Enough of the Waffle! It’s Time for Pancakes


With Pancake Tuesday just around the corner, travel2ireland’s Maria and Paul set out on a quest to find the best pancakes in Dublin by meandering around the lively city streets. Armed with a hearty appetite and a craving for fluffy stacks dripping with indulgent toppings, we scoured the capital for the ultimate pancake experience. Here are the top three places that we have discovered, each offering its own unique twist on this beloved breakfast classic.

  1. POG – Trinity Plaza, Tara St, Dublin 2

Located within Trinity Plaza, POG stands as a beacon for pancake aficionados. With a diverse selection of signature creations, POG caters to every palate. Among their offerings are the Signature Protein Pancakes, featuring decadent combinations such as Nutella, strawberry, banana, and white chocolate, or the Post Workout stack, boasting a nutritious blend of granola, banana, blueberry, Greek yogurt, peanut butter, and honey. For those with a penchant for indulgence, the Kinder Delight or The Star options are sure to satisfy, laden with a medley of delightful toppings. Additionally, guests have the option to craft their own stack of pancakes to suit their preferences.

  1. Herbstreet – Hanover Quay, Dublin Docklands, Dublin 2

A beloved neighborhood gem, Herbstreet has been a cherished establishment since its inception in 2008. Situated by the waterfront, A calm atmosphere by the canal makes Herbstreet the perfect place to indulge in delicious Buttermilk Pancakes. Guests can choose from a wide selection of toppings, including Chocolate chips & whipped cream, Blueberries & orange honey butter, or Organic maple syrup. With a small stack priced at €9 and large stacked €15, Herbstreet’s pancakes promise a symphony of flavors that will leave you craving for more. While their opening hours vary throughout the week, including brunch offerings on weekends, Herbstreet provides the perfect setting to enjoy a leisurely pancake feast.

  1. One Society – 1 Lower Gardiner St, Dublin 1

While One Society may not open on Tuesdays for Pancake Tuesday festivities, Maria and Paul couldn’t resist including this hidden gem on their list. Operating as an Italian Tapas & Wine Bar in the evenings, One Society offers a unique take on the traditional pancake experience. While their brunch and lunch offerings are available Wednesday through Sunday, guests can indulge in their fluffy American Style Vanilla Pancakes during these hours. Options include the Salted Caramel Pancakes, Blueberry Pancakes, or the Hangover Stack for those seeking a savory twist.

As Pancake Tuesday approaches, Dublin unveils its array of pancake havens, inviting all to partake in the joyous celebration of this beloved tradition. We at travel2ireland hope you have a great Pancake Tuesday and consume as many pancakes as you can, whether you decide to stay in and bake your own or go out for a delicious brunch.


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