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Check out these hidden bakeries those in the know want to keep secret.
Visit this little French bakery-cum-café for a hearty brunch – many claim they do one of the best Eggs Benedicts in town!
And don’t leave without grabbing yourself some pastries for an extended brunch at home. Favourites include their croissants and choux pastry buns.
607 Bukit Timah Rd, Singapore 269708
NEXT: Baker & Cook →
The brainchild of global baker Dean Brettschneider, a respected baker who authored 12 best-selling baking books (if that says anything!), the breads at Baker & cook are prepared with dough freshly prepared from scratch on the premises.
Best sellers include the German Vollkorn loaf, a seeded rye soughdough bread, as well as the traditional baguettes. Pair this with their own-brand range of jams and chutneys.
Greenwood, 77 Hillcrest Rd, Singapore 288951
NEXT: Bread & Hearth →
Step into Bread and Hearth and you’ll be immediately treated to the aroma of freshly baked bread. Their breads and pastries are prominently sat on a wide tabletop, and if we were them, we’d display them as proudly too.
If nothing else, try their cinnamon rolls, or if you have less of a sweet tooth, go for their Pain de Champagne or Fougasse Olive.
18 Keong Saik Rd, Singapore 089125
NEXT: Asanoya Bakery →
From pretzels to tea breads, we’re beyond impressed by the selection of pastries at this Japanese bakery, but what takes the cake (pun intended) are their Cube Loafs (pictured), oozing with indulgent fillings like white chocolate, tiramisu custard, and more.
#01-03 Wilby Central, 15 Queen St, Singapore 188537
NEXT: Werner’s Oven →
This German bakery-cum-restaurant goes back all the way to 1988. Their traditional German methods of baking and cooking began from that very time, and remains to this day.
We love that it still runs as a family business – expect great food, lovingly baked breads, and warm service from the heart. (That also means no service charge when you’re dining in!)
49 Joo Chiat Place, Singapore 427773
NEXT: Two Men Bagel House →
We might be pushing it by calling this a “bakery”, but these freshly hand-rolled bagels are too deserving of a mention.
While flavourful on its own, get their bagelwiches, more than enough to constitute a meal. Options begin from a simple rye bagel with cream cheese to a hearty garlic bagel with beef brisket, cheese, and pickled gherkins.
#01-12 Icon Village, 16 Enggor St, Singapore 079717
NEXT: Dona Manis →
This old-school local bakery is a secret to many, hidden away in the basement of a worn building; but to the regulars, it’s well-loved for many reasons.
First, it’s affordable – its famed banana pie (pictured) is only $2.50! Secondly, the pastries are laced with home-baked affection, each bite a dose of comfort.
#B1-93 Katong Shopping Centre, 865 Mountbatten Rd, Singapore 437844
NEXT: Pantler →
The pastries here are fancy – sexy, even! – and they taste as good as they look.
Crust lovers rejoice: the tart crusts here are deliciously crumbly. Our recommendations: the pristine Praline Crunch, as well as the Fromage Citron Tart.
198 Telok Ayer St, Singapore 068637
NEXT: Choupinette →
By Pinky Chng, last updated November 2016
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