A highlight in the culinary calendar, Pancake Day returns this year on 25 February 2020. Sweet or savoury, vegan, gluten free, piled high with Nutella or low-cal, Chelsea has you covered when it comes to ensuring you have a flipping fantastic Shrove Tuesday. Here’s our round up of where to find the cream of the crepes:
My Old Dutch
Established in 1958, My Old Dutch really are the veterans when it comes to pancakes. Go for a classic crepe piled high with Nutella, or a savoury option their bestseller, the ‘My Old Dutch’ is a real winner; smoked bacon, chicken, ham, red & yellow peppers, mushrooms, sweetcorn and cheese. Breakfast, lunch or supper sorted.
My Old Dutch, 221 King’s Road, London SW3 5EJ
Head to Chelsea institution in Sloane Square, Colbert, for a plate of buttermilk pancakes surrounded by the true Chelsea-ites. Opt for plain, bacon or fruit compote & cream to get your pancake-fix. Booking is recommended as it fills up fast!
Colbert, 50-52 Sloane Square, London SW1W 8AX
Granger & Co.
Just behind Sloane Square sits Pavilion Road, Chelsea’s village heart. Head to aussie inspired restaurant, Granger & Co for the most instagrammable plate of pancakes you’ll ever meet; Ricotta hotcakes with banana and honeycomb butter (with the option of adding bacon too). Get there quick as queues can often be seen down the street!
Granger & Co, 237-239 Pavilion Road, London SW1X 0BP
Wulf & Lamb
Prescribed by the FT as one of London’s best vegan restaurants, Wulf & Lamb is a must for those in need of some (vegan) Fluffy American Pancakes, stacked high with maple syrup, mixed berries and vanilla cashew cream.
Wulf & Lamb, 243 Pavilion Road, London SW1X 0BP
Boosting your metabolism and mood whilst adding much-needed fibre to your diet, Matcha makes a fantastic edition to pancakes. Find yours at The Locals topped with raspberries, mixed berry coulis, matcha caramel and white chocolate curls.
The Locals, 8 Gatliff Road, London SW1W 8DT