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The Pancake Place

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108 High Street, Elgin IV30 1BW, Scotland
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Nairn, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We enjoyed our visit. Were seated quickly and the booth seating although looking a little dated was comfortable. Maybe a touch up of the existing chairs and tables could be done but I'd not suggest swapping out for chairs. They don't make it easy to find a menu online in advance of going but the menu is availible outside and... More 

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Thank DavidMacarthur
Fraserburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Soup of the day was tomato.tasted horrible.very over priced.£3.50.medium fresh orange £2.50.tasted as if it was from a cheap carton from a supermarket.just a few other costemers in,service is very slow.almost ended up walking out.only came here cos its sunday and most other places were closed.but would not recommend or come back

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Thank steven6765
Buckie, Scotland, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here around 1030 am as no where else open for breakfast. Only two waitresses on and it was quite busy. Service a bit slow but very friendly, a bit expensive for what it was. Breakfasts although done in deep fat fryer and cheaper items it was freshly cooked. Would go back as service friendly. Could do with another waitress... More 

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Thank joannai997
Hopeman, United Kingdom
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178 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

After picking up our grand daughter from school and a brief shopping expedition, we called at the. Pancake Place for a snack. The seating near the entrance and tables were too low, although we were offered seating further into the restaurant. Service was reasonably quick and the two waitresses that served us were very friendly. However I felt prices were... More 

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Thank alister b
Inverness, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Visited for our lunch place has never changed however the service and standards certainly have. Was seated promptly however after having placed order for two soup and Sandwich deals proceeded to wait 20 minutes for it. Then soup was gloupy and lukewarm. Sandwich was limp and unappealing. 10 minutes after notifying waitress about soup temperature was still waiting for it... More 

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Thank Martin M
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

First and the last time here... Place itself is ok, booths are nice, place is rather clean. But food and service are not so good. Waitress made mistake with daughter's order - fortunately correct one came quick. But that's the end of good news. I ordered veggie burger - which is a plain bun and burger, no tomato or lettuce,... More 

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Thank MartaScotland
Hayling Island, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Visiting our daughter and on her recommendation we visited the Pancake Place. Friendly staff and quick service. My wife had soup and a sandwich, my daughter pancakes and I the BFG burger. All hot, fresh and good value. Well worth the visit and would recommend.

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Thank Terry W
Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Very few restaurants were open on Sunday and we picked the worst of them -a round of sandwiches on not very fresh bread and ghastly margarine followed by huge, tasteless pancakes - good grief you would be hard pushed to find worse food at the price they charge - it was £20 for this damned rubbish. I would say avoid... More 

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Thank Fiona M
Dufftown, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Used to come here quite often and it was ok. Never been anything special, but today was shocking. Daughter had sausages, chips and beans and they were just cheap fried to a crisp sausages with greasy chips and cheap beans. I had a burger and there are some burger vans that serve better meat than the burger I had. Overpriced... More 

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Lossiemouth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

If your just looking for a breakfast deal this is the place, you are met by a friendly member staff , shown to your table offered a drink while allowing you time to look at the menu before ordering, service is quick and pricing is also good , located on the high street Elgin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Scottish, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 High Street, Elgin IV30 1BW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Moray  >  Elgin

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?