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Your Official Pancake Day Guide

Your Official Pancake Day Guide

Pancake Day London 2018

Pancake Day is rapidly crêping up on us.

But there’s no need to flip out.

Because we’ve put together a stack of the best places to get the fluffy, flat, favourites in the city… it’s your official Pancake Day London tour.

Where the Pancakes Are

Pancake Day London

The menu here is just pancakes. American ones, French ones, Dutch ones, Australian ones, Russian ones, vegan ones, you name it, they make it. On Pancake Day itself they’ll have three-legged pancake flipping races (you’ll need to provide your own frying pan) and extended opening hours.

Details: Open from 7am-11pm on the 28th, no reservations | 85a Southwark Bridge Road, SE1 0NQ

Dirty Bones

Pancake Day London

Dirty Bones are serving some special ‘double Dutch’ pancakes specifically designed to hold more toppings. And those toppings are going to be blueberries and cream. Which are, as we all know, the best toppings.

Details: Dirty Bones Soho, 14 Denman Street, W1D 7HJ

The Sanderson

Pancake Day London

Missed out on pancakes for breakfast? It’s the kind of thing that can drive you to drink. Specifically, a pancake cocktail. Which is what the Long Bar at the Sanderson are serving up this Shrove Tuesday.

Details: The Long Bar at The Sanderson | £14

Sosharu

Pancake Day London

If the first thought that pops into your mind when you think of Pancake Day is ‘Franco-Japanese fusion cuisine’, then Sosharu should be the first stop on your Pancake Day London crawl. They’re serving Matcha Mille Crepes, with layer upon layer of crepes sandwiched together with matcha cream, plus a scoop of matcha sorbet and Chantilly cream on the side.

Details: 64 Turnmill Street, Clerkenwell, EC1M 5RR | £9

Hoppers

Pancake Day London

If you’re after something a little different this Pancake Day, then may we recommend a brief taste-trip to south-east Asia. Sri Lanka, specifically. Because Hoppers will furnish you with their one-off Jaggery Milk Hopper, made of coconut and filled with a delicious coconut cream, then finished with a sprinkling of Kithul Jaggery (unrefined cane sugar).

Details: 49 Frith Street, W1D 4SG

Blues Kitchen

Pancake Day London

The Blues Kitchen make a mean stack of pancakes on any day of the week, and Shrove Tuesday is a day of the week, so you can expect their stalwart lineup of three buttermilk showstoppers topped with either blueberry & cream, or maple & bacon.

Details: 134 Curtain Road, EC2A 3AR

Unlimited pancakes at Boondocks

Pancake Day London

There’s not much more that needs to be said about the fact that you can get unlimited pancakes at Boondocks this Shrove Tuesday. Except that you can top them with unlimited toppings, including chocolate chips, roasted strawberries, banana caramel nuts, and wild blueberries. And you get a free cocktail of your choice.

Details:  £12.50 for infinite pancakes & a cocktail/mocktail of your choice | 205 City Road, London, EC1V 1JN

Breakfast Club

Pancake Day London

Oh God. Where to start. The Breakfast Club usually do something slightly bananas for Pancake Day, but this year they’ve pushed the boat out so far, it’s dodging icebergs. Partnering up with a host of other London restaurants, they’re bringing you mozzarella-covered pizza pancakes from the Pizza Pilgrims; Korean fried chicken pancakes from Coqfighter; whiskey & pulled pork pancakes from Bulleit Bourbon, and more.

Details: Various locations | £20/Free for the pancake challenge

Christopher’s

Pancake Day London

On any other day of the year, Christopher’s makes pancakes for London. However, on Pancake Day London has to make pancakes for itself. Meaning you can top your pancakes with bacon and ice cream, should you wish…

…Or you could just get them to make you their lobster pancakes.

Details: 18 Wellington Street, WC2E 7DD

The Delaunay

Pancake Day London

The Delaunay won’t be doing anything special this Pancake Day. Other than cooking some of the best pancakes in the city, as they do every other day of the year, of course. They come in stacks of three, and are like little fluffy maple syrup covered clouds.

Details: 55 Aldwych, WC2B 4BB

Riding House Café

Pancake Day London

The RHC aren’t doing anything different for Pancake Day, but you’ll be hard pressed to find a better pancake in the capital. It’s served with fresh fruit, maple syrup, and the real deal-sealer: vanilla clotted cream.

Details: 43-51 Great Titchfield Street, W1W 7PQ

Mamies

Pancake Day London

Mamie’s specialises in two things: crepes and cider. The former come in the form of savoury galettes with ham, cheese, sausage, onions, mustard, and more, or sweet versions with homemade salted caramel and the like. The latter comes in the form of deliciously oaky Breton ciders that are still very much appropriate on Pancake Day.

Details: 19 Catherine Street, WC2B 5JS

La Petit Bretagne

Pancake Day London

Having two branches (in Dalston and Hammersmith) makes LPB one of the biggest Breton-style crepe chains in the city. And you can see why – their savoury galettes are all made with buckwheat flour, and come armed with cheese, ham, egg, smoked salmon, raclette, bacon, stilton, and other ridiculously nice ingredients. They even do Crepes Suzettes, which are doused in Grand Marnier, then set on fire.

Details: For the big day, tables will be given away on a first-come, first-served basis in Hammersmith (but Dalston is bookable) | 12 Kingsland high street, E8 2JP  | 5-7 Beadon Road, W6 0EA

The Book Club

Pancake Day London

This year, TBC are throwing a ‘pancake party’, meaning – basically – that they’re serving espresso martini pancake stacks all day. Expect fluffy American pancakes sandwiched together with Kahlua Cream, then doused in chocolate, espresso and vodka sauce.

Details: 100-106 Leonard St, EC2A 4RH

The Social Pantry

Pancake Day London

From Saturday 10th until Tuesday 13th (the big day itself), The Social Pantry will be hosting “a four-day pancake party”. And while, without context, that may sound like a good idea taken waaaay too far, it actually just means they’re adding a choice of three different pancake specials to their menu – you can find banana jam with salted caramel and pecans; berry compote with greek yoghurt and honey; and milk ice cream with dark chocolate sauce and crushed hazelnuts.

Details: 170A Lavender Hill, SW11 5TG

 

 


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