On Shrove Tuesday, look beyond the classic lemon and sugar and try some of London’s most indulgent pancake specials.
The Book Club
Shoreditch café-bar The Book Club has turned one of London’s favourite cocktails – the Espresso Martini – into a suitably boozy stack of pancakes. The American-style pancakes are sandwiched with Kahlua cream, drizzled with a rich chocolate, espresso and vodka sauce, and then topped with more cream and chocolate coffee beans. They’re available from 9am until 10pm, alongside an Japanese-inspired savoury option topped with crispy katsu chicken, bonito flakes, pickled ginger, seaweed, Japanese mayo and okonomiyaki sauce.
Thomas’s at Burberry
Pancake Day is the perfect time to try Thomas’s, the all-day café at Burberry on Regent Street that’s a treat for foodies as well as fashionistas. There are four delicious savoury options to choose from, including Sutton Hoo chicken with truffled mayo and Secret Smokehouse salmon with crème fraiche, caviar, dill and spring onions. If you’ve got room for dessert, the poached rhubarb and honey cream combo sounds too good to resist.Continue Reading