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Upstairs pancakes

Grimburgwal 2, 1012 GA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 626 5603
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pancakes” (301 reviews)
“bacon cheese” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Dutch, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Grimburgwal 2, 1012 GA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pancakes are absolutely delicious. Very friendly service and a great nook. Coffee was good as well. Would love to go back!

Thank pragya g
Reviewed 1 week ago

Imagine you come visit your grandmother, who lives in an old house with a very steep staircas and then you sit in her oldfashioned kitchen. Abba is playing on the radio and portraits of the dutch royal family as well as old teacups graze the...More

Thank Kaiserin A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found out about this absolute gem of a place through Tripadvisor and decided to visit on Friday for brunch, we hadn't booked a table so we got there early and waited for it to open at 12pm. Luckily we were the second couple through...More

Thank CM2887
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely the best pancakes Ive ever had in the world. I called and made a reservation before getting on my flight to Amsterdam, and this was our first meal when we arrived. We ordered a savory one and a sweet one to share, both were...More

Thank Kyna C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to book a table before you come because this is a small place with only 4 tables. We had both sweet and savory pancake, and I liked the savory better. They had great tea to go with the pancakes as well. This pancake...More

Thank ann_cao
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you can make it up the hilariously steep stairs, you'll find a cute and quirky little pancake cafe. Delicious pancakes and decent coffee. Very eccentric and cosy.

1  Thank Jennie A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant itself is located in a small building and you have to climb steep stairs to get there, but I think it was a part of the fun. It's a very small restaurant with very sweet and cute decor. The staff are very nice,...More

1  Thank Gabi P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You have to visit this place! It’s easy to miss with it’s small entrance and steep stairs, but once inside this place is quirky and full of character. I had the Hawaii pancakes and it was seriously the best pancake I’ve ever eaten.

1  Thank Shanna H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The pancake tastes as good as it looks. Trust me. A very cozy little restaurant. There are 4 tables. I believe they can host about 20 persons max so book a reservation if you want to enjoy that place longer.

1  Thank Barna B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing service, such a cute little place, definitely have to go just for the novelty, on top of that they honestly do the best pancakes I’ve ever ever had !! So so so tasty !! Absolutely MUST when visiting Amsterdam!

Thank Gabrielle O
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Jessica L
6 November 2017|
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Response from Arno J | Property representative |
You can reserve a week in advance
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Cherry M
10 October 2017|
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Response from ElenieAthensGreece | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know they dont offer gluten free food..menu is small
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15 February 2016|
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12 to 6 p.m.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grimburgwal 2, 1012 GA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Neighbourhood: Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 626 5603
Description
Smallest pancake restaurant in Europe on 2nd floor of a 16th century building. Restaurant excist already since 1961. All pancakes are made from scratch. We are famous for our homemade cream. Also many celebrities, like Anthony Bourdai, Seth Mayer and the real houswives of Beverly Hills, have taped some shows in Upstairs.
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