Dish of the Month January 2022

Dish of the Month January 2022 - Pancakes | Chope

A flip on the pan, a landing on the plate - we’ve got pancakes for January’s Dish of the Month!

Options are aplenty with versatile fluffiness, unique toppings, and all-round delicious goodness. Be it basic or over-the-top, if you're looking for a stack above the rest, we think these 12 places are sure to impress.


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Best Pancake Spots in Singapore

1. The Populus Coffee & Food Co.

Chinatown, Tanjong Pagar  •   Menu  •  $$

Beyond basic pancakes, Populus serves interesting pancake combinations amongst other items on their menu. The Buckwheat Pancake is popular among diners for being equal parts chunky and fluffy. Presented beautifully on an iron pan, it is garnished with berry fruit compote, passionfruit curd, cornflake crumb, maple syrup, and flowers. For a savoury option, the Spring Pancake & Fried Chicken is also a good pick!

2. Yardbird Southern Table & Bar

Marina Bay  •   Menu  •  $$$

Hailing from the United States, indulge in an all-American pancake party at Yardbird. Available on the menu, the Funfetti Pancakes is a three-tiered pancake tower that makes for a sweet treat to sprinkle your life with a little more colour and flavour.

3. The Fabulous Baker Boy

Bugis  •   Menu  •  $$

What’s more fabulous than Baker Boy himself? Their flavour-packed pancakes, of course! For pancakes with a good balance of flavours, opt for the Cinn Bun Pancakes, drizzled with sweetly spiced brown sugar cinnamon syrup, maple, cream cheese, and crunchy pecan nuts.

4. Bee's Knees

Bukit Timah  •   Menu  •  $$$

Nestled in Botanic Gardens, Bee’s Knees’ rendition of pancakes screams tropical paradise akin to its garden-cafe concept. With sliced bananas, shaved coconut, coconut ice cream, lime, and a generous splash of gula melaka syrup on the ingredient list, it batter be good!

5. Wild Honey

Multiple Outlets  •  $$

A sweet treat for those with a sweet tooth, Wild Honey’s Canadian is a delightful stack of buttermilk pancakes served alongside candied strip bacon, hibiscus-berry compote, and canadian maple syrup - totally worthy of being a certified Wild Honey signature dish!

6. Tamago-EN

Multiple Outlets  •   Menu  •  $$

The staple of every pancake recipe is a good egg. As an egg specialty restaurant, Tamago-EN crafts each recipe using fresh Okinawan eggs - key in creating a variety of egg-cellent Japanese-style soufflé pancakes that are soft and fluffy.

7. belle-ville Pancake Cafe

Multiple Outlets  •  $$

Making its way from Osaka, belle-ville holds the reins with notable fluffy Japanese pancakes that make for arguably one of Singaporeans’ top choices for a pancake fix. The classic Millefeuille Pancakes come in either a stack of 4 or 8 airy layers, dressed with whipped butter and maple syrup. Let the cameras eat up that jiggly action before you do!

8. Fluff Stack

Multiple Locations  •  $$

A go-to pancake house for many, Fluff Stack puts an emphasis on ingredients, whipping up each plate with passion and gusto to create featherweight soufflé pancakes weighing around 50g each. How precise! Notable options include Classic Premium Souffle Pancakes and also Musang King Souffle Pancakes for the durian-crazed.

9. Curious Palette

Dhoby Ghaut  •  $$

A mesmerising space, delectable bites & sips, plus all that is good - you’ve found yourself a cosy haven at Curious Palette. Here, the Berry Ricotta Hotcake is freshly served with vanilla ice cream, berries compote, mixed seeds, and maple syrup to really make the magic of delicious pancakes come alive.

10. Tolido’s Espresso Nook

Bugis  •  $$

Initially crafted for Singapore’s 50th birthday, the Pandan Pancakes have long become a mainstay in Tolido’s Espresso Nook’s menu. Bringing in local flavours into the mix, the au naturale flavours of pandan combined with gula melaka syrup and vanilla ice cream seep through with every bite. Truly fragrant and delicious!


Multiple Outlets  •  $$

Renowned Japanese soufflé pancake chain, FLIPPER’S, may have made its way into our sunny island in 2020, but it still continues to make way into diners’ hearts till today with their rendition of iconic pillowy and melt-in-the-mouth pancakes. Aside from sweet and savoury pancakes, seasonal special flavours are also available for a pop of variety amidst the norm. Oh, did we also mention they’re now halal-certified?

12. Clinton Street Baking Company

Bugis  •  $$

A well-loved New York classic, Clinton Street Baking Co. serves up quintessential brunch classics, including pancakes! Crowned twice by New York Magazine as the best pancakes in the city, the Pancakes with Warm Maple Butter, is topped with either blueberries, banana walnut, or chocolate chunks - undeniably a must-get for all.