The best places in Newcastle to crave your Pancake Day cravings

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Pancake Day will take place on February 21.

Shrove Tuesday is approaching, taking place on Tuesday, February 21. Shrove Tuesday is also known as Pancake Day, as it derives from the Christian tradition of indulging in delicious food before 40 days of fasting for Lent.

Many people of all different cultures now celebrate the day, just for the opportunity to consume the delicious treat of pancakes with friends and family.

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There are many amazing restaurants and cafes in Newcastle’s City Centre, but here are the best places to cure your pancake day cravings.


Crêpeaffaire is a dine-in and takeaway restaurant with branches across the UK, Kuwait, Netherland and Saudi Arabia. Lucky for us, we have a branch located in Eldon Square’s food area in Grey’s Quarter. The restaurant serves up delicious pancakes and of course - crepes, with yummy toppings to suit all tastes.

Creams Cafe

Creams Cafe, is a UK-wide restaurant dedicated to desserts. Newcastle’s Creams Cafe can be found on Grainger Street. Their menu includes crepes, sundaes, cookie dough, signature desserts and much more. The restaurant also has a ‘make your own’ menu, where customers can build their own dessert with their favourite ingredients. They also have plant-based dessert options.


Blakes is a cosy coffee shop located on Grey Street, who cater to most dietary needs. They have a healthy menu set at affordable prices. Their breakfast options include american-style pancakes, priced at £7.20, customers can choose to eat them in a sweet or savoury style, with a blueberry or bacon on top of maple syrup.

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Kaspa’s Newcastle

Kaspa’s has been loved for many years due to its delicious dessert options. The franchise which has branches all over the UK and in Pakistan, has a location on Newcastle’s Clayton Street, where you can find a vast menu of desserts and sweet drinks.

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