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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
11:00 - 22:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Los Angeles, California
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After having this place recommended to me by a friend, I thought I'd give it a try. When we first walked in to the restaurant, we waited about fifteen minutes to be seated. This wasn't a huge deal but they did have extra seating downstairs and for some reason they didn't want to seat people there. After finally being seated... More 

Thank Celisa W
London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish I could rate the service and food separately. As I can't I have given this an 'Average' rating. The pancakes are very good, but the service is terrible. The location is very busy and the staff seem to be short. It took forever to order, and then to pay the bill. I would definitely recommend not going to... More 

1 Thank AllieFromDown
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for desserts on monday because we heard you get some discount on monday, and so it was. We had two enormous pancakes, one with maple and butter (which was amazing) and the other with banana and chocolate sauce (which was good). We were 3 people and we couldn't finish it. It was very very good!! The place was... More 

Thank Keren N
London, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wrote a review earlier and that review was for the food only! revisited this place as I wanted another chocolaty pancake! But this time around it was the worst! Service is absolutely dreadful! Long wait for any service! food, drinks, bill! The dessert was the highlight of this place in my first visit. So I wanted one after my... More 

Thank TravelWithKel
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a really good place, very cosy. Best price on Monday and I need to tell you that the sweet crepes are the best :)

Thank AlicejaneEvans
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been to My Old Dutch in Holborn for this first time this noon with my girlfriend and had a awkward experience. The manager was VERY VERY VERY arrogant towards the staff, shouting at them and acting like a slave master... This totally ruined my experience, couldn't even finish my meal... I wanted to literally stand up and punch the guy,... More 

Thank VinnyDomenegheti
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited the Holborn restaurant as well as the Chelsea one in Kings Road, but the Holborn one wins in terms of service and efficiency. I come here regularly, at least once a month, and I am always impressed and content with the food. My personal favourites are the butterscotch pancakes with berries and cream, as well as the... More 

Thank Naseha Y
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If we had not wait for 1 hour to get 4 plates of pancakes, I would've given 5-stars as the pancakes were nice. We were having a little birthday celebration for my friend, so I order for one plate of pancakes with a candle to be served after our dinner, but the waiter was too careless that he served that... More 

Thank Fatin F
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147 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I popped in for lunch, started with a portion of bitterballen. They were freshly fried and tasty, but then I had an awful portion of poorly warmed up poffertjes, the butter never even started to melt on them. These poffertjes are not freshly made,they taste as if they are prepared somewhere else and are then warmed up in the microwave,... More 

Thank bookworm48London
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We seem to find our way here every couple of years or so - used to luv it, but it has definitely not kept up the standard as the prices have crept up. Visited for tea on 28 October. A big plus was the gluten free Amsterdammer - but I had to search around for the apple and bacon -... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Dutch, European, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Holborn

Neighbourhood Profile
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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