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 discovered seven of the best pancakes places in Christchurch.
Already, we awarded this spot as one of the best places to get a hangover breakfast in Christchurch. And of course, this extends to the crowd-pleasing pancakes. Feel free to add plenty of maple syrup, bacon, bananas, cream and more. Excitingly, they cater for gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan diets with most of their pancakes and waffles being dietary approved.
📍 Rotherham Street, Riccarton, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
Another excellent place for a scrumptious treat of pancakes. With plenty of customisable options, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Another delicious alternative to the pancakes is the French toast crumpets, which customers are raving about lately. No wonder it is one of the best brunch places in Christchurch.
📍 165 Madras Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
This place 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.
This lovely little French spot is a great place 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.
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5. Diner 66
We all know American pancakes are the most soul-satisfying things on earth. So, we’re pleased to report that these pancakes live up to expectations, smothered in maple syrup, bacon, cream and more. How could you say no? Equally, this diner just so happens to be one of the best American eateries in town.
📍 88 Victoria Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8013.
6. Moment Café
This Christchurch spot is very well-known for its lovely grub, and you can bet your bottom dollar that extends to the delicious pancakes. They conjure 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.
7. Little Poms
Another one of our favourite brunch places, offering outrageously delicious hotcakes that are worth the 20 minute wait. Think blueberry flavoured hotcakes, paired with grilled banana, maple syrup, toasted nuts, fruits and vanilla ricotta cream. Indeed, some of the greatest pancakes in Christchurch.
📍 294 Kilmore Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Words by Megan Zara Walsh.