Sweet or savoury, we’re all about pancakes, as long as they’re stacked sky high!
Here’s a selection of our favourite pancake purveyors in Perth.
Mary Street Bakery
Feeling worse for wear and bleary-eyed on a Sunday morning? It’s gotta be MSB fried chicken pancakes. This decadent plate of buttermilk pancakes, topped with fried chicken, peanuts, maple, chilli and a fried egg will cure what ails you. They kinda changed the game with these bad boys years ago, and there’s a reason they’ve never left the menu (or these lists) since!
Nic & Kolo
Once you’ve seen Nic & Kolo’s cinny scroll pancakes, you won’t be able to look away. These showstoppers are topped with a cheesecake glaze, and will fill the void in your life you didn’t even know you had.
45 Ardross Street, Applecross
The Little Banksia
Tucked away down a suburban street in Kensington, The Little Banksia is a delightful hidden gem. Any sweet teeth out there will surely be enticed by the buttermilk pancakes, paired with caramelised banana, blueberry gel, hazelnut chocolate, vanilla mascarpone, candied walnuts, sesame brittle and salted caramel. Savoury-lovers will have to try the kale and corn hotcakes, which go down a treat with smoked salmon, grilled haloumi, a poached egg and some citrus and dill sour cream.
78 Banksia Terrace, Kensington
If you’re a true Australian, you’d never pass on the opportunity to try one of Little H‘s Pavlova Pancakes! Coconut pancakes, mascarpone, meringue and traditional pavlova fruits promise this stack to be as pretty as it is tasty. Treat yourself to a serve as the flavours transport you to Christmas time and hot summer days.
34 Marri Road, Duncraig
There are definitely plenty of good things to be had at Good Things cafe, and their hotcakes are up there with our faves. Nothing can beat going back to basics and that’s something Good Things has masters with their deliciously fluffy hotcakes topped with bruleed banana, maple and peanut butter mascarpone – an oldie but a goodie! Otherwise you can be a bit naughty and go the fried chicken or bacon option instead!
128 Wellington Street, Mosman Park
16 Bannister Street, Fremantle
Look, we can pretend to be as classy as we want, but that doesn’t mean we’re not going to completely devour Elixir‘s Ferrero Rocher Cream Cheese pancakes – can you blame us? Two pancakes topped with Ferrero cream cheese, chocolate ganache, nut shards and crowned with a Ferrero Rocher is what dreams are made of.
Wanneroo Library, 3 Rocca Way, Wanneroo
Take one look at Padbury’s famous meringue pancakes, and you’ll understand why they’ve become their signature dish. These very instagrammable pancakes are thiiiiiick, yet light and fluffy, and made even taller with a teetering crown of torched meringue and honeycomb. Lemon curd and candy is a zesty, citrusy addition, with granola providing some crunch.
114 Terrace Road, Guildford
What’s better than a stack of pancakes? A whole basketful? Much-loved market favourite Cafe Oranje must have whipped up millions of poffertjes (mini Dutch pancakes, to the uninitiated) over the years – and we can’t get enough. These tiny, golden treats are traditionally served with lashings of delicious butter and a dusting of icing sugar, but you can also find Nutella, salted caramel and more sauces on offer.
Various (food truck)
Soufflé pancakes have truly taken the world by storm, and Kumo is at the forefront of our obsession with the fluffy treat. Light as air, these pancakes are decadently topped with a selection of goodies, from banana and bacon to boba brûlée or biscoffee, to name just a few.
39 Washing Lane, Northbridge
Fika on Brix
Fika on Brix‘s Sunday Pancakes have reached almost legendary status. Just available one day a week, each month features a limited-edition flavour – with past highlights including strawberry and rhubarb pie topped with torched meringue (pictured), blueberry and lemon with Greek yoghurt and toasted coconut, banoffee or sticky date stack! What a way to ward off the Sunday scaries.
86 Brixton Street, Beckenham
Maison Saint Honore
You’d need a heart of stone to resist the dreamy pastel macarons of Maison Saint Honore – but they also offer a formidable selection of crepes. There are options to please everyone, with classic French fillings to the fully-loaded “complete”. Now available at four locations, just make sure to leave room for a macaron or two afterwards.
Another one for the crepe-lovers, European Pancakes are serving up traditionally delicious crepes and waffles from their outpost in the Wanneroo Markets. Pull up a seat in the sunshine and make your selection from their classic offerings, which include banana and golden syrup, Nutella and strawberry, or the very tantalising option of caramelised pancakes drizzled with lemon juice, syrup and whipped cream.
Wanneroo Markets, 33 Prindiville Drive, Wangara
Bib & Tucker
Next time you’re in Fremantle you should definitely head to Bib & Tucker for breakfast and try their fantastic buttermilk banana pancakes. A delicious mixture of flavours, these pretty pancakes are loaded with salted caramel, pecans and Tasmanian double cream guaranteed to brighten your morning.
18 Leighton Beach Boulevard, North Fremantle
Serving a phenomenal all day brunch menu packed with breakfast classics, you can’t go wrong with Soho Lane’s diner-style pancakes. Layered with a delicious mix of in-house made lemon ricotta cream, mixed berries and raspberry coulis, these pancakes will significantly improve your midweek mood.
13/649 Beaufort Street, Mount Lawley
Sometimes it’s hard to decide on a breakfast spot, and sometimes it’s easy, especially with options like Decanter‘s meringue munro pancake. This souffle pancake is lemony magic that will introduce your tastebuds to a whole new world of awesome.
279 Albany Highway, Victoria Park
Cherry & Grapes
Cherry & Grapes is a great place to meet up with mates for a scrumptious meal. Offering an ever-changing menu of seasonal flavours, their current Bloo-Berry Cheesecake Souffle Pancakes are like nothing you’ve ever tasted before. An ingenious mixture of tastes, be sure to snap a pic before you inhale this delicious dish.
20 Emerald Terrace, West Perth
Header Image Credit: Nic & Kolo