Food and Drink
A Review of Where the Pancakes Are
Food and Drink
Sunday and pancakes go together like cheese and pickle, you really can’t beat it. So, when I found out about a little place called Where the Pancakes Are in Southwark I was there in a flash. Before getting started on the endless positive points, I’d like to get a small rant out of the way; why some restaurants feel the need to have a ‘no reservation policy’ I will never understand. Just let us book to save us all disappointment and/or frostbite. And breathe…
Queuing aside, the brunch experience at Where the Pancakes Are is a very nice one indeed and one that I would happily experience again! While waiting in line outside, we were offered hot drinks to keep us going before a table became available, so already the restaurant had earnt some brownie points before we’d even gone inside! The welcoming staff ushered us in from the chilly morning wind that January brings and escorted us to our table; it was quite snug inside but it gave the place some extra charm and an inviting ambience.
I’d be lying if I said I hadn’t examined the menu the night before but I looked at it again anyway just to make sure I was making the right choice. Being ‘Veganuary’ and all, I got into the spirit of things and ordered the 'Vegan Breakfast' (two pancakes, Portobello mushroom, roasted red pepper and tomatoes, smashed avo and a chickpea salsa) while the bf went for the simple 'Breakfast' which consisted of two pancakes and that classic sausage, egg and bacon combo.
The whole thing was glorious – a hearty portion, fluffy pancakes and good coffee. Honestly, what could be better? If you are a pancake lover, then you know where the pancakes are…see what I did there?