Oftentimes, you can already tell if a bakery is nearby just by the smell of buttery dough and freshly baked rolls in the air, and that stays true even if you’re in Singapore. Be it baguettes, buns, or even croissants, Singapore has a wide variety of bakeries, each with its own specialty dishes or its own design gimmick, but which ones should you try out first?
Of course, there are a lot of things to consider, mainly the quality of food and drink, the aesthetics, and that unique Singaporean touch. In this list, we will be outlining Singaporean bakeries that are definitely worth visiting if you ever find yourself in the area.
Best Bakeries in Singapore
|Price||Baked goods start at S$3.50|
|Contact Details||+65 9007 0014|
|Address||9 Yio Chu Kang Rd, #01-41 Space @ Kovan, Singapore 545523|
To start off this list of bakeries in Singapore, we have the P.Osh bakery and their lovely brownies. They use only Halal-certified ingredients and remain vegetarian-friendly with no alcoholic ingredients. The bakery takes time, love, and effort, and P.Osh makes sure to put all that into their craft. This bakery offers a wonderful variety of colourful treats ready to tantalize your eyes and your taste buds, ranging from cookies to their signature brownies.
Each of their brownies is carefully crafted to be as moist and as addicting as possible, making you come back for more with each bite. Not only are their brownies delicious, but they’re also a treat for the eyes. Each brownie has its own special design and garnishes showing off its ingredients. Some brownies have Oreos and pretzels sticking out of them, while some brownies have chocolate shavings or drizzles on top.
|Price||Baked goods start at S$4|
Entrees start at S$19
|Contact Details||Available on Grab Food|
|Address||Multiple national branches|
To many Singaporeans, Tiong Bahru is an iconic neighborhood in Singapore featuring many different cuisines and flavors that make you feel like you’re at home. This feeling of home is what the Tiong Bahru bakery aims to spread through its many branches nationwide. Featuring a cozy interior, The Tiong Bahru Bakery does its best to emulate the feeling of being in your local neighborhood’s bakery. If you ever need to find a branch, just make sure to follow the smell of buttery bread from their croissants.
The pastries and confectioneries also serve to complement this warm neighborly atmosphere that the Tiong Bahru bakery is building, offering treats such as their signature Kougin Amann, sourdough bread, and croissants. These treats are best consumed with a warm (or cold) cup of coffee or any of their many drinks. Whether you’re looking for quality European bread or pastries, or simply just need to rest your feet while feeling at home, Tiong Bahru Bakery is there for you.
|Price||Baked goods start at S$2.20|
|Contact Details||+65 6254 6434|
|Address||206 Toa Payoh North, #01-1209, Singapore 310206|
One of Singapore’s more colorful bakeries, The White Ombre gives its customers the chance to dive deeper into the baking world and all of the delicious possibilities that come with it. There’s a sense of childlike wonder that comes to mind when you first encounter this bakery, exposing you to the ordinary and the extraordinary. Of course, there are the classics like cheesecakes, cupcakes, tarts, and even macarons, but then there are also more exotic options like savory fried rice cakes.
In the case of inclusivity, The White Ombre might be one of the most inclusive and interactive bakeries in Singapore. This bakery offer treats for customers with special diets such as keto, egg-free, and sugar-free. If you want a more interactive experience, the bakery also offers take-home baking and decorating kits with detailed instructions. The White Ombre also offers baking classes if you’re looking for a more guided baking experience! This bakery isn’t just about the food, it’s also about the experience and love for baking.
Origin + Bloom
|Price||Pastries start at S$9.00|
Entrees start at S$8.00
|Contact Details||+65 6688 8588|
|Address||10 Bayfront Ave, Tower 3 Lobby, Hotel, Singapore 018956|
The Marina Bay Sands is one of Singapore’s most well-known luxury hotels, so it’s easy to assume that their cafe/bakery is just as luxurious as the hotel itself. Origin + Bloom is located in Marina Bay itself, offering beautiful sceneries and even more beautiful pastries. This European-inspired bakery combines the best European bread and pastries with the finest Singaporean ingredients, creating a menu that is absolutely mouthwatering.
Headed by Chef Antonio Benites, this bakery offers pastries with a unique Southeast-Asian taste. Dishes such as the Calamnsi Cheesecake, Thai Milk Tea BBT, and Mango Pastry all use ingredients inspired by Southeast-Asian trends and ingredients. If you find these treats too sweet, then you could always have them with coffee, or maybe try one of their decadent sandwiches. One of my must-tries is the Laksa sandwich, capturing all the flavors of Singaporean laksa and putting it in the palm of your hand. This bakery is poised to impress anyone who dines in.
|Price||Tarts start at S$11.50|
|Contact Details||+65 6235 3225|
+65 9751 0109
|Address||SHAW CENTRE 1 SCOTTS ROAD, #02-05 SHAW CENTRE, SINGAPORE 228208|
As the name suggests, this bakery has perfected the art of the tart. Tarte by Cheryl Koh is the culmination of Chef Koh’s culinary knowledge, first taking Singapore by storm in 2015. These tarts are baked fresh from scratch every morning since the day they first opened their doors. Coupled with amazing ingredients sourced from all over the world, these are the reasons why Tarte has earned its place on this list.
The dining space is as elegant as the design of the tarts, putting the tarts on display like a piece of artwork that is enough to make you drool just by passing by. Some of the tarts displayed include Pandan Coconut, Shine Muscat, Yuzu Meringue, and many more. These tarts are best paired with a drink of your choice, ranging from coffee to fruit juices, all served cold or hot within the bakery itself.
|Price||Baked goods start at S$1.50|
|Contact Details||+65 6779 2064|
|Address||105 Clementi Street 12, #01-06, Sunset Way Residence, Singapore 120105|
Take a walk down memory lane by visiting Balmoral Bakery, and make sure to take your taste buds with you. Baking since 1965, this bakery specializes in crafting and perfecting childhood bread and pastries that Singaporeans often grew up with.
There’s a homemade feel to each bread and pastry that this bakery makes, the type of warmth that you feel whenever you would visit your family home when you were a child. Dishes such as their traditional cream cakes are highly sought after by locals with a sweet tooth, while those who look for a more savory meal can try their chicken pies or curry puffs.
It’s not often that you get the chance to taste history this close to home, so I highly recommend dropping by and enjoying their products!
|Price||Baked goods start at S$10.00|
|Contact Details||+65 8836 4833|
|Address||The Fat Kid Bakery, 7 Ang Mo Kio Street 66, Floravista, #01-07 Singapore 567708|
The Fat Kid Bakery is Ariel Tang’s ultimate declaration of love for baking. Established in 2020, this bakery came from the young chef’s passion for baking, and the joy of creating something that puts a smile on people’s faces. This trendy homegrown bakery offers a handful of dishes, but two of those dishes stand out sourdough bombs and brownies.
The brownies are what started this entire bakery, and it’s easy to see why. This legacy pastry that made the smiles that sparked Ariel Tang’s passion, is perfected today. The Sourdough Bombos on the other hand is their standout dish, packed with flavor from their homemade sourdough starter and fillings. If you’re looking for a simple yet satisfying time, this bakery is the way.
|Price||Baked goods start at S$3.90|
|Contact Details||+65 6592 7641|
|Address||130 Owen Road, Sg 218394|
The Bakehaus offers an artisanal approach to bread and baking, cooking up unique recipes that keep you coming back for more each time. This bakery prides itself on its zero-chemical policy, making sure that the yeast that they bake with is homegrown through its own sourdough starters with no additives. Whether you’re a health buff or someone who just loves the art of bread, this is the bakery for you.
The Bakehaus offers a huge variety of bread, from mouthwatering sweet and savory viennoiserie to sandwiches and toasties, this bakery has it all. They also have a rotating menu, changing every 6-8 weeks featuring recipes that they’ve tinkered with, ensuring that the adventurous get something new each visit. The Bakehaus also offers baking classes for small batches of customers who are looking to try venturing into the world of bread and pastries.
|Price||Baked good start at S$3.00|
|Contact Details||+65 6909 6604|
+65 8725 7110
|Address||3 Jalan Kledek, Singapore 199259|
Named after their homemade sourdough starter, Mother Dough is a bakery that values quality above all else. Made fresh every day, their viennoiseries are light, flaky, and packed with flavor. Their menu is split amongst the days of the week, offering a staple list of bread throughout the week and a list of dishes that are only offered on the weekends. Whether you’re looking for something sweet or something savory, Mother Dough never fails in giving its diners an amazing dining experience.
Singapore has a lot to offer in terms of flavor, and that can easily be seen in its baking. Although most bakeries in Singapore offer European-inspired recipes on their menu, there is no denying that there are ingredients and flavors that are truly unique to Singapore as well. The Singaporeans who head these bakeries are also to be praised for making their mark in the baking scene. From the bittersweet durian to the tart calamansi, Singapore has it all! You just have to know where to look for the best baking experience.
Of course, there are many other bakeries in Singapore that aren’t added to the list, each one just as amazing as the other, but we feel that these bakeries are the ones that are worth mentioning.
Do check out our list of Donut Shops and enjoy every bite of its sweet delicacies.
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