My Old Dutch Kensington

16 Kensington Church Street , London, W8 4EP

My Old Dutch London restaurant chain

SquareMeal Review of My Old Dutch Kensington

Most Londoners will have eaten in a branch of My Old Dutch at some time – it’s almost a right of passage. Established in 1958, this small chain of pancake restaurants (with outlets in Kensington, Holborn and Chelsea) might not be groundbreaking, but it’s reliable, fun, inexpensive and caters for a broad spectrum of diners. Dutch references pepper the menu: start with kaasballen or bitterballen (cheese or meatballs) before moving on to savoury pancakes; the house special pancake is filled with smoked bacon, ham and vegetables. Pudding? More pancakes, of course: you’ll be in Nutella or maple-syrup heaven; and poffertjes (small, fluffy pancakes) offer a marginally different take on the theme. Frankly, pancake abjurers should steer clear of the place, but you will find salads, waffles and apple pie as alternatives. To drink, shakes and Dutch or Belgian beers are unsurprisingly more popular than wine.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

High Street Kensington Tube Station 271m

Notting Hill Gate Tube Station 741m


Address: 16 Kensington Church Street , London W8 4EP

Area: Kensington

Opening times

Mon-Sun 10am-9.30pm (Sat-Sun 9am- )

Nearby Landmarks

Kensington Palace 298m

Kensington Museum 357m


Telephone: 020 7937 6090


Cuisine: Modern European

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