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De Vier Pilaren


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Just across the Marriott hotel near the Leidseplein,in a little beautiful park( het Leidsebosje) stands our typically Dutch Poffertjes & Pancake house. Our "poffertjeskraam" used to travel the carnivals(funfairs) of Holland,but is now (almost 20 years) a favorite among tourists & locals forPoffertjes & Pancakes.For the pancakes we use :*organic flour *fresh fruits(you have to see our Dutch strawberries) *Dutch cheese *Dutch bacon/hamonly. No reservations possible
US$ 6 - US$ 17
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Dutch, Cafe, European, International
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

So glad that we were staying close to this lovely little place! The staff were very friendly and accommodating, food was delicious and really satisfied our cravings for Dutch pancakes. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank shrazzle
Reviewed 3 days ago

I visit De Vier Pilaren every single time I ever go to Amsterdam. The staff are always friendly and helpful. The poffertjes (I get mine with nutella added) are the most sumptuous, delicious things that you will ever eat. I would recommend to anyone!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Karen H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went here twice and the pancakes were great! get the strawberry and whipped cream ones like I did ;)

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Markieth S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

5 out of 5 simply for their poffertjes! Service is fast too and place is beautifully decorated, very antique

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 17vanessao
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was International Pancake Day in early March so I chose this spot to indulge. It is a great location - near Leidseplein and Vondel Park - and on a canal so a very nice area. I had a traditional savory pancake but also a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Mark W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this place twice on our 4 day trip the ‘poffertjes’ were to die for. They are little pockets of air. Definitely worth a visit. Staff are very friendly👍🏼

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank SuzyBell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I came here everyday for breakfast on our 3 day trip to Amsterdam. We loved the friendly staff who were happy to explain what Dutch pancakes were etc... I found they were slightly over priced but then again most places are around...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank chlo1379
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I just lived this place on the canal. The weather was fabulous, although a little cool, but the poffertjies were amazing! This is going to be my priority every time I go to Amsterdam in the future!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Charmz71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some pancake house I passed by just across the street from the hotel I've stayed (Marriott). Looks just like another cafe so I decided to have some Dutch pancakes. They specialise in pancakes and that's what everyone else orders. Freshly made to order, very friendly...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Crystalism
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service in this little place. Almost reminds you of a Dutch Waffle House. 😁 The pancakes are out of this world. Try the banana and ice cream if you can. You can thank me later.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank philkarp21
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Kristin P
11 April 2018|
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Response from Alex M | Reviewed this property |
Why do you think there is buckwheat in the pancakes?how did you get to this idea? All or most of the pancakes are made of a white flour
9 March 2017|
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Response from mmidnight8 | Reviewed this property |
No sorry, several options to put on top but no options about the pancake mix
Balpreet S
4 January 2017|
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Response from Simadima1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do. Most of their pancakes are gluten-free. My daughter who is very sensitive had no symptoms. The waitress that served us was gluten-free by choice but told us that all the gluten-free food is cooked with great... More
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