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The Pancake Cafe

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11 Crossgate, Durham DH1 4PS, England
+44 191 386 8070
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“pancakes” (35 reviews)
“ice cream” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
11 Crossgate, Durham DH1 4PS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the bed and breakfast last weekend. The room was stunning, decorated in a Georgian style, with fabulous views to the iconic viaduct. Very affordable and comfortable, it was a blissful stay. We thought we would be leaving too early for breakfast, so...More

Thank Louis S
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

This place will bring to life ALL of your brunch dreams! Small, cozy, unbelievable selection of pancake toppings and a scenic walk up make this place the star of my Sunday mornings.

1  Thank polina_timina
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

I had the Big Brunch which consisted of a large pancake filled with smoked bacon, mushrooms and two fried eggs, it was utterly amazing! Everyone else's looked great too...chocolate spread with marshmallows and ice-cream; smoked salmon and asparagus; bacon, scrambled egg and maple syrup. It...More

Thank Frances P
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

I've been here three times now and the pancakes are delicious! Being a coeliac I love that they offer gluten free pancakes and there are a range of savoury and sweet toppings. Love it!

Thank Catherine N
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Well-established but funky little cafe, open during the day only, and serving a nice range of savoury and sweet / fruit pancakes. Much recommended. Large portions too.

Thank njfreeman2015
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

You can almost tell the quality of a place by how crowded it gets - the best places are often difficult to find a seat. The Pancake Cafe, at the top of Neville Street (which is quite steep and narrow) is a delightful little place...More

Thank Hugo M
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Visited last Sunday for brunch and what a delight ! We were met with a warm and friendly welcome , seated and given menus . Our drinks arrived promptly while we tried to choose which pancake from the extensive and mouthwatering selection to try ....More

Thank tiffanylover
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

This is our second visit here and I've loved it both times. The staff are very friendly and the pancakes are lovely. A pot of tea is a good size too. Pancakes are around 6 pounds ish and are worth the money. The place is...More

Thank Tori C
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Called in for brunch on Sunday, free parking outside. Small but quaint kitchen style cafe. Sweet and savory pancakes at ana affordable price. Food was freshly cooked, well presented and tasted delicious, coffee was excellent too. Service with a smile, bill was not a shock....More

Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

This little venue is off the beaten track, but well worth the up hill trek!!! There are pancake and more pancakes, sweets or savoury your choice

Thank Zara R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Crossgate, Durham DH1 4PS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 386 8070
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