Come on, admit it, eggs, flour, milk – three simple ingredients that add up to one flipping brilliant result. All hail the humble pancake. Yes folks, it’s finally Pancake Day!
Crepes or buttermilk? Sweet or savoury? Classic lemon and sugar or mango and pistachio dosa? Whatever your preference, we’ve got you covered with our round-up of some of the best pancakes in the region.
The Interesting Eating Company
Situated on on Allerton Road in Liverpool, The Interesting Eating Company is known for its pancakes – among other treats – and are offering a wide range in time for Shrove Tuesday.
These will include plenty of vegan and gluten-free options. Alongside the classic lemon and sugar, and strawberry with Nutella, the team at TIEC have devised creations including Reese’s Cups with cream and chocolate sauce, Kinder with cream and Nutella and Twix with marshmallows and chocolate sauce.
117 Allerton Road, Liverpool L18 2DD
Black Dog Ballroom
To celebrate the beginning of Lent, as well as quitting smoking, you can have FREE pancakes at Black Dog Ballroom! Available in both the NQ and NWS branches, buy yourself a drink and get free pancakes – that’s all there is to it. Nice.
Black Dog Ballroom NQ, Basement Affleck’s Palace, Church St, Manchester M4 1PW
Black Dog Ballroom NWS, 11-13 New Wakefield St, Manchester M1 5NP
Okay, not quite so much a Pancake joint, Puffle Waffle can be described as Puffy, Soft, Crispy and Yummy. Each Waffle is made up of 30 puffs which are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. The puffs can be broken off to dip in your ice cream or to share. (Although sharing that never happens!)
The Anchor Courtyard, Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AS
Take advantage of Menagerie’s ‘Pancake Pic & Mix’ for only £7.50. Choose a stack of fluffy American Pancakes with a choice of Nutella, chopped strawberries, honey & chocolate chips with an option of whipped or double cream. On top of this they also have a delightful special cocktail ‘Breakfast at Menagerie’ consisting of Santa Teresa Linaje Rum, Licor 43, Caramel, Cream, Chocolate Chips & Mini Fluffy Pancake. Nice.
Menagerie, One New Bailey, New Bailey St, Salford M3 5JL
This place in Warrington has it all, vegan friendly, vegetarian and most importantly stacks of fluffy American Pancakes with lots and lots of topping choices like chocolate, strawberries and so much more.
13 London Road, Stockton Heath WA4 6SG, England
To celebrate the beginning of Lent, as well as quitting Lotus Biscotti Spread, get yourself to The Beagle in Chorlton for a FREE pancake with every food order. In such a lovely setting, it’s hard to resist such an offer. Nice.
The Beagle, 456a Barlow Moor Rd, Manchester M21 0BQ