Where To Find London’s Best Pancakes

From 15 layer creations to traditionally tasty delights, discover where to find the best pancakes for Shrove Tuesday (February 28) 2017.



Soho hotspot L’Escargot is offering a special crepe menu throughout Shrove Tuesday week and raising important funds for the  charity Centrepoint at the same time. L’Escargot will be serving a range of delicious crepes all week (27th February – 3rd March 2017) to help raise funds for one of the city’s most prominent and effective charities.

With centres in London, Bradford and Sunderland, Centrepoint aim to give homeless young people a future and end youth homelessness. L’Escargot is proud to have created the delicious special menu to support such an important charity.

Price: From £6.50 per pancake, see here for more.

Balans Soho Society


Balans Soho Society are proud to announce the return of their acclaimed boozy pancakes for the occasion. A brand new collection of their wickedly boozy pancakes will be available at all seven of their London sites – including Black Cherry Pancakes with fresh cream and a rich Kirsch and black cherry sauce, Crêpe Suzette with an orange and Grand Marnier sauce and inspired by one of Balan’s signature cocktails, Slap On The Rum features gloriously fluffy pancakes with roasted pineapple, ginger and a shameless rum syrup.

Price: £8, find out more here.

Kova Patisserie

Kova Patisserie

For those bored of sugar and lemon, try a Mille Crêpe cake instead. Kova Patisserie has quickly made a name for itself on the London patisserie scene by pioneering their delicious range of handmade Mille Crêpes.

The Mille Crêpes are made of 15 layers of French crepe pancake with a custard cream filling between each layer – with a choice of vanilla, chocolate, matcha and fruit flavoured Mille Crêpes on offer. The cakes are made fresh daily and layered with the custard cream in between to produce an indulgent treat unlike any other.

Price: From £42. Click here for more.


Blueberry, mango, pistachio, maple syrup

Boisdale Restaurant’s newest outpost in Mayfair will be putting on a spread of pancake combinations. With delights including crushed avocado with lemon, chilli and a poached Burford Brown egg, grilled marmalade ham with melted Mayfield Swiss cheese and even a steak, egg and brown sauce option, there’s an option for everyone.

As a bonus, Boisdale of Mayfair will also be offering anyone who orders pancakes between 10am-11am a complimentary glass of Prosecco.

Dates: The menu is exclusively available from Monday 27th Feb – Friday 3rd March. See here for more.

Ben’s Canteen

BC Banana Pancakes

Ben’s Canteen’s brunch menu (running Friday-Sunday) features mouth-watering Salted Caramel Grilled Banana Pancakes served with maple syrup and hazelnuts . Decadently sweet, they’re as delicious as they look.

Price: £8, find out more here.

Polo Bar

Polo Bar

Liverpool Street’s 24-hour favourite is hosting the ultimate pancake competition to celebrate Shrove Tuesday.Eat 10 award-winning pancakes in 10 minutes or less, if you win you’ll get your stack for free (worth £15) plus a free bottle of prosecco for the table (maximum of 4). If you lose you’ll have to pay full whack, and buy your own prosecco – it’s a hard life.

Find out more here.



Tiramasu PancakesDiciannove Italian Restaurant, the AA Rosette award-winning restaurant located in Blackfriars in the City, will be serving tasty tiramisu pancakes. Created by head chef Alessandro Bay, who spent 10 years crafting his skills under Giorgio Locatelli, the pancakes are a fabulous fusion with the much-loved coffee-based Italian dessert.

Price: £7.50, click here for more.

The Breakfast Club

Breakfast Club Pancakes11294Pull on your finest elasticated trousers because the annual Pancake Challenge is be back.

The rules are simple: Eat a stack of 12 pancakes in 12 minutes or less. If you win, it’s on The Breakfast Club. If you lose, you’ll pay full price and they’ll donate all profits to charities local to their cafes. Not for the carb or calorie conscious, the menu features a savoury Bourbon Pulled-Pork Cubanos, w/ cheese, kale & pickled slaw; Triple Chocolate, Fudge & Mallow; Salted Caramel Banoffee; and Lemon Meringue Pie. (Specials are available 17th – 28th Feb).

Find out more here.

The Book Club

peanut butter cup pancake the book club

The Book Club in Shoreditch will be serving up a delectable menu of unusual delights.  From a Mac N Cheese Pancake Sandwich and Whisky Maple Syrup Pulled Pork Pancakes to Peanut Butter Cup Pancakes and even Pina Colada Pancakes, there’s plenty to try.

Price: Starting from £6. Find out more here.

Lancaster London

Lancaster london pancake

It’s almost time for the nation to take to their kitchen stoves and dust off their frying pans. As Pancake Day approaches, Lancaster London can guarantee guests a flippin’ good time from morning ‘til night with batter-based treats in all of its restaurants – no matter whether you’re after a sweet or savoury pancake fix.

Start your day at Island Grill with a breakfast of crêpes, stacked high with two choices of toppings: Parisian-style lemon and sugar; or American-classic maple syrup with seasonal berries. Alternatively, curb your sugar cravings with a Nutella pancake roulade – served free of charge with all teas and coffees all day in the Lounge Bar.

Meanwhile, Island Grill will be whisking up an exclusive set menu of pancake-inspired dishes. Savoury palettes can enjoy a Crispy duck, peanut and chilli salad wrapped in a savoury crêpe; as well as a twist on the signature Fish and chips using a pancake batter.

Price: Starting from £8. Click here for more.

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