Who doesn’t love a good donut? From classic to filled to customised…we should count our lucky stars for the epic places in Christchurch that sells them. But, the problem is, how do we locate the best ones? Hence why Secret located the top 9 donuts spots in Christchurch.
1. Glamour Cake
Sweeten up your day with a OTT fluffy filled donut from this bakery in Lyttelton. Menu highlights include Creme Brûlée, Smoore, Custard Cheesecake, Banoffee and plenty more. Definitely, one of the best donuts places in Christchurch.
📍8 Norwich Quay, Lyttelton 8082, New Zealand
This new contender offers the perfect cross donuts. Think Beignets, which are fluffy and sweet dough squares. Get eight pieces for just $8.50 with a side dip of sauce such as Hershey’s Chocolate, Salted Caramel, Lemon Curd, to name a few.
📍96 Oxford Terrace, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
As one of the best bakeries in Christchurch, expect an array of glorious and unique stuffed donuts with flavours like salted caramel, vanilla cheesecake, apple custard and more goodness. For a large order, two days notice is required. Order online on the Grizzly Baked Goods website.
📍 33 Buchan Street, Sydenham, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
4. Get Baked
Known for the most delicious, handmade and customised donuts. Excitingly, they cater huge donut cakes for kids birthday parties if you are not feeling a regular cake. Likewise, you can opt to do a 1kg giant donut challenge where you pay $20 to eat the entire donut in one hour. If you succeed, you get your money back! Where do I sign up?
📍 3/303 Colombo Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
With an ever-changing donut menu, expect never-ever-seen before flavours. For instance, past creations include Ube Cronuts, a fluffy donut filled with purple jam, topped with French vanilla cream. Indeed, a top-notch donut spot in Christchurch. For contactless delivery, phone 033434057.
📍 Shop 7, Peerswick Mall, 388 Riccarton Road, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8042, New Zealand
Make 12 people happy by purchasing a variety box of donuts from Riverside Market. Expect gourmet filled, glazed donuts, highlights like lemon and passion fruit cheesecake, to Boston cream, and much more. Be sure to watch for limited edition donuts which are next level.
📍 96 Oxford Terrace, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
7. Donuts 2Go
This spot is perfect for beautiful and fluffy handmade donuts made the old fashioned way. Think chocolate oreo, strawberry fair and cinnamon twist, to name a few. The delicious taste and soft texture will have you pining for more. Additionally, opt for a bucket of 40 mini donuts for just $11.
📍 189 Waterloo Road, Hornby, Christchurch 8042, New Zealand
This Halal-certified bakery cater mouthwatering filled donuts for every type of taste. Satisfy your sweet tooth with banoffee pie, jam rap, cookies and cream and more. Order a box online via the Donut Destination website.
📍 8 Stark Drive, Wigram, Christchurch 8042, New Zealand
This award-winning café have the tastiest pillow-soft handmade donuts in Christchurch. Think red velvet, oreo moose, kitty kiss…there is something for everyone. For extra indulgence, pair your donut with the milk tea concoctions (pictured). No wonder it is one of the best freakshakes in Christchurch and one of the most instagrammable food dishes.
📍 123 Riccarton Road, Riccarton, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand