The best places to eat pancakes in Manchester to celebrate Pancake Day 2023

Pancakes in Manchester aren't just for Shrove Tuesday - but the occasion definitely helps get us excited to eat them.

We’re all gutted the Dutch Pancake House is no longer a thing.

But, as well as having some great restaurants serving them up year-round, there are also lots of venues doing specials for Pancake Day this year for those who don’t fancy battling it out in the kitchen themselves.

From bottomless pancake events to the best places to find plates of traditional crepes and fluffy American boys, keep reading to find your perfect pancake date.

Here are some to get flippin’ excited about.

Albert Schloss

Join Albert’s Schloss Manchester this Pancake Day to revel in a special all-day Pancake Haus, plating up loaded pancakes from 9am on Tuesday 21st February.

The ultimate in indulgence is the limited edition, one day only wünder; Banoffee Pie.

Made fresh in haus, tuck into a fluffy, thick pancake stack, topped with lashings of delicious, caramelised bananas, a scoop of creamy, artisan vanilla ice-cream and generous drizzling of sweet caramel sauce.

If that isn’t taking your fancy, the klassic Pancake Haus is extending its usual breakfast only hours, stacking up sweet and savoury options to fix your cravings.

Go extra sweet with fresh berries, including strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and blackberries, plus a scoop of artisan vanilla ice-cream, topped with maple syrup.

For the savoury pancake lovers out there, load up yours with maple streaky bacon, fried Burford Brown eggs and maple syrup.

Klassic Alpine-inspired Cook Haus and Bier Halle food will also be available as usual.

You can check out their website here

Fuwa Fuwa (fluffy fluffy)

Souffle pancake specialists Fluffy Fluffy are celebrating Pancake Day the light and airy way as they dish up their fluffy souffle pancakes for FREE to the first 50 people at the store on Whitworth Street on Tuesday 21st February.

From 12noon a pancake day special will be served by the team and will be completely free to the first on site – but get there early as when those fluffy fellas are gone, they’re gone!

Fluffy Fluffy’s souffle pancakes have been causing a stir in store and on social media alike with their, wobbly cloud-like desserts smothered in decadent toppings.

Each pancake is hand-made to order with fresh ingredients. Egg whites are whipped to soft peaks giving that airy quality for which they are famous. The pancakes are  then slowly cooked at low temperature for the signature round cloud-like pancakes. The stunning stacks are then topped with a selection of fruits, creams, syrups and house sauces including Nutella, Biscoff and Blueberry Cheese.

Atlas Bar

Situated in the railway arches of Deansgate, Atlas Bar has been a Manchester icon for over two decades.

And they are offering a delicious stack of bacon and maple syrup pancakes for you to sink your teeth into.

If that’s not your thing, you can try their Mixed Berries, Whipped Cream & Maple Syrup stack too.

Delicious.

Moose

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Moose have long been a popular spot for delicious, trouser busting pancakes which heroic sized portions that could satisfy the most hungry punter.

And now, luckily for you, there are two sites across Manchester to pick from.

They are notorious for serving up some of the chunkiest pancakes going.

With amazing toppings like chocolate peanut butter, banana and peacan, apple and salted caramel (to name but a few) you can’t go far wrong with Moose this pancake day.

You can find them at York House, 20 York St, Manchester, M2 3BB  or 8a Gateway House, Station Approach, Piccadilly Station, Manchester, M1 2GH.

The Cosy Club

You’re invited to Cosy Club’s Pancake Day Celebrations from 18th – 21st Feb.

You can customise your own teetering stack of pancakes from their build-your-own pancake menu.

Or try their limited edition indulgent black forest gateaux stack with cassis whipped cream.

From £8.95.

You can book a table by clicking here

Black Milk

An absolutely outrageous, brilliant selection of pancakes with some of the most generous portions going, Black Milk shouldn’t be far off your radar if you’re looking to indulge on pancake day.

Specialists in the sweet stuff like milkshakes and pancakes – you can pick from Kinderella (Kinder and nutella), salted caramel biscoff, cookies and cream, white chocolate and pistachio or cookies and cream.

For an extra £2 you can have a scoop of your favourite ice cream too.

Check out their full menu here.

 

The Botanist 

The Botanist’s famous Hanging Pancake Kebabs are back.

They they will be celebrating Shrove Tuesday all month long, with the specials being available until 28th February.

There are three options to choose from:

  • The All American (£16.50) – stacked with fried chicken and maple bacon and served with mini hash browns and sriracha mayo
  • The Rocky Road (£9.25) – with Biscoff and Oreo rocky road pieces, served with strawberries, chocolate sauce and vanilla ice-cream
  • The Chocolate Orange (£8.95) – with chocolate brownie chunks, orange brandy sauce and vanilla ice-cream

Each one is served with a pot of sauce made specially to drizzle down the kebab, and those fancying a sweet, syrupy, alcoholic kick can ‘add a boozy boost’ with a shot of Licor 43 for just £2.

All specials will be available from Tuesday 7th until Tuesday 28th

The Shack

The Shack are hosting a bottomless pancake day celebration. You read that right, bottomless.

For just £10, you can have as many pancakes as you can stuff into your face at The Shack at their HQ in the Northern Quarter.

On the 25th February they are offering the deal, and for an extra £15 you can have bottomless Bloody Mary’s Bellini’s Prosecco, or Mimosas for 90 minutes too.

Cant say fairer than that!

You can find them at 69 High St, Manchester M4 1FS.

19 Cafe Bar

19 Cafe bar is a great place to get brunch, and have always done fantastic pancakes so it makes perfect sense to hit them up for Pancake day.

The self proclaimed ‘best brunch in Manchester’, set in the heart of the Northern Quarter 19 cafe bar serve up some seriously thick stacks.

They are the perfect place for a hearty breakfast pitstop or for a fashionably late trendy brunch.

You can pick from: Belgian chocolate chunk, biscoff, fruit, bacon, kinder and oreo too.

Koffee Pot

Koffee Pot is an iconic part of Manchester life.

They have been serving breakfast for over 40 years now, so pancakes are naturally one of their areas of expertise.

And did we mention the portions are absolutely massive?

They serve them in one style, called  ‘All American Pancakes’ (£11) which are buttermilk pancakes, sausage patty, smoked streaky bacon, hash brown, fried egg and maple syrup.

God bless America!

Fress

Fress in Northern Quarter are offering a pancake based afternoon tea at the moment.

For £20pp you can tuck into dark chocolate biscoff cheesecake layered with fruit compote, and topped with white chocolate and coconut strawberry.

Salted caramel and dream cheese frosted pancakes.

Strawberry and white chocolate milkshake, or hersey cookies and cream milkshake.

You can even upgrade for £25 to an alcoholic versions of the milkshake, adding baileys or amaretto depending on your preferences.

Served from Monday Friday 12pm to 4pm.

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