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chris4647

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Pancake Shop?
« on: March 26, 2014, 11:30:42 AM »
Does anyone know what ever happened to the Pancake Shop that was in the wee arcade between Gresham Street and Royal Avenue?
I went to it for years with the kids every time i was in Belfast, it was family run and did great Fry-Ups but specialised in savoury Pancakes.
it was always packed, then a few months ago i turned up and it was gone!!!
Can't understand it, anyone know what happened or did it move??? :( 

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Re: Pancake Shop?
« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2014, 02:11:44 PM »
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used to bring my kids there and to the wee burger shop  all the wee shops have closed down  many for a long time now

chris4647

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« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2014, 02:27:55 PM »
I remember the wee Burger shop,
it didnt look very appetizing but the smell was sensational!!!    ::)

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« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2014, 03:45:12 PM »
burgers were great  and i am very fussy  haven't been down that way in  a while  i wonder if it is still there it was last year if i remember rightly

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« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2014, 04:34:09 PM »
The Hudson Bar uses one of the units as a restaurant, think it used to be a shoe repair shop & has part of the arcade as a smoking area.
 
i was out in the arcade/smoking area at night a couple of weeks ago,so not sure if any of the units are still open

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« Reply #5 on: March 26, 2014, 04:37:17 PM »
i remember a shoe repair place there the burger place was just before you came out to royal ave  sasd these wee places have to close  my kids loved us taking them there

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« Reply #6 on: March 26, 2014, 04:42:13 PM »
was the burger place not the 1st unit on the right if you were entering from Gresham street?

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« Reply #7 on: March 26, 2014, 04:49:51 PM »
sorry wrong st

 the smell of onions frying great

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« Reply #8 on: March 27, 2014, 01:36:01 AM »
john the book who died just recently had his book sore in there, I took my 4 kids in to the café for some food, the waitresses were hitting on my 2 handsome sons lol, I was getting jealous too :-*, the girls from the hairdressers would run over to johns shop to have a smoke break, between them and his superser heater fumes and johns smoke, I exited very sharply. so its gone as well?
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« Reply #9 on: March 27, 2014, 07:36:58 AM »
The wee bakery in Castle St sells the biggest and best pancakes in the World.   They're massive.
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« Reply #10 on: March 27, 2014, 01:26:19 PM »
john the book who died just recently had his book sore in there, I took my 4 kids in to the café for some food, the waitresses were hitting on my 2 handsome sons lol, I was getting jealous too :-* , the girls from the hairdressers would run over to johns shop to have a smoke break, between them and his superser heater fumes and johns smoke, I exited very sharply. so its gone as well?

That arcade was filthy, should have been closed down years ago.

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« Reply #11 on: March 27, 2014, 04:21:32 PM »
I walked through it this morning, its been re named Hudson's Yard.
 
The burger unit is still open, its called Buffalo Bills.All other units are closed
 
The Bar has benches, table parasols etc covering the whole arcade

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Re: Pancake Shop?
« Reply #12 on: March 27, 2014, 04:33:11 PM »
wonder if it is the same people own it  nothing else at all in it

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Re: Pancake Shop?
« Reply #13 on: April 04, 2014, 03:11:29 AM »
Does anyone know what ever happened to the Pancake Shop that was in the wee arcade between Gresham Street and Royal Avenue?
I went to it for years with the kids every time i was in Belfast, it was family run and did great Fry-Ups but specialised in savoury Pancakes.
it was always packed, then a few months ago i turned up and it was gone!!!
Can't understand it, anyone know what happened or did it move??? :(

Hi chris4647 & Welcome to the Forum.

The Pancake Cafe you are asking about was owned by 'Griffen's'

They used to have / operate, A N Other one in Fountain Street as well, in the premises which used to be the Bourn Bouche (?) Bakery.

And also a 'Home Bakery' on Broadway, Falls Road.

I think it was the 'Rates & Rent' which bate them out!

And yes!  They did do the best 'Crepes', filled with whatever you fancied, in the whole of Ireland!
I only got drunk, I never got stupid!

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Re: Pancake Shop?
« Reply #14 on: April 07, 2014, 03:48:35 PM »
thanks sally ann used to take my kids into bonn bouche  lovely people  i sent you a message did you get it