FLIP YOUR OWN
1. Mazina, The Address Dubai Marina
Pancake Day – a child’s dream and a mother’s worst nightmare. Most kids love the chance to get creative but flipping pancakes is a messy job, so take your little ones and make a mess of someone else’s kitchen at Mazina.
Foodie company Generation Creation are taking over the Mazina Saturday family brunch for Pancake Tuesday. As well as a tasty buffet and activities for the little ones, families will get the chance to win some fab prizes by showing off their culinary skills in a pancake-flipping contest! Get top tips from the Mazina chefs and choose from a variety of toppings to personalise your creations.
INFO: 12.30pm to 3.30pm, Saturday 18 February, 04 436 777, www.theaddress.com.
2. Rivington Grill
Making the perfect pancake is an art, requiring exactly the right batter consistency, heat and patience, not to mention a perfect flip. Why struggle in the kitchen when you can go out for perfect pancakes made by the professionals? Rivington Grill chefs will be serving theirs in the classic way with lemon and sugar.
INFO: Souk Al Bahar, 04 423 0903, www.rivingtongrill.ae.
Saladicious serves pancakes with a variety of toppings, all day, every day.
INFO: Jumeirah Beach Road, 04 345 5822, www.saladicious.com.
4. Baker and Spice
The highlight of the breakfast menu: scrumptious blueberry pancakes.
INFO: The Dubai Mall, 04 425 2240, www.bakerandspiceme.com.
5. The Lime Tree Café
The breakfast mango pancake is a great way to start the day.
INFO: Dubai Media City, Al Quoz, Jumeirah, www.thelimetreecafe.com.
6. Shakespeare and Co.
Sweet and savoury pancakes with lots of different toppings are served all day long.
INFO: Village Mall Jumeirah, The Dubai Mall, www.shakespeareandco.ae.
7. B to B
Choose from savoury or sweet crêpes, such as Mars bar flavour or Hershey’s chocolate flavour.
INFO: Emirates Hills, Village Mall Jumeirah, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai Mall, Dubai Marina Mall, Souk Al Bahar, Safa Centre, Etihad Mall, Al Hamra Mall, Central Market, Al Ain Mall, Guardian Towers Abu Dhabi, www.btob.com.lb.
8. Café Firenze
Pancakes are served with a choice of chocolate, honey or maple syrup.
INFO: Abu Dhabi, 02 0633 1080, www.cafefirenzeuae.com.
9. La CreParis
If you’re a fan of classics, such as Crêpes Suzette, look no further than La CreParis for good, authentic options.
INFO: Mall of the Emirates, 04 3414747, www.lacreparis.com.
10. More Café
All hail the huge Dutch pancakes on the all-day breakfast menu. They’re available with toppings such as apple, beef bacon, ham and cheese or hazelnut.
INFO: Dubai Mall, Festival City, Mall of the Emirates, DIFC, Mirdif City Centre, Gold and Diamond Park, Al Murooj, www.morecafe.biz.