5 Places To Find Soul-Satisfying Fried Chicken Waffles In Christchurch

Megan Zara Walsh Megan Zara Walsh - Staff Writer

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Because chicken waffles are the perfect combination of sweet and savoury.

We don’t know what it is about this American-inspired delicacy, but fried chicken paired with fluffy waffles is the most delightful comfort food, and perfect all-day, whether it be breakfast, lunch or dinner. Indeed, we are a chicken waffle-loving nation, and lucky for us, there are some delicious spots in Christchurch that serve up the best fried chicken waffles fixes around. Check out five of our favourites.

1. Luciano Espresso Bar

This award-winning coffee house has one of the best hot chocolates in town, but have we ever talked about their scrumptious chicken waffles? Think large buttermilk waffles paired with southern fried chicken and a side of delicious maple syrup. It’s the perfect combination of sweet and salty.

📍 76 Moorhouse Avenue, Addington, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand

2. Westend Stories Café

Head to this elegant café to devour some mouthwatering stacked chicken waffles. The famous meal consists of juicy chicken, manuka smoked bacon, chipotle mayo, honey citrus maple, chili caramel sauce and fried eggs for an extra $2. Indeed, it’s the food satisfaction you need this weekend.

📍 93C Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand

3. Monster Chicken

You can’t go wrong with authentic fried chicken right from the heart of Korea. Opt for either crispy fried chicken in boneless or boned form, tossed on top of thick fluffy waffles, covered in maple syrup. Bizarrely, they also cater green tea chicken waffles that are green tea waffles with chicken and maple syrup. If you want to experiment with your tastebuds, give that one a try!


📍 Various Locations

4. Diner 66

Step into a classic American diner, and devour the most soul-satisfying American grub, including their drool-worthy chicken waffles. Select between waffles or pancakes to be served with fried chicken, maple syrup and an extra ingredient of your choosing such as whipped cream, bacon, bananas, chocolate sauce, just to name a few. Certainly, these waffles are extra sinful but they make one of the best chicken waffles in Christchurch.

 📍 88 Victoria Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand

SEE MORE: The Best Pancakes In Christchurch 

5. Nanny’s Food Truck

Home to the best fried chicken in Christchurch, this 5-star food truck is adored by locals. For something a little different, grab a snack box for $10, and delight in crunchy Korean-inspired garlic fried chicken thrown on top of fried waffle chips, coated in house-made seasoning and spiced maple glazing. The picture above is enough to entice you to want to try out these bad boys.

📍 1/32 Avalon Street, Richmond, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand

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