Looking for some really good pancakes? Pannenkoekenhuis Gwenola in the Volderstraat knows what it takes and has known for fifty years! You find them in all different flavors: three kinds of sugar, ice cream, fruit, hot chocolate sauce. Coincidentally, pancakes are one of my favorite fat-makers and that delicious, round dough then better be good. I recently got a pancake baker maker as a gift and yeah, my pancakes weren’t a real success.
I have been coming here since I was a little child. The interior does not seem to have changed much, so expect no tight black and white furniture here. Instead you will still find some porcelain plates decorating the wall, yellowish chandeliers and sturdy brown furniture.
The service is excellent, sometimes a bit slow when it is busy, and you can even sit on a terrace in the front or the back. A lot of famous Belgians come here to eat their pancakes too! I never saw one though.
Last year Gwenola had to close for the first time in existence due to an explosion somewhere in the street. She still could bake pancakes, but it was too cold for the clients. Her closing even made the local newspaper .
P.S. I have gotten better at my own pancake baking, but if I do not want to know how much grease I am eating, I still go to Gwenola.
Gwenola | Coffee & tea, Snacks | Coffee € 2.00
Volderstraat 66 | +3292231739
11:00 – 19:00 daily