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

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.

Trove

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At Trove, both the Levenshulme and Ancoats cafes will be cooking up a special of caramelised whey pancakes with blood orange, honeycomb and thyme for Pancake Day.

The perfect mixture of sweet and sour.

Alabama’s

 

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Alabama’s already has a sterling reputation for pancakes, their fluffy American stacks are considered some of the best in the city. But this week they’re going all-out, adding seven new pancake specials to the menu from Monday-Sunday.

Just remember they’ve moved into Northern Monk Refectory for now whilst they find a new permanent home.

Home Sweet Home

 

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Another year-round pancake favourite, Home Sweet Home might be down to just one Manchester site now after closing their Great Northern Warehouse branch at the end of last year but their pancakes are still as banging as ever.

Find them in the Northern Quarter to indulge in plates like these, topped with salted caramel, biscoff sauce, cream, strawberries and cinnamon crunch. Cheeky.

Cultureplex

The best places to eat pancakes in Manchester for Pancake Day 2020 I Love Manchester

In honour of Pancake Day, Cultureplex in Ducie Street Warehouse has got stacks like these for going for just £5.

Choose any combination of toppings you like – and as many as you like, ticking them off the special menu – from maple syrup and bacon to strawberry compote, toasted pistachios, chantilly cream lemon and sugar, and limoncello curd.

Grub

The best places to eat pancakes in Manchester for Pancake Day 2020 I Love Manchester

From 7.30pm tomorrow, GRUB will be teaming up with Liverpool favourites Crepe Chateau to host an evening of all things pancake from their new Red Bank home.

Tickets are a must and include two courses of filled crepes cooked to order and brought to your table. For matched beers too, select the £15 option.

Moose Coffee

 

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A year-round favourite for pancakes, breakfast heroes Moose Coffee have all your fluffy stack needs covered. Options range from homemade salted caramel and apple to berry compote and mascarpone, banana and pecan to granola and chocolate peanut butter.

Find them on Piccadilly Approach or York Street.

Impossible

 

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This Shrove Tuesday, Impossible is doing 90 minutes of bottomless American-style pancakes and prosecco for just £15.

Or, if you think that’s a bit too much, have a plate and a glass for £12.

The Shack

 

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For £10, get your hands on as many buttermilk pancakes as you can muster in 90 minutes at The Shack on High Street.

Topped with your choice of bacon and maple syrup, blueberries, peanut butter or strawberries and cream, you can upgrade by £15 for bottomless drinks too.

Albert’s Schloss

 

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For crêpe lovers, Albert’s Schloss has you sorted this Tuesday.

Available for one day only, tuck into their crêpes filled with house-made chocolate praline sauce and preserved blood orange slices, topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

The Cosy Club

The best places to eat pancakes in Manchester for Pancake Day 2020 I Love Manchester

For the highest stacks you can manage, head to the Cosy Club in the Corn Exchange where they’ll be dishing up piles of buttermilk pancakes at £1.25 each.

Toppings range from wholesome banana and fruit compote to cream and chocolate.

Bundobust

The best places to eat pancakes in Manchester for Pancake Day 2020 I Love Manchester

Available all week long, Bundobust’s pancake offering sees them put a sweet twist on the traditional dosa. These mango puree and rosewater rice pancakes are £5 and come served with shrikhand (a sweetened cardamom yoghurt), mango ras, pistachio, and pomegranate.

1887 Sports Bar and Café at Trafford Hall Hotel

The best places to eat pancakes in Manchester for Pancake Day 2020 I Love Manchester

This newly-opened Trafford eatery is running a pancake-themed bottomless brunch all week with a plate of your choice and 90 minutes of unlimited wine and cocktails for £25. Choose from toppings like honey-cured bacon, fried egg, caramelised bananas and roasted pecans, strawberries and cream, chocolate chips and vanilla ice cream.

Wilson’s Social

The best places to eat pancakes in Manchester for Pancake Day 2020 I Love Manchester

NQ newcomer Wilson’s Social is offering all you can eat giant pancake stacks from £4, smothered in maple syrup with popcorn chicken and bacon or blueberry compote and frosting. Available morning to night, if you think the stack’s not tall enough simply add more. Every additional two pancakes will cost you just £1 on top.

The Botanist

 

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The Botanist has brought back their hanging pancake kebabs for three days only at their Deansgate restaurant. Think marshmallows, ice cream and strawberries, chocolate sauce and brownie pieces. Hurry, before they’re all gone.

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