Fluffy Fluffy

Legendary Canadian soufflé pancake emporium, known for impossibly light and airy treats made in an open kitchen

Fluffy Fluffy
40 Whitworth Street, Carding Building, Manchester, M1 3NR

Monday: 12-8pm
Tuesday: 12-8pm
Wednesday: 12-8pm
Thursday: 12-8pm
Friday: 12-9pm
Saturday: 10am-9pm
Sunday: 10am-8pm

If you’re not familiar with Fluffy Fluffy then prepare for things to change pretty quickly. North America’s leading and largest soufflé pancake specialists launched in Manchester October 2022, having built up 22 sites on its home continent, making our city the flagship operation in the UK. And it’s a good thing they did. Also known as Fuwa Fuwa Pancakes on the other side of the pond, the success is down to the namesake batter-based beauties, which are renowned for their light and delicate texture as they come out of the oven, first whipping up a storm in Toronto before expanding beyond.

Making everything made to order and using only the finest and fresh ingredients, the menu is impressively extensive for a dessert cafe, so let’s start with the basics. Pancake wise, the team describe what they do as “authentic, handcrafted masterpieces made with love and care”, and a meticulous process that involves whipping and slow cooking. There are more than 15 varieties to choose from, including Classic Tiramisu, Crème Brûlée, Matcha, Cookies & Cream and the most popular on the company’s menu — Signature — should not be missed, with fresh cream and fresh fruits draped over the main event.

If you’re not feeling sweet, not to worry you can also try their savoury Avocado croffle. A croissant-waffle fusion topped with Guacamole, Feta, Tomatoes, Crispy Fried Onions and drizzled with Balsamic Sauce. Thankfully, to go with all the sweetness there’s plenty of amazing drinks, from cold-served Lattes, Mango Sodas, Fluffy Blend Coffee, to a range of Caramel Frappes, there’s something special for the whole family. And, with dishes prepared in full view thanks to the open kitchen — a signature of the brand — you also get to watch the care, attention, and artistry going into everything that’s ordered.