On the following February 21st, 2023 we celebrate Pancake Tuesday in Ireland, one of the sweetest days of the year. In the old days, before the start of Lent, households would use the ingredients left in the fridge to make pancakes and amazing toppings. The tradition kept for decades but is not so associated with religions nowadays. Each year on the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday, people all over the country eat pancakes, and you should not be left out! Here’s a list of where to get the best pancakes in Dublin on a weekday:
Metro Cafe Dublin
Opened daily on South William Street, the Metro Cafe serves delicious homemade pancakes for breakfast and brunch. Clients can choose between adding Nuttela, Berry Compote, or Bacon to the buttermilk pancakes already topped with honey butter and maple syrup.
Where? 43 South William Street Dublin 2, Ireland 📍
Eathos cafe has two different locations in Dublin City, and it’s a great option to try one of the best pancakes in town! Their Buckwheat pancakes are served with vanilla Mascarpone cream, strawberry, mango honeycomb, and almond butter.
Where? 13a Upper Baggot St | 8-11 Lower Baggot St📍
This argentine owned cafe on the south side of Dublin has good options for all brunch lovers, but one of the best items on their menu is undoubtedly the Dulce de Leche Pancakes. Topped with brandy & orange mascarpone, seasonal fruits, and toasted almost nuts, these buttermilk pancakes are like nothing you have tried before! Alma is open every day and clients can book a table in advance or try a walk-in spot, they also offer takeaway and delivery.
Where? 12 South Circular Road, Portobello 📍
South Bank Cafe
This charming neighborhood cafe is a great option if you are looking to get pancakes next Tuesday. Located in the Dublin 6 area, South Banck Cafe offers a stack of pancakes with two different choices of toppings - bacon & maple syrup with honkey pokey butter, or sweet seasonal fruits with brownie crumb & honeycomb. They are open daily for brunch & lunch, from 8 am.
Where? 79/80 Grove Road, Harold's Cross Bridge, Dublin 6 📍
Póg has five cafes around Dublin, so doesn't matter where you are staying in the city, there will probably find one of their shops close to you. They are famous for preparing amazing pancakes and have a lot of different toppings to choose from and create your favorite combinations. Each stack of pancakes comes with two toppings and one sauce, you can check the full menu here.
Where? 32 Bachelors Walk | Tara Street | Harbour Road | Howth Main Street | Malahide | 324 Clontarf Road 📍
Now you know where to go for the best pancakes in Dublin next Tuesday! We hope you will have a lovely time :)