Check out these places to visit for pancakes in and around Birmingham
Pancake Day normally falls in February, so it comes as a surprise this year that it’s landing on 1 March.
If you’ve been caught out and don’t have all the ingredients at home - or don’t fancy the mess - why not treat yourself to pancakes in a restaurant?
Here are some of the best places in Birmingham to get your fill on Shrove Tuesday.
Boston Tea Party
This city centre eatery has had lots of overwhelmingly positive reviews on their pancakes, so why not check them out yourself?
Open from 7am to 5pm Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm on Saturday and 8am to 4pm on Sundays, Boston Tea Party has two pancake offerings with either smoked bacon and maple syrup for £6.50 or seasonal compote and Greek yoghurt for £5.75.
190 Corporation St, Birmingham B4 6QD
Cherry Red’s Cafe Bar
This John Bright Street Cafe has a wide selection of food and drink, but the pancakes are what we’ll be after on 1 March.
The cafe has seven pancake options, priced between £5 and £10, with toppings ranging from maple syrup, to sausages and banana biscoff.
Cherry Red’s is open 10am to 11pm everyday, with food served until 9pm.
To check out their pancake options in full, visit their menu.
88-92 John Bright St, Birmingham B1 1BN
The Church Street cafe is located in a Victorian red-brick building, and will be open for your pancake needs this 1 March from 8am to 2.30pm.
Their American style pancakes list is plentiful and varied.
Priced between £6.75 and £8.95 your toppings can be either sweet or savoury and can come with plenty of maple syrup.
Colmore Business District, 30 Church St, Birmingham B3 2NP
The Birmingham branch of the chain restaurant has a small offering of pancakes.
A savoury option which comes with bacon and a strawberries and cream sweet option are available.
Giraffe is open from 9am to 8pm on Pancake Day, but the pancakes are part of their breakfast menu.
For more information, visit their website
68A E Mews, Birmingham B2 4XJ
Like their sister cafe, this Urban Cafe’s American style pancakes list is plentiful and varied.
Located in the Jewellery Quarter, the pancakes are priced between £6.75 and £8.95. Your toppings can be either sweet or savoury and can come with plenty of maple syrup.
The Big Peg, Warstone Lane, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham, B18 6NF
Gas Street Social
Located in The Mailbox and open everyday apart from Mondays, the Gas Street Social is certainly a cosy place to enjoy pancakes.
The pancake options are plentiful, with stack toppings including full English, chicken and mixed fruit.
Price wise, you are looking at between £8.80 and £10.60.
The Mailbox, 166-168 Wharfside St, Birmingham B1 1RL
Located on the High Street in Erdington, this cafe has delivery options for your pancakes.
Pancake options at the Red Couch include plain, nutella and maple syrup and three pancakes cost £5.
For the full menu and to place an order, click here
234 High Street, Erdington, B23 6SN
Leverton & Halls
The Bourneville cafe is open 8.30am to 3pm on Pancake Day, with pancakes appearing on their Breakfast and Lunch menus.
There are four options, priced between £3.95 and £4.50 and all come with maple syrup.
For more information and to see the full menu, visit the cafe’s website
218 Mary Vale Rd, Bournville, Birmingham B30 1PJ
For a Pancake Day crepe delivered to your home, how about checking out Coffee Time on Deliveroo?
A wide selection of both sweet and savoury crepes are available to choose from, and they’ll cost between £2.20 and £4.45.
To browse the menu and place your order, click here
The Square Shopping Centre, The Priory Queensway, Birmingham B4 7LG
With three pancake options, this Jewellery Quarter cafe is a charming place to have your Pancake Day meal.
These are priced between £4.90 and £7.20, with this second option consisting of Bananas, whipped cream, maple syrup and hazelnuts.
Coffee Tales is open from 8am to 5pm on Pancake Day.
To visit the cafe’s website, click here
Unit 2, Heritage Court, 17-21 Warstone Ln, Birmingham B18 6HP