Yeah, us neither. Banish the disappointment over badly made pancakes and celebrate Shrove Tuesday with some of the most delicious pancake stacks you’ve ever seen. From traditional crepes to huge American-style stacks, you’ll want to try them all. Here are the best places to hit up in Manchester this coming Pancake Day.
1. The Shack
Serving bottomless pancakes for just £12.50, guests at The Shack can fill their tummies with delicious buttermilk pancakes topped with a choice of bacon and maple syrup, Nutella, bananas and strawberries and cream. Add £15 and you’ll also receive bottomless bevs, with unlimited prosecco, beers and more to choose from for a whole 90 minutes. Find out more.
Another bottomless pancake event especially for you Mancunians, Impossible are hosting a ‘pancakes and prosecco’ deal for just £12. Bargain. And if you fancy going bottomless, it’s just £20pp to upgrade. The event will take place on Shrove Tuesday itself, with American pancakes available ’til you pop! Book here. Impossible, 36 Peter Street, Manchester, M2 5GP.
3. Moose Coffee
Moose Coffee is a popular place for pancakes in Manchester, so it wouldn’t be a pancake list without them. Now with two sites in the city, Moose serves up some of the thickest, most filling pancakes in the whole of town. Think heavenly toppings such as apple and salted caramel, chocolate peanut butter, banana and pecan and berry compote with mascarpone. Each stack comes with three whopping pancakes, all finished off with maple syrup and butter. Mmm. Moose Coffee, York House, 20 York St, Manchester, M2 3BB | 8a Gateway House, Station Approach, Piccadilly Station, Manchester, M1 2GH.
Bill’s in Spinningfields is celebrating Shrove Tuesday with a tasty pancake menu, available on Shrove Tuesday only. Choose from a stack of American-style banana, strawberry and blueberry toppings or smoked streaky bacon, all for just £7.45. Oh, and did we mention it’s all-you-can-eat, all day long? Bill’s, 3 Hardman Square, Manchester, M3 3EB.
5. Ducie Street Warehouse
To celebrate Pancake Day 2022, Ducie Street Warehouse will be slashing their prices, serving up half-price pancakes as part of their all-day brunch menu. Each stack will be adorned in maple syrup, blueberries, crushed pecans and lemon zest, making for the perfect, classic dish to enjoy on Shrove Tuesday. Ducie Street Warehouse, Ducie St, M1 2TP.
6. 19 Cafe Bar
19 Cafe Bar is pancake royalty here in Manchester, serving pancakes every day – not just pancake day. On the menu, guests will some extra special American stacks available to order, including bacon and maple syrup, fresh fruit, Lotus Biscoff and even Kinder chocolate. A sweet tooth dream. 19 Cafe Bar, 19 Lever St, M1 1BY.
7. The Botanist
The Botanist is at it again – this time, with a hanging kebab consisting of little pancakes. A best-seller in previous years, the hanging kebab comes with different flavours, including chocolate brownie chunks and a hot chocolate sauce or marshmallows and strawberries with a lemon drizzle. It’s certainly a feast for those with eyes bigger than their bellies, and one we can totally get on board with this Shrove Tuesday. The Botanist, 78 Deansgate, M3 2FW.
8. The Doghouse
BrewDog’s beer-themed hotel, Doghouse, is serving up bottomless pancakes this coming Tuesday – where guests will be able to enjoy all they can eat for one whole hour. There’ll be a choice of toppings which you can choose from on the day, plenty of maple syrup goodness, and, of course, tons of beer options to wash it all down with. Doghouse, 18-20 Fountain St, M2 2AR.