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 Auckland! 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 Auckland.
This is a mean place to start, in the best possible way. Federal Delicatessen opens at the crack of dawn and stays open until late, meaning you can get your doughy fix whenever is convenient for you. Plus, the fix itself is a thing of glory. Smother your purchase in all the maple syrup and it’ll satisfy your sweet tooth any day of the week.
📍 86 Federal Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010.
Read more: 7 Of The Most Delicious Bakeries In Auckland
2. No1 Pancake
No1 Pancake offer a Korean style of pancake, and has been serving hungry Aucklanders since 2004. Here, you’ll find some delicious sweet and savoury numbers, from chicken and cheese to cinnamon and sugar.
📍 Lorne Street &, Wellesley Street East, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010.
3. Dear Jervois
Dear Jervois in Herne Bay is a lovely café to relax in with a freshly brewed coffee and plate filled with pancakes. I mean, just look at them. That is like summer on a plate, isn’t it? Well, it shouldn’t look that way for long, because where it really belongs is in your belly!
📍 234 Jervois Road, Herne Bay, Auckland 1011.
4. Honey Café
This spot is very well-known for its lovely grub, and you can bet your bottom dollar that extends to the pancakes. Honey Café conjures up some divine creations when it comes to pancakes, with toppings to make your mouth-water just thinking about. Plus, there’s a gluten free option, so everyone can try these beauties.
📍 12 Huron Street, Takapuna, Auckland 0622
This masterful selection of pancakes come in all shapes, kinds and sizes. Over at Dutch Delight, you can work your way through the options by having a delicious savoury pancake – perhaps with chicken, brie, cranberry and apricots – followed by something for your sweet tooth, such as a tiramisu pancake. With a vast selection, these Dutch pancakes are some of the finest the city can offer.
📍 3 Birkenhead Avenue, Birkenhead, New Zealand 0626.
Another lovely Auckland café boasting some of the city’s most drool-worthy pancakes. These colourful plates are sure to make you feel warm and fuzzy inside, and with Valentine’s Day just around the corner too, Jam Organic Café might be your best bet.
📍 33-45 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna, Auckland 0622.