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17 Seriously Delicious Stacks Of Pancakes You Can Get In London

Stacks on stacks on stacks.

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1. The Alice House, Queen's Park

This charming café just out of Queen's Park station is a required stop on a London pancake pilgrimage. The Alice House's rich and yummy buckwheat pancakes are dense and delightful, with layers of cremè fraîche and honey between each cake and a hearty topping of blueberries and powdered sugar for a sweet finish.

3. Smith's, Spitalfields

Smith's in Spitalfields doesn't offer pancakes as part of their all-day breakfast, so be sure to head over before lunch to take advantage of their delectable blueberry pancakes. If you're feeling indecisive, go for their Lumberjack Breakfast, which gives you a stack made from pancake, waffle, and French toast.

4. Lucky 7 Diner, Westbourne Park

If you like your pancakes with a side of retro American flair, look no further than a visit to the fabulously atmospheric Lucky 7 Diner. This west London haunt serves up three varieties of buttermilk pancakes, so take your pick between classic, blueberry, and banana.


5. Brew, Clapham

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Brew's signature thick and indulgent pancakes are a favourite across its five locations, and stay on the menu until 5pm daily. Heaped with blueberries and caramelised banana and topped with crème fraîche and maple syrup, they're the perfect mid-morning meal for any sweet tooth.

6. The Breakfast Club, Soho

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Breakfast is always on the menu at all seven of London's Breakfast Club locations, and the #BreakfastGoals are real. The popular breakfast spot offers sweet and savoury pancake options until 5pm, and keeps its heartiest pancake plates on the menu all day. Don't be surprised to find seasonal specials on as well, like Easter's Creme Egg stack or plenty of special Pancake Day options.

7. The Riding House Café, Fitzrovia

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The classic pancakes at The Riding House Café are guaranteed to hit the spot for anyone craving a sweet and decadent breakfast plate. The fluffy buttermilk cakes are topped with rich clotted cream, berries, and sugar, and they'll leave you wanting more even if you're too full to consider.

8. The Delaunay, Covent Garden

If you fancy a stack with a savoury touch, this classy Covent Garden brasserie offers pancakes with a serious side of bacon. Although if you prefer sweet, the Delaunay also serves its pancakes with plum compote or the classic coupling of blueberries and crème fraîche.


9. The Book Club, Shoreditch

This literary-themed east London haunt is a café and club by night, and also the perfect place to pickup a hangover-curing pile of pancakes. They serve their thick and fluffy buttermilk pancakes with a heap of toppings: banana, berries, and citrus crème fraîche, with a healthy dose of honey and maple syrup to top it all off.

11. 34, Mayfair

34 may do pancakes simple but it does them right. Stacked and smothered in butter, maple syrup, and partnered with a choice selection of bacon, there's no way to go wrong with this reliable and delicious order. You can sub blueberries for bacon if you're of the veggie persuasion.

12. The Diner, Camden

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In the mood to seriously treat yo' self to an indulgent stack of pancakes? Head to one of The Diner's eight locations in London and go to town. You get a regular choice between classic buttermilk, blueberry, banana, RED VELVET, and sweet potato varieties, plus regular seasonal change-ups.


14. Tom's Kitchen, Chelsea

If you fancy a pancake that literally covers your whole plate and is dangerously (and deliciously) close to actual cake, the seasonal berry pancake at Tom's Kitchen is the breakfast for you. The pancake is also on the weekend brunch menu at the other Tom's Kitchen locations across London.

15. The Botanist, Sloane Square

For a chic pancake experience, The Botanist is a great stop-off for a stylish breakfast and delicious stack of fluffy pancakes. Their classic buttermilk tower is piled with streaky bacon and dripping in maple syrup, with a handful of blueberries as the final touch.

16. Café 338, Bethnal Green

This unassuming local favourite is a must for east Londoners who want a no-frills but full-flavour breakfast. The pancake breakfast at Café 338 is served up with sides of eggs, bacon, veg, and fruit, and the perfectly golden and soft cakes are topped off with powdered sugar and syrup.

17. Joe's Kitchen, Borough

This comfort food diner in Borough goes simple but sensational with a stack of classic buttermilk pancakes. You can add ice cream, bacon, fresh fruit, and compote at your whim, so there's literally no way to go wrong.