The 9 Best Places To Go For Pancakes
We’re not going to lie, here at DublinTown, we have got a serious sweet tooth! So we’ve compiled a list of the best places to go to get your pancake fix.
1) The Metro Cafe
The Metro Cafe is a popular spot on South William Street. It’s a people watching paradise that offers great grub including the humble pancake. You can go savoury or sweet. If you want to really set yourself up for the day might I suggest the savoury option, also known as ‘The Metro Special?’ It offers fluffy pancakes with scrambled eggs and crispy bacon served with maple syrup and relish. It’s fluffy, crispy, eggy heaven on a plate!
Lemon on South William Street & Dawson Street has been, in their own words, “Spinning out crepes and pulling great coffee since 1999.” It is what you might call, Dublin’s Pancake House and won’t disappoint you if it’s pancakes you’re hankering for! It has an array of savoury and sweet pancakes and crepes to choose from, but why not go for the good ol’ traditional lemon, sugar and butter combo. It’s a classic for good reason!
3) Marks and Spencers
Marks and Spencers is always good for some delicious and convenient food, and you can always count on it come P Day (that’s right I abbreviated) for some store made, take home pancakes. Pop in, pick some up, bring them home and tell everyone at home you made them.
Póg on Bachelor’s Walk offers everything form frozen yogurt to salads. It also does a stellar pancake, but not just any pancake, a protein pancake. Get all the joy of indulging in pancakes, but with less of the carb guzzling guilt that comes with regular pancake consumption.
5) Taste Cafe
Pancakes are nothing without some dressing. Taste Café knows this and it offers a condiment box with each of its servings of pancakes. The box contains maple syrup, Nutella, salted caramel and lemon curd. For an extra euro you can throw in some bacon and really get the pancake party started.
For the day that is in it Balfes will be dishing up pancakes for breakfast. These will include blueberry pancakes with maple syrup or if you’re looking for a healthier kick, they have Balfes’ signature gluten free, oat pancakes, which will be served with fresh berries and agave nectar. If you miss breakfast, fear not as they will be serving pancakes à la sugar and lemon all day.
7) Gino’s Gelato
Pancake Tuesday wouldn’t be the same in Dublin without Gino’s mouth watering range of sweet crepes. To celebrate Pancake Tuesday this year Gino’s will be giving away free crepes to the first 20 customers in all of there 13 locations nationwide. So arrive early to avoid disappointment.
8) Fallon & Byrne
One of Dublin’s most diverse dining experiences is rigorously preparing for Pancake Tuesday. Stop by the exchequer street location to see the chefs busy flipping pancakes at the famous artisan deli counters. These taste tingling pancakes will be available all week so make sure and stop by to get your fix.
9) Classic Crepe Arnotts
Dublin’s hottest pop up has popped up just in time for Pancake Tuesday and its guaranteed to be a hit this Pancake Tuesday serving a range of pancakes both sweet and savoury to the public. So stop by for traditional french galettes and classic crepes
So there you have it. A list, but by no means a definitive list, of where to meet your pancake needs in DublinTown! Make sure to send us in your #PancakeTuesday pics!