This year, the Pancake Day falls on 28 February. The occasion is also known among Christians as Shrove Tuesday, the day when people whip up mouth-watering dining feast using rich and fatty food before the 40 days of fasting. Put that aside, prepare yourself for hearty battering at these Bangkok cafés serving some of the best pancakes in town.
Best cafés in Bangkok for pancakes
Tucked in the just-opened dining zone on the ground floor of Siam Paragon, the Bangkok outpost of this New York-born bistro dishes out all-day breakfast and comfort food that puts a spotlight on Kleinberg’s signature buttermilk pancake, which has been praised by some food critics as the world’s best. Your choices are two (B260) or three pieces (B320) plus the topping of your like (blueberry, banana walnut and chocolate chunk) as long as other heart goodies such as waffle with buttermilked fried chicken and syrup-laden French toast.
This petit pancake house in Ari is specialized in Bismarck or Dutch baby pancake (a hybrid between crepe and pancake baked and served in a skillet). The café offers hearty choices of savory treats like the smoked pork sausage, spinach, and cheddar pancake as well as the sweet options like Bananalicious (banana slices with sweet topping). A selection of fluffy hotcakes (Japanese pancake) are also on offer.
Bangkok’s favorite casual dining destination Roast is known for all-day brunch delights, photogenic plates, and refreshing caffeinated treats. However, the kitchen also churns out impressive stack of American-styled pancakes topped with grilled bacon and whipped butter. Maple syrup is accompanied to satiate your sugar craving.
This hyped-up Instagram-worthy raccoon café in Ekkamai is also a perfect hideaway spot for sweet treat and a perfect brewed cup. A plate of pancakes layered with slices of strawberry and whipped cream, and laden with gooey butterscotch and chocolate syrup is truly what sweet dreams are made of.
While hipsters and instagrammers flock to this old town gem for a Smurf-blue latte and the photogenic aquatic-blue interior, Blue Whale Maharaj offers a great breakfast selection that stars the savory pancake that sees the fluffy treat topped with smoked salmon, scrambled eggs, dill sauce and house-made dill and pepper oil. An ideal pairing to the blue drink of your choice.
With branches worldwide, this Portland-hailing pancake house lets you create your version of pancake with an eye-popping selection of savory and sweet condiments and syrups.