Whether you like yours sprinkled with sugar or loaded with bacon and drenched in syrup, here’s where you can get your pancakes to go in Leeds.
Sweet, fluffy and golden – pancakes are a delicious way to start the day and these Leeds cafes and restaurants have got your fix covered, even in lockdown. Get ready to tuck into lemony French crêpes or gorge on stacks of fluffy American pancakes, all to take away and snaffle at home. Just take your pick and get feasting.
If Coffee Bar
If’s all-American pancakes are some of the best in Leeds, so what better place to order from? There’s Nutella, salted caramel or fruit compote as well as one-off specials to tempt you. But it’s their bacon stack that’s won them legions of pancake-hungry fans – topped with two smoky rashers, drizzled in maple syrup and sprinkled with crunchy pecans, it’s seriously delicious.
If Coffee Bar, 43 Call Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 7BT. Order deliveries on Deliveroo.
Heaney & Mill
A stack of five fluffy buttermilk pancakes, glazed with butter and dusted with icing sugar – Heaney & Mill’s pancakes are a thing of beauty, and that’s before you even add the toppings! Of course there’s Nutella, but you can also load yours with banana, bacon and syrup or try the blueberry and vanilla ripple. Fancy something a bit different? The crispy chilli chicken and honey combo is a must.
Heaney & Mill, 50 Otley Road, Headingley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS6 2AL. Order deliveries on Uber Eats.
Crêpe Affaire specialises in traditional French crêpes, loaded with all the toppings you can imagine. Whipped cream? Check. Ferrero Rocher? Check. Butterscotch and banana? Check and double check. They even do savoury versions, if that’s more your bag. There’s classics like Cheese & Ham alongside unusual creations like the Margherita, which is a pizza in a pancake, with rich tomato sauce and plenty of stringy cheese.
There are plenty of tasty pancakes to indulge in from Divine Gelato. Take your pick of French crêpes or American-style mini pancakes, then choose what you’re going to load ‘em up with. There are 13 delicious topping combos, with everything from the Banoffee to the Strawberry Sensation, which brings together fresh strawberries covered in a white chocolate sauce. Can’t decide? You can mix-and-match to make your own creation.
Divine Gelato, Canal Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS12 2PU. Order deliveries on Uber Eats.
Heavenly Desserts is known for its oh-so-decadent sweet treats and their crêpes are no exception. A must for chocolate-lovers, the One Last Time I Promise Crêpe comes filled with silky-smooth Belgian chocolate and sprinkled with Flake pieces. Or you can try the Biscoff Crêpe – they smother the pancake in Lotus Biscoff spread, fold it up, drizzle it in more warm Lotus sauce and top it with crushed Biscoff and vanilla ice cream – what’s not to love?
Heavenly Desserts, 30 Otley Road, Headingley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS6 2UQ. Order deliveries on Uber Eats.
House of Koko
You can look forward to fully-loaded pancakes from House of Koko. Their most popular option is the scrambled egg and bacon, but you can also try the veggie-friendly spinach and scrambled egg or go for the fruity combo of blueberries, bacon and syrup. Of course, there are classic sweet toppings like Nutella and banana too. Whatever you choose, you can bet your pancakes will be fluffy and golden, heaped high with toppings.
House of Koko, 62 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS6 4LA. Order deliveries on Deliveroo.
Grön Kafé is known for its utterly delicious breakfasts and their pancakes are no exception. You can look forward to soft, golden rounds topped with a berry compote, fresh berries, soya yoghurt and plenty of maple syrup. The stack comes with a pot of granola that adds an irresistible crunch. It’s the perfect way to start the day – they’re vegan and gluten-free too, so nobody has to miss out.
Grön Kafé, 454 Roundhay Road, Oakwood, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS8 2HU. Order deliveries on Just Eat.
Greasy Pig Eaterie
Think you can take on a monstrous tower of pancakes? Greasy Pig Eaterie do one of the biggest stacks in Leeds with 20 (yes, 20!) griddled buttermilk rounds. They’re served the classic American way, drenched in syrup and with a dollop of butter. They also do smaller stacks of three, five and 10, alongside an unusual savoury option, which brings together melted cheese, chopped bacon, beans and hash browns – don’t knock it ‘til you’ve tried it.
Greasy Pig Eaterie, 74 Victoria Road, Hyde Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS6 1DL. Order deliveries on Uber Eats.
Lux Vegan Cakes
Vegans don’t have to miss out on all the pancake goodness as Lux Vegan Cakes is whip up dairy-free delights. You can get their crêpe-style pancakes topped with Biscoff, strawberries or lemon juice and sugar. They even have a special vegan-version of Nutella, so you can still indulge in a crêpe smothered in chocolatey goodness. Each pancake comes with a scoop of ice cream or whipped cream to top it off.
Lux Vegan Cakes, 380 Kirkstall Road, Burley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS4 2HQ. Order deliveries on Food Hub.