Best Pancakes in London
HOLY CREPE. It's time to scoff until you drop this February in London as another grand ol' excuse to be gluttonous comes a calling: Pancake Day. Fluffy, steaming hot examples of heaven on earth, pancakes are all eggs, flour and fun. Whether you like them lush with lemon, or dusted with a dirty selection of sugary treats, here are the best bars and restaurants in London for pancakes.
Last updated on 23rd September 2016
Sitting in on of London's busiest spots, Over Easy has become a popular spot for the city's hungry crowds. Alongside a menu of other American-inspired brunch dishes, guests would do well to try the venue's stack of pancakes, served with fresh berries and ricotta cream. And if that wasn't enough, there is a a long list of freshly squeezed juices to accompany the craft beers and carefully made cocktails on the drinks menu.
A charming French bistro with attentive service and a lovely neighbourhood feel, Miz En Bouche also serves up among the best buttermilk pancakes at brunch-time in north London. Savour the relaxed atmosphere, check out the private patio and order in a plateful of pancakes with berries and creme fraiche.
Connoisseurs of the crepe, princes and princesses of pancakes, if you're looking for a menu that merges sweet treats with savoury beats, then Shutterbug is the Shoreditch destination for you. Whether it's their salted caramel offering with a pretzel crumble at £5, or a buckwheat pancake with soignon goats cheese and fig relish for £6, they're affordable and damn delicious.
Americana eating antics that will leave you unbuttoning jeans and high five-ing waiters, pancakes at The Blues Kitchen Shoreditch are an entity unto themselves. Gorged goodies brimming a selection of blueberry and vanilla cream or maple and bacon at just £6.90, you'll be wanting to wash these bad boys down with a cracking craft or must-try milkshake.
Snatch one tidy pile of pancakes at this charming restaurant in the heart of East London. A Liverpool Street location with top dishes to its name, enjoy fairytale and whimsical inspired interiors alongside a plate of blueberry pancakes and maple syrup at a truly affordable price.
Fluffy parcels over breakfast, there's nothing quite like pancakes comes the morning, and there's a charming restaurant near Farringdon that boasts some of the best pancakes in London. Join Smiths of Smithfield as they conjure up early morning sweetness and flavour.
Wholesome and humble, No 11 Pimlico Road is the perfect restaurant for pancakes in London. Fresh, inviting and famed for their breakfast dishes, those of you looking to tuck into pancakes can enjoy ricotta pancakes with a poached pear and maple creme fraiche.
A boozy breakfast joint that has an entire menu dedicated to these delicious dimes? It can only be Breakfast Club. Whether you like your skyscraper selection of pancakes topped with bacon and maple syrup for £8.50, smothered in flirty fruit, or chocka with ham, egg and cheddar, all palates will be pancake prepared. Try more at BC Angel, BC London Bridge and BC Battersea.
Like your pancakes fluffy and piled high in good old Americana fashion? You’ll want to hear about The Diner in Soho, where you can get these indulgent favourites (including these red velvet beauties) as part of their all-day menu. Head in and prepare yourself for a pancake feast, with buttermilk, banana, blueberry and red velvet varieties all well worth trying.