5 More Ways to Celebrate Pancake Day in London 2019By Angelica Malin
Looking for the best ways to celebrate Pancake Day in London? We’ve got all the answers – check out the top 25 pancakes in London here, and London’s best gluten-free pancakes here. If you want an extra helping, here’s 5 MORE ways to feast this Shrove Tuesday. Who says we don’t spoil you?
What: To celebrate Pancake Day, Harvey Nichols has partnered with the charity Macmillan Cancer Support to launch an exclusive pancake menu, available from Friday 1st-Tuesday 5th March 2019.
The Lowdown: The limited-edition pancake menu will offer customers a selection of sweet and savoury fillings. Guests can choose between ham and cheese, vegan ‘creamed’ wild mushroom and spinach pancakes, or for those with a sweet tooth there will also be chocolate or maple syrup pancakes. For every pancake order made, £2.50 will go straight to Macmillan Cancer Support – allowing customers to indulge and help a good cause, all at once.
Where: Available from the Fifth Floor Café at Knightsbridge from Friday 1st March until Tuesday 5th March 2019. Also on offer at Harvey Nichols hospitality sites in Bristol, Manchester, Edinburgh, Leeds and Birmingham.
What: On 5th March, No 29 Power Station West will celebrate Pancake Day with a dedicated one-day menu.
The Lowdown: Using seasonal ingredients, guests can enjoy sweet pancakes including the Poached Rhubarb Ricotta Pancakes with orange crème fraîche and lavender caramel or the Banana & Ricotta Pancakes with maple syrup, coconut yoghurt and warm berry compote. If you’re in the mood for savoury, enjoy the delicious Kimchi Pancakes with smoked salmon, spring onion and basil mayo or the Creamed Spinach Ricotta Pancakes with tarragon, blue cheese and smoked bacon.
Where: Battersea Power Station, 29 Circus West, London SW11 8NN
What: Enjoy blueberry pancakes topped with summer berry compote at Berners Tavern, where Michelin-starred chef Jason Atherton lends his culinary expertise at one of London’s most sought-after restaurants.
The Lowdown: In an atmosphere that effortlessly blends historical charm with sophistication, diners can devour a stack of three sumptuously fluffy pancakes with a compote blending strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries with a little sugar and a splash of vinegar. Berners Tavern offers all-day dining with a menu of seasonal, contemporary British cuisine surrounded by 211 photographic portraits under large custom bronze chandeliers inspired by NYC’s Grand Central Station.
Where: 10 Berners St, Fitzrovia, London W1T 3NP
What: Try something a little different this Shrove Tuesday with the Soba Pancakes from Nobu Shoreditch. One of the best ways to celebrate Pancake Day in London in style.
The Lowdown: Made with Japanese buckwheat and topped with maple syrup, blueberry yuzu compote, miso pecan butter and crème Chantilly, the Soba Pancakes are the perfect way to start your day, drawing inspiration from the American breakfast classic but adding a unique Nobu-style twist. Nobu Shoreditch sits within the acclaimed Nobu Hotel London Shoreditch, a tranquil oasis of calm just seconds from the hustle and bustle of Great Eastern Street.
Where: 10-50 Willow St, London EC2A 4BH
What: Enjoy the lightest, fluffiest and most delicious pancakes that are 100% vegan at Mortimer House, housed in a majestic six-floor Art Deco building in the heart of London’s Fitzrovia.
The Lowdown: The 90-seat restaurant features an open kitchen and chef’s counter where guests can observe their vegan pancakes being made. The same approach to quality and seasonality can be expected throughout the house during day and into the evening with familiar dishes given an unusual twist. The vegan pancakes are flavoured with cinnamon and orange topped with fresh figs and date syrup.
Where: 37-41 Mortimer St, Fitzrovia, London W1T 3JH
And one for luck…
What: Celebrate Pancake Day Cantonese style at the first international outpost of the renowned Hong Kong brand, Duddell’s in London Bridge with their famed Peking Duck pancakes.
The Lowdown: Using traditional Cantonese spices, this iconic dish takes over 48 hours to prepare. The duck is air-dried in order to separate the skin from its meat, resulting in delicately crunchy skin which melts in the mouth. Served with 8 types of condiments, diners can create their own combination of texture and taste with fennel sugar, aged mandarin and kumquat dressings, white wine bean sauce, pomelo, pineapple, cucumber and spring onion. A real spectacle, the duck is available whole or in half sized portions, perfectly designed for sharing with friends and family this Pancake Day.
Where: 9a St Thomas St, London SE1 9RY