Whether you like yours sweet or savoury, satisfy your crêpe cravings at one of London’s finest gluten-free pancake joints this Shrove Tuesday.
Senzala Crêperie, Brixton
Bring some Brazilian flair to your pancakes at Senzala Crepêrie. With a huge range of vegan and gluten-free options, and a whole host of extra fillings at £1.20 a pop, there are endless ways to customise your crêpe. But if you’re looking for something simple, stick with the vegan Duhjan: a delicious mix of caramelised onions, garlic mushrooms and sundried tomatoes, all served in a buckwheat galette.
Perfect for: Those who like their crêpes on the savoury side, with a little added soul for good measure.
41-42 Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, SW9
NAMA, Notting Hill
Trust us on this one: raw pancakes are a thing, and they’re seriously good. Served alongside coconut ‘mascarpone’, fresh fruit and dark berry coulis, NAMA’s gluten-free pancakes may not be the most traditional, but they’re undeniably delicious.
Perfect for: Raw vegans looking to satisfy those crêpe cravings.
110 Talbot Road, Notting Hill, W11 1JR
Mamie’s Crêperie, Covent Garden
Pancake purist? This is the place for you. Serving up traditional Breton crêpes and gluten-free buckwheat galettes, Mamie’s is a French oasis in the hustle and bustle of Covent Garden. The best bit? They have a cider bar too.
Perfect for: Anybody looking for a little indulgence. We’ll be honest, these galettes aren’t about to win any health awards – but they are mighty good.
19 Catherine St, Covent Garden, WC2B 5JS
Farmacy, Notting Hill
No round-up of gluten-free pancakes would be complete without mentioning London’s most well-loved health spot. In true Farmacy style, these fluffy buckwheat pancakes are given a healthy twist with the addition of fresh fruit, coconut yoghurt and chia berry jam. All washed down with a superfood smoothie, of course.
Perfect for: Anybody who likes their pancakes gluten-free, sugar-free and dairy-free (with an optional side of smugness).
74 Westbourne Grove, Notting Hill, W2 5SH
Don't fancy going out for Shrove Tuesday? Why not whip up our savoury gluten-free Quinoa crepes. We've used quinoa flour, which contains all the essential amino acids, for our homemade crepes and topped with garlic mushrooms, butter beans, chunky basil pesto & a sprinkling of pine nuts. They're a crowd-pleaser and vegan-friendly too!