Your guide to Pancakes in Covent Garden

Pancake Day, already? That crêped up on us!

Batter up! Covent Garden is the best place to indulge this Pancake Day, with options for everyone whatever their pancake preference. Traditional or fluffy buttermilk, sweet or savoury and even matcha flavoured pancakes.

We've rounded up all the best places to get your pancake fix in Covent Garden, whether it be on Shrove Tuesday or just any day of the year!

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Apple Butter Café 

Cosy Seven Dials café, Apple Butter, is renowned for their stunning breakfasts and brunches, all presented to absolute perfection and great for an Instagram snap. The cafe's All Day Breakfast Menu offers a delicious stack of pancakes, with flavours changing regularly. Previous flavours have included Lotus Biscuit, Chocolate Orange, Toffee Apple and more, so be sure to ask what the flavour of the day is to see what's in store.

This Pancake Day enjoy a delicious savoury stack, served with spinach, smoked salmon, poached egg and harissa dressing.

→ Apple Butter Café
Breakfast Club Pancakes

The Breakfast Club

Famous for their full fry ups, café classics and inclusive menu options, The Breakfast Club has quickly become the place to be for a meal that feels like home. Visit the newly opened café in Seven Dials for a mouth-watering stack of their iconic pancakes this Pancake Day. Choose from Pancakes, Cream and Berries, The All American, The Big Stack (crispy bacon, hash browns and all the fix ins), or the Blueberry Pancakes & Bacon.

→ The Breakfast Club
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The Ivy Market Grill

Celebrate Pancake Day with The Ivy Market Grill's delicious stack of Buttermilk Pancakes, served with 
Strawberries, raspberries, and blackberries, with Greek yoghurt, lemon balm and warm red berry sauce. Delicious.

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→ Ivy Market Grill

Pancake Goals

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Din Tai Fung

This is not your regular pancake! Din Tai Fung’s ICONIC Crispy Golden Prawn Pancake 脆皮虾饼 is a one of the most delicious “pancakes” we’ve eaten in a long time… made with minced prawn meat, vegetables and topped with a crispy bean curd skin - these pancakes are fried to perfection and give a crisp exterior but soft and bouncy texture with each bite. Make sure you order a few steaming hot baskets of signature soup dumplings and a bowl of tasty noodles or fried rice to accompany your pancakes. Absolute foodie heaven!

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→ Din Tai Fung
Balthazar Pancakes


Usually only available on their weekend brunch menu, Balthazar is treating us this Pancake Day with their delicious stack of New York pancakes, available on the 13th February.

Served to perfection, topped with fresh banana and maple syrup, Balthazar is the place to be to celebrate the tastiest day of the year. 

→ Balthazar
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Make It Yourself

Can't wait for the big day? Then give these Covent Garden restaurant's own recipes a try at home.

First up, the flipping amazing French crepes from Chez Antoinette