Pancake Day might be a little later this year but that doesn’t mean there won’t be plenty of tasty pancakes for you to get stuck into. Have a flippin’ good Pancake Day by enjoying a stack or two of pancakes from some of these Bristol cafés and restaurants serving everything from thick, fluffy American-style to Sri Lankan coconut milk pancakes.
Brunch is well and truly back and Boston Tea Party is here to bring you your brunch fix of pancakes. Enjoy a stack at one of their five Bristol branches and choose from American pancakes with either smoked bacon, maple syrup and maple butter or blueberry compote and Greek yoghurt. Boston Tea Party also offers delivery, so you can tuck into the luxury breakfast staple in the comfort of your own home.
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2. Chez Marcel
Gorgeously-filled galettes are all the rage in the France, especially on the west coast of the country, and it seems they are a winner at Chez Marcel on Broad Street too. This little Bristol café is offering these pancakes with exciting fillings such as caramelised onions, smoked sausage and cheese, as well as the classic Brittany galette of ham, cheese and egg. Chez Marcel’s galettes are a great solution for those looking to enjoy Pancake Day with a twist and are more in favour of savoury fillings rather than sweet. Plus, there are four vegan galettes to choose from made using buckwheat flour, which is also gluten-free.
Chez Marcel, 43 Broad Street, BS1 2EP
3. At The Well
Up in Stokes Croft is At The Well, which is the perfect place for all your dessert (and washing) needs. At The Well is open for laundry services as well as serving their delicious pancakes to the people of Bristol. Bringing their legendary pancakes back for 2022, At The Well has got a special menu lined up including American-style pancakes with either homemade caramel, banana, squirty cream and chocolate sauce; vanilla ice cream, chocolate sauce, banana, raspberries and squirty cream; or miso caramel, blueberries, raspberries, figs and vanilla ice cream. They’ll also be serving a massive stack of five pancakes which are great for sharing (if you really have to) and topped with bacon, blueberries, raspberries, with vanilla ice cream, caramel sauce, chocolate sauce and squirty cream on the side- just wow!
At The Well, 145 Cheltenham Road, BS6 5RR
The botanical paradise come brunch spot that is The Crafty Egg is offering tasty pancakes to indulge in this Pancake Day. The café and restaurant, which is opening a Fishponds site, serves up classic thick pancakes with maple syrup as well as options to add the likes of bacon, sausage, egg, blueberries, Nutella, banana or peanut butter. And if you’re feeling extra hungry this Pancake Day, why not take on the Crafty Challenge? Tuck into either a meaty or veggie Crafty breakfast with a stack of maple pancakes and three fried eggs.
The Crafty Egg, 113 Stokes Croft, BS1 3RW
Fancy a change from the usual crêpes or American-style pancakes? Expand your pancake horizons by ordering a hopper from Sri Lankan restaurant, The Coconut Tree. Hoppers are a bowl shaped coconut milk pancake served with coconut sambol, seeni sambol (caramelised onions with a hint of cinnamon) and lunu miris (Sri Lankan salsa). The Coconut Tree, which has two Bristol branches, offers this coconut milk pancakes as a savoury or sweet dish, as it can be enjoyed with a fried egg or drizzled with Sri Lankan Kittle treacle served with ice cream as a decadent dessert.
The Coconut Tree, 237 -239 Cheltenham Road, BS6 5QP
2 Byron Place, Clifton, BS8 1JT