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Gluten-free Crepes! : Battersea, Islington, Chiswick, Camden

There are few things I like more than spotting this sort of sign outside an eatery. I was strolling down the Northcote Road with my friend K this weekend, when we came across Samba Swirl. Somewhat surprisingly, I had never heard of this London chain before (they also have branches in Islington, Chiswick and Camden Town) and would have barely glanced had I not been confronted with the GF sign. We ummed and ahhed as we had only just eaten brunch (at the food-lovers heaven that is the Clapham Junction Wholefoods Cafe), but decided that these crepes deserved a taste test. The only other place in London/The World that I have found serving gluten-free crepes has been Senzala Creperie in Brixton Village (highly recommended!), so it is not exaggerating to say that there was an element of novelty here for me. There were lots of funky toppings available, but in the end we settled with the classic nutella, which went perfectly with the cinnamon-flavoured pancake. I chatted to the lady in the cafe and she …