where to flip out on pancake day
Looking for a flippin’ good time this Pancake Day? Or don’t trust yourself to get the batter onto a plate rather than stuck to your kitchen ceiling? Well, there are loads of places in town turning out some pan-tastic creations, like these lot…
Espresso Martini pancakes at The Book Club
Cocktail inspired pancakes? The Book Club is onto a winner here with their espresso martini pancakes – a stack sandwiched together with Kahlua cream and covered in chocolate, espresso and vodka sauce with an extra sprinkling of coffee beans on top. YUM.
100-106 Leonard St, London EC2A 4RH
Where the Pancakes are x Rubies in the Rubble
Where the Pancakes are has hooked up with food waste fighters Rubies in the Rubble to create “thoughtful” buttermilk pancakes topped with fruit, bacon and either Rubies in the Rubble BBQ Blueberry Sauce or Top Banana Ketchup. If eating these means you’re helping combat food waste then it’s acceptable to have two portions, right?!
Arch 35a, 85a Southwark Bridge Rd, London SE1 0NQ
Raw Pancakes at Essence Cuisine
If you want to get involved in Pancake Day but you’ve made Veganuary a permanent diet choice then Essence Cuisine has got you covered with all-vegan Raw Coconut Pancakes. They’ll be serving them up all day on the day so you can have them for breakfast, lunch or dinner and there’ll be a variety of toppings, from coconut cream and berries to raw chocolate.
94 Leonard St, London EC2A 4RH
Jaggery Milk Hopper at Hoppers
Hoppers have created an exclusive sweet version of their signature dish for Pancake Day. This beauty is made from coconut with a coconut cream filling and topped with Kithul Jaggery aka unrefined cane sugar. YUM.
49 Frith Street, London W1D 4SG
77 Wigmore Street, London W1U 1QE
Dessert Pancakes at The Diner
The Diner always come in strong on Pancake Day and this year is no exception with some bangin’ dessert specials, including the Oreo Cookie (buttermilk stack topped with marshmallow fluff, crushed Oreos and bottomless maple syrup), the PB&J (buttermilk stack layered with strawberry jelly, peanut butter sauce and topped with a Rinkoff’s Peanut Butter & Jelly Crodough) and the vegan Choc-Strawberry (100% vegan pancakes topped with chocolate sauce, strawberries and coconut choc-ripple ice cream).
Deep Dish Pancakes at Dirty Bones
Ok so this baby isn’t actually available on Pancake Day itself because it’s a brunch dish but that does mean you can have it each and every weekend, which is arguably even better. It’s a deep-dish Double Dutch pancake topped with clotted cream, blueberries and a shot of maple syrup….get this delish at Dirty Bones.
20 Kensington Church St, London W8 4EP
Simple, Savoury & OTT pancakes at Foxlow
Foxlow is all about choice this pancake season with three different options available at all their sites. You can go classic with lemon and sugar, savoury with a mushroom and cornmeal creation topped with a fried egg and bacon dust, or OTT with the ‘Elvis’, a ricotta pancake with peanut butter, maple glazed bacon and roasted banana. And all the money from pancake sales on Shrove Tuesday at Foxlow Soho and Balham will be donated to the Magic Breakfast charity, so eat up.
Jude’s Red Velvet Stack at Polo Bar
Polo Bar has teamed up with Jude’s to whip up some mega stacks, including this whopping red velvet number. That’s red velvet pancakes topped with Jude’s cherry ripple ice cream, glace cherries, vanilla cream and an actual slice of red velvet cake. Come hungry.
176 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 4NQ