Flippin’ Fun – where to enjoy a pancake on Shrove Tuesday
17th February 2017
The best restaurants for pancakes
Fancy a stack of American pancakes or French style crepes, but don’t feel like making them at home? Then fear not, as we’ve done the hard work and have pulled together our favourites in the area. Try them all this Pancake Day, 28 February 2017.
The Albatros in Wells, Norfolk
The Albatros is a former Dutch cargo ship built in 1899 as a North Sea clipper and is now permanently moored alongside the Quay. One of their specialities is Dutch pancakes in an array of savoury and sweet options. Enjoy King size pancakes or opt for a little taster with mini sweet pancakes. Toppings include stem ginger, ginger preserve, cinnamon and syrup or savoury options which include bacon, brie and cranberry sauce, mushroom, garlic and stilton or smoked salmon, cream cheese and dill.
The Pancake and Waffle Shack, Barton Mills, Suffolk
Looking for super sweet dessert style American pancakes with a variety of fun toppings, then head to The Pancake and Waffle Shack near Bury St Edmunds or their sister restaurant in Mildenhall, Norfolk.
Potty Pancakes in Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
They really are potty about pancakes at this spot in town. Enjoy crepes or American Pancakes or even a protein crepe with a variety of toppings including a huge choice of chocolate bars such as Toffee Crisp, Twix, Malteasers, Skittles, Jelly Beans or even crushed digestives. Alternatively, opt for one of the more savoury options such as a full English or baked beans.
Cambridge Crepes, Sidney Street, Cambridge City Centre
Head over to this popular stall to enjoy some of the best crepes in the area. The friendly team at Cambridge Crepes serves up everything from Nutella, banana & biscuits to Nutella and white chocolate or bacon, cheese and onion or brie & cranberry. These guys also cater at events – just imagine how popular you’d be if they turned up at your next family gathering.
Crepeaholic, Withal, Essex
This hidden gem offers savoury crepes, called Galettes, made with buckwheat flour which adds a nutty flavour. Chorizo & Mozzarella, Prosciutto, Brie & Mozzarella or Tuna and cheese Salad are just a few of the options. Alternatively, try one of their dessert crepes such as The Ultimate Banoffee, Chocolate & Strawberry Parcel or Oreo & Nutella Delight.
Poppins, 84 High Street, Bedford
This might be a chain restaurant, but you can guarantee a good choice of pancakes at Poppins. The Mary Poppins is two pancakes topped with bananas, with whipped cream and ice cream, toffee sauce & chocolate strands or tuck into the incredibly indulgent Choclog pancakes with chocolate sauce, whipped cream, ice cream and chocolate log. Seriously sweet pancakes to keep you going!