Food & Drink

5 Of The Greatest Pancakes Places In Christchurch

By Jack Saddler


Who the hell ever needed an excuse to eat a shitload of pancakes, eh?

Is it safe to say pancakes smothered in chocolate, syrups and other scrumptious bites is one of the greatest pleasures in life? Indeed, pancakes are happiness on a plate and just the thing to help us curb those sugary cravings. Hence why Secret went on a mission to track down the greatest pancake experiences in Christchurch. Here are five of the best spots.

1. Addington Coffee Co-op

Addington Coffee Co-op opens at the crack of dawn meaning you can get your doughy fix at the early hours to set you just right for the day ahead. Plus, the fix itself is a thing of glory. They’ll smother your chocolate pancakes in all the glorious fruits and it’ll satisfy your sweet tooth any day of the week.

📍 297 Lincoln Road, Addington, Christchurch 8024.

2. Maison de Crêpes

Maison de Crêpes in Merivale is a lovely little French spot to relax in with a freshly brewed coffee and plate filled with pancakes. I mean, just look at them. Holy crêpe, that makes your mouth water, doesn’t it? Well, it shouldn’t look that way for long, because where it really belongs is in your belly!

📍 106 Papanui Road, Merivale, Christchurch 8011.

3. Diner 66

Image: Diner 66

A classic American-style diner, which would obviously be incomplete with stacks of pancakes. And, we’re pleased to report these live up to that expectation and more! Just look at them, it’s like summer on a plate, isn’t it?


📍 88 Victoria Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8013.

4. Moment Café

This Christchurch spot is very well-known for its lovely grub, and you can bet your bottom dollar that extends to the pancakes. Moment Café conjures up a divine creation when it comes to their pancakes, with toppings to make your mouth-water just thinking about.

📍 85 Manchester Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011.

5. Affogato Café

Another lovely Christchurch café boasting some of the city’s most drool-worthy pancakes. These colourful, fluffy  plates are sure to make you feel warm and fuzzy inside, and with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, Affogato Café might be your best bet.

📍 919 Colombo Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8013.

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