Shrove Tuesday: London pancakes to flip out over
London's best pancakes: where to flip out this Pancake day 2017
The best of Shrove Tuesday in London this February 28th - we’ve located several different ways to enjoy the best pancakes in London that will keep your kitchen spick and span – and your crêpe craving sated.
DIY crepes at Mamie's
What's the scoop? Covent Garden creperie Mamie's lets you take control this Shrove Tuesday: flip your own pancakes on their billig (French hot plate) and customise with traditional French or British toppings.
19 Catherine Street, London WC2B 5JS
Vietnamese pancakes at Viet Grill and Cây Tre
What's the scoop? Vietnam aren't known for their pancakes but this Tuesday Vietnamese restaurant Viet Grill will serve a 'Banh Xeo' with coconut and tumeric rice, with traditional red sea prawns and button mushrooms and ... pork belly. If you're stepping away from sugar and lemon then experiment with an Asian take on a British tradition.
58 Kingsland Road, London E2 8DP, 020 7739 6686
What's the scoop? Go hip out east; seasonal Italian Gotto in Hackney Wick serves a quinoa pancake with deep fried quail, pomegranate, maple syrup and horseradish Pancake Day only!
27 E Bay Lane, London E15 2GW, 020 3424 5035
What's the scoop? Indulge in Saatchi gallery's brunch pancakes which run throughout the year, but now's the best chance to indulge. At weekends, £7.50 gets you Nutella-layered pancakes with mascarpone and bananas.
Duke of York's HQ, King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 4RY, no reservations needed
What's the scoop? Renowned chef Shaun Rankin takes over the Ormer kitchen for Pancake Day. Don't miss his pancakes with chocolate praline spread, cream cheese, puffed rice, vanila Jersey Chantily cream, raspberries and rum sauce.
7-12 Half Moon Street, Mayfair, London W1J 7BH, reservations 020 7016 501