Monday, September 9, 2013

The Waffle Club (Victoria Market, Melbourne)

The Waffle Club on Urbanspoon I've known about The Waffle Club for quite some time now but only got the chance to try them during my family's visit to Melbourne because apparently, Victoria Market is a popular landmark!

At first glance, the container concept is quite unique and if you've never been but are a fan of innovative ideas, you should drop by and have a waffle or two. ;) Furthermore, each container is decorated according to its shop's theme and it's just too cute!

Anyway, I don't know much about waffles but I do know the shop owner from secondary, so I asked her to whip up anything popular and this is what she came up with:

Leige Deluxe $6

I don't have much to say about this. It's waffle with bananas, strawberries, ice cream, chocolate and almonds but is still just a waffle. I told you I don't know anything about waffles - this was the first time I've had waffle in Melbourne. How about when I'm in Kuching? HAHA. Kuching waffles are just... Patterned toast with any filling of your choice. I usually have peanut butter and honey in my waffles. That is the extent of my experience with waffles.

Coconut Pandan Waffle $5
BUT THIS. THIS! IS AMAZING. This is something I would return for, again and again. It is a fusion of European (waffle) and Malaysian (flavor-wise) and I think it's pretty ingenious. The pandan is premixed into the batter and it's served with kaya, butter and desiccated coconut. Once I had a taste of this, I abandoned the other waffle and attacked this one. I even ordered another two for takeaway, which was gone in a heartbeat.

If you're an International student from Malaysia and you're missing home, the Coconut Pandan Waffle is a familiar taste of home. And if you're local, you don't even have to leave home for a taste of something culturally different.


  1. Hi! I'm planning to start my own waffle shop in Kuching and stumbled upon your post by chance! Since you said that you knew the waffle-shop owner from secondary, I was wondering if I could get a little insight on how the business runs - how the shop was laid out (i.e. is it a diner or a waffle stand) and things that goes on in the kitchen - like what sort of waffle iron and containers and how he/she stores the waffle batter, how long can it last etc etc.

    Appreciate your help. Cheers!
    P/s : here's my blog URL. Drop a line or two whenever.

    1. Please visit their website or contact them directly at

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