London: where to eat the best pancakes during a stay in the capital?

England may not be historically renowned for its gastronomy, but the pancakes here are to die for! A trip to London wouldn't be complete without a taste of these thick delights. Maple syrup, banana, bacon, there's something to suit every taste and budget. From traditional addresses to innovative concepts, here are five not-to-be-missed places that will transport you to the land of pancakes.

Une assiette de pancakes au sirop d'érable

Une assiette de pancakes au sirop d'érable

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1. The Breakfast Club: the art of a hearty breakfast

In the heart of London, the Breakfast Club is an institution for breakfast lovers, so much so that there's a queue every morning. They are kings of the stack with their giant pancakes topped with all sorts of toppings. On the menu: sweet and sour, bacon or American-style.

Practical info

📍Many locations: it's here on GoogleMaps

👛Price: from £8

👉Further information: The Breakfast Club

2. Christopher's for fancy pancakes

Nestling in Covent Garden, Christopher's is an American restaurant offering a refined pancake experience. The menu offers generous creations, from classic versions to the most original. An ideal place for a gourmet break in the heart of London's bustle.

Practical info

📍Location: it's here on GoogleMaps

👛Price: from £16

👉For more info: Christopher's

4. Where The Pancakes Are, the street food reference

What The Pancakes Are started out as a street food stand before becoming a reference in its own right with several restaurants. Their menu offers a variety of pancakes, from the classic to the more extravagant. A unique experience for those looking for authentic flavours in a relaxed atmosphere. The little extra: the spot offers a number of veggie recipes.

Practical info

📍Many locations: it's here on GoogleMaps

👛Price: from £12

👉For more info: Where the pancakes are

3. Héfaure for Japanese-style fluffy pancakes

For an international touch, head to Héfaure. This place in Chinatown revisits the Japanese pancake, offering fluffy, airy creations. Here the pancakes are called 'soufflés'. As light as it is delicious, the subtle flavours and attention to detail make Héfaure a must for lovers of pancakes and world cuisine.

Practical info

📍Location: it's here on GoogleMaps

👛Price: from £7

👉For more information: Héfaure

5. Drunch, the capital's girly brunch

If you're looking for a pancake experience combined with a feminine and elegant atmosphere, Drunch is the perfect address. Located in the Mayfair district, this place offers pancakes accompanied by a variety of toppings. Perfect for a brunch with friends in the British capital.

Practical info

📍Location: it's here on GoogleMaps

👛Price: from £13

👉For more info: Drunch

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