You have seen them all over social media: mesmerizing, wobbly towers of incredibly fluffy pancakes which jiggle and dance captivatingly when shaken on the plate. Now, you get to taste them. Hailing from Osaka, Japan, the famous soufflé pancakes specialist, Gram Café & Pancakes has officially opened its doors in VivoCity, Singapore.
At Gram Café & Pancakes, pancakes are passion. As the original of all Japanese Instagrammable soufflé pancakes, Gram Café & Pancakes serves up impossibly fluffy Japanese pancakes Singaporeans will soon be obsessed with. Smell them before you see them. Walk into the café and the first thing you will notice is the strong and irresistible aroma of butter and sweet maple syrup which will unwittingly pull you into the mood for their pancakes.
Pancakes at Gram Café & Pancakes are slow-cooked on low heat and whipped full of air, resulting in a fluffy texture befitting of a cloud or cotton candy. They are delicious in their simplicity, depending only on premium ingredients, masterful technique, and a bit of butter and syrup to make the pancakes shine. Gram Café & Pancakes also prides itself for its butter, sauces and cream toppings, all of which are made in-house.
Soft, airy and oh-so-fluffy, the signature Premium Pancakes (S$17.90) are a pancake connoisseur’s dream come true. When served, three lofty 4cm thick wobbly discs are stacked altogether making an impressive tower of gravity-defying pancakes. Crowned with melt-in-your-mouth Gram original butter, served alongside special fluffy home-made whipped cream and drizzled generously with sweet maple syrup, this iconic melt-in-your-mouth creation deserves all the attention it has gotten.
Premium Pancakes are professionally prepared upon receipt of order, and sales are limited to 3 times a day with 30 servings each time at 11am, 3pm and 6pm.
Premium Pancakes may certainly steal the limelight but there are tons of other noteworthy items at Gram Café & Pancakes. The menu features a wide variety of unforgettable sweet and savoury items centered around their pancakes.
For something more conventional, diners can go for the classic thin pancakes, which are as scrumptious as its hyped-up soufflé sister. Created with the same recipe from Gram Japan, the delightfully chewy texture of the classic pancakes is inspired by the traditional Japanese dorayaki pancake.
Tiramisu lovers will swoon over this refreshing take on all-time Italian delicacy. The Rich Tiramisu Pancakes (S$15.90) is a creamy dessert of espresso-soaked pancakes layered generously with rich mascarpone tiramisu cream and dusted with cocoa powder. Perched gloriously atop the indulgent treat is a piece of decadent milk chocolate that has chocolate lovers swooning.
Fruits are an all-time favourite toppings for pancakes and Gram Café & Pancakes has got some killer fruit pancakes combo you’ll flip for.
Pretty as a picture, the beautiful Mixed Fruits & Chocolate Pancakes (S$15.90) boasts pancakes served with a vibrant mélange of colourful fruits, topped with a sweet Crème anglaise and drizzled with a rich chocolate sauce. Go bananas for the Caramelized Banana Pancakes (S$13.90), a phenomenal marriage of nuts and sweet, finished with caramelized bananas.
Served with a light, sweet and aromatic coconut cream, the indulgent Coconut Custard Pancakes (S$13.90) will keep you coming back for more.
Pancakes are not just for desserts and Gram Café & Pancakes proves it with their savoury creations.
Savoury options include the Turkey Bacon and Scrambled Egg Pancakes (S$18.90), classic pancakes served with scrambled egg, turkey bacon and a side of luscious salad greens; Chili Beans Pancakes (S$18.90), classic pancakes topped with chili beans sauce and melted cheddar cheese, and served with a side of sausage, potato and luscious salad greens; Salmon and Avocado Pancakes (S$19.90), classic pancakes topped with wild smoked salmon and perfectly ripe avocados, and served with a side of luscious salad greens.
If you are not a pancake lover, the café also whips up a delicious BLT Sandwich (S$14.90) and nailed their French toasts. Thick and nicely coated in egg, every toast has a perfectly golden-brown caramelized crust and an amazingly soft and fluffy texture.
The three types of French toasts include the classic Gram French Toast (S$12.90), classic Danish French Toast topped with fresh cream and maple syrup; the iconic French Toast of Chocolate Banana (S$15.90), Danish French Toast topped with fresh bananas, creamy vanilla ice cream and rich chocolate sauce; the fruity Mixed Berry French Toast (S$15.90), Danish French Toast topped with strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, home-made whipped cream and creamy vanilla ice cream.
Delving into the best part about Gram Café & Pancakes, customers are free to DIY their pancakes with toppings for an extra burst of flavour. From sauces to ice cream, fruits to sausages, there are whopping number of 16 toppings altogether. Possibilities are endless at Gram Café & Pancakes.
VivoCity, 1 Harbourfront Walk #02-110