Ernakulam's prime residential hub, Panampilly Nagar, seems to be growing fast as the city's most sought after foodie corner. As you take a stroll down Manorama Junction, you'll to be awestruck by the options that lie before you; but the aroma from one particular place on the street is bound to make you stay afloat on a paradise of freshly baked goodies and a caffeine high.
Situated approximately 500 metres from Manorama Junction, 'Waffle Street' has become rather popular among several residents of the city. Not only does this eating joint appear appealing in the night, the ambience at that time is welcoming as well. If you have ever visited one of those sophisticated yet authentic restaurants in Italy or Europe, this place could bring back a few pleasant memories. Except, that the fine display of wines and champagne are replaced by a coffee counter and a display of their most prized merchandise—waffles.
Fear not, the quantity served is more than satisfactory. Do not hesitate to explore the mouth-watering variety of waffles they have on offer for you. Banana, blueberry, coffee, and of course, chocolate—you are bound to relish the semi-crisp edges of the waffle along with a tinge of whipped cream and sometimes chocolate syrup. You can even quench your thirst with a wide range of cool aids—try out the Apple Kiwi drink—which is a fine blend of both fruit juices and a tinge of sparkled water.
If you are still craving for more, you could treat your sweet tooth to an array of donuts and crepes as well.
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Directions: You may take a bus to Manorama Junction or Panampilly Nagar and walk approximately 500 metres from the junction towards the Panampilly Nagar shopping complex.
Value for money: Here is a hint – at Waffle Street stick to the waffles.