient location, bustling Holborn hosts an excellent range of hotels, eateries, and shops to suit practically any taste or budget. With major attractions like the British Museum and Somerset House as well as popular areas such as Covent Garden and Soho all just a short walk away, Holborn is a smart base from which to explore London.
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