When it comes to breakfast, lunch or supper, the waffle proves to be not only delicious but surprisingly versatile. Whether you enjoy yours piled with sweet toppings and drizzled in syrup or loaded with savoury ingredients, a good quality waffle can turn your day around in an instant.

When we’re looking to appease the waffle hunger pangs here are some of the places we gravitate towards.

1. Jessy’s Waffles

One of the most sustainable waffle locations in the Mother City, Jessy’s Waffles is a true treat.

Visitors can customise their waffles to their taste by choosing their own bases, toppings, sauces, and ice cream flavours – there are even gluten-free options.

You can opt for a sweet choice like chocolate waffles topped with strawberries, or a savoury one heaped with guacamole and homemade salsa.

Contact: 087 470 0139

Address: 58 Barnet St, Gardens, Cape Town, 8001

Website: www.jessyswaffles.co.za/bookings

 

2. Woodstock Waffles

This local mobile café of all things waffles has truly revolutionised the waffle as a savoury delight.

Dig into the buttermilk fried chicken waffle wrap or try the churro waffle for something sweet – you’ll be satisfied no matter which you choose.

The trendy food truck even makes crispy waffle fries, further establishing its uniqueness.

Contact: 082 557 9750

Website: www.woodstockwaffles.co.za

 

3. Stacked Diner

 

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If you love waffles done the classic way, be sure to pay a visit to Stacked Diner.

It offers crispy, melt-in-your-mouth waffles served with the classic combo of maple syrup and vanilla ice cream, as well as ones with various other toppings; you can order the mint waffle with caramel sauce and mini marshmallows, or a waffle with strawberries.

Contact: 021 422 1572

Address: 60B Kloof Street, Gardens, 8001

Website: www.jessyswaffles.co.za/bookings

 

4. The Creamery

As if its velvety ice cream in all kinds of unexpected flavours wasn’t enough, The Creamery also serves up big, fluffy waffles.

Have yours topped with one of the many unique ice cream options.

The Creamery has several trendy branches around Cape Town.

Contact: 021 447 7690

Address: Shop 4, Newlands Quarter, Dean St Cape Town, Western Cape 7925

Website: thecreamery.co.za

 

5. I Love Waffles

If you’re in Simonstown and in need of a waffle fix, look no further than I Love Waffles.

The Rolo Waffle is a real crowd pleaser – waffles and rolos together in one dish does sound irresistible, after all.

Contact: 021 786 9361

Address: Wharf St, Simon’s Town, Cape Town, 7995

 

6. Lefty’s 

 

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If you’re in the mood for the greasy-good combo of fried chicken and waffles, one could argue that there is no better place than Lefty’s.

Hidden away in the buzzing suburb of Zonnebloem, Lefty’s is somewhat of a party hangout, so if you’ve had a few beers and are looking for a place to stop at, this is it.

Contact: 021 461 0407

Address: 105 Harrington St, Zonnebloem, Cape Town, 7925

 

 

Picture: Facebook/Jessy’s Waffles

Article written by

Aimee Pace

Aimee is an avid gamer, enthusiastic yogi and animal lover. Addicted to anime, coffee and plant-based meals. Current favourite pastimes include, sewing and learning Japanese.