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The Pancake Place

British, Scottish, Cafe
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108 High Street, Elgin IV30 1BW, Scotland
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Clackmannanshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with family and stood for over 10 minutes while a young girl cleaned a table never acknowledged us or apologised for our wait. Another staff member came out and apologised and said they where really busy however there were plenty of empty seats. Finally got seated to be told our food order would be a while as the kitchen... More 

Thank juliemcgrath85
Newport, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for breakfast of four items - took a long time to come - didn't seem that busy. When the breakfast did come it didn't look too brilliant - was hungry so eat it. Went to pay and she tried to over charge me, she asked if everything was ok - just remarked very slow. Need to speed up on... More 

Thank 19angelagray
Yeovil, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Came here with my two children as we love pancakes and the name sounds very promising, and on walking in I should have known better as the waitress that served us was very dour faced & unfriendly and the decor inside was tired. Anyway we went on and ordered our food, kids had a sort of make up your own... More 

1 Thank Lesley H
Nairn, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

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 

Thank DavidMacarthur
Fraserburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 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

1 Thank steven6765
Buckie, Scotland, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 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 

Thank joannai997
Hopeman, United Kingdom
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181 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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 

Thank alister b
Inverness, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 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 

1 Thank Martin M
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 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 

1 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.

Thank Terry W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
British, Scottish, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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?