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“Pancakes are pancakes”
Review of Pancake Manor

Pancake Manor
Ranked #7 of 89 Dessert in Brisbane
Price range: $9 - $14
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Townsville, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Pancakes are pancakes”
Reviewed April 21, 2013

Great for the atmosphere and nostalgia. I don't think the menu has changed since I last visited nearly 15 years ago, and I'm still deciding if thats a good thing or not. Really - you only go here for the setting.

Visited February 2013
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Brisbane, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
176 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
“Service not great, but the meals make up for it”
Reviewed April 20, 2013

Being a local, I was worded up about the service prior to going to the pancake manor, however it was still surprising to witness how bad it was. We went on an average Sunday morning, the restaurant itself wasn't busy but there were three groups of people waiting to be seated when we arrived. It would appear the staff are only allowed to do one thing at a time, so the cashier sat there doing nothing whilst we were all waiting to be seated (and there were many seats available). Finally, when the line started backing out the door someone had the good sense to start seating all the groups.
The menu itself caters for everyone, there were so many things to choose from, it was hard to make a decision! Finally, I settled on the waffle, and I'm so glad, it was THE BEST. For some, the waffle + chocolate sauce combo may be too sweet, but this hit the spot. My husband had a 3 stack of pancakes, and couldn't finish it. Excellent value for money.

  • Visited April 2013
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Brisbane, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Standard Pancake Place...”
Reviewed April 18, 2013

The Pancake Manor is a pretty standard pancake house.. The meals are a nice large size, and very much what you would expect from this type of establishment. Nothing extravagant.
I enjoy the functions room downstairs and the best part is the 24HR opening hours!

Visited February 2013
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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
“Needs a legitimate inspection...”
Reviewed April 13, 2013

The crudliest food, service and smell in all of Australia. I guess the Chefs drink 4X Gold while they work, as the plate-ups are an embarrassment. The absolute worst part of this mud hole of a restaurant is when you look at the central bar, the continual disgusting mess on the bench piled high with unsorted filthy cups, glasses, jugs and used napkins... including the coffee machine area which is splattered with off milk and half wiped drinking chocolate. Give up and get real if you think you can.

  • Visited April 2013
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Brisbane
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Yum!”
Reviewed April 11, 2013

Love this place, and it's reasonably priced too. Pity there is nowhere to park though, and it's always expensive to find a spot in the city. This doesn't deter me though, I will always come back!

Visited March 2013
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