Bread is one of the most versatile foods in the world, and we love it sandwiched, toasted or straight from the bag. Find out where to buy the good stuff below
Who doesn’t love a healthy salad, some sneaky street food or the odd fancy ice cream? But sometimes you just get those sandwich hankerings that need to be sated. Unfortunately it’s not always easy to buy quality sourdough, focaccia or baps in the city, but there are a few diamonds in the rough, and this guide on where to buy bread in Hong Kong will change your carb life forever.
Where to buy bread in Hong Kong
Proof is one of our fave places to buy bread in Hong Kong because it’s so damn fresh! We’re partial to their sourdough and baguettes (check their Facebook page for daily baking times) plus they make a great coffee too.
Proof, 14 Tsun Yuen St, Happy Valley, Hong Kong, p. 6542 9788, 跑馬地晉源街14號地下
#2 The Cakery
While the name may suggest this company only makes cakes, in reality, The Cakery creates wonderful loaves of bread too. As per all of their products, expect a wide selection of vegan and gluten-free delights. The organic sourdough baguette is so good with chunks of good cheese on top. Mmm…
The Cakery, Shop 301, 3/F, The Landmark, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, p. 6683 3833, 中環皇后大道中15號置地廣場3樓301號舖
Fact: Bakehouse makes some of the best bread in town. The only drawback is the huge queue that is usually outside, but it’s totally worth it for fresh baps, baguettes and gorgeous pastries.
Bakehouse, 14 Tai Wong Street East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, 灣仔大王東街14號地舖
#4 Le Salon de Thé de Joël Robuchon
Did you think Le Salon de Thé de Joël Robuchon was only for fabulous afternoon teas? Actually, they sell some great bread products too, including a sourdough that we tend to eat straight from the bag. Don’t miss out on all the gorgeous pastries too.
Le Salon de Thé de Joël Robuchon, Shop 315, 3/F, The Landmark, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2351 6678, 中環皇后大道中15號置地廣場3樓315號舖
At LeVain inside PMQ, you’ll find a selection of great artisan bread to enjoy with your favourite sandwich filling. We love the organic sourdough here and the selection of small flavoured rolls, including matcha and red bean.
Levain Bakery, Block B, Unit H105, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Hong Kong, p. 2559 0889, 中環鴨巴甸街35號PMQ元創方B座H105號鋪
#6 Passion by Gerard Dubois
Created by Swiss-born pastry chef Gerard Dubois, this bakery serves an amazing selection of artisan products. Top picks include the Walnut Loaf and the Traditional Seaweed, and you can’t leave without picking up a few croissants too!
Passion by Gerard Dubois, Shop 1, G/F, 74-80 Johnston Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, p. 2529 1311, 灣仔莊士敦道74至80號地下1號舖
Looking for a New york-style bagel in Hong Kong? Schragels in Sheung Wan do it right, boiling their circular goodies before baking to perfection. We are fans of the poppy seed variety and love that you can pick up some schmear at the same time, making it a one-stop bagel shop!
Schragels, 17 Po Yan Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, p. 9730 6727, 上環普仁街17號
#8 Maison Eric Kayser
A stalwart on the bread scene in HK, Maison Eric Kayser consistently creates delicious artisan loaves made with love. We always pick up an olive ciabatta when we’re near one of their outlets, and the fig bread is also très bon.
Maison Eric Kayser, 38 Caine Road, Mid-Levels, Hong Kong, p. 2178 2566, 半山堅道38號
#9 Marks & Spencer
You may not think of Marks & Spencer when you think of bread, but their are some decent options here for when you’re caught short and just desperately need a grilled cheese. Top tip: They also have a great selection of gluten- and wheat-free loaves that are excellent for sandwiches.
Marks and Spencer, Basement – 1/F, Central Tower, 28 Queen’s Road, Central, Hong Kong, 中環皇后大道中28號中匯大廈地下至1樓
#10 Po’s Atelier
This boutique bakery crafts artisan breads and takes influences from both Japan and Scandinavia. You can’t go past their Ange Sourdough which makes great toast or stock up on their selection of freshly-baked bread rolls.
Po’s Atelier, G/F, 70 Po Hing Fong, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, p. 6056 8005, 上環普慶坊70號地下
#11 Village Bakery
This Lantau hotspot bakes fresh bread daily using only natural ingredients. Apart from their crispy baguettes, we love their range of pastries and the specialty loaves that they experiment with. If you’re wondering where to buy bread in Hong Kong and your on Lamma, then this is you’re spot!
Village Bakery, Shop 2, G/F, Lucky Court, 16 Mui Wo Ferry Pier Road, Lantau Island, Hong Kong, p. 2980 3344, 大嶼山梅窩碼頭路16號福安閣地下2號舖
#12 Le Pain Quotidien
Wondering where to buy bread in Hong Kong? This international bakery makes consistent loaves of bread crafted from natural ingredients. The 5-Grain loaf is a good choice for tomatoes on toast and we also enjoy their Rye and Wheat varieties.
Le Pain Quotidien, Shop G40-41, G/F, Lee Tung Avenue, 200 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, p. 2520 1801, 灣仔皇后大道東200號利東街地下G40-41號舖
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