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Oudt Leyden

Steenstraat 49, 2312 BV, Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 513 3144
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (172 reviews)
“poffertjes” (7 reviews)
“mustard soup” (3 reviews)
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Dutch, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Steenstraat 49, 2312 BV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed today

We came here after arriving in Leiden in the afternoon. The restaurant wasn't busy at 4 pm, when we arrived. The food was delicious and we loved the pancakes. The service wasn't very quick, but every restaurant we ate at in the Netherlands also had...More

Thank Gahan
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was speechless when it served. It was big portion and the taste really really great. I can say pancakes at this place is the greatest I’ve ever tried in The Netherlands. The price is worth it with the size and the taste. I highly...More

Thank Diah A
Reviewed 6 days ago

It is always a challenge to be able to eat the whole thing! In one of the oldest places in the area, with lots of character! Go into the main dining room to see pictures of the place back in the day. Food is served...More

Thank Jodi A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We popped in for lunch one afternoon. The menu is quite extensive between sweet and savory style pancakes. Our food was very good and portions were more than ample.

Thank Dana F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We used to come to Oudt Leyden often when we lived in Holland five years ago, so we were looking forward to finally having our favorite pannenkoeken again! We were not disappointed! Our favorite is the “Appel en spek” (apple & bacon). The pancakes are...More

Thank jesshornell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a truly amazing place in the amazing city of Leiden. The choice of fillings for the pancakes is jaw dropping. I had cheese, ham and onion which was delicious. This is a must try!

Thank crawfie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good pancakes (ham, cheese, onion and paprika), but if they have had hot pepper, it would’ve been perfect. The service is a little unprofessional ‘cause the waiters are students, but they were friendly and helpful. Enjoy it!

Thank Cornel B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Historical spot, amazing food. It can get crowded but it’s worth the wait. The pancakes are bigger than your head, and the ingredients are some of the best. I lived in the Netherlands for a year, and these are by far the best pancakes /...More

Thank SarTraveler525
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Simply put - AMAZING! The portions are huge and absolutely fantastic in taste. One of top places to visit when looking for pancakes (crepes)

Thank Miran V
Reviewed 3 May 2018

we stopped for dinner here after spending the day at Keukenhof tulip garden - we had the pancakes, The service was good and the staff friendly - there is plenty of choice between sweet and savoury - we all had savoury and had no room...More

Thank tina m
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Steenstraat 49, 2312 BV, Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden
  • Phone Number: +31 71 513 3144
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