Get battered this Pancake Day in London at these spots…
Get ready to start flipping and prepare for plenty of pancakes on Tuesday 5th March!
Whether you’re after bottomless pancakes and prosecco, Scottish specialities from Mac & Wild including their Ben Haggis, 16 layered pancake stack or pancake sandwiches at Bluebird, there is something for everyone whether you fancy sweet, savoury or a bit of both.
Take a look at our run down of the best pancake spots in London you can’t miss…
Visit the newly renovated Carluccio’s in Richmond and indulge in the newest addition to their breakfast menu: a stack of ricotta pancakes made fresh to order from the kitchen, drizzled with warm Nutella and fresh berries.
Carluccio’s Italian restaurant in Richmond is less than 5 minutes from the heart of the town centre and Richmond Station. Their new all-day menu also caters for vegetarians/vegans and those who are following a gluten free diet.
Visit 31-35 Kew Road, Richmond TW9 2NQ
Claiming to be the first superfood café of its kind and championing the mighty avocado, Avobar is serving up green pancakes on Shrove Tuesday!
But… in a twist there is no avocado in the pancake, just matcha tea powder. The pancakes are served with a knob of melting avo-butter and your choice of either a sweet or savoury topping. Channelling breakfast vibes, you can choose between a sticky caramelised banana with maple syrup, or crispy bacon with a fried egg.
Visit Avobar, 23 – 24 Henrietta Street, WC2
Mac & Wild
Get ready for not one but two stacks of joy this Pancake Day, as Mac & Wild bring a taste of the Highlands to London with the supreme Ben Haggis pancake mountain and The 8 Stack Mac.
Mac & Wild will be serving up Scotland’s finest delicacies, with a sixteen layered pancake tower of Haggis Mac and Cheese for main course and finishing with an decadent deep fried mars bar pancake stack, covered with a Whisky Caramel Sauce, for the ultimate indulgence this Shrove Tuesday.
Finish the day with a sweet treat as Mac & Wild present The 8 Mac Stack, consisting of 8 fluffy Highland clouds of joy topped with Scotland’s finest Deep Fried Mars Bar and dripping with a Whisky Caramel sauce and a Peanut Butter drizzle. One bite and you’ll be flipping well hooked.
Visit Mac & Wild, Great Titchfield Street: 65 Great Titchfield Street, London W1W 7PS And Mac & Wild Devonshire Square: 9a Devonshire Square, London EC2M 4YN.
Taking inspiration from the ‘swinging London of the 60s, the newly-launched VIVI Restaurant & Bar is reimaging British classics to serve up a delicious all-day menu.
Celebrate pancake day with VIVI’s breakfast pancakes (£8.50), served with a choice of caramelised banana and toasted pecans; dry cured bacon and maple syrup; or berry compote and Chantilly cream.
Visit Centre Point, 11 St Giles Square, WC2H 8AP
Little Blue Door
On Saturday 9th March, guests can tuck into bottomless Prosecco and Pancakes at The Little Blue Door, perfect for those who missed Pancake Day itself. Indulge in a heavenly combination of Pancakes and Prosecco at The Little Blue Door’s bottomless brunch.
Guests can indulge in TLBD’s ‘The Fuck F***off Pancake Platter’, complete with stacks of pancakes and tiers of toppings including caramelised almonds, marshmallows, whipped cream and chocolate buttons, served on a silver platter and topped with chocolate ganache, to satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth.
While the fountains of prosecco and dripping sauces flow, TLBD’s resident DJ will be playing club classics from throughout the ages. To tier it off, guests who can the entire platter in under 15 minutes and win a complimentary bottle of prosecco on the flatmates! (If you can still fit anything in).
Visit Little Blue Door, 871-873 Fulham Road, SW6
A special collaboration to celebrate pancake day, artisanal drinks brand Fentimans have teamed up Vegan blogger ‘The Little Blog of Vegan’ to create a deliciously sweet and sharp Gin and Valencian orange tonic drizzle to be served over light and fluffy vegan pancakes.
The special pancake drizzle is made with beautifully sweet Valencian oranges and infused with Lemongrass, perfectly rounded with a hint of quinine for a refreshing and aromatic glaze to be gloriously drizzled over delectable vegan pancakes.
Visit The Meet in Clapham, 15-16 Lendal Terrace, London SW4 7UX
Transporting diners to the heart of South America, Kensington’s latest in-the-know restaurant, Zuaya, presents dynamic flavours of Latin America with a distinctive edge.
This pancake day, Zuaya offers their colourful carrot pancakes drizzled with chocolate and topped raspberries and blackberries (£6.50) served up in jungle-inspired interiors.
Visit 35 Kensington High Street, W8 5BA
Bottomless Pancakes and Bubbles at Bluebird Cafe Chelsea & White City
Bluebird Cafe Chelsea and White City are offering Londons the ultimate Pancake Day celebration, unlimited pancakes and bubbles. Get battered with stacks and stacks of pancakes and limitless toppings including marshmallows, chocolate sauce, maple syrup, candied pecan, berries and Nutella.
To help wash all the buttery goodness down, Bluebird is offering unlimited prosecco to all those diners.
If your favourite pancake topping is two additional pancakes then get yourself down to Bluebird Chelsea this Pancake Day where their tower of six will not disappoint. The Chelsea favourite has created a pyramid of pancakes with caramelised banana, hazelnut praline, toasted marshmallow and Valrhona chocolate sauce in between each one.
Visit Bluebird Chelsea, 350 King’s Rd, London SW3 5UU and Bluebird Cafe White City, Television Centre, Wood Lane, White City, London W12 7FR