Celebrate pancake day in style.
Shrove Tuesday aka Pancake day is coming up very soon. Tuesday, February 16, to be precise. But, the real question is… Who the hell ever need an excuse to eat a shitload of pancakes, eh? [Featured Image: nikldn, Unsplash].
This list is necessary 365 days of the year, and we won’t stop until we’ve tried all the pancakes in Singapore! No snack can really top the feeling of finishing off your syrup covered stack of beauty. That, my friends, is the ultimate self-care.
Whether it’s at brunch, as an late-afternoon snack, or in the dead of night, there really is no time not to eat pancakes. So you’ll be wanting to know the best places that can quell the sudden craving we all get, quite often in fact, for the sugary goodness.
Here are some of the top places to grab a few (or a lot of) pancakes in Singapore.
An absolutely golden place to begin. This Japanese pancake café serves perhaps the fluffiest numbers in Singapore, with swathes of syrup, butter, fruits and more to add on top. Finish this off with a lovely coffee and you’re walking in a pancake wonderland.
📍 230 Victoria Street #01-01B EXIT C of Bugis MRT, behind top of escalator, Singapore 188024.
Gram Café is another delightful Japanese pancake spot with beautifully designed plates covered in dough and fresh fruit. A little birdie told us Valentine’s day is nearly upon us, and you could do a lot worse than treating your significant other to romantic looking plate of these droplets from heaven.
📍 1 HarbourFront Walk, #02-110 VivoCity, Singapore 098585.
Serving some of the largest stacks of pancakes in town, you’ll need to prepare before heading here by leaving some room in your bellies. If you’re ready to take on the challenge, these are pretty damn delicious, covered in syrup and fruits to make your mouth-water for days just thinking about them.
📍 180 Kitchener Road, #02-35/36, City Square mall, Singapore 208539.
📍 6 Raffles Blvd, 03 131A, Singapore 039594.
Over at PUNCH, you’ll be treated to a modern, creative café with great food and coffee to boot. And, the pancakes here sure follow that tradition in a unique style. We can highly recommended munching down on the Earl Grey pancakes, a “Tea-Infused Triple Stack, Poached Pear, White Chocolate Macadamia Crumble”… How amazing does that sound? Get involved.
📍 32 N Canal Rd, Singapore 059288.
5. Kafe Utu
Kafe Utu is Singapore’s first African-themed café, and everything about the food and coffee experience is as unique as it is wonderful and delicious. You’ll be happy to hear that applies to the pancakes. Gorge on these ricotta hotcakes – made up with ricotta cheese, Hokkaido milk, fresh mixed berries, house infused cardamom maple syrup, Icing sugar and vanilla bean ice cream – to your heart’s content, with the divine dish’s blend of sweet and savoury flavours treating your taste buds better than ever.
📍 12 Jiak Chuan Rd, Singapore 089265.
This lovely restaurant is home to some gorgeous grub, with the all-day breakfast always proving to be a popular choice. These thick piles of pancakes with bacon and maple syrup will do you just right and have you clambering back long after pancake day is done and dusted with!
📍 333A Orchard Rd, #03-01/02, Singapore 238897.
Clinton Street Baking Co. hold a reputation for another mean all-day-breakfast, with some seriously stunning pancakes on offer. Stacks covered in fruit compote, banana and walnut, chocolate chunks and more can be found here. Seriously, don’t miss out on these fluffy beauties.
📍 31 Purvis St, Singapore 188608.
A truly wonderful dine-in bakery that serves up a unique variety of pancakes for hungry Singaporeans. Try these (pictured) browned butter pancakes topped with Thai mango, lemongrass chantilly and caramelised almonds, or even a number with bacon, ricotta cheese and a sunny side up. Whatever you opt for, you’ll be onto a flavourful winner.
📍 252 North Bridge Road #B1-11 Raffles City Shopping Centre, Singapore 179103.