Oh Pancake Day – waking up in the morning to your usual cup of tea, but this time there are brilliantly tasty pancakes to enjoy, with Nutella, strawberries, sugar, lemon juice. Our mouths are watering at the thought of it!
And this year the hotly-anticipated day that is Shrove Tuesday will be landing on March 1 (can I get a hell yeah?!) We’re flippin’ excited, excuse the pun, so much so that we’ve sussed out five London hotspots to get some of the best pancakes in town – for those who know their mix will stick to the pan, we’ve got you covered.
Without further ado…
It’s no wonder Langan’s is a hotspot for celebs, what with its dreamy little bundles of fluffy pancakes. You can have them topped with whipped, cream berries and maple syrup… and do a little bit of celeb spotting while you’re at it. We’ve heard it a Poppy Delevingne fave, and even Rod Stewart likes to pop in for a pancake.
Where The Pancakes Are
Well if the name didn’t already give it away, this is Where The Pancakes Are! These pancakes are where you head if you want a bit of Shrove Tuesday on the ‘gram. Their pancake serves are perfect for vegans, meat eaters or those who are dairy free, and you’ve got a whole host to choose from. Lip-smacking ingredients include pancakes griddled with baby leaves, cumin, spring onions, green chilli and for the sweet tooth there’s one dubbed the ‘Banana Praline Marshmallow’ with sea salted caramel and chocolate. OMG.
Christopher’s are a dab hand at delicious pancakes for vegans, and it’s in the heart of Covent Garden make it easily accessible for you pancake fiends. Not only does the American restaurant deliver on vegan pancakes, but they’re renowned for their ‘Build-Your-Own’ pancake too. This year, you’ll discover the ‘The Lobster One’, complete with sea kale and chorizo. Or, to satisfy your sweet tooth, why not opt for ‘The French Toast One’ based on, yep you guessed it!
The Little Blue Door
Not only is The Little Blue Door an awesome venue, but they do awesome pancakes too. Double trouble! The delicious pancakes can be washed down with bottomless Prosecco to give your day that extra kick. We’re talking chocolate smothered pancakes with strawberries and maple syrup.
After all, pancakes are for life not just for pancake day!
If you’re looking for something a little different this Pancake Day, try Avobar! Their yummy offerings include green matcha pancakes and they’ve got a big thumbs up from us. Not only do you get fluffy American-style pancakes, but a health kick too.