Scouring the internet for some of the best pancake restaurants in London? There's a name that seems to be topping every list, and that's Riding House Cafe. From a savoury selection to sweet treats, join them this pancake day in the city for plates to remember.
The Best of Pancake Day in London 2020
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.
This trendy Barbican spot is known for its flipping delicious pancake offering every day of the year. Feast on the classic bacon, maple syrup and pecan nut offering or opt for a fluffy stack topped with poached caramel apple and stem ginger biscuit. We're not drooling, you are.
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.
Not a name to go shy when it comes to hunking great plates in London, join Dirty Bones in Soho this Shrove Tuesday as their double dutch pancakes are topped with your choice of 10 amazing ingredients, from fresh strawberries marinated in lavender to fried chicken.
Here to out-swank everyone, Long Bar at Sanderson Hotel are kicking their creative juices into gear with a pancake-inspired cocktail. An indulgent mix of Remy Martins VSOP, Licor 43, cream and egg, this sweet sip has notes of gingerbread and cinnamon and is available for one day only.
Bread Street Kitchen will be marking Shrove Tuesday with an exclusive menu of sweet treats and vegan delights, designed for sharing. The Ultimate BSK Tower is priced at £25 and comes smothered in either raspberry ripple ice cream and Chambord sauce, or maple syrup, treacle cured bacon and toasted pecans.
The go-to destination for those looking for some tasty plant-based pancakes, Megan's will be serving up their signature dish of vegan pancakes with chia yoghurt, maple syrup and pistachios this Shrove Tuesday. Known for their Insta'-ready interiors and pup-friendly policy, their London-wide venues are perfect for some mid-morning munching.
East London's Queen of Hoxton are keeping things DIY this Pancake Day as their 'Make Your Own Pancake Station' will let you whip up a selection of treats before heading to their Wizard of Oz themed rooftop for a bargain cocktail at just £5.
Save any face stuffing for The Book Club in Shoreditch this Pancake Day and you'll be greeted by a must-try menu of espresso martini stacks and fluffy pancakes with pina colada power. Open from 9am 'till late, you'll be able to load up on these cocktail-inspired dishes for breakfast, lunch or dinner, with competitions running throughout.
Spend Shrove Tuesday tucking into an Indian take on the classic pancake as Gunpowder Tower Bridge create a delicious feast. Spicing the batter with cardomon, the pancake will then be topped with caramelised banana, pistachios, creme fraiche and honey.